F.T.A. Communication Technologies - Inverto Digital Labs

Activities

Staff number : 10-49

Description of activities

  • Pan-European distribution of consumer and professional broadcast reception equipment for advanced digital terrestrial and satellite broadcasting systems.
  • Technology development, system engineering, marketing and distribution.

Products and services

FTA develops and markets advanced professional and consumer broadcast reception equipment:

  • Set Top Boxes (STB) and advanced PVR (Personal Video Recorder)
  • Low Noise Blocks (LNBs) and advanced single cable solutions
  • Smart MDU solutions
  • Digital TV broadcast equipment (Encoders, IRDs, Multiplexers)
  • OEM (original equipment manufacturer) services
  • STB, PVR and LNB designs
  • Complete product design
  • Hardware design
  • Software design
  • Linux Operating System - CE-HTML middleware

Customer references

FTA serves major industry players and cooperates with forefront technology partners:

  • Sky (IT)
  • ST Microelectronics (FR)
  • SES-ASTRA (LU)
  • Thomson (FR)
  • Grundig (DE)
  • DBS-Yes (IL)
  • NTV+ (RU)
  • Canal+ (FR)
  • Philips (FR)
  • Eutelsat (FR)

Trading area

International

International locations

Europe

Additional information

FTA Communication Technologies developed activities in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and the Gulf region.

Research, Development and Innovation (RDI)

R&D investments (in % or by thousands of euros) : 10% of turnover in 2009

Industrial property

  • Patent applications filed per year: 1
  • Licence(s) on the company's/research centre's technologies granted to third parties
  • Use of external technology under a licensing agreement or acquisition

Technological/technical capabilities

  • Embedded real time multi tasking system engineering
  • Satcom system engineering
  • MPEG & DVB broadcast systems;
  • Digital video compression
  • Advanced video streaming and recording system design
  • Hardware and software design;
  • Metadata and intelligent content management
  • Control, navigation and display software (EPG)
  • Conditional access (CA)
  • Copy protection
  • Rights management software
  • RF design and simulation for LNB
  • Satellite Antenna design
  • Middleware for connected TV

Equipment

  • DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting) stream generators
  • DVB-S/S2 (QPSK, 8PSK), DVB-T (COFDM), RF modulator
  • Satellite distribution equipment
  • Transport-stream generators
  • Dish antenna farm
  • RF (Radio frequency) test equipment

Business sector(s)

  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Electronics, micro- and nanosystems

Contact

F.T.A. Communication Technologies - Inverto Digital Labs
18 Duchscherstrooss; L-6868; Wecker; LUXEMBOURG
Luxembourg
Phone: +352 26 43 67 1
Fax: +352 26 43 13 68
Email: info@inverto.tv
Site: http://www.inverto.tv

R&D Contact

Mr ABRAHAM Thierry
Chief Technological Officer
Phone: +352 26 43 67 1
Email: thierry.abraham@inverto.tv

R&D Contact

Mr ROELENS Frederic
SW director
Phone: +352 26 43 67 1
Email: frederic.roelens@inverto.tv

  • Updated 29-06-2015