L2Tek, a manufacturers’ representative and distributor of components and sub-assemblies for professional video and high-speed communications systems, has signed a deal to represent NGCodec in the UK, Ireland and Scandinavia. NGCodec is a Silicon Valley start-up developing video codec FPGA IP cores. The addition of this franchise strengthens L2Tek’s one-stop-shop where encoding, decoding and transport FPGA solutions are all offered.
The deal with L2Tek particularly focuses on selling NGCodec’s H.265 video encoder designs. H.265, also called High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), is already an important tool used in the delivery of 4K content to ultra HD displays and streaming high-quality video in congested network environments.
Supporting High Dynamic Range (HDR) content, NGCodec’s H.265 solution delivers point-to-point 4K video at an unprecedented delay of less than one video frame. Besides very low latency, the IP core also provides a compact FPGA footprint and requires significantly lower power than software encoders.