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Allegro DVT Showcases the First HEVC Video Hardware Decoder IP at CES 2013

January 3, 2013

GRENOBLE, France, January 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), alias H.265, is the next generation video
standard, currently being developed by the JCT-VC team. JCT-VC is a joint team between

The finalized HEVC standard will bring up to 50% bitrate savings compared to
equivalent H.264/AVC encodings.

Allegro DVT will present its HEVC Video Hardware Decoding IP, the world-first HEVC
hardware decoder IP targeting mobile phones, tablets, set-top boxes, digital TVs… This
IP can be implemented both on FPGA and SoC, supports any resolution up to 4K, and is
optimized in terms of silicon area, power consumption and memory bandwidth. The current
implementation fully complies with the latest available HEVC reference software (HM 9.1),
and will be continuously updated until the HEVC standard is finalized. This innovative
product will allow Allegro DVT’s customers to tape-out soon after the final release of the
standard, currently expected in January 2013. Allegro DVT will be running a live
demonstration at its booth #35707.

Allegro DVT will also expose the rest of its video product line, including:

H.264 Hardware Encoding & Codec IPs, with best-in-class video quality, minimized
silicon area and power consumption.

WiGig WDE Codec IP, the most advanced Wireless Display Extension (WDE) codec for
next-generation 60 GHz wireless technology: 802.11 ad/WiGig.

HEVC Compliance Streams, providing HEVC decoder manufacturers with the perfect tool
for validating their developments, and ensuring compliance with this upcoming video

Feel free to book a private demonstration at our booth #35707 at CES 2013 – January
8-11 2013.

Allegro DVT is a leading provider of H.264/MPEG-4 AVC|SVC|MVC and HEVC/H.265
solutions, including industry standard compliance test suites, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC and
HEVC/H.265 encoder, codec and decoder hardware (RTL) IPs; and multiscreen encoders and
transcoders. Allegro DVT products have been chosen by more than 100 major IC providers,
OEMs and broadcasters.

For more information, visit Allegro DVT’s Website (
http://www.allegrodvt.com/Allegro ) or contact info@allegrodvt.com.

Contact: +33(0)4-76-42-66-85


Source: PR Newswire