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Updated: September 15th, 2008 10:23 AM CDT

Matrox Selects Stretch Processors to Power the Morphis Evo Multi-Channel Video Compression Board

via PRNewswire

SUNNYVALE, Calif. , Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Stretch Inc. the pioneer and leader in software configurable processors, today announced that Matrox Imaging has selected Stretch S6000 processors for its Morphis Evo multi-channel video capture/H.246 encoding board for digital video recording (DVR) applications.

Utilizing four S6 processors, the Morphis Evo board can acquire and compress up to 16 H.264 video streams in a short form-factor PCI Express card.

"Matrox's requirement for a high-channel density H.264 solution was a great fit for our video surveillance solutions," said Bob Beachler , Stretch vice president of marketing. "With Matrox's vast experience in video processing, we are gratified that they have chosen Stretch for their next generation products."

"When Matrox wanted to move quickly to an H.264-based product, Stretch provided us the processing power and software support we required," said Fabio Perelli , Matrox Imaging product manager. "The computational power of the S6 processors allowed us to quickly deliver 16 channels of H.264 encoding."

Matrox Morphis H.264 is a cost-effective board for DVR applications that require real-time capture and simultaneous compression of multiple standard video sources in full resolution and frame rate. Compression is performed using H.264, the new industry standard with improved image quality, while minimizing storage and network transmission requirements.

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