Thomson Upgrades to HEVC

April 4, 2013
Thomson Video Networks' ViBE VS7000 multiscreen video encoding/transcoding system now provides support for the High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) compression standard for live and offline applications. HEVC aims at obtaining a bitrate reduction of up to 50% com...
Thomson Video Networks' ViBE VS7000 multiscreen video encoding/transcoding system now provides support for the High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) compression standard for live and offline applications. HEVC aims at obtaining a bitrate reduction of up to 50% compared to H.264.Existing deployments of the ViBE VS7000 can be extended for HEVC through a software upgrade and additional licenses for live and offline HEVC encoding. The latest version will be available in July. The system is designed for TV services including WebTV and OTT, as well as traditional IPTV and cable applications.At the 2013 NAB Show, Thomson will demonstrate its new live and file-based HEVC encoding solution up to Ultra HD format working with various HEVC players, including NTT DOCOMO and VisualOn.

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