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***Embrionix joins the TICO Alliance - 2015-04-08

Embrionix is now a Tico supporter

Laval, Quebec (April 8th, 2015) — Embrionix, the worldwide leader in advanced SFP and emSFP development, is proud to join the TICO lightweight compression alliance. The TICO alliance regroups leading Broadcast equipment manufacturers, OEM providers, broadcasters and technology companies. Embrionix with its new emONE is now able to integrate real-time processing video up to 4K in the emSFP / emSFP+ platform.

“Embrionix is pleased to join the TICO alliance. At Embrionix we believe multiple CODECs will exist to support 4K over IP and existing SDI infrastructure. The TICO compression can do a cost effective solution for end customers” added Abrahamian.

The TICO compression algorithm announcement just follows the world first J2K decoder support in an emSFP with the emONE. Embrionix has focused its expertise and development to release the industry’s smallest J2K decoder in a footprint of 1cm x 3cm. It is a very exciting time for all of us at the company. This is a breakthrough in miniaturization which the broadcast industry can greatly benefit from” added Abrahamian.
“Tico which brings real time processing, visually lossless and low cost encoding and decoding is one of the most promising codec for delivering the mezzanine compression that every broadcaster wishes to have. Embrionix is committed to develop an emSFP+ with the emONE to bring it to life in an SFP+ form factor to potentially used in any platforms of your preferred vendor. ”added Abrahamian.
Today, in IP infrastructure, the SFP+ (pluggables) are required to transport the video compressed or packetized video. Embrionix will combined the Codec and the transport layer in a single emSFP+ for a greater platform access and integration

Embrionix is showcasing its new J2K (JPEG2000) SFP technology in the North hall, NAB booth 1617, located within the Cisco pavilion (CM IP). As well, Embrionix will have a presence in more than 40+ booths at NAB this year, demonstrating the flexibility and possibilities around SFP and emSFP modules.

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About Embrionix

Embrionix provides a new approach in the product interface market for broadcast manufacturers. Embrionix designs and builds innovative, advanced SMPTE VIDEO SFPs to close the gap between fiber optic deployments, coaxial deployments, legacy composite deployments and emerging technologies, such as HDMI and SDI to IP SFPs. 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. Embrionix headquarters are based in Laval, Quebec. Embrionix sales offices, representatives, and distribution offices are located in Canada, United States, United Kingdom, South America, Germany, France, Israel, and Japan. For more information on pricing and availability, please visit or contact our sales team by E-mail

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