AL-C100 Codec IP

Real-time H.264/AVC codec IP


Allegro DVT’s H.264/AVC codec IP is a real-time high-performance solution supporting any video resolution up to 4K.

The H.264/AVC codec IP offers advanced video compression technology optimized for power consumption and area.

Allegro DVT’s H.264/AVC codec IP allows fast and easy integration in a wide range of System-On-Chip (SoC). It is suitable for applications such as smartphones, tablets, camcorders, video surveillance systems, …

Key advantages

  • Best-in class video encoding quality
  • Ultra low glass-to-glass latency (Wi-Fi Display, automotive, medical, aeronautical,… applications)
  • Small IP size
  • Low memory bandwidth
  • Low power consumption
  • Fast and easy SoC integration
  • Flexibility, thanks to user configurable control software


Supported standards for Encoder:

  • AVC Constrained Baseline, Main and High profiles up to 4K

Advanced features:

  • Multi channels support
  • Multi slices support
  • Multi resolutions up to 4K in single core

Supported tools for Encoding:

  • Input format: 4:2:0 or monochrome
  • Intra prediction: All intra modes
  • Inter prediction: ¼ pixel interpolation
  • Weighted prediction for B pictures
  • Transform types: 4×4 and 8×8
  • Quantization: Flat, default and custom scaling list
  • Dynamic quantization parameter per macro block in the slice
  • Entropy coding modes: CABAC, CAVLC and PCM coding supported
  • Loop filter: In-loop de-blocking filter
  • Rate control: CBR, VBR
  • Adaptive B picture management

Supported standards for Decoder:

  • Fully compliant with AVC Constrained Baseline, Main and High Profile


  • AMBA APB interface for CPU programming
  • AMBA AXI interface for the external memory


  • Documentation
  • Bit accurate  reference model
  • C control software
  • RTL source code

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