Morpho and Nekojarashi will announce the beta version of video processing cloud service, “Setaria Video Processing (tentative name)”

Tokyo, Japan – March 30th, 2018 – Morpho, Inc. (hereinafter, “Morpho”) and Nekojarashi Inc. (hereinafter “Nekojarashi”) will announce the beta version of the new cloud platform, “Setaria Video Processing (tentative name)”, which is currently under joint development. The target customers of the beta version of “Setaria Video Processing (tentative name)” are mainly business operators engaging in post-production, broadcasting OTT*1, and handling videos. The service enables users to use the video processing technologies of Morpho in a cloud environment.

The cloud service will be displayed and introduced at NAB Show 2018 in Las Vegas, USA from April 9th to 12th, 2018, where Morpho and Nekojarashi will jointly participate. In addition to the said cloud service, other products and technologies for broadcasting and OTT companies will also be exhibited.

  • *1: OTT is an abbreviation of “Over The Top”, the term used for video and audio services delivered over the Internet as well as service providers which deliver that content.
■ About the beta version of the cloud platform “Setaria Video Processing (tentative name)”

The service will enable users to use the video processing technologies of Morpho, which are provided to the video and broadcasting industry, in a cloud environment. The service can be linked with AWS S3, Azure, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud Storage and other cloud services.

■ About the beta version of the cloud platform “Setaria Video Processing (tentative name)”

Video Enhancement Window

In-Progress Real-time Previewing 

– Fine Upscale (e.g. HD → 4K)
– Frame Interpolation (e.g. 50fps → 59.94fps)
– Video Noise Reduction
– Easy Drag and Drop Uploading
– Special Preview Feature #1: Quick 5-seconds result preview from any point of the video before encoding
– Special Preview Feature #2: Real-time streaming preview of encoding-in-progress videos

Supported Platforms (Planned)

– Windows(Supported Browsers: Edge, GoogleChrome, Firefox)
– macOS(Supported Browsers: Safari, GoogleChrome, Firefox

Supported Codecs (Planned)

– AVC/H.264
– P2(AVC-Intra、DVCPRO)

■ About NABSHOW 2018

NAB Show is the worldʼs largest event for the broadcasting and video industries, which is held by the National Association of Broadcasters. The show introduces new equipment and services related to the fields.

■ Company Information

Official website: http://www.nabshow.com/
Date: April 9th – 12th, 2018
Venue: Las Vegas Convention Center
Our booth: SU13113 (South Hall Upper)

■ About Nekojarashi Inc.

Under the mission of “Drive People’s Creativity Through the Cloud”, Nekojarashi has developed and offered JECTOR, a cloud workspace, which is exclusively for the creative industries such as video, music, publication, and printing for previewing videos, images, sounds, 3D, PDF and various other types of data without any customized software, irrespective of the time and place.
For more information, visit https://www.nekojarashi.com/en.

■ About Morpho, Inc.

Established in 2004, Morpho is a research and development-led company in image processing technology. It has provided its advanced image processing technology as embedded software, for domestic and overseas customers centered on the smartphone market, broadcasting stations and content providers. It has also provided image recognition technology utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI), collecting image information captured by cameras into devices and clouds and analyzing it, for fields such as automotive devices, factory automation, and medical care. Morpho will provide broad support, to a wide range of innovations with its Imaging technology and Deep Learning technology.
For more information, visit http://www.morphoinc.com/en.

■ Contacts

Nekojarashi Inc.
Mail: neko_pr@nekojarashi.com

Morpho, Inc.
Mail: m-info-pr@morphoinc.com

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