4K TV, Stagebox and L2Tek at BVE

L2Tek is heading to BVE at the Excel London on 26 and 27 February. It will be great to meet up again with our professional broadcast and video friends at the show. We’re particularly interested to learn more about whether 4K TV will live up to its billing as the next big thing. The level…

Valens chipset cuts HD video networking costs and boosts LAN transmission distance by 50%

L2Tek, a manufacturers’ representative and distributor of components and sub-assemblies for professional video and high-speed communications systems, announces the Valens VS020 video networking chipset which supports HDMI interface. The VS020RX and VS020TX enable uncompressed HD video, 100W power (PoE/PoE+/PoH) and control signals (RS232, RS485 and CIR) to be combined and transmitted over Cat5e/6a cables at…

Deal with Valens brings dramatic reduction in HD video transmission costs to the UK market

Fleet, UK, December 3, 2012: L2Tek, a manufacturers’ representative and distributor of components and sub-assemblies for professional video and 
high-speed communications systems, announces a UK representation and distribution deal with Valens Semiconductor, a leading provider of semiconductor products for the distribution of uncompressed HD multimedia content and inventor of HDBaseT technology. Valens chipsets converge its…

Audio-video module offers fast, economical route to market for H.264 and MPEG-2 decoder manufacturers

Fleet, UK, October 26, 2012L2Tek, a manufacturers’ representative and distributor of components and sub-assemblies for professional video and high-speed communications systems, announces the CoreEL AVDM6HD audio-video decoder module. With the addition of only an enclosure and physical electrical connections, including power and a control interface over its serial port, OEMs have a complete H.264 and MPEG-2…

BBC Research and Development

BBC Research and Development

The BBC Research and Development Department is the core of the British Broadcasting Corporation’s effort to be at the cutting edge of media technology, and drives the exploration of exciting new tools for the production and distribution of programming. BBC R&D has designed Stagebox, a revolutionary technology to significantly reduce costs in production by removing…

Semtech Completes Acquisition of Gennum Corporation

Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and Gennum Corporation (TSX:GND), a leading supplier of high speed analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for the optical communications and video broadcast markets, jointly announced today the successful completion of Semtech’s acquisition of Gennum Corporation. Semtech’s agreement to acquire Gennum was announced previously on January…

Stagebox

L2Tek first to license StageBox technology from BBC Research and Development

Stagebox technology licensed from BBC research & development by L2tek and being manufactured by Bluebell Opticom, is the world’s first camera accessory streaming bi-directional HD SDI / Audio / Genloc /Tally / Camera control, over a time synchronised IP network. Using standard low cost networking components, Stagebox employs 100Mbps AVCi compression from CoreEL Technologies and interfaces…

New H.264/MPEG2 decoder module from CoreEL Technologies

CoreEL Technologies are now shipping their new H.264/MPEG2 decoder module VDMS6HD. Designed to fit right onto your own base card, this module provides ASI or IP inputs / SDI or parallel video outputs (you can implement HDMI very simply from there) with simultaneous H.264/MPEG2 decode up to HD (1080P/30) 4:2:2 10bit broadcast quality.