ViXS Systems has announced the availability of a Ultra High Definition(UHD) 4K Golden Reference Decoder tool to test, validate, and debug 4K UHD content and deployment plans for the broadcast industry.
The UHD 4K Golden Reference tool decode and display files from storage or from IP networks, up to 4Kp60 HEVC 10-bit. The Golden Reference tool will allow users to verify stream compliance, encoder quality parameters, transport multiplexing parameters, video output quality and compare 8-bit vs. 10-bit; all key metrics required to upgrade broadcast systems to support 4Kp60 HEVC 10-bit video across all networks.
Summary and Highlights of the Golden Reference Decoder Box:
-- 4Kp60 10 bit HEVC decode and display
-- File Source from Storage or IP Network
-- Continued support for Legacy codecs (AVC up to 4K)
-- Simple operation
-- Small form factor
-- Low power
The VIXS UHD 4K Golden Reference Decoder tool can be ordered now and will ship in May 2014.