Integrated Microwave Technologies (IMT), an xG Technology, Inc. company, is a leader in the design, development and distribution of advanced digital microwave systems. Since its inception in 1990, the company has focused on building a product line that incorporates a high level of performance, reliability and build quality, extended operating ranges and compact form factors. Today, IMT has grown to become the premium supplier of microwave video transmission systems, and delivers complete video capture/transmit/receive solutions to customers worldwide, including engineering, integration, installation and commissioning services. The primary markets that IMT serves are broadcast, sports/entertainment/education, public safety and defense.
IMT is the industry leader in TV news and broadcast microwave video systems. IMT’s broadcast market consists of electronic news gathering, wireless camera systems, portable microwave, and fixed point to point systems. For this market, IMT integrates customized solutions for use in news helicopters, ground-based news vehicles, camera operations, central receive sites, remote onsite and studio newscasts and live television events. IMT customers within this market are blue-chip tier-1 major network TV stations that include over-the-air broadcasters, as well as cable and satellite news providers.
IMT offers an innovative range of products for the sports/entertainment/educational market. This market consists of segments that include sports production, sports venue entertainment systems, movie director video assist, and the non-professional user segment. Among the key solutions IMT provides to this market are wireless camera systems and mobile radios. IMT customers within this market are major professional sports teams, movie production companies, live video production service providers, system integrators, educational institutions, houses of worship and a growing segment of drone and unmanned ground vehicle providers.
Public safety and defense markets
IMT has developed video solutions that address the stringent requirements of the public safety and defense markets. These markets consist of key segments including state and local law enforcement agencies, Federal “3-letter” agencies and military system integrators. The key solutions IMT provides to this market are manned and unmanned aerial and ground systems, mobile and handheld receive systems and transmitters for concealed video surveillance. IMT Customers within this market include recognizable state police forces, sheriff’s departments, fire departments, first responders and federal agencies.
IMT and Vislink Team Up!
In early 2017, IMT teamed up in a merger with the operations of Vislink. Together, they offer best-in-class video capture and distribution solutions across the entire spectrum of technological requirements and price points in broadcasting, sports and entertainment and public safety/surveillance markets. IMT customers now have access to all of Vislink’s well-established legacy brands, including:
Read more about the union of IMT and Vislink at this link.
Professional Field Services
IMT Vislink has the capabilities to deliver complete “beyond the box” solutions. We are a total solution integrator, and our suite of Professional Field Services staff can help guide your project from concept to commissioning. From the initial survey of a candidate location, to defining tower requirements, managing all construction phases, to customer handoff of a fully operational facility, we have the expertise to ensure total project success. Find out more at this link.
Since its founding, IMT has established itself as a key innovator in driving the transition of video transmission technology from analog to digital platforms. IMT pioneered the implementation of Coded Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (COFDM) modulation. COFDM is a transmission technique that combines encoding technology with OFDM (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing) modulation to provide the low latency and high image clarity required for real-time live broadcasting video transmissions. Read more about IMT technology innovations at this link.
Active Involvement in Professional Organizations
IMT is proud of its long association with organizations devoted to advancing the interests, standards and technologies of the broadcasting industry, and is a member of the following associations:
The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) is involved in setting forth standards for digital television transmission over terrestrial, cable, and satellite networks.
The Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) is the professional organization of television and radio engineers and those in related fields. It is the only organization devoted to the advancement of all levels and types of broadcast engineering. The SBE has more than 5,100 members in 114 chapters across the United States and members in more than 30 other countries.
The National Association of Broadcasters is the voice for the nation’s radio and television broadcasters. As the premier trade association for broadcasters, NAB advances the interests of our members in federal government, industry and public affairs; improves the quality and profitability of broadcasting; encourages content and technology innovation; and spotlights the important and unique ways stations serve their communities.
IMT is an ISO 9001:2015 certified QMS organization and has received multiple industry awards for design and innovations.