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GigPeak Announces Software-Based Video Processing SDKs at IBC 2016

GigPeak, Inc. (NYSE MKT:GIG), a leading innovator of semiconductor ICs and software solutions for high-speed connectivity and high-quality video compression over the network and the cloud, today announced the availability of a comprehensive, software-based encoding and transcoding solution for broadcast applications. Designed for cloud and virtualized environments, these complete video processing Software Development Kits (SDKs) enable vendors and end-users to bring to market high-performance, broadcast quality software transcoding and encoding products in the shortest time possible, and with lowest development effort.

With the acquisition of Magnum Semiconductor in April of this year, GigPeak now has the advantage of the company’s decades of experience in compression technology with many generations of market-proven products deployed. “Our complete video processing SDKs now put GigPeak squarely in the cloud-based video software business, offering a complete compression solution that allows our customers to introduce not only hardware-based products, but a complete set of COTS server-based software solution as well,” said Ramin Farassat, VP Product Marketing, Video and IoT at GigPeak, Inc.

While continuing to support and enhance it’s hardware based ASIC platforms, GigPeak has responded to market demands, expanding it’s lineup of compression technology by adding x86 server-based software technology to its ASIC offering. With this feature-rich solution, GigPeak’s customers can quickly and easily develop encoding and transcoding products that operate in datacenter environments. Offering an array of features, this robust solution comprises more than just video codecs – it’s a complete system, including many tools that help to simplify and accelerate the development of video processing products by GigPeak’s customers.

Key features of GigPeak’s software-based broadcast solution include:

  • Support for H.264/AVC, MPEG-2, HD, SD, CBR and VBR video encoding and transcoding technology
  • Full system components and capabilities including:
    • Broadcast-quality de-interlacer and scaler support
    • Professional grade noise reduction and pre-de-blocking pre-processing
    • State-of-the-art, multi-codec statistical multiplexing technology
    • Logo insertion and animated graphic overlay capabilities
    • Digital ad insertion support
    • Complete ancillary data, including closed captioning and teletext support
    • Extensive and feature-rich control APIs

Products utilizing GigPeak’s state-of-the-art, multi-codec statistical multiplexing (statmux) technology enable operators to optimize their bandwidth efficiency and cost savings while maintaining the highest possible video quality. GigPeak’s advanced statmux technology includes a statmux controller application, monitoring application, encoder and transcoder control modules, as well as reference software for re-multiplexing, and is designed to support multiple compression technologies.

To learn more, please schedule a meeting ([email protected]) with GigPeak executives at IBC 2016, September 9-13 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

About GigPeak

GigPeak, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GIG) is a leading innovator of semiconductor ICs and software solutions for high-speed connectivity and high-quality video compression over the network and the cloud. The focus of the company is to develop and deliver products that enable lower power consumption and faster data connectivity, more efficient use of network infrastructure, broader connectivity to the cloud, and reduce the total cost of ownership of existing network pipes from the core to the end user. GigPeak addresses both the speed of data transmission and the amount of bandwidth the data consumes within the network, and provides solutions that increase the efficiency of the Internet of Things, leveraging its strength in high-speed connectivity and high-quality video compression. The extended product portfolio provides more flexibility to support changing market requirements from ICs and MMICs through full software programmability and cost-efficient custom ASICs.

Source: GigPeak, Inc.

GigPeak, Inc.
Ian Jefferson, 415-350-4121
VP Sales Broadcast Market
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Ramin Farassat, 408-945-3808
VP Product Marketing, Video and IoT
[email protected]
Darrow Associates, Inc.
Jim Fanucchi, 408-404-5400
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