Fiercecable.com reports that V-Nova is buying the full global patent portfolio of video imaging firm Faroudja Enterprises.
The companies did not disclose the cost of the deal.
V-Nova said the addition of the Faroudja technology will further improve the efficiency of V-Nova’s compression technology Perseus, according to a news release.
“New, disruptive technologies such as Ultra-HD TV, 360 video, VR immersive video and high quality video transmission on any network can all significantly benefit from solutions that reduce the bandwidth requirements in a cost-effective and scalable way. By acquiring the highly complementary patents of Faroudja Enterprises’ ground-breaking solutions, we are enhancing our ability to achieve this even further,” said Guido Meardi, V-Nova CEO and co-founder, in a statement.