Boost MainConcept® HEVC SDK with Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors

Up to 42% faster encoding and 58% faster decoding of HEVC 4K content – and up to 82% faster for 8K content decoding!

Aachen, Germany - October 27, 2017 - MainConcept is the premier technology provider for broadcasters and video professionals, delivering highest quality and optimized processing speed for HEVC/H.265 encoding and decoding. MainConcept recently compared its flagship HEVC SDK 8.2 for the Intel Xeon E5-2699v4 @ 2.2 GHz x2 with the latest Intel Xeon Platinum 8168 @ 2.7 GHz x2 and found significant performance advantages.

Significant Encoding / Decoding Performance Boost for HEVC 4K

The Intel Xeon Scalable Processors provide extraordinary performance improvements compared to previous generations of Intel Xeon E5 for video processing. Using the latest MainConcept HEVC SDK, 4K 10-bit processing is accelerated significantly for up to 42% faster encoding and 58% faster decoding.

More than 80% Faster HEVC 8K Decoding

Intel Xeon Scalable Processors make 8K software playback possible with MainConcept HEVC Decoder SDK. Our testing shows an 82% performance improvement using the MainConcept HEVC Decoder SDK as compared to the previous version of Intel Xeon E5 CPUs, setting an unrivaled standard for 8K 10-bit HEVC decoding.

Customer Benefits powered by MainConcept and Intel

Powering your production workflow with the latest Intel Xeon Scalable Processors allows significantly better quality for HEVC/H.265 4K live encoding or reduced conversion time for offline transcoding. Pairing the Intel Xeon Scalable Processors with MainConcept HEVC SDK results in better quality at a faster speed!