Lab X Technologies Announces AVB Development Platform For Analog Devices' Blackfin Processor

labx_blackfin_adsp-bf518f-ez-kit.jpgORLANDO, Florida – With a strong presence in the professional audio and video realm as a design resource for manufacturers looking to integrate IEEE 802.1 Audio Video Bridging (AVB) technology in their products, Lab X Technologies announces its AVB Audio Platform launch for Analog Devices' Blackfin® processors. The integration of Lab X technology brings a complete AVB firmware suite to the Blackfin VDK development environment, enabling customers to take advantage of standards-based connectivity.

“We are pleased to leverage our AVB expertise for a leading audio processor platform like Blackfin,” stated Lee Minich, president of Lab X. “The combination of our audio network connectivity with the robust architecture and signal processing capabilities of Blackfin, will enable a new level of integration and flexibility for our manufacturer clients, while broadening the market with a wide array of new AVB applications.”

“Blackfin processors have broad applications for networked audio products, and it's clear that Lab X's technical leadership in connectivity, pro audio knowledge and extensive AVB experience provides a solid foundation to complement Analog Devices' Blackfin processors,” said Denis Labrecque, business development manager for pro audio products, Analog Devices. “Together with Lab X, we will deliver great solutions to our customers that provide both AVB connectivity and the ability to further process the audio signal.”

The arrangement offers site-based licenses of Lab X's firmware suite for the Analog Devices ADSP-BF518F processor which has provisions for Ethernet MAC hardware time stamping. The technology provides manufacturers royalty-free deployment of the IEEE standard for an unlimited amount of products.

Lab X and Analog Devices will be demonstrating their collaborative efforts at the AVnu Alliance pavilion, Hall A, Booth 383 during Infocomm.

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 audio transport and network connectivity, with extensive experience in applying AVB (Audio Video Bridging), A-Net®, CobraNet, Danteâ„¢, EtherSoundâ„¢, MADI and other audio networking standards.

Lab X 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. Please visit http://www.labxtechnologies.com for more information.

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