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 […]

Rai teams up with Eutelsat to offer Euro2016 in UHD

Italian public broadcaster Rai is using Eutelsat to deliver Ultra HD coverage of premium sport via the Tivùsat platform. Seven matches of the Euro 2016 championship will be offered to Italian TV homes receiving Tivùsat, the free-to-view platform distributed by satellite from Eutelsat’s Hot Bird platform. The initiative marks Rai’s most ambitious foray into UHD […]

India’s FastFilmz taps V-Nova to deliver OTT to 2G phones

Indian OTT provider FastFilmz has tapped compression specialist V-Nova’s Perseus platform to provide mobile video to 2G networks. The FastFilmz service launched last week and is targeting India’s 120 million Tamil speakers. V-Nova claims to be able to support the delivery of SD quality video at sub-audio bit-rates of less than 128kbps, making the delivery […]