Real-time VVC/H.266 UHD Encoder Announced by Spin Digital

by Artem Alekseenko

Spin Digital announced the availability of the first version of a real-time VVC/H.266 encoder designed for live UHD (4K and 8K) streaming and broadcasting applications. The new VVC encoder can reduce the bitrate at …

Tags:Encoders| VVC (H.266)

V-Nova Adds Machine Learning, New U.S. Customer

by Chris Chinnock

V-Nova told us at NAB 2018 that it now has multiple customers delivering live 1080p content at less than 1 Mbps. 720p content can be delivered at 450Kbps and 360p content at 120Kbps. The …

Tags:Encoders| Large Display Monitor| NAB 2018| V-Nova| Vol 25 - Issue 15

8K-Tico Codec for Miniaturized and Simplified UHDTV Production Systems

by Chris Chinnock

Masayuki Miyazaki, Tsuyoshi Sakiyama, Takayuki Yamashita of Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) said that they have developed a Tico (SMPTE RDD35:2016) codec for 8K ultrahigh-definition TV (8K-UHDTV) production. The codec works at a compression rate …

Tags:Encoders| Large Display Monitor| NHK| SMPTE 2017| Vol 24 - Issue 41

CAST introduces Ultra HD-capable video compression cores

by Isaac Oburu

Semiconductor intellectual property provider CAST, Inc. recently introduced the newest generation in its eighteen-year-long series of IP cores for video and image compression. The new 2016 Video and Image Compression Cores Family includes encoders …

Tags:Encoders| MPEG4 (H.264 AVC)

Swisscom Uses Cisco

by Tom Allen

Swisscom is using Cisco’s UltraHD live encoding solution to run its new UltraHD TV service, which was launched on the 14th April. Swisscom wanted to focus on picture quality and stability.

Tags:4k| Cisco| Encoders| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD (4KTV)| Vol 23 - Issue 26

V-Nova Impresses at NAB

by Chris Chinnock

It seems as though every quarter a new company emerges with a codec that offers advancement that the industry ‘must adopt’. Some get adopted but many do not. V-Nova and their Perseus video codec …

Tags:Broadcast| Codecs| Encoders| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| NAB 2016| UltraHD & 4K| V-Nova| Vol 23 - Issue 16

Semtech Chosen for Broadcast Encoder

by Tom Allen

DS Broadcast is using Semtech’s portfolio of 12G-SDI solutions in its BGE9000 UltraHD TV broadcast encoder. The encoder is currently being used in UltraHD broadcast trials in South Korea.

Tags:Back Panel| Broadcast| Cable| Encoders| Large Display Monitor| SDI| UltraHD| Vol 23 - Issue 15

Sky Takes V-Nova in Italy

by Tom Allen

Sky will use V-Nova’s Perseus codec on its IPTV platform in Italy, resulting in a halving of the average bitrate from 8Mbps to 4Mbps. One of the most important points about the news is …

Tags:Encoders| Italy| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Sky| V-Nova| Vol 23 - Issue 15

Canal+ Group Chose Envivio

by Tom Allen

Envivio has said that it supplied encoding support to the Canal+ Group, for its trial satellite and OTT distribution of the UEFA Champions League final in UltraHD last month. Envivio’s Muse UltraHD solution was …

Tags:Back Panel| Encoders| HEVC (H.265)| Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| Rec 2020| Satellite| UltraHD (4KTV)| Vol 22 - Issue 28

Cisco Encodes UltraHD Football

by Tom Allen

Cisco has said that it took part in the experimental UltraHD broadcast of the UEFA Champions’ League match on 6th June. Canal+ used Cisco’s Videoscale Anyres Live UltraHD encoders, to broadcast the content over …

Tags:4k| Broadcast| Cisco| Encoders| Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| Satellite| UltraHD (4KTV)| Vol 22 - Issue 25