NS115 with Hantro Video IP can support multi video formats
Shanghai, PRC- September 5th, 2012 - VeriSilicon Holdings Co., Ltd. (VeriSilicon), a world-class, custom silicon solutions and semiconductor IP provider, announced today that Hantro G1 Multi-format Decoder and Hantro H1 Multi-format Encoder have been integrated by Nufront, a leading fables semiconductor company in China, in a high performance application processor chip, NS115. VeriSilicon's Hantro video IPs enable Nufront's NS115 to achieve full HD video encode and decode capability, while supporting multiple video formats such as VP8 for WebM and WebRTC, H.264, MVC, MPEG-2/4, DivX, VC-1, RealVideo, AVS, etc.
NS115 integrates two 1.5GHz ARM Cortex-A9 cores and is designed and manufactured in advanced 40nm LP process node. Through the integrated Hantro G1 Multi-format Decoder and Hantro H1 Multi-format Encoder, NS115 can now support standards based video content such as Broadcast TV, DVD, BluRay and also any proprietary internet video formats that may be used in video streaming services and video chats. NS115 has achieved optimal performance, power, and cost balance leveraging the experiences from their previous generation products. Nufront's Smart TV dongle and Tablet products, based on NS115, have been well received in the market.
"Nufront is a fabless semiconductor company with strong R&D ability and technology capability. We are proud to support their efforts in integrating Hantro video IP into their product." says Dr. Wayne Dai, President and CEO of VeriSilicon. "We are confident that VP8 video format based technologies will become ubiquitous in multiâ€“media smart devices."
As an eco-system partner of WebM, a Google initiative to promote free, open media format, VeriSilicon can commercially license Hantro G1 Multi-format Decoder and Hantro H1 Multi format Encoder products to worldwide semiconductor companies. It can also modify and enhance the Hantro Video IP through architecture modifications and addition of new features, keeping abreast of the market trends and customer requirements.
"Hantro Video IP enables our NS115 chip to demonstrate remarkable video codec capability. VeriSilicon showed their excellent technology strength and strong customer support capabilities during our collaboration," says Yu Wei, General Manager of Nufront. "NS115 can support multiple video formats including VP8 through Hantro Video IP integration, and it is very suitable for a number of new, exciting multi-media smart devices. "
Founded in 2002, VeriSilicon Holdings Co., Ltd. ("VeriSilicon") is a fast growing IC (integrated circuit) design foundry providing custom silicon solutions and SoC (System-on-a-Chip) turnkey services. VeriSilicon's technology solutions combine licensable digital signal processing (ZSP) cores, Hantro Video IPs, eDRAM, value-added mixed signal IP portfolio and other star IP into an SoC platform that extends below advanced 40nm process technologies. These platforms benefit a wide range of consumer electronics devices such as Smartphones, media tablets, HDTVs, set top boxes, Blu-ray DVD players, and home gateways. VeriSilicon's design and manufacturing services provide differentiation based on specific customer requirements, that range from initial SoC specification and embedded software to backend design implementation and volume production, utilizing multiple foundry partners, assembly and test companies in Asia and US. VeriSilicon currently has research and development centers in Shanghai and Beijing, China; Santa Clara and Dallas, US; and Oulu, Finland; with sales and customer support offices in Santa Clara, US; Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen, China; Tokyo, Japan; Taipei, Taiwan; Seoul, Korea; Nice, France and Munich, Germany. For more information, please visit www.verisilicon.com
For more information on Hantro G1 Multi-format Decoder and Hantro H1 Multi-format Encoder products: please visit www.verisilicon.com/hantro.
For more information on WebM free open media format: please visit www.webmproject.org
Founded in 2004 by a group of seasoned IP professionals who graduated and worked in the USA, Nufront is a high tech company dedicated in the areas of wireless broadband communication and broadcast, IC design, video search, digital image notes checking technology, intelligent transportation system and digital medical solutions, working in close collaborations with premier research institutions and global well-known high tech enterprises. We have established 3 subsidiaries at Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. The total area of the offices is over 20,000 square meters, a talented pool of more than 500 professionals within the company has been taking shape, capable of research and development in wireless communication and broadcasting, system development in software, IC chip design and system integration development. With these developments, close to 200 patent applications have been filed and issued in the areas of mobile multimedia, wireless broadband, Smart CPU, video search and digital image notes checking technology in counterfeit identification and authentication. We are experiencing a dynamic development in information technology. The developing trend in "Network broadband ability and mobility' and terminal/receiver integration and intelligence; Communication and computing convergence" bolster us to reach our ultimate goal of communicating "with any device, any time, at any place". For more information, please visit www.nufrontsoft.com.
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