Combining efforts to develop an Ethernet Audio Video Bridging (AVB) platform, Lab X Technologies has teamed with software think tank UMAN to couple each companyâ€™s respective hardware and software to provide manufacturers of AV devices an easy and cost-effective solution in the emerging AVB market. The technical solution will merge Lab X FPGA-based AVB IP Solutions and the DÃ¼sseldorf, Germany-based UMANâ€™s Universal Network Operating System (UNOS).
This combination of the two technologies will deliver features to support the entire spectrum of IEEE AVB 802.1 standards, with streaming capabilities of more than 400x400 audio channels per device, with sub-sample accurate network-wide coherency.
â€œLab X is pleased to begin work with UMAN to develop a collaborative standard for AVB as demand for the technology continues to grow, not only in the professional A/V market, but the in-home consumer markets as well,â€? said Lee Minich, president, Lab X Technologies. â€œOver time,
AVB technology will be an everyday component in networking. The Lab X IP Platform is working as a perfect compliment for the comprehensive UMAN control OS, which allows our collective customers to build incredibly powerful networked AVB systems.â€?
UMANâ€™s UNOS expands Lab Xâ€™s powerful, feature-rich command and control solutions, making it a one-stop-shop AVB solution for complicated networking issues. UNOS core middleware and hardware drivers enable manufacturersâ€™ research and development teams to identify powerful network products without the hassle of low-level issues during development. Its state-of-the-art graphical user interface allows users to surpass otherwise time-consuming programming issues.
â€œThe combination of Lab X AVB and UMANâ€™s UNOS is a perfect match and will absolutely provide a superior standard among AVB integrators,â€? said JÃ¼rgen Scheuring, CEO, UMAN. â€œThe environment Lab X provides with its high channel count capacity is the ideal choice for AVB integration. UNOSâ€™ platform adds manufacturer independent command and control to Lab Xâ€™s platform. This combination will certainly allow manufacturers to develop more attractive devices through many new market opportunities.â€?
For more information, please visit Lab X Technologies at http://www.labxtechnologies.com.
About Lab X Technologies
Founded in 1996, Lab X Technologies, LLC is a Rochester, New York-based engineering design firm recognized as a global leader in digital AV media transport and network connectivity, with extensive experience in applying IEEE 802.1 Audio Video Bridging (AVB), A-NetÂ®, CobraNet, Danteâ„¢, EtherSoundâ„¢, MADI and other audio networking standards.
Lab X Technologies partners with leading manufacturers to accelerate product development cycles and enable digital network interoperability by augmenting internal design teams, licensing IP platforms, providing pre-engineered connectivity modules, developing innovative product concepts, and producing complete turnkey custom solutions.
UMAN. Inspiring networks.
The UMAN Universal Media Access Networks GmbH is a software think tank responsible for the development of UNOS (Universal Network Operating System). UMAN sees its role as that of a strategic partner for innovative technological enterprises.
With its UNOS products and through the provision of development services, UMAN offers its clients solutions for the simple and risk-free implementation of network technologies.
UMAN GmbH was founded in 2007 and is based in DÃ¼sseldorf, Germany. The development team comprises engineers and scientists based in Cape Town, South Africa.