On2 Technologies Licenses VP6 Video Decoder Technology to videantis

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009
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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — On2 Technologies (NYSE Amex: ONT) announced today that videantis has licensed its VP6 video decoder source code for implementation in the videantis v-MPx programmable processor platform.

videantis makes flexible IP cores for advanced multimedia applications. With its optimized proprietary instruction set and parallel processing capabilities, the videantis v-MPx platform supports the implementation of high-performance video and image processing tasks using software updates instead of hardware changes. The v-MPx platform is used in customer integrated circuits ranging from mobile applications to home entertainment, automotive, and surveillance products. videantis’ technology is fully proven in working silicon and FPGA prototyping systems.

“We’re excited that videantis customers will have the best playback experience for high-quality VP6 content from their favorite video sites,” said Matt Frost, interim CEO at On2.

“With the addition of On2 VP6 to our codec portfolio, our customer’s products that use the videantis v-MPx processor platform are now able to access a wide range of popular, high-quality internet video with a simple software upgrade instead of a full silicon re-spin,” said Young-Hun Kluge, VP of Sales & Marketing at videantis.

videantis v-MPx processor platforms featuring On2 VP6 are available for licensing immediately.