InfoComm 2015: VITEC’s HEVC IP Decoder Now Shipping Worldwide
VITEC’s professional-grade MGW D265 portable HEVC (H.265) IP decoder is now shipping worldwide. The product will be showcased at InfoComm 2015 in conjunction with the company’s world-first hardware-based HEVC encoding appliance — the MGW Ace.
VITEC’s portable HEVC encoding and decoding systems provides broadcasters, corporate IT, government agencies, and military units with a turnkey solution for sending video point to point or point to multi-point using half the network bandwidth previously required with H.264 systems while retaining the same video quality.
“VITEC is the first company to bring the bandwidth-efficient HEVC compression technology into the field with our broadcast-grade encoding, streaming, and decoding appliances” says Eli Garten, VP of product management, VITEC. “MGW D265 was designed as a portable unit to support rapid deployment of high-efficiency video links in conjunction with our MGW Ace HEVC hardware encoder. With MGW D265, our customers can continue to receive legacy H.264 streams and also decode and playout HEVC content anywhere, anytime.”