DTV Innovations acquires the professional video contribution product line from International Datacasting Corporation. The professional video line offers hardware based MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 encoding and decoding solutions with focus on low latency, video quality and support for multiple audio channels and formats in a compact road ready platform. The acquisition includes TITAN and SE4000 encoders, HMR decoders, and the widely deployed Logic Innovations TSM-2800 ASI multiplexer. In conjunction with the acquisition, DTV Innovations has opened a new R&D center in San Diego, California and has hired several senior level sales, engineering, and support personnel who previously supported the product line for IDC.
Benitius Handjojo acquires 100% ownership of DTV Innovations. Under the new management DTV Innovations will continue to innovate and expand its products and services
In December 2005, Micronas spins out the Broadcast Group to DTV Innovations LLC, a newly created company owned by Mercantile Capital Group, a private equity fund. This maneuver is based on the determination that the Broadcast Group was not part of the core business which Micronas serves.
In June, 2004 LINX Electronics is acquired by Micronas Semiconductors Inc. (MSI), the US subsidiary of the German parent company, Micronas Semiconductors Holding AG. The acquisition is based on the intellectual property owned by Linx.
In September 2002, LINX Electronics creates a Broadcast Group to provide support for one of the company’s investors, broadcast station group owner Liberty Corporation during Liberty’s transition to Digital Television.
Mr. Handjojo designed the original hardware solution for DTV Innovations when it was part of Linx Electronics LLC. He's been back actively design all DTV Innovations hardware solutions since 2008.
Prior joining DTV Innovations, Mr. Handjojo has his own engineering company working actively on Broadcast Equipment and High Frequency Trading solutions. He has more than 15 years in Digital, Mixed signal and RF Design and holds 2 US Patents in Digital Video Conversion.
Mr. Handjojo received BS in Electrical Engineering from Trisakti University and BS in Computer Science from Bina Nusantara University. He also holds MS degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University.
Mr. LoPresto is a veteran of Broadcast Television technology industry, from his beginnings as a research engineer at Zenith in 1996 to his involvement in the most recent ATSC standards. After his tenure at Zenith, he joined Linx Electronics as a key developer, and supported further system design under Micronas, Inc. Prior to joining DTV Innovations, he operated as a technical consultant to both the Broadcasting and Consumer Electronics industries. He is a named inventor on more than 25 U.S. patents.
He received his B.S. in Computer Engineering and his M.S. in Electrical Engineering at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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