Xilinx Premier Partner Omnitek showcases H.265 Codec FPGA technology at IBC

BASINGSTOKE, UK September 8th 2017 - Recently awarded Premier Partner status by Xilinx, Omnitek will be presenting its ‘IP with Design’ Service at the International Broadcasting Convention for manufacturers to see the company’s expertise in 4K and higher resolution video design from camera to display, including lens corrections, image stitching, raw sensor and High Dynamic Range processing, scaling, mixing, connectivity and overlay graphics

Growing at over 30% p.a. Omnitek has established itself as the ‘go to’ company for ProAV product design and integration, with projects across the growing AV market space all stemming from its staff’s broadcast engineering heritage.

Omnitek will be showing 4K streaming video over IP - using a Xilinx ‘MPSoC’ device which includes an H.265/H.264 codec - and also its highly successful projector/camera warp correction IP. These demonstrations will be shown alongside Omnitek’s video test and measurement products on stand A24, in Hall 10, RAI Amsterdam from 15th to 19th September.

The Omnitek warp processor is a highly optimised FPGA solution for creating arbitrary image warps on a real time video stream up to 4096x2160 @ 60Hz. Maximum image quality is achieved via per pixel filtering and bi-cubic interpolation on 4:4:4 video data at up to 12 bits per colour plane. Alternatively, a single warp processor can process multiple HD video images and stitch the resulting videos together to create a surround view from multiple cameras. Or images can be warped and blended to project a large image from multiple projectors onto tilted and non-linear surfaces. The IP core fits into a single mid-range FPGA with a single DDR3 SDRAM interface, providing a highly cost effective solution.

David Ackroyd, Vice President of Business Development at Omnitek, commented “Sustained growth in both divisions of our business is due to recognition by more customers of Omnitek’s expertise in delivering ambitious designs cost effectively and faster to the market. Our Ultra 4K test and measurement range that leads the world with its performance and feature sets is testament to this”