ARK Multicasting, Inc. Pilots Last Mile Edge Caching Through ATSC 3.0

ARK Multicasting, Inc. (“ARK”) today announced the successful pilot of their last mile edge caching technology over the Next Gen TV standard of ATSC 3.0.

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Jason Fiore (left), International Sales and Business Development for Hitachi Kokusai Electric Comark LLC and Joshua Weiss (right), Co-Founder and CEO for ARK Multicasting, Inc. after the successful edge cache last mile test. (Photo: Business Wire)

The demo showed ARK caching 4K, HD, and SD video files on a consumer edge device for video on demand. The files were transmitted from a Low Power TV (“LPTV”) broadcast over-the-air environment and included the caching of PDF’s, Microsoft Word documents, Keynote and PowerPoint files as well.

The consumer edge caching took place simultaneously with live linear television seen on a Sony ATSC 3.0 television separate from the caching device.

The files originated at ARK headquarters in

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