VITEC to Showcase Industry's First Portable, Hardware-Based End-to-End 4:2:2 10-Bit HEVC Encode/Decode Solution at IBC2016

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- Aug 04, 2016 -- VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding, decoding, and streaming solutions, announced today that it will introduce its new MGW Ace Decoder and showcase the industry's first entirely portable, hardware-based end-to-end 4:2:2 10-bit HEVC encode/decode solution at IBC2016.

VITEC's new MGW Ace Decoder will make its debut at IBC2016. This professional-grade, compact HEVC/H.265 decoder delivers broadcast-quality decoding of HEVC streams up to 1080p60 4:2:2 10-bit, supporting the most demanding and diverse video streaming use cases. It offers a robust panel of best-in-class connectivity options and two pairs of audio decode capabilities, with a unique, flexible FPGA architecture that supports ongoing video improvements up to 4K60p.

"IBC is a critical event for launching new technologies as customers are increasingly seeking out future-proof streaming solutions that improve reliability and optimize bandwidth," said Philippe Wetzel, CEO of VITEC. "With the introduction of the MGW Ace Decoder, we now offer the industry's first entirely portable, hardware-based end-to-end 4:2:2 10-bit HEVC encoding and decoding solution when paired with our MGW Ace Encoder."

New for IBC2016, VITEC will demonstrate the MGW Vision 4K/Ultra HD (UHD) HEVC real-time hardware-based encoder for IPTV, broadcast, and point-to-point distribution. With the MGW Vision, VITEC integrates UHD resolution with its high-quality, low-latency hardware-based HEVC/H.265 compression and streaming technology. Advanced HEVC compression enables users to stream UHD/HD video with up to 50 percent bandwidth savings compared to the H.264 standard.

VITEC's award-winning EZ TV IPTV and digital signage solution will also be on display. This broadcast-grade centralized system accommodates delivery of live streams, on-demand content, and digital signage campaigns to TVs, PCs, and mobile devices. Designed for rapid integration with existing enterprise networks, EZ TV's intuitive content management portal makes it easy to set up live TV channels, streaming of in-house content and recordings, and establish an access-controlled IPTV service to any user on the LAN or WAN. EZ TV is the ideal solution for corporate video-over-IP applications and digital signage projects for sports venues.

In addition, VITEC will highlight the PX Media Library, a time-saving meta-solution for media professionals to tag, edit, manage, organize, and share media files. PX Media Library streamlines media management and allows users to take advantage of proven solutions for sports applications, content providers, broadcasters, film festivals, scientific institutes, and government organizations. Fresh, intuitive user interfaces along with customizable, easy-to-configure workflows keep users ahead of the competition by enabling them to stay organized in today's media-crowded world.

Attendees are invited to stop by VITEC's stand, 7.G16, at IBC2016, Sept. 9-13 at the RAI Amsterdam to learn more about the full capabilities and benefits of the company's products. Additional information about VITEC is available at

VITEC is a leading worldwide end-to-end video streaming solutions provider for broadcast, military and government, enterprise, sports and entertainment venues, and houses of worship. Combining broadcasting with live streaming capabilities, VITEC's H.265 (HEVC) and H.264 offering is the most extensive in the market with encoding and decoding appliances, IPTV solutions for desktops and mobile devices, and PCI cards with SDK for integration projects. VITEC's intuitive digital video solutions can be tailored to each customer's unique market needs, delivering easy-to-use technology that ensures high-quality, low-latency HD video, capturing live and recorded events for seamless distribution in a multitude of formats anytime, anywhere, to any device.

Since 1988, VITEC has been a pioneer in the design and manufacture of hardware and software for video encoding, decoding, transcoding, recording, conversion, archiving, and streaming over IP. In keeping with the company's tradition of innovation, VITEC is the first company to bring bandwidth-efficient HEVC compression technology into the field with portable streaming appliances.

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