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MainConcept adds support for VVC and LCEVC to OTT encoder


Version 3.4 of Live Encoder includes MainConcept’s HEVC and AVC codecs natively built in and adds VVC (Versatile Video Coding) and LCEVC (Low Complexity Enhancement Video Coding).The new iteration also supports live encoding into MP4 and MPEG-2 TS for MPEG-DASH, SRT, Zixi, UDP and archiving files and leverages MainConcept’s  AutoLive encoding technology to deliver real-time, multi-layer live video content in 8K, 4K, 1080p and 720p, said the company.“MainConcept Live Encoder 3.4, featuring LCEVC and VVC is the next generation tool for live broadcasting standards and formats,” said Thorsten Schumann, senior vice president of Engineering, MainConcept.MPEG-5 LCEVC has been integrated into Live Encoder 3.4 in partnership with V-Nova.

“The addition of LCEVC is the culmination of the innovative work done by the teams at both MainConcept and V-Nova, who worked side-by-side to make it happen,” added Schumann. “With the addition of VVC to Live Encoder, this application is fully future ready, making it capable of handling more workflow requirements than ever before.”


Original news piece available here: MainConcept adds support for VVC and LCEVC to OTT encoder – TVBEurope