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AIMS Welcomes Kakadu Software and 7thSense as New Members

AIMS promotes industry standards for IP media transmission, promoting open, agile production environments through interoperable solutions for broadcast and Pro AV companies and technology suppliers.

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) announced two new members, Kakadu Software and 7thSense, known for their expertise in JPEG 2000 technology and high-performance media server solutions, respectively. Kakadu Software provides a leading JPEG 2000 development toolkit, while 7thSense specializes in pixel generation, processing, and management technology.

By welcoming Kakadu Software and 7thSense, AIMS expands its expertise in JPEG 2000 technology and advanced media server solutions, enhancing its efforts to promote IP-based solutions and the adoption of the IPMX standard.

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) today announced its newest members: Kakadu Software — provider of the world’s leading JPEG 2000 development toolkit — and 7thSense, a leader in pixel generation, processing, and management technology.

“We’re thrilled to announce Kakadu Software and 7thSense as the newest AIMS members,” said Andrew Starks, board of directors’ member and marketing working group chair for AIMS. “Their expertise in JPEG 2000 technology and high-performance media server solutions, respectively, represent a significant addition to our collective endeavor to foster the adoption of open standards and interoperability in the media and entertainment industry.”

Based in Sydney, Australia, Kakadu Software delivers a complete toolkit for users seeking unsurpassed performance across all image compression and manipulation, including video encoding, satellite image management, image archiving, and medical imaging. It encompasses all of Part 1 (ISO/IEC 15444-1), Part 2 (coding and file format extensions), Part 3 (motion JPEG 2000), Part 9 (JPIP), and Part 15 (HTJ2K) of the royalty-free JPEG 2000 standard.

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“Joining AIMS marks a pivotal step in our mission to elevate the media and entertainment sector through groundbreaking innovation and collaboration,” said Graham Morton of Kakadu Software. “As a pioneer in JPEG 2000 technology, we deeply understand the crucial role interoperability and the adoption of the IPMX standard play in nurturing a creative, efficient, and technologically advanced ecosystem. Working with AIMS enables us to pool our specialized knowledge and technology, contributing significantly to the transition towards comprehensive IP-based solutions.”

With offices across the U.K. and the U.S., 7thSense’s advanced products — from media servers and pixel processors to generative content solutions — enable storytellers worldwide to fulfill their creative vision. In 2020, the company expanded its portfolio to include show control technology after merging with Medialon, a long-established provider of show control solutions for museums, theme parks, and attractions.

“We couldn’t be more excited to join AIMS. Our commitment to innovation and excellence in the media and entertainment industry is reflected in our enthusiasm for open standards and interoperability, principles central to the Alliance,” said Rich Brown, chief technology officer and co-owner of 7thSense. “Our expertise in crafting immersive experiences through advanced media playback solutions uniquely positions us to contribute to AIMS’ mission. The future we envision is one rooted in the adoption of the IPMX standard, ensuring seamless integration and operational efficiency.”

 

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