HaiVision Debuts MAKO-HD Codec at MEDICA

HaiVision’s MAKO-HD brings medical grade high definition network video collaboration to MEDICA

Montreal, Canada, November 19, 2007 --(PR.com)-- HaiVision Systems Inc. (Montreal, Canada), the world leader in performance video encoding technology, today announces that at MEDICA in Dusseldorf (Nov. 14-17), two major medical market vendors used a bi-directional high definition network video connections between their respective stands using HaiVision’s MAKO-HD network video technology. Collaborative demonstrations enabled the prospects of each manufacturer to remotely view the video from the high definition cameras of the other manufacturer. MEDICA is the world’s largest annual medical trade exposition.

HaiVision’s MAKO-HD leverages the most efficient H.264 video encoding and achieves astonishing end to end latency of just 70 milliseconds. The MAKO-HD supports high definition resolution up to 1080p.

“The combination of trends towards new high definition devices and towards making the most use of network video technologies for distribution and collaboration is making this a very exciting sector for HaiVision,” expresses Peter Maag, Vice President at HaiVision. “Our MAKO-HD product is ideally suited to the challenges within the medical market offering the highest full motion quality, the lowest latency, and compatibility with set top boxes, video conferencing, and ubiquitous soft players.”

Within the medical sector, institutions are looking for new ways to collaborate using today’s technology. HaiVision has lead the way in high quality video collaboration in the corporate sector by developing and supplying multi-stream high performance codec systems that are extensively used in telepresence systems. HaiVision’s telepresence clients integrate their high performance codec within comprehensive room based products that include room architecture, audio/video, codec, and network connectivity elements and market such solutions globally.

About HaiVision Systems Inc.
HaiVision Systems Inc. is a private company dedicated to improving the way people live and work through the use of advanced network video technology. HaiVision’s interactive products are used in the foremost telepresence suites, boardrooms, and continuous presence distance education systems worldwide. They are used as well in the medical field supporting information and service delivery within hospital campuses and across nations. HaiVision’s streaming products are also used extensively for video backhaul and distribution in broadcast and IPTV applications. Please have a look at the product information, case studies, videos, and file samples available in the file download area of our web site (www.haivision.com/account/downloads).

For further information, please contact:
Peter Maag
HaiVision Systems Inc.
Tel: (514) 334-5445
Email: pmaag (at) haivision.com
Web: www.haivision.com

HaiVision Systems Inc.
Peter Maag