VeriSilicon adds Hantro HEVC Main 10 Profile and AVS+ decoder IP

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 
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VeriSilicon Expands Its Hantro Video IP Portfolio With HEVC Main 10 Profile and AVS+ Decoder Capabilities

  • Enables Digital TV, Set-Top Box and Home Gateway Chipsets for Ultra HD/4K

LAS VEGAS — VeriSilicon Holdings Co., Ltd. (VeriSilicon), a leading custom silicon solution and semiconductor IP provider, today announced the availability of High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) Main 10 Profile decoder in Hantro Video IP as well as the availability of AVS+ decoder IP to support HDTV and 3D TV services in China.

HEVC Main 10 Profile is supported in Hantro G2 Multi-format Decoder IP. Hantro G2, which is the industry’s first IP to achieve [email protected] fps with a single-core architecture, supporting both HEVC and VP9 video formats. Hantro G2 represents the 13th generation of Hantro Video IP, the market leading video semiconductor IP deployed in billions of chips and used by more than 90 semiconductor companies worldwide.

“Consumer trends are transitioning rapidly toward ultra high definition capabilities on both large screens such as TVs and smaller screens such as media tablets and smartphones. Broadcasters worldwide have announced plans for 4K roll-out based on the HEVC Main 10 Profile, and Internet video services such as YouTube and Netflix are also rapidly migrating to 4K,” said Dr. Wayne Dai, Founder, President and CEO of VeriSilicon. “Hantro G2 Multi-format Decoder IP provides a unique universal solution that can support diverse needs such as HEVC Main 10 for broadcasting, HEVC Main for Netflix and VP9 for YouTube for our application processor and DTV/STV SoC customers.”

VeriSilicon also announced integrated support for AVS+, a second-generation video standard for HDTV and 3DTV broadcasting services approved as a Chinese national standard in July 2012. AVS+ has been added to the Hantro G1 Multi-format decoder, providing support for all legacy video formats.