4i2i Communications

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4i2i Communications
Limited company
Industry Semiconductor IP cores, Computer software
Founded 1995
Products Semiconductor IP cores, Computer software
Website www.4i2i.com

4i2i Communications Ltd. is a supplier of semiconductor IP cores, software and board level solutions for video coding, error correction[1] coding and broad-band modems. Headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland, it also has offices in Edinburgh, Scotland and San Jose, California, USA. The company specializes in video compression technology and sells a range of video IP cores. 4i2i video cores include High Profile H.264 decode and encode supporting HDTV resolution video.[2]

4i2i customers include NASA [3][4] whose Jet Propulsion Laboratory uses 4i2i video codec IP to help astronauts transmit digital video pictures back to Earth from space.

4i2i sponsors a research engineer at the Institute for System Level Integration.[5]

Company timeline[edit]

  • 1995: Company founded.
  • 2005: Xilinx and 4i2i demonstrate industry's first high definition H.264/AVC encoder available in a single FPGA.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IP cores from 4i2i fit Actel ASICs
  2. ^ 4i2i and Alpha Data Ltd (2006-01-01). "High Definition, Low Bandwidth. Implementing a high-definition H.264 codec solution with a single Xilinx FPGA." (PDF). Xilinx. Retrieved 2007-02-06. [dead link]
  3. ^ 4i2i deal out of this world
  4. ^ Aberdeen company takes leap into space after securing deal with NASA
  5. ^ ISLI EngD research - 4i2i Communications (2003-07)
  6. ^ Xilinx and 4i2i demonstrate industry's first high definition H.264/AVC encoder available in a single FPGA.

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