TIVR Rolls Out VC-1 Video Decoder for Mobile Devices

TIVR Communications, a leading provider of efficient multimedia solutions, today announced the availability of highly optimized SMPTE VC-1 Simple & Main Profile (Microsoft’s WMV9) video decoder software for Mobile and Embedded platforms. TIVR’s VC-1 decoder benchmarking results show that Real-time (15 fps) decoding of QVGA (320×240) resolution VC-1 Simple Profile streams coded at 192 kbps is achievable with 37 MHz of ARM9 CPU load (on an average).

TIVR source commented, “The availability of highly optimized solution for VC-1 decoder on ARM9 will pave the way for playback of WMV9 content even on non-Windows Mobile OS based devices. TIVR’s VC-1 decoder runs on Symbian, Windows Mobile, WinCE and Embedded Linux based devices. The decoder is available for ARM7, ARM9, ARM11, StrongARM, Xscale and ZSP500 processor.”

TIVR’s VC-1 decoder has been implemented in ANSI-C, which makes it easily portable to wide variety of RISC processors like ARM, MIPS, ARC, OpenRISC and DSPs like TI, ADI, ZSP, CEVA. The source adds, “TIVR is committed to provide world’s best solutions across range of processors and operating systems.”

The availability of efficient VC-1 decoder solution will enable large number of mobile phone/PDA/PMP users to experience high quality VC-1 or WMV9 content playback on their Symbian, Embedded Linux or Windows Mobile OS based devices.

In addition to VC-1 decoder, TIVR provides efficient solutions for H.264, MPEG-4, H.263 video decoders and AAC, BSAC audio decoders.

About TIVR Communications
TIVR Communications is a leading provider of multimedia software solutions for mobile devices. TIVR provides world’s leading solutions for H.264, VC-1, MPEG-4, H.263 video decoders and AAC-LC, BSAC Audio decoders. TIVR also provides DirectShow filters and T-DMB solution.