Hantro announced today the availability of a suite of video codecs for Intel's newest processor family (codenamed Monahans)

April 3, 2006

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OULU, Finland -- Hantro announced today the availability of a suite of video codecs for Intel CorporationŽs newest processor family (codenamed Monahans) based on third generation Intel XScale® technology. Enabling fast deployment of a host of multimedia applications such as camcorder, media player, mobile TV and video conferencing, HantroŽs codecs support MPEG-4, H.263 and H.264 encoding and decoding as well as VC-1 (Microsoft WMV9) decoding up to D1 resolution in the powerful Intel XScale® technology platform.

The codecs are available as DirectShow® filters for Windows as well as for all leading mobile operating systems, they are also easily portable to proprietary real time operating systems making them an ideal choice to fulfil the requirements of a multitude of markets.

Visitors to HantroŽs booth (#3810 in Hall 3) at CTIA Wireless in Las Vegas this week will be able to see the 6100 H.264 video decoder and AAC audio decoder running on the Intel XScale® technology next generation development platform..Hantro are also showing a DVB-H compliant Mobile TV application running on commercially available PXA27x based devices. The application meets DVB-H IRD capability classes A, B and C.

"Software video coding places a high demand on the CPU" said Sami Niska, Vice President of Business Development and Partnering at Hantro "The performance of IntelŽs current and next generation Xscale® processors provides an excellent platform for launching new and innovative mobile video services."

"Hantro is one of the frontrunners in the development and optimization of video codecs for the mobile environment." said Gary Forni, Director of Software Enabling for IntelŽs Handheld Products Group. "The combination of Hantro multimedia technology and IntelŽs next generation application processors is an ideal foundation for creating compelling mobile multimedia applications."

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