SANTA CLARA, USA & SHANGHAI, CHINA: VeriSilicon announced support for WebM including the VP8 video decoder on its licensable ZSP Digital Signal Processor Cores and SoC Platforms that will help its customers decode WebM content on ZSP based platforms. Optimized implementation of WebM on ZSP cores and SoC Platforms is now available for licensing from VeriSilicon.
VeriSilicon is a leading licensor of Digital Signal Processor cores and provider of custom silicon solution services. VeriSilicon's ZSP cores are widely used in various mobile and multimedia products throughout the world and are supported by a broad portfolio of optimized, field-proven software that are widely used in the voice, audio and video markets.
ZSP cores and software have been successfully deployed in Digital TVs, Set-top Boxes, Mobile handsets, VoIP terminals, data modem cards, Blu-Ray DVD players, Home Theater Boxes and a range of other products that are all shipping in volume.
"With the surge in network connected devices, there is a lot of demand for high quality video content that is easily available on the web. We recognize WebM including VP8 as becoming widely adopted", said Wayne Dai, CEO of VeriSilicon.
"Our licensable ZSP cores offer unique capabilities to efficiently support multiple audio, video and voice formats thus creating popular award winning SoC products. By proactively porting and optimizing standards like WebM on our ZSP cores and SoC Platforms, we ensure faster time to market and quality products for our customers."
"A key factor in the web's success is that its core technologies are open and freely implementable. Video is fundamental to the web experience, and developers and content publishers need an open video format option," said Mike Jazayeri, Group Product Manager at Google. "We are excited VeriSilicon is joining a broad coalition of industry leaders supporting the WebM project to bring a new era of open innovation in web video."
Optimized implementation of WebM software on ZSP cores is available for licensing from VeriSilicon. The deliverables include certified WebM including VP8 library packages with API documentation and example test harness to help with integration. In addition VeriSilicon also offers Design and Turnkey services to help customers develop quality products in record time.