09-29-2009 08:05 PM CET - IT, New Media & Software

On2 Technologies Licenses VP6 Video Decoder Technology to videantis

Press release from: videantis

CLIFTON PARK, NY (September 22, 2009) - On2 Technologies (NYSE Amex: ONT) announced today that videantis has licensed its VP6 video decoder source code for implementation in the videantis v-MPx programmable processor platform.

videantis makes flexible IP cores for advanced multimedia applications. With its optimized proprietary instruction set and parallel processing capabilities, the videantis v-MPx platform supports the implementation of high-performance video and image processing tasks using software updates instead of hardware changes. The v-MPx platform is used in customer integrated circuits ranging from mobile applications to home entertainment, automotive, and surveillance products. videantis’s technology is fully proven in working silicon and FPGA prototyping systems.

“We’re excited that videantis customers will have the best playback experience for high-quality VP6 content from their favorite video sites,” said Matt Frost, interim CEO at On2.

“With the addition of On2 VP6 to our codec portfolio, our customer’s products that use the videantis v-MPx processor platform are now able to access a wide range of popular, high-quality internet video with a simple software upgrade instead of a full silicon re-spin,” said Young-Hun Kluge, VP of Sales & Marketing at videantis.

videantis v-MPx processor platforms featuring On2 VP6 are available for licensing immediately.

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About On2 Technologies
On2 (NYSE Amex: ONT) creates advanced video compression technologies that power the video in today's leading desktop and mobile applications and devices. On2 customers include Adobe, Skype, Nokia, Infineon, Sun Microsystems, Mediatek, Sony, Brightcove, and Move Networks. On2 is also an industry leader in video transcoding software. Their On2 VP6 video format provides web and HD-quality video for leading sites such as Hulu, Vimeo, Yahoo! Video, Dailymotion, Heavy.com, CCTV.com, 56.com, Tudou.com, Eurosport.com and others. On2 Technologies is headquartered in Clifton Park, New York. For more information visit www.on2.com.

About videantis
videantis GmbH of Hannover, Germany, is a leading chip, silicon IP, and software solutions provider for mobile, home, and custom multimedia applications. videantis combines the expertise of an application-adapted, yet fully programmable architecture, an extensive portfolio of optimized applications, and system-on-chip integration services to offer comprehensive one-stop video solutions. Based on its application-optimized processor platform family, videantis licenses multi-standard capable video IP solutions for the most advanced video coding standards, including H.264/AVC, MPEG-4, H.263, DivX, WMV9/VC-1, MPEG-2, and RealVideo and video enhancement, that are silicon-proven down to 65nm. For more information about videantis, please visit http://www.videantis.com.

On2 Technologies, Inc.
John Luther
+1 518 348 0099

videantis GmbH
Young-Hun Kluge
Schneiderberg 32
30167 Hannover, Germany

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