SOURCE: Stretch Inc.

Stretch Inc.

September 17, 2009 08:20 ET

Stretch and UDP Announce New High Performance DVR Capture Cards

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - September 17, 2009) - Stretch Inc., the pioneer and leader in software configurable processors, and UDP, a leading provider of high performance video solutions for the surveillance industry, today announced availability of UDP's latest product, the HP4000EX PCIe DVR capture card. The HP4000EX is a 16-channel H.264 card providing video and audio capture, real-time display and hardware compression features, with built-in video analytics using the PCIe interface with multi-card support. This model is designed to ensure FCC / CE Class B certification, thereby facilitating emissions compliance for DVR constructors.

"UDP has built an enviable reputation for delivering high performance, high-quality products backed with a strong OEM policy. Stretch processor solutions are a natural fit for our capture card product range, adding significant capability by enabling us to offer our partners a high-density H.264 solution with excellent video quality combined with video analytics. In addition, and for the first time, we are able to provide an H.264 SVC option," said James Ahn, president of UDP.

The HP4000EX card is supplied with a highly efficient video content analysis software package to provide DVR designers with advanced features such as 'a self-learning tracking algorithm,' 'camera attack detection,' and 'camera shake cancelation.' Other high-end detection features including 'loitering,' 'stopping,' 'counting,' 'abandoned baggage,' 'direction,' 'speed,' and 'object classification' filters can be added with optional analytics packages.

"UDP is one of the premier suppliers of OEM cards, and we are pleased that it has selected Stretch to power their next generation of products," said Bob Beachler, Stretch vice president of marketing, operations, and systems design. "Now, OEMs familiar with the UDP SDK can take advantage of the advanced features of Stretch's software configurable processors and CODECs."

The HP4000EX is manufactured by UDP for their OEM partners. UDP provides all cards with a comprehensive software developer's kit and real-time technical support from highly qualified field engineers in strategically located international branch offices to enable their OEM partners to quickly and efficiently integrate products and create high-end DVR surveillance solutions.

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About UDP Technology

UDP is an Original Design Manufacturer, creating an extensive range of video equipment for the surveillance industry. UDP products are available exclusively through OEM partners. UDP was established in 2000; UDP product solutions range from capture devices to display decoders and include IP Cameras and encoders, DVR add-in cards and accessories and standalone DVRs and video Stabilizers.

About Stretch

Stretch Inc. is the world leader in software configurable processors, the first to embed programmable logic within the processor. Using familiar C/C++ programming tools, system developers automatically configure Stretch's off-the-shelf processors to achieve extraordinary performance, easy and rapid development, significant cost savings, and flexibility to address diverse markets and changing application needs. Stretch devices are used in video processing, machine vision and wireless applications worldwide. For more information, visit

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