Socionext Develops Media Player to Support Real-Time Distribution of 8K Video
Langen/Germany, 14. November, 2017 --- Socionext inc., a leading provider of SoC-based solutions for super-high definition video, has developed the world's smallest and lightest 8K / 4K compatible media player equipped with the company's proprietary 8K HEVC decoder chip. Nicknamed "s8", the media player will be offered to operators and service providers of video streaming for various applications including public viewing and digital signage, starting March 2018. With the "s8" at its core, Socionext will build a total solution covering all pathways of 8K video distribution, from encoding, transmission, decoding to display, and make proposals based on the solution to expand the use of super-high definition video for a wider variety of applications.