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3U OpenVPX JPEG module for image and HD video processing introduced by CES

GENEVA, 25 Feb. 2013. Creative Electronic Systems SA (CES) in Geneva is introducing the VCP-2864 3U OpenVPX JPEG 2000 Codec embedded computing module with Xilinx Kintex-7 field-programmable gate array (FPGA) and two JPEG 2000 compression engines for JPEG 2000 and H.264 image compression and decompression, as well as raw capture for HD video and still images.

The VCP-2864 can combine with the VCP-8166 H.264 AVC compression and decompression XMC module to form a single-slot solution.

The VCP-2864 features several SDI input channels compatible with SD and HD signals. The video coding provides smooth real-time, low latency coding to HD formats.

JPEG 2000-compressed video is available from the processor board via PCI Express -- one channel if HD, two channels if SD. Input signals can be duplicated and non-compressed video is available via the PCI Express interface for real-time processing.

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Scaling down of frame rate, resolution, bitrate, and frame cropping are programmable. The board can be configured either in capture-compression or in decompression-output mode. An XMC site is available for expansion with the VCP-8166 H.264-AVC Codec XMC.

The RTM-6487A0 rear I/O transition module for video boards provides I/O for 3x micro HDMI, 8x SMB, 2x VGA, 1x CameraLink, 2x mini Stereo Jack, 1x RJ45, and 1x mini USB.

The VCP-2864 module has options for air-cooled and conduction-cooled operating environments. Software support includes Linux and VxWorks operating systems, and a video API library for interface for configuration and control.

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