AL-E150 Encoder IP

Up To 5 MPixel Multi-Format Encoder


Allegro DVT’s AL-E150 is a silicon proven, real-time, true multi-format hardware encoder IP supporting H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC and JPEG still image formats. It is capable to support up to 5 MPixels in a single core and it is the best-in class solution for small and tiny muti-format encoder supporting HD (1920×1080) resolution at 60 fps. The AL-E150 encoder IP also brings support for smart encoding features such as static region detection in source pictures.

AL-E150 encoder IP is perfectly suited for applications such as:

  • Digital still and digital video cameras
  • Video surveillance
  • Wireless display
  • Automotive

Key advantages

  • Best-in class multi-format encoder for applications up to 5 MPixels
  • High video encoding quality
  • Fast and easy integration within a wide range of System-On-Chip (SoC) designs
  • Independent entity, requiring minimum support from the SoC embedded CPU
  • Low memory bandwidth requirements
  • Smart encoding features


Supported formats

  • H.265/HEVC Main, Main 10 and Main 4:2:2 10 profiles and Scalable High efficiency Video Coding (SHVC) profile
  • H.264/AVC Baseline, Main, High, High 10 and High 4:2:2 profiles
  • JPEG Baseline

Advanced Features

  • Ultra low latency coding
  • Source input compression
  • Dynamic changes of the encoding parameters
  • Smart encoding tools (ROI, …)
  • Video surveillance features
  • Pre-processing features

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  • AMBA APB interface for control registers programming
  • AMBA AXI interfaces for data access


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

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