SaaS cloud platform supports all Live and VOD encoding use cases from SD to UHD
Unmatched efficiency of PERSEUS Plus provides faster encoding and substantially lower costs than other cloud platforms
Service providers are invited to a free trial to evaluate the next-generation video quality and cost optimisation available
V-Nova, a leading provider of video compression solutions, today announced the launch of its cloud-based SaaS transcoding and delivery platform for enhanced PERSEUS Plus h.264 and native h.264 encoding. The platform enables service providers and third party streaming platforms to rapidly launch PERSEUS Plus enhanced services offering higher quality video at up to 50% lower bitrates to a multitude of existing devices.
Running on AWS, the PERSEUS platform can be rapidly integrated into any service via APIs and utilises industry standard security and scalability practices for operator-grade robustness and uptime. The platform is also fully integrated with Amazon CloudFront enabling immediate distribution of content, or operators can push to any CDN of their choosing.
PERSEUS Plus is a unique compression technology that enhances the compression and computational performance of existing codecs such as AVC/h.264, HEVC, VP9 and in the future AV1. Supported by a broad range of industry-standard players, apps can be software-updated to support PERSEUS Plus with decoding leveraging existing hardware for the best possible power-consumption.
Guido Meardi, CEO and co-founder at V-Nova, said: “Moving transcoding services to the cloud, in particular for live streams, has remained economically challenging for many operators despite the clear benefits. However, the PERSEUS platform redefines those dynamics completely. I invite operators of all shapes and sizes to trial it alongside their existing encoding pipelines and see the results for themselves – thanks to the platform we can have them up and running in no time.”
V-Nova is offering free trials of the platform until 31 May 2019 and warmly invites attendees to NAB to see a demo of the new platform at its booth SU8213. To request a trial visit platform.v-nova.com or to book a meeting at NAB please visit www.v-nova.com/event/nab-2019/.
V-Nova Ltd. is a London-headquartered technology company providing next-generation compression solutions that address the ever-growing media processing and delivery challenges. V-Nova provides solutions spanning the entire media delivery chain, including content production, contribution, storage and distribution to end users. V-Nova’s award-winning PERSEUS™ is the only cross-media codec format and delivers on the promises of next-generation image and video compression, today. Using PERSEUS technology, media and entertainment companies can now monetise unmet consumer demand for higher definition video everywhere, on existing devices and infrastructure, by a simple software upgrade.
The PERSEUS technology works in 2 ways: PERSEUS Pro is an Intra codec for mathematically lossless and visually lossless professional production, contribution and imaging workflows. PERSEUS Plus is a temporal codec designed to enhance a base codec such as H.264, HEVC or AV1, adding additional layers of detail for unbeatable distribution efficiency to consumers.
For more information please visit www.v-nova.com