3G Mobile Entertainment and Video Surveillance Solutions Based on DSP Multimedia Processing Boards from Surf Communication Solutions, Developed and Deployed by Intellistream

December 14, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Surf Communication Solutions (“Surf”), a leading provider of multimedia embedded processing solutions, announced today that Intellistream, a provider of interactive applications for the mobile arena, has selected Surf’s PCI form factor multimedia processing solution, the SurfAce 112/PCI, for inclusion in its mobile entertainment applications and video surveillance solutions.

Intellistream has developed a wide range of entertainment applications for the mobile market, such as dating, interactive video, and gaming. All applications utilize the Surf 3G 324M protocol to ensure comprehensive support for 3G handsets without requiring installation of client software. The video surveillance solutions developed by Intellistream utilize the Surf PCI DSP card to access CCTV cameras from mobile handsets, enabling convenient, real-time, round-the-clock observation.

The SurfAce-112/PCI (http://www.surf-com.com/media-processing-products/pci-ace-board.html) is a fully integrated universal PCI-compliant (32-bit / 33MHz) ¾ size PCI form-factor DSP resource board, compatible with a wide range of host platforms and supplied with multiple drivers and a variety of interfaces, including 100MB Ethernet. It is supplied with SurfWare-Media™, Surf's telecom-ready media processing software that facilitates development of media gateway and media server applications by offering simultaneous support for multimedia convergence—Voice, Video, Fax, Modem—all running on a single DSP.

“Intellistream selected Surf’s technology for its 3G-324M video support, which enabled us to deliver the most appropriate video format to any 3G mobile handset, this ensured we could reach the broadest possible customer base,” said Jani Peltonen, CTO of Intellistream. “In addition, Surf’s PCI DSP boards were extremely easy to integrate, and the Surf team’s quick response time and high level of commitment greatly reduced our time-to-market, allowing us to realize an almost immediate return on investment.”

“We are pleased to be selected as Intellistream’s DSP supplier,” said Jeremy Lange, Surf’s Sales Director, Global Accounts. “These two projects demonstrate how Surf's rich multimedia processing package, with its 3G video processing capabilities, provides our customers with cost-effective, scalable and comprehensive solutions for a variety of telecom applications.”