|[July 01, 2014]
DivX Releases MainConcept HEVC SDK 3.0 with Support for Real-Time 1080p Encoding of High-Quality Video
SAN DIEGO --(Business Wire)--
DivX, LLC, a leading provider of next-generation digital video
solutions, today announced the release of the MainConcept® HEVC SDK 3.0.
The newest release of the industry leading HEVC encoding tool includes
support for real-time encoding of 1080p video at 30 frames per second.
"We're proud that the latest release of our high-quality HEVC encoder
has realized definitive performance improvements, enabling real-time
encoding and improved file based encoding performance for our
customers," said Thomas Kramer, VP of Professional Products at DivX,
LLC. "MainConcept offers one of the most mature HEVC solutions on the
market, providing not only quality and compression benefits but
significant speed and performance improvements that will help accelerate
the adoption of this great new technology across the industry."
Additionally, the release includes enhancements to the decoders
available for PC and ARM (News - Alert), which adds weighted prediction, PCM decoding
and Transquant Bypass to support playback on content from other party
codec vendors. The MainConcept HEVC SDK continues to make strides on
encoding quality and performance, based on numerous in-house tests,
currently realizing 35-48 percent bitrate improvements over .264
(MainConcept H.264 v9.8 encoder) in internal company benchmark tests.
What's more, the included and patent-pending SABET™ (Smart Adaptive
Bitrate Encoding Technology) achieved more than a 30 percent performance
gain with transcoding adaptive formats such as DivX® HEVC adaptive
streaming. This means companies interested in maximizing the efficiency
of their applications, services and environments may reduce total
encoding time for an adaptive stream by more than 30 percent by using
MainConcept is a leading provider of video and audio encoding, decoding,
transcoding and streaming technologies. With offerings that range from
individual components for software developers to ready to use enterprise
transcoding solutions, MainConcept's video technology deliver
exceptionally high quality, high performance and bitrate efficient
solutions for digital media professionals. MainConcept's HEVC offering
is part of the DivX end-to-end HEVC solution, which is designed to
accelerate the adoption of the latest compression standard across the
entire video distribution system, spanning the creation, delivery, and
multi-screen playback of high quality content. DivX recently received a
2014 Best Ultra HD Codec award from Ultra HDTV Magazine for its DivX 10
software and MainConcept HEVC SDK.
About DivX, LLC
DivX, LLC, is leading the way to better, more seamless consumer video
experience by powering the professional creation, protected distribution
and high-quality playback of highly efficient video to multiple devices
and platforms. DivX, along with its subsidiary MainConcept, offers
service providers, device manufacturers and integrators technologies
that address the entire video supply chain with solutions for software
applications, OTT content services and consumer electronics devices.
Over one billion DivX enabled devices have shipped worldwide from major
manufacturers and DivX consumer software products have been downloaded
over one billion times. DivX is based in San Diego, CA (News - Alert), with offices
across Europe and Asia. For more information on the company, visit www.divx.com.
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