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Image Compression IP

Alma Technologies develops and refines innovative image compression IP for FPGA and ASIC designs since 2001.

We offer the broadest image compression IP portfolio, consisting of carefully crafted and highly configurable JPEG, JPEG 2000, JPEG-LS and CCSDS 122.0 IP cores that offer maximum image quality and performance, while maintaining ease-of-use and simplicity during the integration.



Product Selection Matrix



Lossy compression V V x¹ x¹ V V
Numerically lossless compression x x V V V V
Lossy compression efficiency very good very good excellent excellent
Lossless compression efficiency good excellent excellent excellent
Maximum bits per sample 8 12 16 16 16 16
Grayscale V V V V V V
Color V V V V V x
Rate control v v x x V V
Multiple quality layers x x x x v x
Region of interest x x x x v x
Standalone CPU-less operation V V V V V V
Requires external memory² no no no no yes no
Silicon requirements low low very low low high medium
Available for ASICs V V V V V V
Available for Altera FPGAs V V V V V V
Available for Lattice FPGAs V V V V V V
Available for Microsemi FPGAs V V V V V V
Available for Xilinx FPGAs V V V V V V

Notes :
¹ Near-lossless function(s) available.
² Typical use case.

V   : Supported.
v   : Optional.
x   : Not Supported.


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