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Artel Video Systems Enhances SMART Media Delivery Platform With New Genlock Synchronization Function

WESTFORD, Mass. — May 18, 2021 — Artel Video Systems, a world-class provider of innovative, real-time multimedia delivery solutions, today introduced built-in genlock synchronization functionality for the award-winning SMART Media Delivery Platform used in the company’s DigiLink and InfinityLink systems. Enabling a SMART JPEG-2000 decoder to accept a reference SDI sync input and align the video signals being decoded, this new feature supports frame synchronization of incoming video sources to a local timing source without the need for an external frame-sync device.

“We’re always working to increase operational and functional simplicity for our customers, and the addition of genlock synchronization to our SMART Media Delivery Platform is a great example of this commitment,” said Rafael Fonseca, Vice President of Product Management, Artel Video Systems. “When frame synchronization of signals is essential for further processing, this feature reduces both the cost and complexity of signal processing.”

The SMART Media Delivery Platform four-channel, auto-sensing, 3G/HD/SD-SDI-over-IP, multifunction gateway attaches seamlessly to the IP network to facilitate fully transparent carriage of 3G/HD/SD-SDI and ASI, including audio and ancillary data, without the need for external network elements. Now offering genlock synchronization as a standard feature, the platform makes it even easier to handle Quad 3G-SDI 4K video signals.

Genlock synchronization will be available on the SMART Media Delivery Platform in July.

More information about Artel and the company’s products is available at

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About Artel Video Systems
Artel Video Systems is a world-class provider of innovative, real-time multimedia delivery solutions serving global markets. Today, most live events in the U.S. traverse Artel products to support their mission critical workflows. Artel’s expertise in IP- and fiber-based technologies spans more than 30 years and has established Artel as a trusted partner in the development of reliable, standards-based IP infrastructures. Artel’s integrated solutions include precision timing, fiber- and IP-based multimedia, delivery, data networking, and OTT systems. Artel is an employee-owned business. More information is available at

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