Omnitek is a world leader in the design of intelligent video and vision systems based on programmable FPGAs and SoCs. Through the supply of expert design services with highly optimised FPGA intellectual property cores covering high-performance video/vision and AI / machine learning, Omnitek can provide cost-optimised solutions to a broad range of markets. These include medical, broadcast, professional AV, automotive, government homeland security, aerospace/defence, industrial/scientific, consumer and test & measurement. To support this business Omnitek also designs and manufactures a comprehensive suite of video test & measurement equipment.
Omnitek, now in its 20th year, continues to service the development and technical needs of an ever-growing and prestigious customer base of world-renowned businesses. Success has been achieved through positive business philosophy, the knowledge, skills and experience of Omnitek staff, and the desire to provide the most elegant, practical and cost-effective solution to meet customer needs. This success is reflected by the two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise received in 2018, for Innovation and for International Trade.
Omnitek is the trading name of Image Processing Techniques Ltd.
We value the diversity of our workforce and respect our employees as individuals, regardless of race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender and age. As a business we look for people who will complement our diverse team.
Promotion and advancement within Omnitek is based on merit and subject to appropriate opportunities arising as we grow.
We offer flexible working hours and understand that it is difficult for all employees to work a ‘9 till 5’ day. We allow employees to offset their working days to allow them to achieve the best work-life balance and benefit from public transport.
We have a very ‘open’ culture and all staff are invited to engage in discussions with others about the projects that they are working on. Regular company meetings are held keep employees informed about the business performance, objectives and ideals and provides and additional forum in which employees can engage in the success of the business.
Our team members come from a diverse technical background that includes experienced engineers, staff and graduates. As we have expanded over the last few years we have employed graduates and guided them to be self-sufficient and valued employees who contribute to our continuing success.
We encourage employees to maintain their own continual professional development and where relevant the business needs we are happy to support this.
We encourage an active social life for our team and organise events at local facilities. We hold regular gatherings for staff and family at local hostelries and engage with our colleagues in activities such as go-carting, bowling and evenings-out.
As a business, we make a conscious decision to support local businesses whenever possible. This has multiple benefits to the local community, local businesses and the wider environment. Whenever practical, we use local UK suppliers for goods and services and fosters good relationships with them for mutual benefit.
Omnitek work closely with a number of organisations in addition to our customers. These include both industry organisations and partner companies to help us maintain our understanding of the technological landscape in which we operate and provide the most up to date solutions that our customers required.
ISO 9000 is a world-wide quality standard and as an ISO 9000 : 2015 registered company, quality and customer satisfaction are at the heart of our normal working practices. Many countries see this level of commitment to quality as a sign of strength and this allows us to work with companies all around the world.
We are one of an elite number Xilinx Premier Design Services’ Members within the Xilinx Alliance Program. We have close ties with this significant industry influencer which means that we are always working with the bleeding edge FPGA device technologies and maintaining our technological edge.
We are a member of SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers). SMPTE define many of the video format standard that Omnitek’s products conform to. These products are used throughout the broadcast industry and post production to help program makers do their job.
We are a member of the IABM (International Association of Broadcast Manufacturers). The broadcast television industry is a significant driving force in the development and implementation of vision and video products. Our success in this industry area is due to our continuous involvement in it.
Innovation is at the heart of our business. In 2008, we received the Queens Award for Enterprise: Innovation (Technology) for our Omnitek XR analyser for digital cinema applications. Our Ultra 4K Tool Box was a Finalist for an IABM Design and Innovation Award at IBC 2015 (September 2015). It was also selected as a finalist for the “TV Technology” innovation awards. These awards give testament to our innovative culture as a business, always striving for step change in our next generation of products and services.
In 2017 we were awarded the status of Premier Design Services’ Member within the Xilinx Alliance Program.
To be selected into the Premier Member, companies must pass an exhaustive 320-point on-site audit from Xilinx covering business processes, technical competency, product quality, and supportability.
In 2018 Omnitek received two Queens Awards in recognition of the innovation of its video distortion and correction technology and for the export achievements of its Consultancy services and video T&M products.