News | September 11, 2014

OmniTek Delivers Next-Generation 4K Video Test And Measurement Solution Based On MACOM's 12G-SDI Chipset

OmniTek’s latest ULTRA 4K Tool Box uses MACOM’s 12G-SDI chipset to enable development of 12G-SDI systems

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (MACOM), a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions for broadcast video infrastructure, announced recently that MACOM’s 12G-SDI chipset has been chosen by OmniTek for its analyzer, generator and converter toolset, enabling OmniTek’s customers to test their latest 4K60p equipment using a single cable.

“Test and measurement equipment is an important part of the ecosystem as we accelerate the transition to higher resolution 4K60p video. We are thrilled to be part of the latest offering from OmniTek, which will help enable the migration to 12G-SDI for the next generation of broadcast video equipment,” said Ryan Latchman, VP of Strategic Marketing and Applications Engineering, High Performance Analog, MACOM.

“Building on our heritage in the professional video market, we have added 12G-SDI support to our ULTRA 4K Tool Box. This allows our customers to test all SDI standards released and planned from SD-SDI up to 12G-SDI,” said David Ackroyd, Business Development Director, OmniTek. “We needed a solution which was multi-rate, easy to use, and best-in-class for our customers. This is why our interface employs MACOM’s 12G-SDI product offering.”

MACOM’s family of 12G-SDI products are currently shipping in volume. These MACOM products, as well as the OmniTek ULTRA 4K Tool Box, will be displayed at IBC 2014 in MACOM’s booth (8.C01/Hall 8) of the RAI convention center in Amsterdam, September 12th -16th.

The OmniTek ULTRA 4K Tool Box will also be on display at the OmniTek booth (6.A18).

For more information about IBC 2014, please visit

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc is a leading supplier of high performance analog RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products that enable next-generation Internet and modern battlefield applications. Recognized for its broad catalog portfolio of technologies and products, MACOM serves diverse markets, including high speed optical, satellite, radar, wired & wireless networks, CATV, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. A pillar of the semiconductor industry, we thrive on more than 60 years of solving our customers' most complex problems, serving as a true partner for applications ranging from RF to Light.

Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, M/A-COM Tech is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard. M/A-COM Tech has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. For more information, visit

About OmniTek
OmniTek was formed in 2001 and specializes in video test and measurement equipment and in FPGA IP, development boards and design services for video-related products. In 2008 OmniTek was awarded a Queen’s Award for Enterprise, for innovation. For more information, visit

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SOURCE: M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc.