Die Net­flix Part­ner-Fir­ma, EYE IO, hat eine neue Ver­si­on ihrer Enco­ding-Soft­ware ver­öf­fent­licht. Die neue Ver­si­on soll so effi­zi­ent sein, das man Ultra HD/4K Vide­os über das Inter­net strea­men kann.

EYE IO LLC behaup­tet ihre neue H.264 Soft­wareen­co­die­rung arbei­tet 45 Pro­zent schnel­ler und redu­ziert die  Über­tra­gungs­bi­tra­te um 26 Pro­zent im Gegen­satz zur ers­ten Ver­si­on der Soft­ware. Auch die Bild­qua­li­tät soll sich noch­mals ver­bes­sert haben.

Im fol­gen­den Jahr, soll auch der neue Codec-Stan­dard H.265 inte­griert wer­den, der noch effi­zi­en­ter arbei­ten soll als der “gepimp­te” H.264. Man kann davon aus­ge­hen das Net­flix sich früh genug für die “Ultra HDca­lyp­se*” rüs­ten möch­te – wenn sie denn kommt. (*Somit habe ich auch das The­ma Welt­un­ter­gang ein­mal ange­spro­chen)

Das Ziel ist welt­weit HD-Inhal­te über das Inter­net anzu­bie­ten” sagt der Fir­men­chef Rodol­fo Var­gas.

Net­flix ist einer der größ­ten Anbie­tern von “Video on Demand” in den USA. Der Anbie­ter bie­tet sei­ne Dies­te auch in Euro­pa und Asi­en an.

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eyeIO Announ­ces Second Gene­ra­ti­on of Tech­no­lo­gy – HD Video Over Inter­net for Audi­en­ces World­wi­de

New pro­duct sui­te achie­ves new levels for ultra-low-band­width Inter­net video – enab­ling deli­very of full HD 3D, Stu­dioHD, and UltraHD (4K Video)

PALO ALTO, CA – Decem­ber 20, 2012 – Eye IO, LLC (eyeIO) today unvei­led its second-gene­ra­ti­on tech­no­lo­gy rai­sing the bar for Inter­net video qua­li­ty. Impro­ving pro­duc­tion speed and effi­ci­en­cy, the expan­ded pro­duct sui­te inclu­des Stu­dio HD, Full-HD 3D as well as UltraHD (4K video). eyeIO uti­li­zes a revo­lu­tio­na­ry, arti­fi­ci­al intel­li­gence approach to con­sistent­ly deli­ver mar­ket stan­dard based high-qua­li­ty video. The next-gene­ra­ti­on eyeIO soft­ware sui­te builds on the bre­akth­rough tech­no­lo­gy that was first unvei­led in Febru­ary 2012 and has been suc­cess­ful­ly tested for inter­ope­ra­bi­li­ty on hund­reds of H.264 devices.

Com­pa­red to its first gene­ra­ti­on, eyeIO’s next gene­ra­ti­on of H.264 soft­ware encodes 45% fas­ter and redu­ces bitra­tes by an addi­tio­nal 26% while inte­gra­ting Stu­dio-level pro­files that impro­ve video data on several fronts by more than 50%. eyeIO HDRes now pro­vi­des super-fast play­back and even clea­rer, cris­per images. eyeIO’s 3D sui­te is avail­ab­le with MVC, frame-sequen­ti­al or frame-packing opti­ons for seam­less deploy­ment world­wi­de on con­nec­ted Smart 3D TVs and 3D-enab­led play­ers and con­so­les.

The eyeIO engi­ne ope­ra­tes auto­ma­ti­cal­ly and elasti­cal­ly, local­ly or in the cloud, and redu­ces infra­st­ruc­tu­re costs and ope­ra­tio­nal com­ple­xi­ty while achie­ving a new level of pro­duc­tion sta­bi­li­ty. To date, more than 65 bil­li­on video frames have been pro­du­ced with a record of zero soft­ware cras­hes. The sui­te comes with exten­si­ve indus­try-stan­dard APIs for easy, fle­xi­ble inte­gra­ti­on and a rich real-time reporting capa­bi­li­ty.

With today’s announ­ce­ment, eyeIO’s advan­ced capa­bi­li­ties extend to meet the gro­wing needs of HD video pro­vi­ders to increa­se their audi­ence reach, video deli­very effi­ci­en­cy, and pic­tu­re qua­li­ty while ulti­mate­ly redu­cing cost.

• eyeIO Stu­dio­Res. Built to Hollywood’s 4K requi­re­ments, eyeIO Stu­dio­Res deli­vers UltraHD, stu­dio-gra­de H.264 vide­os (10 bit, 4:2:2 video, xvYCC). eyeIO Stu­dio­Res is avail­ab­le for both packa­ge media and Inter­net strea­ming deli­very to bring no-com­pro­mi­se pic­tures to the next gene­ra­ti­on of 85″ and lar­ger UltraHD/4K screens.
• eyeIO.265. Brings eyeIO tech­no­lo­gy to the com­ing H.265 HEVC ITU stan­dard and long-term indus­try efforts.
• eye­OS. The eyeIO video ope­ra­ting sys­tem. A supe­ri­or, true UNIX™ Ope­ra­ting Sys­tem fea­turing advan­ced ker­nel enhan­ce­ments achie­ving ultra-sta­bi­li­ty, bare-metal vir­tua­li­za­ti­on per­for­mance, auto­ma­tic load-balan­cing trans­co­ding, clo­sed-envi­ron­ment secu­ri­ty, elastic sca­la­bi­li­ty, and advan­ced 4K video pro­ces­sing inclu­ding nati­ve sup­port for the forth­co­m­ing Inter­ope­ra­ble Mas­ter For­mat (IMF). eye­OS will be avail­ab­le in beta form for lar­ger enter­pri­ses in the spring of 2013.

Today, eyeIO deli­vers the future of tele­vi­si­on and sets new bench­marks for qua­li­ty and band­width. We are exci­ted to offer the­se inno­va­ti­ve solu­ti­ons to bring stun­ning HD tele­vi­si­on to view­ers around the world.” said Rodol­fo Var­gas, CEO and CTO of eyeIO, “We are deli­vering today what other tech­no­lo­gies pro­mi­se for tomor­row-without their asso­cia­ted costs or per­for­mance pen­al­ties, and more import­ant­ly without com­pro­mi­sing inter­ope­ra­bi­li­ty with mil­li­ons of instal­led devices. Our goal is the best TV expe­ri­ence ever-any­whe­re, any­ti­me on any con­nec­ted device.”

For addi­tio­nal details visit eyeIO.com.

About eyeIO
Eye IO, LLC (eyeIO) is a pri­va­te­ly held, Palo Alto-based start­up deve­lo­ping bre­akth­rough solu­ti­ons that rep­re­sent the cul­mi­na­ti­on of years of rese­arch in video tech­no­lo­gy. eyeIO tech­no­lo­gy enab­les con­tent pro­vi­ders, over-the-top (OTT) entre­pre­neurs, and net­work ope­ra­tors to deli­ver pre­mi­um digi­tal video over the cur­rent Inter­net infra­st­ruc­tu­re at excep­tio­nal­ly low band­widths world­wi­de. It enab­les its custo­mers to reach the com­ple­te uni­ver­se of con­nec­ted devices, inclu­ding tablet, smart­pho­nes and smart TVs with unsur­pas­sed qua­li­ty.

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