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Caton Technology joins Grass Valley Media Universe Alliance

Caton Technology has joined the GV Media Universe Alliance, the programme developed by Grass Valley which brings industry leaders together to deliver practical, fully functional cloud solutions for media enterprises. By joining the Alliance, Caton ensures that end users can use the fastest and most secure connectivity for their cloud workflows.
 
The GV Media Universe brings together a comprehensive ecosystem of tools and services that integrate seamlessly to provide a familiar working environment on the world’s most agile production and distribution platform, Grass Valley’s AMPP. Critical to the success of any distributed workflow is the ability to transport content from production to the cloud to delivery, using standards-based formats and protocols.
This transport is best achieved using the CatonNet Video Platform (CVP), an ultra-low latency, high availability, high bitrate and multipath IP transport fabric for high quality media signals. CVP can incorporate the Caton Transport Protocols (CTP), or it can carry standard streams such as SRT and NDI. Content over CVP is fully encrypted using AES and protected using advanced forward error correction, while maintaining low latency for live broadcasting.
“We are committed to high performance, standards-based IP transmissions over readily available connectivity including the open internet,” said Gerald Wong, senior vice president, global operations, Caton Technology. “Joining the GV Media Universe Alliance is important, because as well as adding CVP and CTP to the offering, it means other Alliance members will have access to our experts who have extensive knowledge and experience to help design and build network architectures.”
Chris Merrill, director of strategic marketing at Grass Valley, added “our customers are enthusiastic about the new business models that AMPP is enabling for them. They are even happier when they learn that their preferred tools have already been proven to easily operate in an AMPP-enabled ecosystem. It’s a huge benefit to them to use familiar operating interfaces. We welcome Caton Technology into the Alliance, as they provide vital connectivity which is secure, stable and very simple to implement and operate.”
At IBC2022 (RAI Amsterdam, 9 – 12 September) CVP will be demonstrated as part of the AMPP solution on the Grass Valley stand, 9.A01. The whole range of Caton’s solutions for connectivity, delivery and remote collaboration can be seen on the company’s stand, 1.F36.

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About Caton Technology
Caton Technology is an industry leader in next-generation IP network transport solutions. Powered by technology and driven to innovate, we improve how businesses around the world and across multiple industries stream live media in the highest quality, distribute video and move data over any IP network, faster and more securely, enabling new deployment possibilities while reducing costs.

Headquartered in Singapore, with regional offices in Beijing, California, Hong Kong, São Paulo, Shanghai, Taipei and Tokyo, Caton Technology is poised to connect the world with high-quality realtime interactions between people, things and everywhere in between. The best connections are created with Caton.
For more information, please visit www.catontechnology.com

About Grass Valley
We love live! Grass Valley is the leading technology provider for the live media and entertainment market. We work with 90% of the world’s major media brands, powering their media centers, mobile production units, 24-hour newsrooms, and sports streaming platforms. As the number one trusted partner in media technology, we enable content owners and service providers to create and deliver compelling live experiences in the most efficient way.

Whether it’s IP-native cameras or state-of-the-art cloud production platforms, we’re at the forefront of groundbreaking live media innovation. We continue to pioneer market-leading advances based on cloud and software efficiency to transform live content for the streaming era today and in the future.

Headquartered in Montreal, Grass Valley has been engaged in the media technology business for over 60 years. www.grassvalley.com

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