Morpho and Nekojarashi Will Announce the Beta Version of Video Processing Cloud Service, “Setaria Video Processing (Tentative Name)”

– The first announcement will be made at NAB Show 2018 in Las Vegas,

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Morpho, Inc. (hereinafter, “Morpho”) and Nekojarashi Inc. (hereinafter
“Nekojarashi”) will announce the beta version of the new cloud platform,
“Setaria Video Processing (tentative name)”, which is currently under
joint development. The target customers of the beta version of “Setaria
Video Processing” are mainly business operators engaging in
post-production, broadcasting, OTT*1, and handling videos.
The service enables users to use the video processing technologies of
Morpho in a cloud environment.

The cloud service will be displayed and introduced at NAB Show 2018 in
Las Vegas, USA from April 9th to 12th, 2018, where Morpho and
Nekojarashi will jointly participate. In addition to the said cloud
service, other products and technologies for broadcasting and OTT
companies will also be exhibited.

*1: OTT is an abbreviation of “Over The Top”, the term used for video
and audio services delivered over the Internet as well as service
providers which deliver that content.

About the beta version of the cloud platform “Setaria Video

The service will enable users to use the video processing technologies
of Morpho, which are provided to the video and broadcasting industry, in
a cloud environment. The service can be linked with AWS S3, Azure, IBM
Cloud, Google Cloud Storage and other cloud services.

Video Processing Features (Planned)

  • Fine Upscale (e.g. HD –> 4K)
  • Frame Interpolation (e.g. 50fps –> 59.94fps)
  • Video Noise Reduction
  • Easy Drag and Drop Uploading
  • Special Preview Feature #1: Quick 5-seconds result preview from any
    point of the video before encoding
  • Special Preview Feature #2: Real-time streaming preview of
    encoding-in-progress videos

Supported Platforms (Planned)

  • Windows (Supported Browsers: Edge, Google Chrome, Firefox)
  • macOS (Supported Browsers: Safari, Google Chrome, Firefox)

Supported Codecs (Planned)

  • AVC/H.264
  • XAVC
  • P2 (AVC-Intra, DVCPRO)
  • DNxHD/HR

About NAB Show 2018

NAB Show is the world’s largest event for the broadcasting and video
industries, which is organized by the National Association of
Broadcasters. The show introduces new equipment and services related to
the fields.

Official website:
April 9th – 12th, 2018
Venue: Las Vegas Convention Center
booth: SU13113 (South Hall Upper)

About Nekojarashi Inc.

Under the mission of “Drive people’s creativity through the cloud”,
Nekojarashi has developed and offered JECTOR, a cloud workspace, which
is exclusively for the creative industries such as video, music,
publication, printing and advertising, for previewing videos, images,
sounds, 3D, PDF and various other types of data without any customized
software, irrespective of the time and place.
For more information,

About Morpho, Inc.

Established in 2004, Morpho is a research and development-led company in
image processing technology. It has provided its advanced image
processing technology as embedded software, for domestic and overseas
customers centered on the smartphone market, broadcasting stations and
content providers. It has also provided image recognition technology
utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI), collecting image information
captured by cameras into devices and clouds and analyzing it, for fields
such as automotive devices, factory automation, and medical care. Morpho
will provide broad support, to a wide range of innovations with its
Imaging technology and Deep Learning technology.
For more
information, visit

*Morpho and the Morpho logo are registered trademarks of Morpho, Inc.
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and/or other countries.
*Azure and Windows are trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation.
*IBM and IBM Cloud are trademarks of
International Business Machines Corporation, registered in many
jurisdictions worldwide.
*Google Cloud Storage and Google Chrome
are trademarks of Google Inc
*macOS and Safari are trademarks of
Apple Inc.
*Firefox is trademark of Mozilla Foundation.


Nekojarashi Inc.
Ayumi Ode, +81 3-6234-9434
Sho Yamamoto / Mylene Kashiwagi, +81 3-3288-3250