VITEC has acquired IPtec Inc., a developer and manufacturer of solutions for low-latency transfer of telemetry and video-over-IP networks. This acquisition is the third the company has made within this vertical in the last 18 months, continuing VITEC’s growth in broadcast contribution and remote production. Effective this month, this acquisition will add IPtec’s product families to the VITEC lineup.
“IPtec is highly respected in the military and broadcast verticals,” Kevin Ancelin, VP Worldwide Broadcast Sales, VITEC, said. “IPtec introduces the benefits of J2K, MPEG-2, and legacy H.264 4:2:2 10-bit codec support, as well as a full duplex encoder/decoder and a telemetry-to-IP gateway that complement VITEC’s portfolio of high-quality, low-latency HEVC codecs. Together, our solutions will provide customers with a purpose-built technology platform capable of delivering broadcast-quality media streams even under the most extreme conditions.”