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ASIC Smart VPU™ video processing chip with AI

Finally, a video encoding platform that delivers monster throughput and performance with a tiny power appetite.

Click the Play button to learn how our Quadra VPUs reduce OPEX by 80%.

Cut streaming OPEX by 80% with ASICs

Cost comparison supporting 100 HD streams, 24/7, across 3 video encoding scenarios, over a three year period.

Companies that converted their software encoding to Smart VPUs realized 75-85% savings in their data center’s OPEX expenses.

What it means:

The Amazon approach of “get big fast” is no longer a viable business model if streaming platforms can’t hold profit margins. The path to profitability is to encode your video streams with Smart VPUs to increase your output and decrease your expenses >80%.   

CASE STUDY: High Volume Live Streaming Platform

Read how one customer went from a $10 million CAPEX to less than $1.5 million and cut power consumption >90%. This deep-dive reveals the trials, errors, and successes of converting from CPU-based to GPU and finally, a Smart VPU-based workflow.
Source: Mayflower article

+1,250%

Increase in stream volume converting to Smart VPUs

-86%

Savings of $8.6 MIL annually includes hardware, co-location & power costs

-89.5%

Reduction in energy consumption running high-volume CDN

This is why Google built a custom ASIC for YouTube

For everyone else who isn’t Google, we did the heavy lifting for you.

We are shipping commercial-ready Smart VPU cards for easy drop-in replacement and immediate deployment.

VPUs are Green

Environmentally speaking, the benefits of Smart VPU technology are profound. In a data center, Smart VPUs produce a tiny fraction of C02 emissions compared to previous technologies.
Not only do Smart VPUs save your bottom line, but they save the planet too. That’s a win-win.

Powered by AI

Ideal for applications requiring massive data sorting in real-time such as security surveillance, live streaming and high volume throughput:
  • Region of interest encoding
  • Scene detection
  • Background removal
  • Video enhancement
  • Facial recognition
  • Object detection

Our customers are some of the largest hyperscale video platforms, cloud gaming providers, streaming services, and CDN networks in the world.

These companies process millions and millions of video streams using our Smart VPUs to operate workflows such as:

Live Streaming

  • Real Time Interactive
  • Video Conference
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Cloud Gaming

  • 360/VR/AR
  • Virtual Worlds
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Security & Surveillance

  • NVR Monitoring Surveilance
  • Control Center Video Wall

What makes our Smart VPUs smart?

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Functions like scaling and overlay (formerly performed in software) now occur onboard the chip at speeds that can only be achieved with hardware.

Leveraging NVMe, NETINT Smart VPUs have universal operating system and kernel compatibility and are agnostic to any platform (Linux, Windows, Android, macOS) or CPU (x86 and ARM).

On-chip AI accelerated processing of up to 18 TOPS for tasks like video analysis, and advanced video encoding makes Smart VPUs future-proof.

Virtualization and containerization enable easy deployment inside data centers with security integrity for hyperscalers.

Servers with an open U.2 or PCIe slot may be upgraded so that you can move from expensive and power-hungry video operations to inexpensive, low-powered, and highly scalable.

Smart VPU Products

Smart VPUs are engineered for live, high-volume streaming and interactive applications like cloud gaming. They’re smart, inexpensive, capable, flexible, and exceptionally efficient. Smart VPUs offer a simple upgrade path with drop-in replacement into enterprise-class NVMe servers.

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T432 Video Transcoder - NETINT product line
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NETINT Technologies - Quadra T1U VPU (Video Processing Unit) - NETINT product line
NETINT Technologies - Quadra T1A VPU (Video Processing Unit) - NETINT product line
NETINT Technologies - Quadra T2A VPU (Video Processing Unit) - NETINT product line
1st Generation – VPU
2nd Generation – Smart VPUs
Modules
Server
Server
Modules
ASIC VPU

T408

ASIC VPU

T432

G4 VPU

Logan

G5 Smart VPU

Quadra

Ampere Edition

Quadra

Smart VPU

T1U

Smart VPU

T1A

Smart VPU

T2A

Architecture
x86
x86
ARM
CPU
AMD EPYC 7232P,
8/32/64-core options
AMD EPYC 7232P,
8/32/64 core options
Ampere Altra Max M96-28, 96-core
Server – 1RU
Supermicro
1114S-WN10RT
Supermicro
1114S-WN10RT
Supermicro Mega
DC ARS-110M-NR
ASIC Codensity chip
G4
G4 (4x)
G4, T408s (10x)
G5, T1Us (10x)
G5
G5
G5 (2x)
Price
$300
$1,200
starting at $7,000
starting at $19,000
$1,500
$1,500
$2,750
Form Factor
U.2
AIC, HHHL
1RU Server
1RU Server
U.2
AIC, HHHL
AIC, HHHL
Power Consumption
7W
27W
~400W
~500W
17W
20W
40W
Real-time Throughput Up to:
8x 1080p30
2x 4Kp30
32x 1080p30
8x 4Kp30
80x 1080p30
20x 4Kp30
320x 1080p30
80x 4Kp30
20x 8Kp30
32x 1080p30
8x 4Kp30
2x 8Kp30
32x 1080p30
8x 4Kp30
2x 8Kp30
64x 1080p30
16x 4Kp30
4x 8Kp30
Latency
12.8 ms
12.8 ms
12.8 ms
8 ms
8 ms
8 ms
8 ms
Encode Codecs
H.264, HEVC, YUV
H.264, HEVC, JPEG, YUV, AV1
Decode Codecs
H.264, HEVC, YUV
H.264, HEVC, JPEG, YUV, VP9
Audio Codecs
n/a
MP3, AAC-LC, HE-AAC
Features
Artificial Intelligence
n/a
n/a
n/a
150 TOPS
15 TOPS
18 TOPS
36 TOPS
New Capped CRF
Flexible GOP
Scaling
Cropping and Padding
Video Overlay
YUV / RGB Conversion
Configurable tuning of quality/throughput
n/a
n/a
n/a

Feature supported on VPU

Feature runs on host CPU

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T432 Video Transcoder - NETINT product line
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1st Generation VPU
Modules
Server
ASIC VPU

T408

ASIC VPU

T432

G4 VPU

Logan

Architecture
x86
CPU
AMD EPYC 7232P,
8/32/64-core options
Server – 1RU
Supermicro 1114S-WN10RT
ASIC Codensity chip
G4
G4 (4x)
G4, T408s (10x)
Price
$300
$1,200
starting at $7,000
Form Factor
U.2
AIC, HHHL
1RU Server
Power Consumption
7W
27W
~400W
Real-time Throughput Up to:
8x 1080p30
2x 4Kp30
32x 1080p30
8x 4Kp30
80x 1080p30
20x 4Kp30
Latency
12.8 ms
12.8 ms
12.8 ms
Encode Codecs
H.264, HEVC, YUV
Decode Codecs
H.264, HEVC, YUV
Audio Codecs
n/a
Features
Artificial Intelligence
n/a
n/a
n/a
New Capped CRF
Flexible GOP
Scaling
Cropping and Padding
Video Overlay
YUV / RGB Conversion
Configurable tuning of quality/throughput
n/a
n/a
n/a

Feature supported on VPU

Feature runs on host CPU

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NETINT Technologies - Quadra T1U VPU (Video Processing Unit) - NETINT product line
NETINT Technologies - Quadra T1A VPU (Video Processing Unit) - NETINT product line
NETINT Technologies - Quadra T2A VPU (Video Processing Unit) - NETINT product line
2nd Generation – Smart VPUs
Server
Modules
G5 Smart VPU

Quadra

Ampere Edition

Quadra

Smart VPU

T1U

Smart VPU

T1A

Smart VPU

T2A

Architecture
x86
ARM
Architecture
AMD EPYC 7232P,
8/32/64 core options
AMD EPYC 7232P,
8/32/64 core options
Architecture
Supermicro
1114S-WN10RT
Supermicro Mega
DC ARS-110M-NR
ASIC Codensity chip
G5, T1Us (10x)
G5
G5
G5 (2x)
Price
starting at $19,000
$1,500
$1,500
$2,750
Form Factor
1RU Server
U.2
AIC, HHHL
AIC, HHHL
Power Consumption
~500W
17W
20W
40W
Real-time Throughput Up to:
320x 1080p30
80x 4Kp30
20x 8Kp30
32x 1080p30
8x 4Kp30
2x 8Kp30
32x 1080p30
8x 4Kp30
2x 8Kp30
64x 1080p30
16x 4Kp30
4x 8Kp30
Latency
8 ms
8 ms
8 ms
8 ms
Encode Codecs
H.264, HEVC, JPEG, YUV, AV1
Decode Codecs
H.264, HEVC, JPEG, YUV, VP9
Audio Codecs
MP3, AAC-LC, HE-AAC
Features
Artificial Intelligence
150 TOPS
15 TOPS
18 TOPS
36 TOPS
New Capped CRF
Peer-to-peer DMA
Cropping and Padding
Scaling
Video Overlay
Audio decode / encode
YUV / RGB Conversion
Configurable tuning of quality/throughput

Feature supported on VPU

Feature runs on host CPU