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NeuLion’s MainConcept Business Signs Multi-Codec Deal For Use In InSync’s Professional Broadcast Plug-Ins

Market-proven MainConcept® AVC/H.264, MPEG-2, VC-3, DVCPRO HD and JPEG 2000 Video SDKs power InSync’s FrameFormer professional frame rate and format converter software plug-in for Apple Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro

PLAINVIEW, NY – May 17, 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 the MainConcept® AVC/H.264, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Part 2, DNxHD / DNxHR, DVCPRO HD and JPEG 2000 SDKs to InSync Technology’s state-of-the-art FrameFormer plug-ins product line for motion compensated standards conversion.

FrameFormer is available as a set of software-optimized decoding and encoding plug-ins for mainstream edit and workflow solutions such as Apple’s Final Cut Pro X and Adobe’s Premiere Pro edit solutions. It allows enhanced conversion between the world’s different global standards for frame rates and formats used by broadcasters, content distributors and post-production professionals.

The high quality and fast MainConcept AVC/H.264, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Part 2, DNxHD / DNxHR, DVCPRO HD and JPEG 2000 SDKs are integrated into FrameFormer plug-in products addressing video encoding and decoding. This is part of the conversion of broadcast standards in file-to-file workflows, directly integrated into popular video editing software. The MainConcept Decoders allow ingest of source files to the FrameFormer standards converter within Apple’s FinalCut Pro X and Adobe’s Premiere Pro packages, and to re-encode the converted output using the renowned MainConcept Encoders, making the process easy and efficient for the customer.

“The powerful and highly flexible MainConcept Encoder and Decoder SDKs make them the perfect fit for enhancing a wide variety of multimedia use-cases,” said Deacon Johnson, SVP Global Sales - Technology Licensing for MainConcept at NeuLion. “InSync Technology uses the MainConcept Codecs for importing and exporting various professional formats in their FrameFormer plug-in series to power state-of-the-art video editing solutions from Apple and Adobe. This streamlined workflow attains the best quality output. Where a standard feature set does not provide the desired results, the MainConcept SDK components are able to satisfy customer expectations.”

“InSync's customers expect reliable and efficient applications,” adds Paola Hobson, Managing Director of InSync Technology. ”We chose MainConcept for the file decode and encode parts of our FrameFormer motion compensated standards converter as these are mature codecs and a proven brand that our customers recognize.”

For more information about FrameFormer, please visit http://www.frameformer.com/

The MainConcept HEVC/H.265, AVC/H.264, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Part 2, DNxHD / DNxHR, DVCPRO HD and JPEG 2000 SDKs are 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 InSync Technology

InSync Technology is a successful and growing Employee-Owned business providing product design and manufacturing services to broadcast and related markets. Hardware products developed by InSync are sold exclusively through market-leading OEMs. Software products are available both directly from InSync and from software system partners.

InSync is a truly international business with clients based in North America, Europe and the Far East. We are happy to offer independent advice and services to our clients for both hardware and software design and development.

Web: http://www.insync.tv/  

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