The Matrox M264 multichannel 4:2:2 10-bit H.264 encoder card has been released. It’s a half-length PCIe card featuring an onboard codec for multichannel H.264 encoding/decoding from Baseline Profile to High 10 Intra Profile up to Level 5.2. Multichannel motion-adaptive de-interlacing and up/down/cross scaling allow content to be repurposed into any resolution before encoding or after decoding, of note for
M264 is aimed at broadcast distribution, contribution and production applications. It encodes a single stream of 4Kp60 H.264/AVC intra-frame at 4:2:2 10-bit, up to 10 streams of HD long GOP at 4:2:2 10-bit or up to 16 streams of HD at 4:2:0 8-bit. Presets for Sony XAVC and Panasonic AVC-Ultra formats are provided.