The demonstration includes UHDTV hybrid infrastructure technology from Semtech, Xilinx, TVLogic and BES
MONT-SAINT-GUIBERT, Belgium -- November 02, 2015 -- intoPIX, a leading provider of compression technologies for FPGA, ASIC and software, demonstrates interoperability of TICO lightweight compression to transport UHDTV 4K video over a next-generation hybrid SDI/IP infrastructure featuring advanced technology from Semtech, Xilinx, TVLogic and Bes at the SMPTE 2015 Technical Conference and Exhibition, Hollywood, California.
The demonstration features interoperability of Semtech’s 12Gb/s UHD-SDI interface solutions in conjunction with intoPIX, compressed SDI/IP solutions using TICO technology, the visually lossless, lightweight compression specifically designed for live production. It uses latest intoPIX FPGA IP-cores that support TICO compression and Xilinx SMPTE2022-6 encapsulation, a 55” 12Gb/s UHD-SDI UHDTV monitor by TVLogic and a 12Gb/s UHD-SDI patch field, supplied by Bes.
“Hybrid SDI/IP infrastructures are being realized today using a combination of SDI and IP technologies. With the requirement to support UHDTV, those same hybrid infrastructures must now support a combination of UHD-SDI and TICO mezzanine compressed 3G-SDI and IP interfaces, “said Gael Rouvroy, C.T.O over intoPIX. “Semtech’s portfolio of SDI and UHD-SDI solutions facilitates seamless operation of next generation UHDTV hybrid SDI/IP infrastructures.”
“The interoperability of Semtech’ UHD-SDI portfolio in a SDI/IP infrastructure utilizing TICO light compression technology, will address the critical requirements of broadcasters as they update their facilities with UHDTV infrastructures”, said John Hudson, Director of Strategic Technology for Semtech’s.
TICO Key Features:
- Lite compression : the image coding brings visually lossless compression up to 4:1 with pixel line latency, robustness to multiple coding passes, low power and extremely small in FPGA/ASIC and fast in software.
- SDI encapsulation: 12G-SDI signals can be mapped onto a single 3G-SDI stream with TICO, enabling also to carry UHD/4K streams over IP using SMPTE2022-6.
- RTP mapping: TICO can be also transported over IP as an independent RTP stream.
intoPIX is a leading technology provider to audiovisual equipment manufacturers developping FPGA/ASIC IP-cores as well as software tools for image compression, security and video-over-IP. www.intopix.com