Macnica Americas & intoPIX Demo FPGA Design at SMPTE 2015

Designed to carry UHD 4K over IP in studio infrastructure
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HOLLYWOOD, CALIF.—Macnica Americas and intoPIX have teamed up to provide a demonstration of a new FPGA to carry UHD 4K over IP in studio infrastructure, using Tico lightweight compression over RTP at SMPTE 2015.

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The demonstration will feature an Altera FPGA development kit using an Altera HDMI 2.0 IP core with UHD 4K 60 fps input in 4:2:2, with intoPIX’s Tico IP cores doing the encoding and Macnica IP cores mapping over RTP and transport over 10GbE. As a result, a low latency with a minimum of nine pixel lines in total and a compression of up to 4:1 can be achieved.

The demonstration will occur at the Macnica Americas booth (SC7).

Macnica Americas is a design service and IP provider based in Tokyo. The Belgium-based intoPIX is a provider of image compression technology.