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intoPIX announces IP core support for 8K TICO video compression with <1msec end-to-end latency

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Today, intoPIX announced that it’s lightweight TICO video-compression IP cores for Xilinx FPGAs can now support frame resolutions and rates to 8K60p as well as the previously supported HD and 4K resolutions. Currently, the compression cores support 10-bit, 4:2:2 workflows but intoPIX also disclosed in a published table (see below) that a future release of the IP core will support 4:4:4 color sampling. The TICO compression standard simplifies the management of live and broadcast video streams over existing video network infrastructures based on SDI and Ethernet by reducing the bandwidth requirements of high-definition and ultra-high-definition video at compression ratios as large as 5:1 (visually lossless at ratios to 4:1). TICO compression supports live video streams through its low latency—less than 1msec end-to-end.

 

Conveniently, intoPIX has published a comprehensive chart showing its various TICO compression IP cores and the Xilinx FPGAs that can support them. Here’s the intoPIX chart:

 

 

intoPIX TICO Compression Table for Xilinx FPGAs.jpg 

 

 

Note that the most cost-effective Xilinx FPGAs including the Spartan-6 and Artix-7 families support TICO compression at HD and even some UHD/4K video formats while the Kintex-7, Virtex-7, and UltraScale device families support all video formats through 8K.

 

Please contact intoPIX for more information about these IP cores.