Test Sequence Generator enables 4K, p60 video assessment.

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Offered as 1RU system incorporating KONA 4 professional desktop I/O card, Sarnoff® TG-400™ enables content creators, broadcasters, and distributors to verify quality of 4Kp60 digital video workflows. Player handles SD, HD, 2K, ultra-high-definition (UHD), and 4K frame rates up to 60p. While included uncompressed test patterns can reveal errors in lip-sync, color conversions, compression, and more, end-users can also load their own content for display and testing.



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SRI International Introduces Sarnoff® TG-400(TM) Player for 4Kp60 Video Testing



Off-the-shelf tool ensures broadcast quality for next-generation digital video



MENLO PARK, Calif. – SRI International announces the availability of the Sarnoff® TG-400™ test sequence generator for content creators, broadcasters, and distributors to verify the quality of 4Kp60 digital video workflows. The player handles SD, HD, 2K, and ultra-high-definition (UHD) and 4K frame rates up to 60p.



The TG-400 player incorporates the next-generation KONA 4 professional desktop input/output card from AJA Video Systems for powerful processing. The one-rack-unit system includes SRI's uncompressed test patterns that can reveal errors in lip-sync, color conversions, compression, and more. Customers can also load their own content on the TG-400 player for display and testing. The combination delivers a comprehensive, off-the-shelf solution for testing and verifying the broadcast quality of digital video signal chains.



"Greater video resolution and frame rates provide an enhanced viewing experience for consumers," said Norm Hurst, principal software engineer at SRI International. "The migration to 4K video drives a new set of testing requirements. Our TG-400 player offers an effective way to ensure video quality and reliability across digital workflows."



Availability

The 4Kp60-capable video test generator is available now by contacting info@sri.com.



It will be demonstrated at the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) 2014 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition from October 20-23, 2014 in Hollywood, Calif. Visit SRI in booth #408 or online to learn more.



About SRI International

Innovations from SRI International have created new industries, billions of dollars of marketplace value, and lasting benefits to society--touching our lives every day. SRI, a nonprofit research and development institute based in Silicon Valley, brings its innovations to the marketplace through technology licensing, new products, and spin-off ventures. Government and business clients come to SRI for pioneering R&D and solutions in computing and communications, chemistry and materials, education, energy, health and pharmaceuticals, national defense, robotics, sensing, and more. Visit SRI's website and Timeline of Innovation to learn more about SRI.



SOURCE  SRI International



SRI International



CONTACT:

Dina Basin

SRI International

(650) 859-3845

press@sri.com



Web Site: www.sri.com

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