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Rikei Signs Distribution Agreement with ATEME SA – Launches Broadcasting and Video Delivery Solution

Rikei Corporation (Headquarters: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Satoru Isaka; hereinafter “Rikei”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a new distribution agreement with ATEME SA (Headquarters: France, CEO: Michel Artières, hereinafter “ATEME”,) and has begun selling products from ATEME, a global leader of video compression and delivery solutions with approximately 1,000 customers around the world, including broadcasters and video distributors.

About solution from ATEME

ATEME provides audiences with a stress-free premium viewing experience through low-latency, high-quality video delivery solutions on any platforms, including OTT (*1) and IPTV (*2). Namely “TITAN Series” delivers low latency and high-quality transmission of live video and other materials, “NEA Series” efficiently instream advertisements based on viewer’s interests on video distribution sites, and “PILOT Series” manages video distribution operations etc., providing a comprehensive range of functions essential for video content distribution.
In addition, it is expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions since the products are software that run on general-purpose servers or public clouds without depending on specific hardware, saving infrastructure costs for purchasing and managing dedicated equipment.

*1 OTT: Over The Top. Contents and services such as message, voice, and video provided over the internet without relying on telecommunications carriers or Internet Service Providers (ISPs).
*2 IPTV: New service that allow users to watch a wide selection of movies and programs anytime they want by connecting their TV to a network.

Usage of TITAN”, “NEA”, and “PILOT” Series

Background of the market

In the broadcasting industry, fierce market competition is taking place in areas such as the shift to IP based broadcasting (*3), simultaneous distribution, higher image quality such as 4K for video distribution, and reduction of distribution costs. As a result, there is a growing demand for automation and labor saving in distribution systems to invest more human resources in creative aspects such as production of contents.
By combining ATEME’s products, which have lots of global media companies as clients and have been the first to implement and provide the latest technology in the industry and Rikei’s experience as a system integrator, we will provide optimal solutions to these needs and issues.

*3 IP-based broadcasting: It is to change facilities using coaxial cables called SDI (Serial Digital Interface) to facilities using Ethernet/IP cables. SDI is a high-speed serial interface standard mainly used in professional video equipment.

Future Development

Rikei will make proposals to broadcasting stations and video distribution companies in Japan to meet their demands for new construction and renewal of equipment.


Ateme is a global leader of video compression and delivery solutions helping content providers, service providers and streaming platforms to boost their viewership and subscription engagement.

Address Green Palaza,6 Rue Dewoitine, Velizy-Villacoublay, 78140 France
Representative Michel Artières, CEO
Established 1991
Business Video compression and delivery solutions

About Rikei Corporation

Since its establishment in 1957 as a solution vendor in the IT and electronics industries, Rikei Corporation has provided a variety of solutions ranging from systems to networks, VR/AR contents, electronic materials and electronic devices.

Rikei proposes solutions that utilize cutting-edge technologies and advanced products from Japan and overseas, and contributes to business development such as improving efficiency of operations and profits of customers.

Address Shinjuku Mitsui Building No. 2, 3-2-11 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0023
Capital 3,426 million yen (as of the end of March, 2022)
Representative Satoru Isaka, President & CEO
Established June 8, 1957
Business Provision of system and network solutions and electronic components and devices

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