Vela Announces 4K HEVC UHD Decoding


Vela Research, a leading digital media solutions provider for all types of media content, today announced the release of 4K decoding support in the MediaPro 4K Decoder Blade and the ArgoNavis QA/QC system.

The CineView® MediaPro 4K Blade decoder system is an advanced professional standard definition/high definition decoder system with multi-format decoding capability from file based sources. The CineView® MediaPro 4K supports features required by professionals such as 608/708 Closed Captioning insertion into the SDI VANC and Line 21, HD/SD/2K/4K SDI, HDMI, analog outputs and genlock, and comes in a compact 1.5U rack mount form factor for quick and easy installation.

4K represents the next step in quality video delivered to the home and HEVC is the codec used to deliver it. The CineView® MediaPro 4K Blade and the ArgoNavis QA/QC provide the programmers, cable and satellite operators, and broadcasters the tools and technologies necessary to deliver this next generation of content.

Mike Reddy stated, “As more and more content is delivered in 4K UHD, Vela finds itself positioned to provide enhanced 4K workflow products and solutions to its customers.”

Founded in 1994 Vela® is an Emmy® award winning company offering a range of live and file based solutions for the broadcast, cable, OTT, VOD, and post production. Over the past 21 years, Vela has earned recognition by virtue of the trouble-free, high-performance and cost-effective solutions in use in demanding customer environments worldwide. Vela counts A+E, AMC, Disney ABC Television, Fox, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and DirecTV among its customers. It is based in Clearwater, Florida.