STMicroelectronics and Envivio from their quarter announced that inter-operability between ST’s innovative set-top box solutions aimed at digital home and Envivio Ultra HD HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) compression will be demonstrated throughout CCBN (China Content Broadcasting Network Exhibition) 2014 kick starting in Beijing, March 20-22.
ST’s latest multimedia application-processor System-on-Chips (the STiH312 client-box and STiH412 server-box product families, codenamed ‘Cannes’ and ‘Monaco,’ respectively) integrate industry-leading Faroudja technology to decode and display video up to the leading-edge Ultra HD (2160p) and the next-generation H.265 / HEVC video compression.
The Envivio Muse encoder from its part supports next-generation H.265/HEVC compression, designed to significantly improve bandwidth efficacy compared to H.264 for OTT (Over the Top) operators, enhancing quality for any screen, including Ultra HD and 1080p60 content delivered to tablets, PCs, or for that matter connected TVs.
The ST/Envivio demonstration showcases the end-to-end distribution of HEVC-coded Ultra HD content that largesse an excitingly fresh dimension to home TV viewing for end users while conserving bandwidth and ensuring inter-operability for TV operators.
“UltraHD and HEVC technologies represent a major change in viewing experience and network performance,” alleged Gian Luca Bertino, executive VP and GM, Digital Convergence Group, STMicroelectronics.
Supplementing that – “ST’s collaboration with key players in this market like Envivio will help accelerate the mass deployment of next-generation systems for the digital home.”
“Envivio is leading the way in HEVC compression, with our Muse product being trialed for both UHD and 1080p services with providers around the world. We are pleased to work with leaders in the semiconductor space such as ST that are developing the chipsets to bring these new technologies to market,” held Jean-Pierre Henot, Envivio CTO.