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SCTE-35 and SCTE-104 VANC Processing

One of the things we’ve been spending a lot of time on recently is related to Ad Insertion for broadcasters. This includes providing the appropriate metadata in streams to denote when advertisements should begin and end, as well as information describing which advertisements should be inserted. This largely delves into the realm of the SCTE-35… Read More

Massive Capture for Mac OSX Now Available

Kernel Labs is happy to announce the release of Massive Capture, our new Mac OSX capturing application. Massive Capture is a software application which allows users the ability to capture video content from multiple video sources simultaneously, by intelligently controlling multiple attached HDPVR capture devices. The application itself is built on top of our current… Read More

NAB 2016 Conference

Kernel Labs will be attending the National Association of Broadcasters Show 2015 conference, Apr 16-21 2016 in Las Vegas. If you’d like to meet the Kernel Labs staff then you can reach us via the Contact page. We’d be thrilled to chat with you.

CableExplorer – Evaluation Software

For those of you who are Digital TV enthusiasts, and have access to a Silicondust HDHomeRun prime cable receiver, we’ve been developing an ‘explorer’ tool for sometime. The software works with OS-X only, although Linux and Windows would be easy enough for us to deliver in the future. We’ve just published a free eval version,… Read More

New Linux Drivers and SDK’s Now Available

Here at Kernel Labs we have been working hard over the last couple of months to bring some new additions to our product range. We have recently released new Linux drivers and SDK’s for a variety of popular capturing devices. For more information on the Linux drivers, click on the links below .. AVerMedia CE330B… Read More

Elgato Game Capture HD 60 Pro Teardown

Devin pointed out a new PCIe HD compression card the other day, the $200 Elgato Game Capture HD 60 Pro PCIe card. Amazon Link Video capture, video encoders, compressors, that’s our bread and butter here at Kernel Labs, needless to say we ordered the unit and promptly took it apart – for your viewing pleasure!… Read More

HVR-955q Linux Driver Performance

Over the years we have assembled a variety of tools for evaluting tuner performance. Most of these are internal home-grown command line utilities and scripts which perform some superset of comparable end-user applications, with a particular emphasis on automation and logging statistics that regular users typically wouldn’t need. We use these tools for a variety… Read More