HOD HASHARON, Israel, November 6 /PRNewswire/ -- GigaLinx Ltd. today announced that it has entered into a technology licensing agreement with Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc. of Japan. (Hitachi Kokusai).

Under the agreement, GigaLinx grants to Hitachi Kokusai to use GigaLinx's video-over-IP technology in its new line of GigE (Gigabit Ethernet) cameras, allowing transfer of video and imaging data over high-performance, low-cost GigE connections.

"The agreement with Hitachi Kokusai is another confirmation of our strong position as a leading supplier of GigE connectivity solutions," said Yoav Neuman, founder and CEO of GigaLinx Ltd. "We are proud that Hitachi Kokusai, a global leader in this market, chose GigaLinx as its technology partner."

"GigaLinx's technology will allow us to maintain our leadership position and to offer leading-edge GigE cameras," said Mr. Hisashi Katagiri, General Manager Business Planning Dept. of Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.

With its ground breaking small size and low power consumption, GigaLinx's technology allows camera manufacturers to reach unprecedented levels of miniaturization. GigaLinx's unique full-source-code licensing model enables licensees to have full control over this critical core technology and to significantly reduce time-to-market and cost.

Hitachi is joining the list of leading camera manufacturers utilizing GigaLinx's technology, among them one of the top three Japanese manufacturers as well as E2V Technologies (LSE:E2V.L, formerly Atmel Grenoble).

About Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.

Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc. (TSE, OSE: 6756) designs, manufactures and markets HDTV, SDTV and Industrial video cameras for the Broadcast television, cable, government, video production and institutional markets. For more information, please visit http://www.h-kokusai.com

About GigaLinx

GigaLinx Ltd. is a leading supplier of high-bandwidth video streaming solutions for machine vision, military, security and medical applications.

GigaLinx designs, manufactures and licenses a diversified range of leading-edge GigE connectivity solutions, enabling superior performance, reliability and cost optimization. GigaLinx technology is used by leading camera manufacturers and system integrators in a wide variety of applications.

For more information, visit http://www.gigalinx.net

Contacts: Roy Livneh Mobile: +972-54-666-5795 Email: roy@gigalinx.net

Roy Livneh, Mobile: +972-54-666-5795, Email: roy@gigalinx.net