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PRNewswire: Linux Now Available for Vela's CineView MPEG Decoders

Mar 31, 2000, 00:51 (1 Talkback[s])

"Responding to the growing popularity of the Linux operating system for its customers' applications, Vela L.P. today announced that it is now shipping its MPEG-2 video decoding solutions with Linux drivers."

"'Vela is very attentive to the feedback we get from our users, and Linux drivers are a feature that many users have asked for,' said Sunil Arora, Vice President and General Manager of Vela's OEM Products Division."

"The new Linux MPEG-2 decoder drivers will give additional functionality to Vela's CineView, CineView Pro, and CineView Pro LE family of MPEG-2 decoders. Later this year Vela also plans to add Linux support for its Argus encoding systems. These popular video compression and decompression solutions are used in ad insertion, cable headends, video-on-demand, IP multicasting, and many other digital video applications requiring broadcast-quality 4:2:2 or 4:2:0 encoding and decoding."

Press release.