About Elecard

Elecard company, founded in 1988, is a leading provider of software products for encoding, decoding, processing, receiving and transmission of video and audio data in different formats.

The company develops and provides video compression solutions, media stream and compressed video bitstream analyzers, and QoS & QoE probes for real-time video monitoring. Elecard MPEG-2, H.264/AVC, HEVC live encoders and MPEG-Dash/HLS packagers are in production with Tier 1/2/3 broadcasters, IPTV and OTT operators. VVC, HEVC, AV1, VP9, MPEG-2, and H.264/AVC video analyzers, monitoring probes, encoders and playback software enable system architects, SoC designers and QA to shorten development cycles and improve time to market. Elecard also creates bespoke software and hardware solutions to help your business thrive.

Our products are highly appreciated and widely used by the leaders of IT industry such as Intel, Cisco, Netflix, Huawei, Blackmagic Design, etc, and in the end of 2015 Elecard received a silver partnership status in the Microsoft Partner Network.

One of our striking advantages is that an integrator company is able to buy everything it needs – reference design, software, components and technical support in one place.

The application area of the company's technologies is very wide and includes software solutions for PC and mobile platforms; security and video surveillance systems; terrestrial, cable and satellite broadcasting; advanced real-time and offline transcoding and professional video quality monitoring.

The company employs over 160 people. Among them are high-level experts, holding postgraduate and Ph.D. degrees. The company offers internship placements for students, while some of the current employees teach at the universities of Tomsk. Elecard's researchers wrote several books on computer graphics that were published internationally.



Elecard ViCont, a unique system for delivering targeted content to viewers, was developed and officially released.

For the first time, the company held The Elecard Media Congress, a platform for exchanging engineering knowledge and experience for telecom industry experts.

The Representative Offices of the Company were opened in Slovenia and Bulgaria.


Elecard became a member of AVS Workgroup and UHD Forum to help promote AVS formats and 4K/8K resolution content and enquipment.

Elecard designed, managed, deployed and supported a low latency encoding, streaming and monitoring project at a prominent international sport event.


Elecard became a member of the RIST Forum, a collaborative, nonprofit organization dedicated to the development and support of Reliable Internet Stream Transport (RIST).


Elecard became a member of the International Trade Association of Broadcast and Media (IABM), as well as joined the SRT Alliance, the open-source initiative dedicated to overcoming the challenges of low-latency video streaming.

The Elecard company deployed a system for IPTV and OTT federal multiplexes broadcasting in 30 regions for Wifire communication service provider, a subsidiary of MegaFon.

The Elecard company took part in the large-scale project on content preparation and broadcasting of 12 channels in the Moscow underground trains.


Elecard provided CodecWorks platform for the first 8K video broadcasting at CSTB 2019.


Elecard participated in setting up live video streaming of football matches for FIFA World Cup 2018 within the stadiums with a minimum possible latency via CodecWorks.

Elecard turned 30. We treasure our relations and try to be by your side any time you need us no matter where: Germany, USA, Japan, Italy, China, Anguilla islands, Antigua and Barbuda.


Development of hardware and software solutions for stadium organizers of football matches of FIFA Confederations Cup 2017: encoding of SDI HD signals and further real-time broadcasting with a minimum possible delay: 220 ms from cameras to end-users.

Release of a fully renewed Elecard StreamEye product line, that includes - the most popular products for detailed analysis of encoded video.


Development and official release of the light version of Elecard CodecWorks that includes powerful IP-to-IP transcoding software supporting AVC/HEVC video up to 4K video, HLS adaptive streaming format and OTT delivery features


Elecard released SenSay (a Boro service now) – a video quality assurance service with a focus on MPEG-2 TS parameters and analysis of video content. The world’s first demonstration of multibitrate HD broadcasting in HEVC format using HLS protocol at Mobile World Congress (Barcelona).


Elecard released a software development kit Elecard Codec SDK G4 Linux with 64-bit versions of components for creation applications aimed at broadcasting and playback of digital content at Linux-systems.


The company has gained an official status of a resident of Innovation Center «Skolkovo». Development of codecs supporting HEVC/H.265, official release of a software development kit Elecard HEVC/H.265 SDK


Start-up of a pilot project designed to implement DVB-T2 infocommunication networks within the Federal Target Program of Television and Radio Broadcasting Development for 2009-2015.


