AL-C100-AVC Codec IP

Real-time H.264/AVC codec IP


Allegro DVT’s AL-C100-AVC IP is a real-time H.264/AVC codec supporting video resolutions up to 4K.

The AL-C100-AVC codec IP offers advanced video compression technology optimized for power consumption and area.

Allegro DVT’s AL-C100-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 formats:

  • H.264/AVC Constrained Baseline, Main and High profiles

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


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


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

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