The MPEG-2 audio defined in Part 3 (ISO/IEC 13818-3) of the standard, enhances MPEG-1's audio by allowing the coding of audio programs with more than two channels, up to 5.1 multichannel. The MPEG 2 Multi channel is backwards-compatible (also known as MPEG-2 BC), allowing MPEG- 1 audio decoders to decode the two main stereo components.
The encoder uses following tools to encode the multi channel streams

  • Bitallocation
  • Quantization
  • Normalization
  • Matrixing
  • Dynamic cross talk
  • Prediction
  • Tramission channel allocation
  • Phantom coding
  • Sub-band filtering
  • Psycho model
Salient Features
  • MP2 multi channel encoder with MPEG1 Layer2 and MPEG2 LSF extension
  • Supports all the sampling frequencies of MPEG1 & 2, namely, 16kHz, 22.05kHz, 24kHz, 32kHz, 44.1kHz and 48kHz.
  • Supports up to 5.1 channels.
  • Supports standard bit rates from 8Kbps to 320Kbps. For Multi channel bit rates can go upto 1130kbps.
  • Supports matrixing, joint stereo, tc allocation, dynamic cross talk, phantom coding.
  • Optimized Pyscho model with respect to quality and cpu performance.
  • BChannel configurations supported: 320, 310, 220, 300, 210 with and with out LFE.
  • Multi-instance support.
  • Low Mhz and memory foot print
  • Multi instance and re-entrant implementation
  • Simple API interface
  • Highly optimised algorithms
  • DVD players
  • Television broadcasting
  • ARM

Case studies

Developing an Asynchronous Sample Rate Converter

Designing an Asynchronous Sample Rate converter that offers high THD and low ripple across a range of frequencies is no mean achievement. We not only designed the ASRC but implemented it with low MHz on a fixed point processor.

Video codecs on a multi-core highly-parallel custom core

We worked with SiliconHive (now part of Intel) to develop High Definition video codecs that are designed to run optimally on a multi-core environment. Our contribution also included efficient coding for a VLIW core and algorithmic innovations to address memory bandwidth constraints.


Android Auto projection on Telechip TCC8930 running WinCE 7.0
RACE Media & Connectivity IVI suite