March 02, 2015 1:08 AM ET


Company Overview of VisualOn, Inc.

Company Overview

VisualOn, Inc. delivers software applications that enable content delivery and playback over a range of connected devices supporting multiple platforms (iOS, Android, Windows Phone, MacOS, Windows, Linux, and more). Its products include OnStream MediaPlayer+, a multimedia player development kit for enterprise and consumer grade applications to enable cross-platform content delivery and playback on connected devices, including mobile handsets, tablets, desktops, connected set-top boxes, and smart televisions; and software codecs that are included in its VisualOn Studio products, and can also be licensed as plug-ins or libraries. The company’s products also comprise Mobile TV that turns handse...

4675 Stevens Creek Boulevard

Suite 200

Santa Clara, CA 95051

United States

Founded in 2003





Key Executives for VisualOn, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Technology Officer
Co-Founder and Senior Vice President of Engineering
Senior Vice President of WW Sales & Business Development
Vice President of Research & Development for Shanghai Visualon Software Co Ltd
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

VisualOn, Inc. Key Developments

CJ E&M Partners with VisualOn Inc. to Power New Mobile Application VINGO Player in South Korea

VisualOn Inc. announced that CJ E&M's mobile application – VINGO Player, is now powered by OnStream MediaPlayer+. VINGO is an OTT service delivering movies on multiscreen platforms such as PCs, smartphones, tablets and TVs. By utilizing VisualOn's cross-platform content playback solution, customers can now access high-quality media anytime and anywhere. Streaming high-quality media to connected devices presents content providers a challenging proposition as each mobile device is differentiated by its ability to play content-specific media. By leveraging the flexibility and scalability of OnStream MediaPlayer+, CJ E&M's VINGO Player can support native video-on-demand (VOD) content, in addition to a wide variety of video and audio codecs (H.264, MPEG4, MP3, AAC, etc.), file formats (mp4, m4v, mov, etc.), streaming formats (HTTP Live Streaming and Progressive Download) and platforms (Android and iOS).

VisualOn Enables HEVC Mobile Streaming for New LG Uplus Service in Korea

VisualOn, Inc. announced LG Uplus' new mobile streaming service will feature high-efficiency video coding (HEVC). VisualOn's HEVC (or H.265) decoder has been implemented in LG Uplus' latest mobile video service for Android, U+HDTV, to deliver the latest standard in high-quality video for consumers in the Korean market. As a result, consumers will experience optimized data usage, higher resolution video, efficient media storage and seamless playback. The new HEVC video compression standard has been widely anticipated, but commercial deployments are just coming to market. VisualOn's HEVC technology reduces video bit rate and bandwidth requirements by nearly half compared to prior standards, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, while delivering better video quality. With VisualOn's HEVC software decoder, U+HDTV subscribers can stream video at 2MBPS. U+HDTV will be available to LG Uplus' 8 million subscribers and features more than 40,000 video-on-demand (VOD) programs. LG Uplus is a subsidiary of LG Group, which also features VisualOn's HEVC technology on their LG G2 smartphones, one of the first smartphones with a native HEVC support.

VisualOn, Inc. Announces Executive Changes

VisualOn, Inc. announced Dr. Andy Lin as Chief Executive Officer. The Board of Directors' appointment is effective as of January 7, 2014. Dr. Lin most recently served as the Vice President of Research and Development at Cadence Design Systems. Dr. Lin has served as a member of VisualOn's Board of Directors for seven years and is well-versed in the company's operations. He brings over 20 years of leadership in complex technical industries including software and hardware sectors. Co-Founder Dr. Yang Cai, who previously served as Chief Executive Officer and led the company over the last ten years, will serve as VisualOn's Chief Strategy Officer as well as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

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