55 Stockton Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Ph:(415) 249 0100
Fx:(415) 249 0150
Ligos Technology's mission is to dramatically expand the ability to create, share, and store digital media through software-only solutions. The excellence and affordability of its real-time MPEG encoding, transcoding, and decoding technologies have made Ligos a leader in the global digital video market for consumer, networking, business, and post-production applications.
Taking full advantage of today's powerful processors, Ligos' technologies make it possible to record, edit, and playback DVD-quality video on standard PCs. In addition to the award-winning MPEG-2 products, the product portfolio now includes end-to-end MPEG-4 solutions for delivering and sharing enhanced media services on any device, across any network through powerful, standards-based technologies.
Richard Cowart, CEO and CTO
Mr. Cowart is a co-founder of Ligos and currently serves as both the CEO and CTO of the company. He has been a technology innovator in digital video and multimedia since 1991. His background includes over 20 years of experience in the design and development of computer software applications. Prior to joining Ligos, Richard was the President, CEO and founder of Integrated Data Systems (IDS) a leading software and hardware development service firm with several patents to their credit.