HaiVision Launches MAKO-HD TelePresence Codec Version 8.1

(click thumbnail)HaiVision Systems Inc. will debut version 8.1 of its MAKO-HD codec technology for telepresence at IBC2008. In addition to its high-definition performance of 70 millisecond latency for up to 1080p resolution, HaiVision has incorporated into the MAKO-HD dual stream technology, WXGA support, HiLo streaming, and graphics overlay to meet telepresence and streaming applications.

With the new dual stream feature the MAKO-HD can now support both the inputs for HD video and computer signals simultaneously. The computer streams (full H.264) at up to WXGA 1280x768 and full motion 60 frames per second can be transmitted to multiple network locations either in multicast or unicast.

MAKO-HD version 8.1 also supports HiLo streaming whereby a single encoder can be set to simultaneously transmit a low-resolution replica of its high-definition stream for session monitoring and Web-based media distribution.

HaiVision has incorporated a graphics overlay feature within both the encoder and decoder sections of the MAKO-HD codec. This allows for easy identification of source and destination streams and displays as well as elegant logo insertion.

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