AVnu Alliance continues to expand global membership

AVB (Audio/Video Bridging) networking technology supporter AVnu Alliance has announced eight new member companies.

The new arrivals are: Coveloz, a technology provider of embedded and fully programmable media transport solutions; Imagination Technologies, a global leader in multimedia, processor, communication and cloud technologies; intoPIX, who provide compression, cryptographic, and video transport FPGA IP-cores, reference design and software tools to build smarter, networked and future-proof media workflows; Ixia, a networking company with a passion for developing products that allow their customers to be connected to the world around them; MIPRO, a manufacturer of wireless microphone and wireless PA systems; NXP Semiconductors, a global market leader in car entertainment, car, access, and in-vehicle communication networks for the automotive industry, as well as solutions for the RF identification, mobile, lighting, healthcare, industrial, consumer and computing industries; Pivitec, a producer of personal audio mixers and professional networked audio solutions; and Xavtel, the makers of modern high definition video, audio, conference and VoIP applications and products.

“AVB standards are the future of the A/V networking industry and we are excited to be a part of this strong alliance to bring solutions to our customers,” said Eugene Chen, vice president of international sales for MIPRO.

“It’s important that Imagination supports the standards that enable our customers to build high-quality products utilizing our broad range of multimedia processor IP including our PowerVR video, MIPS-based audio and Ensigma Wi-Fi & Bluetooth,” said Tony King-Smith, EVP marketing, Imagination. “As the audio and video markets continue to expand, AVnu-certified solutions will become an important driver in ensuring the best possible consumer experiences in global markets. We believe that our expertise in all forms of multimedia and networking will ensure we play a valuable role in the AVnu Alliance.”

“Pivitec has a four-year track record in AVB development and after a successful launch of its e64i/o-MADI 64-channel AVB network interface at InfoComm 2014, has chosen to join AVnu Alliance with the express intention of pursuing AVnu certification,” said Pivitec’s co-founder, Tom Knesel.

“We are extremely excited by the addition of these new members to the Alliance, and by the overall growth we’ve experienced within the last year. With each new member added, we all benefit from a valuable mix of innovation and experience,” says AVnu Alliance president Rick Kreifeldt.

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