LAS VEGAS, April 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (NAB 2013) -- Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq:ROVI), driving digital entertainment innovation, today announced that over 50 companies, including representatives from some of the leading companies in digital media creation, transcoding, and delivery, have signed up to participate in its HEVC Beta Program. Launched early this year, the program enables participants to gain early access to the MainConcept ® HEVC SDK and begin to test and evaluate the new compression standard. Expected to have a significant impact on video distribution and consumption, High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) or H.265 is designed to offer almost double the compression efficiency of H.264 and therefore reduce storage and bandwidth costs, as well as support higher resolutions such as 4K.
Leading Companies Sign Up For Rovi HEVC Beta Program And Access To MainConcept HEVC SDK
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