WISI invests in Inca Systems

wisiGerman cable industry technology specialist WISI has made a strategic investment in Canadian video processing specialist Inca Systems.

WISI said that the pair will work together on the global development and delivery of linear IP video and over-the-top multiscreen solutions, including project focus on HEVC video compression, network DVR, confidence monitoring and personalised ad insertion.

In addition both companies will take advantage of their existing sales networks.

WISI will become the exclusive distributor for Inca’s video transcoding and multiscreen products in Europe, Asia, South America, Africa and the Middle East while Inca Networks will become the exclusive North American partner for WISI’s modular RF/IP platforms, Chameleon, Tangram, and the Optopus FTTH product range.

WISI executives will also be joining the Inca board of directors.