AACHEN, Germany – July 21, 2020 – nablet, a leading provider of media processing technologies, announced today that it has licensed its H.264 codec to Foundry, the leading developer of creative software for the digital design, media and entertainment industries.
nablet codecs are designed for optimized quality and performance on multi-core systems. For example, the H.264 codec offers industry-leading quality and performance with approximately 20 percent faster long GOP encoding, or up to 30 percent less CPU usage for the same profiles than competing solutions.
“We are proud that such a renowned company as Foundry has chosen nablet codecs,” said Muzaffer Beygirci, CEO of nablet. “Their products are the industry standard for high-quality visual effects, used in award-winning movies, TV shows and commercials. We are happy that their clients can benefit from nablet technology.”
“Nuke 12.2 introduces a new consolidated MOV Read and Writer to the Nuke family, including more performant H.264 encoding across all operating systems thanks to the nablet codec. The nablet team has been incredibly responsive and the quality of their codec speaks for itself. We look forward to working with nablet on future codec support,” said Christy Anzelmo, Director of Product – Compositing and Finishing at Foundry.
nablet offers a wide variety of codecs and related component SDKs which offer easy integration, optimal quality, and excellent performance while requiring fewer resources than competing products. nablet SDKs are available with fair, no-hassle pricing models, and are used by many prominent companies.
In addition, nablet provides the well-known Sony format plugins for Avid Media Access, and the ARRIRAW AMA plugin.
nablet is a leading provider of codec, streaming, media processing, automated metadata and MXF technologies which are used widely in entertainment, broadcasting, OTT and related industries. Clients include Sony, Intel, IBM, Rohde & Schwarz, ARTE, Vizrt, Syncbak and many more prominent companies around the world. In addition, nablet is the official developer of the Sony format plugins for Avid Media Composer. Based in Aachen, Germany, the company was founded in 2011 by industry veterans who developed many of the most widely used codecs in use today. nablet develops all of its codecs and related components in-house. The company recently opened its USA headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina. Additional information is available at www.nablet.com.
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Foundry develops creative software for the digital design, media and entertainment industries. With a 20-year heritage and a portfolio of award-winning products, Foundry advances the art and technology of visual experience in partnership with creative leaders around the globe.
Clients and partners include major feature film studios and post-production houses such as Pixar, ILM, MPC, Walt Disney Animation, Weta Digital, DNEG, and Framestore as well as automotive, footwear, apparel and technology companies such as Mercedes, New Balance, Adidas and Google. Foundry partners with these companies to solve complex visualization challenges to turn incredible ideas into reality.
The company’s products are used to create breathtaking visual effects sequences on a wide range of feature films, video-on-demand, television and commercials. Foundry software was integral in the making of every VFX Oscar-winning film, award-winning TV shows and commercials for more than a decade.
Founded in 1996, Foundry is headquartered in London, with over 300 employees and a presence in the US, China, Japan, Australia and Europe. In 2019, the London Stock Exchange named Foundry one of the “1000 Companies to Inspire Britain.” It regularly features in The Sunday Times’ Tech Track as one of Britain’s fastest-growing private technology companies.
For more information visit www.foundry.com
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