The company says it will enable TV operators to offer some 20 per cent more services without increasing costs.
Anevia is using a new instruction set developed for artificial intelligence called Vector Neural Network Instructions (VNNI), the Anevia software-based Genova encoder can now enable 20% more channels at the same CPU frequency – meaning OTT service providers can offer more services at the same cost.
“We have a dedicated team of specialists with 15 years of experience in encoding who have been working on second-generation Intel Xeon Platinum processors since the end of 2018 via Intel’s early access programme,” says Anevia cofounder and CTO Damien Lucas. “Our latest Genova encoders include optimisations for these latest Intel Xeon processors.”
“Multichannel video delivery with scalable coding efficiency requires significant compute and skill to implement for cloud-native services,” said Lynn Comp, vice president and general manager of the Visual Cloud Division at Intel. “Anevia’s innovative use of Intel Deep Learning Boost on second-generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors to improve their encoding solutions promises greater revenue potential for service providers with increased stream density”.
Anevia’s Genova is a Linux-based multi-bitrate video encoder for live streaming and video on demand, up to 4K ultra-high definition with high dynamic range. Anevia’s end-to-end offering also includes ultra-low latency packaging, origin servers, Cloud DVR and a CDN solution for telcos and service providers to implement their complete OTT TV service.
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