BBright brings visionary solutions and products to the professional video industry.
BBright company focuses on rapid market transitions around 4K – Ultra HD, HEVC, multiscreen and content delinearization. BBright develops high-end 4K and HEVC software-based technologies running on broadcast-grade appliances such as live Ingest & Replay Playout servers (baseband or transport stream), professional Decoders and reference Test and QC systems for the Ultra HD video ecosystem. BBright serves various customers worldwide which are broadcast equipment manufacturers, 4K content vendors, video network operators (satellite, terrestrial), telco operators (IPTV) and public or private TV channels.
The company is privately held and was founded in 2013 in Rennes, France.
BBright leadership team is composed of video industry experts.
Guillaume ARTHUIS, co-founder and CEO:
Prior to creating BBright, Guillaume was the head of the R&D team at Doremi Labs. He then moved to an Innovation and New Business Creation role at Doremi.
He is a SUPELEC engineer.
Gaël MARTIN, R&D Director:
Prior to joining BBright, Gaël has worked in different roles for several video processing leading companies such as ATEME, ENVIVIO ENENSYS.
He is a SUPELEC engineer.
Laurent APPERCEL, Marketing and Business Development Director:
Prior to joining BBright, Laurent has worked mostly in the video related semiconductor business as product marketing for companies such as Philips Semiconductors, STMicroelectronics, Silicon Labs.
He is an ESIEE engineer and holds a Mastère of Marketing from ESSEC.
BBright is an Associate Member of the Ultra HD Forum (www.ultrahdforum.org).
BBright key milestones:
Sept. 2013 BBright company creation.
June 2014 Ultra HD – HEVC live encoder prototype used during Roland-Garros Tennis Open.
Sept. 2014 IBC, first BBright Ultra HD – HEVC commercial live encoder unveiled.
Jan. 2015 UHD-Play starts to sell.
June 2015 UHD-Play and SLED-4K used for internal IPTV during Roland-Garros Tennis Open.
Nov. 2015 UHD-TS starts to sell.
Apr. 2016 NAB, UHD-Play embarks SDR to HDR up-conversion software.
May 2016 Broadcast Asia, UHD-24/7 playout feeds MEASAT Ultra HD demo loop.
June 2016 UHD-24/7 starts to sell.
Sept 2016 IBC, FUNBOX Ultra HD channel uses UHD-24/7 as daily playout baseband source.
Jan. 2017 UHD-TS used as HEVC TS playout source for Travelxp UHD channel in HDR – HLG.
Mar. 2017 UHD-TSI starts to sell for contribution recording application.
June 2017 UHD-24/7 used for evening/late night replay of Roland-Garros Tennis Open UHD channel.
Sept. 2017 IBC, UHD-Decode starts to sell for contribution decoding application.
Oct. 2017 Multi-TS starts to sell for multiple SD, HD IPTV channels application.
Feb. 2018 UHD-Play supports High Frame Rate (HFR) baseband playback from 100 fps up to 240 fps
Apr. 2018 NAB, UHD-QC video player for UHD files Quality Control operations unveiled