Matrox Developer Products Now With Linux Software Development Kit
Montreal, Canada, April 1, 2008 - Matrox® Video Products Group today announced that a Linux Software Development Kit (SDK) is now available for the Matrox DSX™ family of developer products. Designed to enable rapid application development, the Matrox DSX SDK for Linux provides a common API across the entire DSX family of hardware components. A single development effort lets OEMs create a variety of products at different levels to suit their target customers. The Matrox DSX SDK for Linux provides comprehensive development tools including control of multiple analog and digital I/Os, memory management, and streaming synchronization. A large and ever-growing series of pre-designed software modules helps developers complete their projects on a tight schedule.
"Broadcast server manufacturers who develop on the Linux platform can now take advantage of the reliability, quality, and performance of the Matrox hardware to create cost-effective HD and SD video products, " said Alberto Cieri, Matrox sales and marketing director. "Plus, a dedicated team of talented applications engineers is available to provide assistance at every stage so they can get to market quickly."
The Matrox DSX product line will be demonstrated at NAB 2008 in booth SL320.
About Matrox DSX Developer Products
The Matrox DSX product line combines a full range of professional audio and video hardware components with comprehensive Windows XP- and Linux-based Software Development Kits (SDK) that enable OEMs and developers to create a wide variety of cost-effective products and applications including ingest/playout servers, broadcast graphics systems, NLE systems, automation and master control units, multi-layer compositors, and medical media servers. The open-architecture Matrox DSX developer products leverage scalable CPU and GPU power in conjunction with high performance hardware to lead the industry in I/O density, native codec support, file format versatility, and on-board processing capability.
Matrox Video Products Group is a technology and market leader in the field of HD and SD digital video hardware and software for realtime editing, DVD authoring, capture/playout servers, clip/still stores, and CGs. Matrox's Emmy award-winning technology powers a full range of content creation and delivery platforms used by broadcasters, post-production facilities, project studios, corporate communicators, and videographers worldwide. Founded in 1976, Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada. For more information visit www.matrox.com/video.
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