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NeuLion’s MainConcept Business Releases Complete Ecosystem for Hybrid HLS Content Creation Compliant With iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra

Market-proven MainConcept® HEVC/H.265, AVC/H.264, and HLS Packaging SDKs enable full Apple HLS encoding support, and are now offered as a Promotional Bundle with up to 50% off licensing costs

PLAINVIEW, NY – September 18, 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 released for immediate licensing, full Apple HLS content creation for both HEVC/H.265 and AVC/H.264 in their recent SDK distributions compliant with the latest official Apple specifications.

Apple’s announcement to natively support the HEVC/H.265 codec in HLS for all next generation iOS and macOS versions has caused excitement in the market and heated up discussions about HEVC. While other companies are debating potential implications, MainConcept is the first company to offer full encoding support in their Codec SDKs, including playlist and master playlist generation. The new multi-platform package allows for HLS content creation in both AVC in Transport Stream and HEVC in fMP4 (fragmented MP4), and a mixture of both formats within a single master playlist file.

MainConcept enables their customers to be the first to market in preparation for Apple’s big move towards HEVC with a special, limited time Promotional Bundle offer. Both existing and new MainConcept customers can save up to 50% when licensing AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265 encoding, as well as the HLS Multiplexing and Packaging SDKs for developing HLS compliant solutions. This exclusive offer is valid only until 12/31/2017.

“The Apple announcement gave a big push to the market and we have noticed an increasing demand for this exciting new format among our customer base,” said Deacon Johnson, SVP Global Sales - Technology Licensing for MainConcept at NeuLion. “The increasing demand to license our H.265 Encoder and Decoder supports our continuous investment in this codec. We started in 2014 with the first commercially available HEVC/H.265 SDK, allowing us to offer the most reliable and highly optimized 8th generation of this video SDK to the market today. The MainConcept HEVC/H.265 SDK is already widely adopted by industry-leading companies in various markets and use-cases, such as broadcast, defense, DVB-T2, security and surveillance, and the recent announcement by Apple will push more OTT services to deploy this codec.”

Among the recent MainConcept HEVC/H.265 Encoder and Decoder licensees are global players like Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, Kongsberg Defense Systems, Hauppauge Computer Works as well as other renowned companies across a variety of markets.

The MainConcept SDKs for HEVC/H.265 and HLS content creation 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.

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