Video Annotation Controller Board supports PCI/104 systems.

Press Release Summary:

Combining 64-bit 2D graphics accelerator, digital NTSC/PAL TV decoder and encoder, and video overlay controller in single PC104 card, eVAC2000 accepts up to 4 composite NTSC or PAL analog video inputs from video cameras, digital video recording equipment, or regular TV broadcasts. Using graphics accelerator and 8 MB frame buffer to deliver rapid video graphics processing, board is suited for applications requiring titles, dynamic grids, or visible watermarking.

Original Press Release:

Introducing the eVAC2000 - an Advanced Video Annotation Controller Board

New York, USA and Cambridge, England – Introducing another world first from leading embedded video experts, Advanced Micro Peripherals (AMP), the eVAC2000 is a real time NTSC/PAL video overlay and video annotation controller for the PCI/104 systems.

Advanced features include: a high resolution graphics accelerator, digital NTSC/PAL TV decoder, digital NTSC/PAL TV encoder and video overlay controller, all contained within a single PC104 card.

Accepting up to four composite NTSC or PAL analog video inputs including video cameras, digital video recording equipment or regular TV broadcasts, the eVAC2000 is ideal for a wide range of applications which require titles, dynamic grids or visible watermarking.

The high throughput, low latency eVAC2000 uses a high performance 64bit 2D graphics accelerator combined with an 8Mbytes frame buffer to deliver rapid video graphics processing.

“The eVAC2000 is the latest addition to our portfolio of embedded video solutions that are versatile enough to be brought to market with a minimum of delay and which are applicable for a wide variety of situations,” says Lee Foss, Advanced Micro Peripheral’s Founder and CEO, adding:

“For example, the eVAC2000 is ideal for multi-media displays, live video annotation or medical and industrial imaging.”

About Advanced Micro Peripherals (

• Advanced Micro Peripherals is a leading manufacturer of embedded video solutions - offering the latest MPEG-4 / H.264 Codecs and video overlay / annotation technologies on a wide range of embedded board form factors including PC/104-Plus, CompactPCI, PCI and miniPCI modules.

• Founded in 1993, AMP is focused on rugged, long-life embedded board and system products with supporting software development kits for video capture, annotation, recording, streaming. From its design center near Cambridge (UK), AMP also offers Design Services to meet the needs of specialized customer requirements.

For all other enquiries, please contact:

Katrina Gilbride, Sales and Marketing Administrator at Advanced Micro Peripherals on

+44 (0) 1353 659 500 or email

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