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VBrick Incorporates Best-of-Breed Audio Processing Technology into H.264 Video Appliance

VBrick Systems_logoVBrick Systems, Inc., the leader in enterprise IP video solutions, today announced that it has incorporated the Fraunhofer Institute of Integrated Circuits IIS (Fraunhofer) best-of-breed audio processing technology into its H.264 video appliances. This new partnership will ensure that VBrick customers will now be able to enjoy improved audio fidelity at lower bit rates, allowing for effective network utilization.

“Fraunhofer is pleased to work with VBrick to combine the best technology in the marketplace. Fraunhofer’s audio coding and VBrick’s H.264 video appliance deliver end-users an outstanding audio and video experience,” said Harald Popp, head of the department Multimedia Realtime Systems of Fraunhofer IIS.

Coupled with the Fraunhofer advanced audio technology, VBrick’s H.264 video appliances deliver high fidelity rich media over a wide variety of private
and public IP networks.  VBrick incorporates both Fraunhofer’s AAC-LC and HE-AACv2 algorithms.  Fraunhofer leads the industry in the adoption of these audio encoding algorithms, which use the latest in psycho-acoustic models.

“VBrick prides itself in partnering with best-of-breed technology providers.” said Vince Graziani, VBrick CEO.  “We are pleased to be able to take advantage of Fraunhofer’s track record of audio innovation.”

About Fraunhofer

Fraunhofer is the leading international research institution in the field of high quality low bit rate audio coding. It has been the main developer
of the most advanced audio coding schemes, such as MPEG Layer-3 (mp3) and MPEG Advanced Audio Coding.

About VBrick Systems, Inc.

VBrick is the leader in Enterprise video streaming solutions.  With over 6,000 customers and 60,000 installations – including 50 of the Fortune® 500 – VBrick enables rich media communications to employees, customers, partners and shareholders. Example live and on-demand applications include executive broadcasts, distributed training, video conference streaming, TV distribution, and digital signage. Headquartered in Wallingford, CT, VBrick’s products and services are available through industry leading value-added resellers, systems integrators and distributors. For more information, visit us at  www.vbrick.com

Source: VBrick Systems