Allegro DVT Now Introduces Genova HEVC/H.265 Software Encoder for VOD

Mar 14, 2013, 09:00 ET from Allegro DVT

GRENOBLE, France, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Allegro DVT now applies its expertise on HEVC/H.265 encoding to the Genova Software Based Headend Suite, and unveils Genova HEVC/H.265 Software Encoder for VOD. This new software based encoder permits HD 1080p60 encoding with 30% bitrate savings compared to best in class H.264 encoding.

Genova HEVC/H.265 Software Encoder, already shipping and available for production, is aligned with the final draft of the new compression standard HEVC/H.265, and is interoperable with a variety of software HEVC/H.265 decoders, which makes it the perfect framework for porting operator's VOD assets to HEVC/H.265 in 2013-2014.

Genova HEVC/H.265 Software Encoder for VOD and AL1200 Live HEVC/H.265 Encoder complete Allegro DVT's coherent product line for headends, addressing the various facets of video distribution with:

  • ALMosaic, a classic for headend monitoring and set top box navigation applications.
  • AL2400 high density multiscreen H.264 transcoder, this product turned out to be a masterstroke, as it is now, the densest and most integrated headend-in-a-box, comprising 48 OTT channels to all HTTP formats including HLS, MSS, MPEG-DASH, DRM support, autonomous redundancy, origin server and fragmentation in just a 1RU space.
  • ALFragmenter, for all headend and edge applications requiring multiscreen re-packaging, appliance based or virtualized.

Allegro DVT will expose all its technologies at TVConnect 2013 in London, please come and see us on booth #12.

Allegro DVT is a leading provider of H.264/MPEG-4 AVC|SVC|MVC and HEVC/H.265 solutions, including industry standard compliance test suites, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC and HEVC/H.265 encoder, codec and decoder hardware (RTL) IPs; and multiscreen encoders and transcoders. Allegro DVT products have been chosen by more than 100 major IC providers, OEMs and broadcasters. For more information, visit Allegro DVT's Website or contact