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***Embrionix video SFP Modules Approved for JITC Applications - 2014-02-05

Laval, February 5, 2014 — Video SFPs (emSFP)  manufactured by Embrionix have been approved for Department of Defense (DoD) deployments after passing conformance and interoperability tests with Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC). The JITC certification supports potential use of equipment using video SFPs manufactured by Embrionix within the U.S. Department of Defense and related agencies.

The Embrionix video SFPs (emSFP)   have been certified in accordance to the UCR 2008 change 3, Section 5.3.7 containing specific descriptions for ‘’Video Distribution System’’ to include broad-band (full-motion video) routers and/or switches.

The Embrionix video SFPs  (emSFP)  have been certified in collaboration with PESA’s system, the Cheetah Rel 5.1, a baseband Video Distribution Service (VDS) equipped with various video SFPs for compliance testing.  The PESA equipment and the Embrionix video SFPs completed testing at JITC’s For Huachuca Test Center in the Fall of 2012 with final approval received in January 2013. 

The Embrionix video SFPs (emSFP)  that have been certified include:  3G-SDI video SFP, 1.5G-SDI video SFP, NTSC/PAL video SFP encoders, NTSC/PAL video SFP decoders and fiber optical video SFPs.  For the complete list of video SFPs certified by the JITC, please contact us 

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, composite video and emerging technology deployments, such as HDMI,  4K, 8K, Ethernet, etc... By leveraging its core competencies in video broadcast, the company provides video SFP modules (emSFPTM) 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 Pesa

As a leading provider of audio/video (A/V) Baseband and IP connectivity products, Pesa offers a wide selection of multi-path streaming products, routing switchers, matrix switchers, extenders, converters, media converters, and signal processing gear to support government, military, industrial, commercial, medical, broadcast, and mobile truck applications. From large to small-scale A/V routing and extender products to multiple IP streaming appliances, PESA offers a diverse suite of AV products, all of which are supported by 24/7 technical support. Our cost effective solutions are available around the world through our industry leading team of Channel Partners offering local support and installation. All products mentioned herein are trademarked property. Learn more about us at