Allegro DVT announced the availability of AL-E200, a new generation of video encoder IPs built around a higher performance architecture and featuring many new optional smart encoding features.
The AL-E200 encoder IP implements an enhanced single-core hardware architecture that enables encoding of UHD/4K resolutions. Furthermore, it provides support for multiple video codec formats by sharing resources between H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, VP9 and JPEG compression standards to minimize power consumption and silicon area.
Allegro DVT has integrated multiple new smart encoding features into the AL-E200 to provide flexibility to achieve better video quality and reduced bitrate to meet the requirements of a wide range of applications such as professional and consumer video surveillance applications, action cameras, STB and local or cloud video transcoding.
These smart encoding features include new optional tools such as preprocessing and noise reduction filters, automatic detection of Regions Of Interest (ROI) in source pictures and ultra-low latency encoding. Furthermore, the AL-E200 embeds various caching and compression mechanisms to lower the memory bandwidth requirements which become a critical system level issue with increasing video resolutions and frame rates.