Artel Video Systems announced the acquisition of selected intellectual property from ARG ElectroDesign.
The transaction provides Artel with core IP switch technology from the Quarra 1G and 10G IP Switch family. In addition, Artel will take over the Automatic Repeat Query (ARQ) product line, which serves Reliable Internet Streaming Transport (RIST) for video applications.
“As we continue to expand our IP portfolio with organic developments, we also look for key technology partners to support the additional areas of our short- and midterm product roadmap,” said Mike Rizzo, President and CEO of Artel. “Our broadcast, government, and service provider customers are asking us to bring new and innovative products to market to support the IP transition within their workflows. These products will enable us to further enhance our position by providing four new IP-centric products to market immediately.”
As a result of this transaction, Artel will now manufacture and distribute the Quarra and ARQ product lines at its North American headquarters in Westford MA.
Richard Bell, previous Chief Technology Officer of ARG, has joined Artel on a full-time basis in an engineering leadership role.
In addition to expanding the company’s IP portfolio, Artel will be establishing its relationship with industry partners and growing its distribution channels.
Rafael Fonseca, Vice President of Product Management, about RAVENNA:
“We are excited about joining the RAVENNA community. The RAVENNA technology platform is an excellent example of a real-time media IP network environment for which the ARG Quarra PTP switches have been specifically designed. In support of other AES67 devices, the ARG Quarra offers switch solutions to end users who are investing in IP media networks and who favor RAVENNA technology for implementing AES67.”
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