First public demonstrations of PERSEUS video compression at NAB 2015

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    V-Nova is demonstrating its PERSEUS video compression technology at partner booths during NAB 2015 this week. Hitachi Data Systems is showing currently deployed PERSEUS-powered Hitachi Data Systems broadcast contribution solutions.  Elber is showing currently deployed PERSEUS-powered HD and UHD contribution products and VisualOn is showcasing how its PERSEUS-enabled media player provides distribution on a wide variety of connected devices.

    Eric Achtmann, V-Nova Executive Chairman & Co-founder, says, “We have been working intensively for years within a consortium of expert partners to ensure that we bring our PERSEUS technology to the market in the form of tested products, ready to benefit operators and TV service providers using existing infrastructure, workflows and hardware.

    “In order to meet the broad spectrum of our partners’ and customers’ needs, PERSEUS is offered in the form of appliances, embedded software and codec plug-ins. At NAB we will showcase these products across the entire range of video delivery, from contribution to distribution on connected devices.” 

    David Mercer, VP, Principle Analyst at Strategy Analytics, says PERSEUS can be used to improve the efficiency of video distribution to future set-top boxes, OTT devices and mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. “It could have a major impact both in UHD distribution and in extending the quality and reach of OTT video services on both wireless and fixed line networks,” he reckons.

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