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NeuLion’s MainConcept Business Licenses HEVC Decoder to Soliton Systems for their Smart-telecaster Zao Series

Industry-leading MainConcept® video decoder powers Soliton Systems’ STC HD View player and management software to receive live encoded HEVC/H.265 streams from Smart-telecaster mobile encoder

PLAINVIEW, NY – February 28, 2017 – NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), a leading technology product and service provider specializing in the broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand digital video content to Internet-enabled devices, today announced that its subsidiary MainConcept GmbH has licensed MainConcept® HEVC/H.265 Decoder SDK to Soliton Systems for HD preview and playback in its new STC HD View software for its Smart-telecaster Zao portfolio.

The Smart-telecaster Zao series is a small, hand-sized device that can be plugged in to any professional camera via HD-SDI, HDMI or other supported interface. It is a portable HEVC/H.265 hardware encoder which additionally serves as a video transmitter. The Smart-telecaster Zao device encodes the recorded HD-quality video into HEVC/H.265 format, which can then be transmitted over any IP network such as 3G/4G, satellite or Wi-Fi. The reduced bandwidth requirements of HEVC/H.265 help broadcasters to provide better HD quality video compared to AVC/H.264.

The highly flexible and reliable MainConcept HEVC/H.265 Decoder SDK offers multi-stream, real-time playback with extremely low latency on standard server platforms in Soliton Systems’ STC HD View software. Operators have the opportunity to monitor up to four full HD live HEVC video streams delivered over the internet on a single screen. These four streams can further feed into the editor’s broadcast system via HD-SDI. Moreover, the STC HD View application is able to record incoming streams as local files for archiving purposes. “Seeing the MainConcept HEVC/H.265 Decoder SDK integrated into the Smart-telecaster Zao workflow confirms the successful adoption we’ve seen for our latest flagship codec in the broadcast and news market,” said Deacon Johnson, SVP Global Sales - Technology Licensing for MainConcept at NeuLion. “Broadcast, OTT – as well as the surveillance industry and public safety organizations – benefit from the easy-to-integrate MainConcept HEVC/H.265 Decoder SDK. MainConcept has the tools needed for reliable, high performance codec technology integration.”

“We focused on developing our HEVC/H.265 hardware encoder while relying on MainConcept’s broadcast decoder stability and premier support for our software solutions,” adds Daisuke Hidaka, Manager of Mobile Broadcasting Division at Soliton Systems. "We have selected MainConcept as our strategic partner for codec technologies, and to provide future upgrades to fit exactly the rich feature set our customers expect." For more information about Smart-telecaster Zao, please visit solitonsystems.com/products/solution/live-broadcasting/smart-telecaster-zao-s-2/ The MainConcept HEVC/H.265 Decoder SDK is available now. Contact us for a free evaluation trial.

About NeuLion
NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN) offers solutions that power the highest quality digital experiences for live and on-demand content in up to 4K on any device. Through its end-to-end technology platform, NeuLion enables digital video management, distribution and monetization for content owners worldwide including the NFL, NBA, World Surf League, Univision Deportes, Euroleague Basketball and others. NeuLion powers the entire video ecosystem for content owners and rights holders, consumer electronic companies, and third party video integrators through its MainConcept business. NeuLion’s robust consumer electronics licensing business enables its customers like Sony, LG, Samsung and other to stream secure, high-quality video seamlessly across their consumer devices. NeuLion is headquartered in Plainview, NY. For more information about NeuLion, visit www.NeuLion.com.

About Soliton Systems
Soliton Systems, headquartered in Japan with offices in Europe, USA and China, manufacture a range of mobile video streaming, video encoding and security products. Its flagship product, the Smart-telecaster ZAO, is in use by range of global broadcasters, news and sport production companies, and emergency service providers, for live video delivery.
Web: solitonsystems.com

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