Elecard moves the headquarters to Special Economic Zone of Technical Innovation Type in Tomsk, Siberia. Elecard increases its presence in Southeast Asia and launches a new regional office in Vung Tau, Vietnam to support existing clients and partners, and establish prospective business relations with foreign high-tech companies. For the first time in the history of the country, Elecard demonstrates live 3D content streaming in the 2D+Z format at the largest telecommunication exhibition Sviaz-Expocomm 2011 in Moscow. Elecard successfully develops the new generation of low-delay codecs for wireless broadcasting systems.


The company releases a home digital set-top box “Domashniy Infokommunikator” for the Eastern European market. It offered superb a Digital TV experience, provides access to electronic government services, and could be used as a payment terminal for making fast and secure online money transactions.


Elecard Devices releases the newest AVC/H.264 encoder that demonstrates the fastest encoding speed and high picture quality according to the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Video Codec Comparison tests carried out through Moscow State University Compression Project.


Elecard develops a roadmap for a new home digital set-top box that will combine Digital TV services and interactive features, as well as an easy access to electronic government services. The company establishes a new subsidiary Elecard nanoDevices, which will focus on developing Systems on a chip (SoC) based on 65nm technology. Company starts manufacturing HDAccess capture cards for receiving and transmitting MPEG-2 TS data via DVB-ASI.


Startup of set-top box manufacturing in Eastern Europe. Elecard Devices becomes officially accepted as a resident of Tomsk Special Economic Zone of Technical Innovation Type.


Elecard Ltd and MainConcept AG separate and split resources. Elecard Devices releases a SIGMA iTV firmware solution for IPTV. The solution comprises CodecWorks AVC/H.264, XStreamer DVB-IP streamers and IP-DVB incapsulators, V-Cinema VoD and TimeShift servers as well as a line of iTelec STB set-top boxes. The first demonstration of HDTV broadcasting in AVC/H.264 format in the country over the YAMAL-202 satellite in April 2006 during the international summit held in Tomsk.


Elecard and MainConcept AG team up. A new company in the Elecard group is founded: Elecard Devices.


The world's first satellite broadcasting in AVC/H.264 format together with BBC Corporation (UK) in Amsterdam.


Company releases DVD simple player, MSeye, MPEG Player v2.1, SDK v3.0. H.264/AVC Codec, released the same year as the standard itself, makes it into the top 5 best quality and productivity codecs.


SDK v2.1 is released


Elecard Ltd and Moonlight Cordless reenter the international market with the MPEG-2 Video Decoder engine, Wavelet Image Compressor, and SDK v2.0


The company combines efforts in marketing its technology and products with Moonlight Cordless Ltd, with headquarters in Israel.


Elecard Ltd. works on the domestic market specializing in multimedia production development, Internet and Intranet software development, and digital video research. Developing custom software (DirectShow Filters) for a real time MPEG2 capture board based on the C-Cube and Philips chips. Developing a technology for microscopic image acquisition and analysis for health care institutions and law-enforcement agencies. Launching the Intranet Security System, multichannel, multiuser digital video&audio surveillance system based on a number of video and audio recording boards. Digital X-Rays System for health care institutions. Hardware and software systems for medical institutes. Cardiology Institute. Real time video digitization and analysis.


The company releases MPEG Editor based on Microsoft ActiveMovie (a.k.a DirectShow) filters. Elecard announces a multi-channel Sound Recorder and special-purpose hardware for surveillance systems. A new company, Tekhnika Dela, spawned from Elecard Ltd, promotes the new product.


Elecard splits into two companies - Darim Vision Co. Ltd. and Elecard Ltd. respectively. Elecard Ltd focused on software development in the field of image processing, compression/decompression of video and audio data, network transmission and multimedia data storage.



Elecard develops multimedia applications and PC hardware. Among the company's products are Frame Grabber - an acquisition board for TV signals, VideoCatcher - a multimedia-targeted video capture board and databases for law-enforcement agencies and health care institutions. Portret, an information retrieval system for law-enforcement agencies, is installed in 260 cities of the Eastern Europe. The MPEG1 Playback board with special software for Autodesk(R) 3DStudio(R), MPEG Animation Recording System (MARS) was developed.