Sunday, August 26, 2012

Ericsson to Launch New Video Encoder for Live TV over Mobile

Ericsson announced it will launch ".. the world’s first HEVC/H.265 encoder for the delivery of live and linear TV over mobile networks, to mobile devices. Capable of real-time encoding at resolutions up to HD, the new Ericsson SVP 5500 HEVC encoder greatly reduces bandwidth requirements for current and future services. It enables operators to deliver consistent, high quality TV experiences on mobile devices and to meet growing consumer expectations for TV Anywhere services, whether in the home or on the move"

"High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) promises to reduce the bandwidth requirements for video delivery by over 50 per cent compared to leading H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC implementations and to revolutionize delivery of TV services to all devices. Ericsson has recognized the first applications for this next-generation compression standard are for TV service delivery over mobile networks, to mobile devices, and the launch of this industry-first encoder responds to real customer needs"

See "Ericsson announces world’s first HEVC encoder for live TV delivery to mobile devices" - here and "The HEVC Promise - How Can Compression Standards Deliver New Video Services to Consumers?" - here.

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