MainConcept unveils live encoder app with VVC/H.266 and MPEG-5 LCEVC

Video and audio codec specialist MainConcept has unveiled the latest version of its real-time encoding application for OTT and TV broadcasting workflows, Live Encoder 3.4, which now comes with support for VVC/H.266 and MPEG-5 LCEVC. Live Encoder is an all-in-one, real-time encoding engine for broadcast and OTT workflows. Version 3.4 comes with MainConcept’s HEVC and […]

V-Nova teams up with Globo on LCEVC-enhanced stream of Brazil’s 2023 Carnival

Video compression solutions provider, V-Nova, has joined forces with Brazilian media group Globo in the delivery of an LCEVC-enhanced stream for the 2023 Carnival in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. The live stream was set up alongside the existing AVC/H.264 feed to demonstrate the benefits of MPEG-5 LCEVC in live streaming applications. MPEG-5 LCEVC […]

V-Nova introduces LCEVC SDK licensing terms

Video compression solutions provider V-Nova has announced the licensing terms for its LCEVC software development kit. The new SDK adds MPEG-5 Part 2 LCEVC (Low Complexity Enhancement Video Coding) ISO/IEC 23094-2 encoding and decoding to any existing video delivery workflow, device or application. The licensing terms have been designed to “reflect the enhancement nature of […]

V-Nova joins ATSC

Video compression specialist V-Nova has become a member of the US ATSC organisation, which develops digital TV specifications and is currently focused on the rollout of the advanced ATSC 3.0 standard. V-Nova, which developed the proprietary Perseus compression technology, has recently focused on the development of Perseus Plus, a variant that is designed to enhance […]

V-Nova unveils Perseus Plus SaaS

Video compression technology specialist V-Nova has unveiled a cloud-based SaaS transcoding and delivery platform for enhanced Perseus Plus H.264 and native H.264 encoding. Perseus Plus is V-Nova’s proprietary encoding technology that is designed to enhance the compression and computational performance of existing codecs such as AVC/H.264, HEVC, VP9 and in the future AV1. Supported by […]

Boxer Systems agrees V-Nova partnership

Boxer Systems, a UK solution provider for the video, film and TV markets, has agreed a new partnership with compression services firm V-Nova. Boxer will represent V-Nova’s line of Perseus-powered P.Link products for the contribution and remote production markets and will provide infrastructure support for the V-Nova P.Link customer base. “With a focus on solutions […]

Eutelsat and V-Nova partner on HD video contribution solution

Eutelsat and V-Nova are set to unveil a new satellite-delivered, studio-quality HD contribution solution at IBC this year. The solution is designed to provide an alternative to fibre in terms of quality and bandwidth-efficiency, and uses V-Nova’s Perseus Pro technology to replicate fibre-based video contribution links – but with satellite delivery. The compression enables 80 […]

Sky takes stake in V-Nova

Sky has taken a minority stake in video compression specialist V-Nova. Sky’s Italian unit, which has used V-Nova’s technology since 2015, said it had provided £4.5 million in financing to the London-based compression outfit. Sky Italia has used V-Nova’s compression technology for contribution and IPTV. Sky said last April that it was using V-Nova’s Perseus […]

V-Nova acquires Faroudja Enterprises patents

Video compression specialist V-Nova has acquired the global patent portfolio of video imaging outfit Faroudja Enterprises. The pair did not disclose the terms of the deal.  V-Nova said that the acquisition of the patent portfolio represented a strong investment by the company in its own long-term technology roadmap. It said that the Faroudja pre- and […]

Sky Italia chooses V-Nova to extend IPTV reach

Sky in Italy has chosen to deploy compression specialist V-Nova’s Perseus video codec on its IPTV platform to expand its existing service. V-Nova claims that the codec can deliver HD video at standard definition bitrates. At a press conference at the NAB Show in Las Vegas yesterday, V-Nova CEO and co-founder Guido Meardi, said the company has committed to […]