20 Nov 2014

MACOM chipset meets Altera FPGAs

M/A-COM Technology Solutions has announced that Altera’s Stratix V field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) are interoperable with MACOM’s 12G-SDI chipset, enabling systems designers to create offerings that support 4k60p video.

The solution supports the proposed SMTPE 12G-SDI standard for increasing video throughput by a factor of four over previous connectivity standards and enables processing on a single card.

“As the video industry evolves to UHD, MACOM’s 12G-SDI chipset enables 4k60p video using the lowest power, highest density and most economical solution available. By collaborating with Altera we can now offer customers the ability to efficiently process Ultra-high-definition video with a single link connection rather than multiple 3G-SDI connections,” said Ryan Latchman, Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Applications Engineering, High Performance Analog, MACOM. “We are proud to deliver solutions that enable the broadcast industry to migrate to the next generation of broadcast video.”

“Providing broadcast customers with FPGAs that can support the proposed 12G-SDI standard for 4k60p connectivity is a key focus for Altera,” said Umar Mughal, Director, Broadcast Business Unit, Altera. “In showcasing our interoperability with the MACOM 12G-SDI chipset, we are helping systems designers get early access to an end-to-end solution that saves board space and money as they design their next-generation broadcast products.”

Altera Stratix FPGA and SoCs enable high-performance, state-of-the-art products to market faster with lower risk and higher productivity.

With Arria 10 FPGAs and SoCs, system designers achieve the highest performance at 20 nm offering a one speed-grade performance advantage over competing devices. Along with MACOM’s 12G-SDI chipset, real estate constrained customers now have access to an integrated, high performing solution for their broadcast needs.

Most popular news in Processing & embedded

Protect in-vehicle networks from hackers
Innovative EDSFF data storage solutions unveiled
24G SAS and PCIe Gen 4 tri-mode storage controller tech unveiled
Upgrades to industrial motherboards with 8th generation Intel Core processors
Latest version of Java SE 8 available for MIPS

All news in this channel | All news

Share this page

Want more like this? Register for our newsletter

Clarifying Machine Vision with High Quality Sensors Mark Patrick | Mouser Electronics
Clarifying Machine Vision with High Quality Sensors
Automated imaging technology is everywhere we look. As cameras and their processing units get ever smaller, they are moving into ever more industries - from speed cameras and factory production lines to diagnostic medicine. For many of these applications, image quality is critical - but what does image quality really mean? Different applications will require quite distinct performance characteristics. Understanding camera specifications, differences between CCD and CMOS sensors, and features such as real-time processing or near-infrared (NIR) can help guide the camera selection process to produce better imaging results.

Radio-Electronics.com is operated and owned by Adrio Communications Ltd and edited by Ian Poole. All information is © Adrio Communications Ltd and may not be copied except for individual personal use. This includes copying material in whatever form into website pages. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information on Radio-Electronics.com, no liability is accepted for any consequences of using it. This site uses cookies. By using this site, these terms including the use of cookies are accepted. More explanation can be found in our Privacy Policy