Press Releases

***Embrionix Optical emSFP modules are in production - 2012-04-04

Laval, Quebec ( April  4, 2012) — Embrionix, manufacturer of the emSFP, is pleased to announce the release of the 3G advanced optical emSFP family. With the large adoption of the Coaxial emSFP and emSFP converters, Embrionix optical SFP’s complete the emSFPTM product family. 
‘The 3G-SDI optical emSFP is the natural progression of interface for Embrionix.  We have also introduced the advanced 3G-SDI optical emSFP with built-in reclockers, and advanced diagnostics, monitoring, and analysis.’ said Renaud Lavoie, CEO of Embrionix. 
‘Particularly for monitoring and distribution applications, Vega offers unmatched flexibility and real cost savings compared with traditional conventional routers.   Absolutely key to the primary concepts behind Vega are the emSFP devices from Embrionix.  This has meant an excellent relationship has been established between the two companies since the beginning of the project’ Kim Francis, Senior Product Manager at Snell.

Snell – Vega Router

Reading, UK, April, 2012 — Snell UK, manufacturer of the Vega Router, is pleased to announce the introduction of the 96-Port 2RU and 192-Port 4RU Vega routers.  Uniquely, every one of Vega’s signal ports can be independently configured as an input or an output and with coaxial copper or fiber connectivity.  It is the first fully asymmetric router.

About Embrionix

Embrionix provides a new approach in the product interface market for broadcast manufacturers. Embrionix designs and builds innovative, advanced SFPs to close the gap between fiber optic deployments, coaxial deployments, and emerging technology deployments, such as HDMI, composite video, Ethernet, etc... By leveraging its core competencies in video broadcast, the company provides SFP modules (emSFP) with the highest level of flexibility to major broadcasters in the industry.  The company is based in Laval, Canada, and has global design, research and development, and sales offices located in Canada, California, United Kingdom and Japan. For more information on pricing and availability, please visit or contact us at

About Snell

Snell provides customers with a comprehensive range of solutions for the creation, management and distribution of content, as well providing the tools necessary to transition seamlessly and costeffectively to digital, HDTV and beyond. The company has a strong history of innovation and groundbreaking technical achievements, including a significant portfolio of intellectual property in image processing and content management. Its products and technologies have won more than 100 awards for technical innovation, including nine UK Queen’s Awards; five technical Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in the USA; and many best-of -show awards from industry publications. For more information, visit Snell at