Roundtable Discussion with THEO, Ateme and Akamai


Mickaël Raulet, VP of Innovation at ATEME.

Pieter-Jan Speelmans, Founder and CTO at THEO Technologies.

Will Law, Chief Architect at Akamai. 

Sassan Pejhan, VP Technology at ATEME.


CMAF & Byterange: a unified and efficient solution for low latency streaming. The roundtable discussion includes an overview of  the latest LL-HLS & LL-DASH developments; including the impact on the e2e ecosystems, scaling, video quality and delivery costs. 





ATEME is a global leader in VVC, AV1, HEVC, H264, MPEG2 video compression solutions for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT servicing the world greatest content and service providers. It’s commitment to standards and research has brought to ATEME the most advanced implementations of video compression technology and a reputation of world-class performance and quality. To date 43 patents protect its expertise in video compression and its leadership has been proven through numerous world premieres. ATEME was the first to market with a 10-bit 4:2:2 solution, the first production ready HEVC & HDR and the first true video delivery NFV software solution. 



Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world’s largest companies. Akamai’s intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps, and experiences closer to users than anyone — and attacks and threats far away. Akamai’s portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access, and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics, and 24/7/365 monitoring.

THEO Technologies

Founded in 2012, THEO is the go-to technology partner for media companies around the world. We aim to make streaming video better than broadcast by providing a portfolio of solutions, enabling for easy delivery of exceptional video experiences across any device or platform. Our multi-award winning THEO Universal Video Player Solution, has been trusted by hundreds of leading payTV and OTT service providers, broadcasters, and publishers worldwide. As the leader of Low Latency video delivery, THEO supports LL-HLS, LL-DASH and has invented High Efficiency Streaming Protocol (HESP) - allowing for sub-second latency streaming using low bandwidth with fast-zapping. Going the extra mile, we also work to standardise metadata delivery through the invention of Enriched Media Streaming Solution (EMSS).

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