Elecard's Video Compression Projects Boosted by Intel(R) Iris TM Pro and Intel HD Graphics Hardware Acceleration Capabilities.

Elecard transcoding applications - CodecWorks and Converter Studio supported by Intel(R) Iris TM Pro and Intel HD Graphics hardware acceleration.

Elecard Devices, CJSC, a leading software developer and provider of video/audio codecs and applications for consumer and professional video industries, announced today that it is upgrading portfolio of live and off-line transcoding software servers through integration with Intel (R) Media SDK 2014 for Servers.

The software-based CPU-only CodecWorks and Converter Studio now turn to be heterogeneous by utilizing Intel(R) Iris TM Pro and Intel HD Graphics hardware acceleration and deliver top-notch video conversion performance to the demanding industry.

"Through evolution of media creation and distribution we now face challenges of doubling the fps, higher resolutions and more intense codecs. Intel has provided us with a powerful SDK to enable accelerated video processing in our solutions and bring world-class transcoding capability to our customers," says Andrey Posdnyakov, Elecard Group President.

Elecard CodecWorks serves the goals of providing live encoding/transcoding and streaming for IP and Web TV projects.The software server implementation gives full advantages of one-click deployment and high-density performance on computers with Intel Xeon(R) processor E3-1200 v3 product family and 4th Generation Intel Core TM Processors.

Elecard Converter Studio is an all-in-one media conversion application for converting multimedia files to play back on a variety of devices.

"The Intel Media SDK for Servers provides a complete suite of video and audio libraries to maximize developer productivity and deliver unique experiences that take full advantage of Intel's hardware acceleration capabilities," said Jeff McVeigh, General Manager of Intel's Performance Client and Visual Computing Software Development Tools. "We're excited to be working with Elecard to deliver high-density transcoders and enable Intel Media SDK for Servers plug-in support for enhanced capabilities such as splitting of MP4 and MPEG-2 transport stream files."

Elecard Plug-ins for Intel(R) Media SDK will become available for purchase on Elecard website shortly.
To discover more about Elecard CodecWorks, Converter Studio application and the latest developments, please visit www.elecard.com or come see us at NAB Show 2014 in Las Vegas, April 7-10, booth #SU11721

About Elecard
Elecard is a leading provider of video compression technology and high quality software products for video and audio playback, editing, analysis, multimedia content preparation and streaming. Elecard offers codec packs for licensing and solutions for digital TV industry, such as software servers for real-time encoding, Internet streaming, and video on demand services, as well as set-top boxes and capture cards. Elecard is based in Tomsk, Russia, with subsidiaries in the USA and Vietnam. For more information, please visit www.elecard.com