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Fidus Systems and inrevium AMERICA bring next generation video solutions to NAB

March 30, 2015
By Canada News Wire

Fidus and inrevium to demonstrate Xilinx®-based 8K video development solutions at NAB

OTTAWA, March 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Fidus Systems and inrevium AMERICA (inrevium), leaders in Electronic Product Development and Design Services, are pleased to be exhibiting at NAB 2015 in Las Vegas, April 12-15, 2015. Visit Fidus and inrevium in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center in booth #N4739.

At NAB, Fidus and inrevium will be introducing several new solutions. These solutions include two new platforms for enabling next generation Video/Broadcast system development and experimentation: The Xilinx® Kintex® UltraScale™-based ACDC8K Platform and the Artix®-7 based ACDC A7 Platform. Complementing these platforms, a M/A-COM®-based 12G-SDI FMC, an HDMI4K FMC featuring Texas Instrument’s® upcoming 4k2k60 retimer, and a Meticom®-based MIPI FMC will also be showcased. In addition, do not miss the brand new 12G-SDI to Quad 3G-SDI converter solution. Fidus further facilitates customer designs with product customization and integration services, often leveraging Xilinx’s Video IP.

“Fidus is proud to be introducing leading edge video products at NAB,” says Michael Wakim, Fidus President and CEO. “We look forward to not only demonstrating how these products can jump start developments, but also to discussing how Fidus’s electronic design and customization services help our customers get to market faster.”

“inrevium has a proud history of providing development platforms and accessories to the Video/Broadcast industry. Building on the success of our popular ACDC offering, the new ACDC8K solutions boasts an impressive feature set, including a Kintex UltraScale FPGA with 16Gbps+ transceivers, a quad SFP+ capability, and seven FMC connectors,” comments Yasu Hamano, COO, inrevium AMERICA. “This platform paired with our FMC interconnect offerings makes this product ideal for 8K developments.”

“Xilinx is pleased to work with Fidus and inrevium AMERICA, both Premier Design Services Members of the Xilinx Alliance Program, and bring their new products to market,” said Aaron Behman, Director of Broadcast and Pro A/V Segment, Xilinx.

The ACDC8K Development Platform, 12G-SDI FMC, and HDMI4K FMC are currently available for purchase. Orders are currently being accepted for the ACDC A7 Platform and MIPI FMC with anticipated delivery in the May/June timeframe.


SOURCE Fidus Systems Inc.

For further information please contact:

Scott Turnbull, Director, Technology, Office: +1 (613) 595-0507 x388, ; Yasu Hamano, COO, inrevium AMERICA, Office: +1 (408) 573-1310,