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September 21, 2012, 9:28 am
Prepare for higher frames rates and higher resolutions with intoPIX new ULTRA-HD JPEG2000 codecs!
Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium – intoPIX, the leading provider of JPEG 2000 compression solutions, announces today the launch of a new generation of UHDTV codecs to answer the growing interest of the audiovisual industry for 4K and 8K resolutions.
The new ULTRAHDTV JPEG2000 codecs, called IPX-JPUHD, have been developed on the new generation of 28nm FPGA from Altera and Xilinx. With an optimized footprint, the codecs fit in a single and cost effective FPGA chip. The performances are very impressive achieving 60 frames per second with a respective maximum compression bitrate of 2Gbps for 4K and 8Gbps for 8K at a visually lossless quality. The new intoPIX 4K and 8K codecs are a real opportunity to adapt today’s industry to the new ULTRAHDTV standard and implement a complete production and high quality transmission chain.
“With this new codec implemented in a single FPGA chip, intoPIX is offering a flexible solution for the future production workflows in Cinema and in Broadcast, from capture to post-production”. “We are focusing on providing 4K and 8K codecs with the lowest footprint & lowest power consumption achievable in the current FPGA”, said Gael Rouvroy, CTO of intoPIX.
The first product release is planned for Q4 2012. IntoPIX will be exhibiting at the IBC tradeshow in Amsterdam and will share more details about the targeted FPGA devices and release timeframe.
JPEG 2000 brings an impressive storehouse of valuable features to the audio-visual market, explaining its resounding success in the Broadcast industry. First, this intra-frame codec by its very nature closely matches the production process in which each frame of a video is treated as a single unit. Its ability to compress frames by frame has made this technology popular in the digital intermediate space in Hollywood. Next, JPEG 2000 is also of interest to those who want a lossless compression: the codec can be bit to bit reversible. Last but not least, the wavelet transform used in JPEG 2000 provides some unique features - such as the scalability - that are not available in any other compression method.
JPEG 2000 is an open standard that supports every resolution, color depth, number of components and frame rate.
intoPIX is a leading supplier of image compression technology to audiovisual equipment manufacturers. We are passionate about offering people a higher quality image experience and have developed FPGA IP-cores that enable leading-edge JPEG2000 image compression, security and hardware enforcement. More information on our company, customers and products can be found on www.intopix.com.
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September 15, 2015, 5:14 am
intoPIX, leading provider of video compression solutions, today announced that its TICO lightweight video compression technology has extended its performance on FPGA and CPU platforms. TICO FPGA-powered products can be deployed on current and legacy generation of FPGAs used in Broadcast infrastructures to support UHD/4K. The extended FPGA performances enable also to support UHD/4K at 120fps or even HD up to 480fps in a single FPGA core.
September 15, 2015, 4:51 am
BELGIUM, Mont-Saint-Guibert, September 10, 2015 — intoPIX today announced Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has succesfully integrated intoPIX TICO lightweight compression into a suite of its live production solutions providing support for 4K 1-wire transmission. The TICO 4:1 visually lossless compression from intoPIX carries a high-quality signal across a single wire, which eases the broadcast transition towards IP and 4K/UHD while simplifying connectivity.
September 15, 2015, 4:03 am
TICO Alliance Moves Forward With SMPTE For Transporting UHD-4K Over IP And SDI, Adds New Members And Shows Live 4K Demos At IBC 2015. The rapidly growing membership reflects the importance of TICO® to ease the move to 4K and IP within Broadcast Production facilities.
April 14, 2015, 6:39 am
TICO® Compression Supporters Announce the Launch of the TICO Alliance to Move to 4K/UHD in Live Broadcast Production. The new TICO® compression technology will ease the challenge of moving 4K/UHD over current SDI infrastructure and IP Networks
April 4, 2014, 8:27 am
Belgium, Mont-Saint-Guibert: 4 April 2014– intoPIX has today officially released its smart SMPTE2022 video over IP reference design based on Xilinx FPGAs. For this reference design, intoPIX has developed a new MPEG2-TS encapsulation layer for their JPEG2000 compression IP-core and has co-integrates the Xilinx SMPTE2022-1/2 IP-core.
April 4, 2014, 8:06 am
BELGIUM, Mont-Saint-Guibert - At the upcoming NAB show, the leading technology provider intoPIX (booth C5243) is announcing new IEEE 802.1 and IEEE1722 Ethernet AVB (Audio Video Bridging) FPGA IP-cores made to boost the Broadcast studios and facilities transition towards a fully networked infrastructure with a cost effective and future-proof standard that offers a maximum of reliability, quality and interoperability.
March 24, 2014, 10:27 am
intoPIX and Macnica Americas demonstrate 4K future proof and interoperable SMPTE2022 JPEG2000 video over IP FPGA reference design at NAB 2014 The ready-to-use ST2022 reference design successfully participated in the J2K VSF Interop Event during Vidtrans 2014
March 21, 2014, 10:34 am
At the upcoming NAB show, intoPIX (booth C5243) is showcasing the world first hardware implementation of the TICO patent-pending lightweight disruptive compression technology running on FPGA.
December 16, 2013, 6:10 am
Belgium, Mont-Saint-Guibert and Czech Republic, Brno : 13 November 2013 – intoPIX , leading provider of FPGA-based JPEG2000 solutions and Comprimato, leading provider of GPU-based JPEG2000 solutions inked an agreement to join forces in marketing of advanced JPEG2000 solutions based on the J2K GPU solution developed by Comprimato.
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