Elecard is a technology company that provides software products for video and audio encoding, decoding, processing, receiving and transmission.[1]

Private
Industry
Codecs, IPTV, OTT
Computer software
Video analysis
Video monitoring
Video transcoding
FoundedApril 22, 1988
FounderAndrey Posdnyakov
Peter Gubanov
Vladimir Kalchikhin
Headquarters,
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Chairman: Andrey Posdnyakov
CEO: Nikolay Milovanov
SubsidiariesTriaxes Vision
Elecard-Med
Solveig Multimedia
Websitewww.elecard.com

Its line of products includes commercial and professional encoders and decoders for most video and audio standards, including H.264 video compression.

Elecard, founded in 1988, has its headquarters in Tomsk, Russia, and an office in Foster City, California.

Organizational structure and customersEdit

Group DivisionsEdit

Elecard officesEdit

Notable customers and partnersEdit

ProductsEdit

Video analysis Quality control Transcoding platforms Monitoring
StreamEye Boro CodecWorks Multistream Player
StreamEye Studio
StreamEye Basic SDKs Playback Conversion
YUV Viewer DirectShow Codec SDK MPEG Player Converter Studio VOD
Stream Analyzer GStreamer Codec SDK MPEG-2 PlugIn
Video Quality Estimator AVC PlugIn for ProgDVB
Misha Codec Benchmark AVC PlugIn for WMP

Supported formatsEdit

Video formatsEdit

Formats Decoding Encoding
MPEG–1 Video (ISO/IEC 11172-2) + +
MPEG–2 Video (ISO/IEC 13818-2)

All profiles/levels up to HighProfile/HighLevel are supported excluding scalability extensions

+ +
MPEG–4 Video p. 10 (ISO/IEC 14496-10), aka H.264/AVC

Baseline, Main, High, and High422 profiles supported up to

5.1 Level

+ +
DV 25 (SMPTE 314M-1999) + +
DV 50 + -
DV 100 + -
H.264\HEVC + +

Audio formatsEdit

Formats Decoding Encoding
MPEG–1/2 Audio (ISO/IEC 11172-3, ISO/IEC 13818-3)
Layer I + +
Layer II + +
Layer III + -
MPEG-4 Audio (ISO/IEC 13818-7)
LC + +
LTP + +
Main, SSR profiles support + -
HE-AAC v1 (SBR) + +
HE-AAC v2 (PS) + +
LATM AAC + -
LPCM (including AES 3 decoding) + +

Multiplexing / DemultiplexingEdit

Formats MPEG-1 System Stream

(ISO/IEC 13818-1)

MPEG-2 Program Stream

(ISO/IEC 13818-1)

MPEG-2 Transport Stream

(ISO/IEC 13818-1), including AVCHD(r)

MP4 ISO compatible files

(ISO/IEC 14496-14)

MKV MXF
MPEG–1 Video (ISO/IEC 11172-2) + - - - - -
MPEG–2 Video (ISO/IEC 13818-2) + + + + + +
MPEG–4 Video p. 2 (ISO/IEC 14496-2) / H.263 - - - + + -
MPEG–4 Video p. 10 (ISO/IEC 14496-10), aka H.264/AVC - + + + + +
H.265/HEVC - + + + + -
AV1 - - - - + -
MPEG–1/2 audio

(ISO/IEC 11172-3, ISO/IEC 13818-3)

+ + + + + -
MPEG-4 Audio (ISO/IEC 13818-7)

LATM AAC (demultiplexing only)

- + + + + -
LPCM (including AES 3 demultiplexing) - + + + + +
Dolby Digital audio (AC-3, ATSC A/52) - + + + + -

AwardsEdit

According to the results of 2010 MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Video Codec Comparison carried out through Moscow State University Compression Project, Elecard AVC Encoder demonstrated the fastest encoding speed and high picture quality, ranking 5th (and last among the tested H.264 encoders) in the overall codecs comparison results.[2] However, next year, in the same comparison of 2011, Elecard AVC Encoder made it to the third place behind x264 and DivX Plus HD in the overall rating of software video codecs.[3]

Elecard was recognized as the “Russian Innovation Leader” at the "New Electronics in Russia" forum in 2009.[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Elecard - Company Overview and History". Retrieved Jul 12, 2011.
  2. ^ "Sixth MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Video Codecs Comparison-Short Version". Retrieved May 25, 2010.
  3. ^ "Seventh MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Video Codecs Comparison-Standard Version". Retrieved May 27, 2011.
  4. ^ "Томская компания Elecard стала Лауреатом премии "Новая электроника России" за 2009 год". Archived from the original on August 20, 2011. Retrieved April 10, 2009.