SDVoE Design Partner Training and Certification Program Now Approved for AVIXA CTS Renewal Units

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced it is an official AVIXA Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) Renewal Unit (RU) Provider. The online SDVoE Design Partner Program now offers AVIXA CTS RUs along with SDVoE certification. This first-of-its-kind online program, available through the SDVoE Academy, publicly recognizes experts in the creation of SDVoE systems that take advantage of […]

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SDVoE Alliance Launches Educational Blog

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced its latest initiative to further the inevitable transition of the AV industry to Ethernet-based signal distribution solutions. The SDVoE Alliance blog features posts from thought leaders in pro AV who understand that moving AV distribution to IP offers the possibility to create dramatically new architectures and entirely new user experiences. […]

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ZeeVee and NETGEAR Enable 10G Ethernet Switch with Integrated HDMI Connectivity

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ZeeVee was revealed today to be the manufacturer of the plug-in module to enable the world’s first Ethernet switch featuring integrated HDMI connectivity for video sources, including the capacity to distribute uncompressed 4K/UHD and HDR content via SDVoE. Utilizing ZeeVee ZyPer4K technology in conjunction with the 96-port NETGEAR 10G M4300-96X Modular Managed Ethernet switch, the […]

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SDVoE Alliance and IDK Announce a New Class of Product Linking Dante Audio Networking Technology with the SDVoE Ecosystem

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The SDVoE Alliance and IDK Corporation today announced a new class of product that for the first time links Dante audio networking technology with the SDVoE ecosystem. IDK’s new IP-NINJAR/Dante Audio Bridge (model: NJR-AB08DAN) transcodes audio signals directly between the SDVoE and Dante protocol environments. Audio signal transport is enabled from NJR transmitters to Dante […]

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SDVoE Alliance Offers Full-Day of Education and Training Opportunities at ISE 2019

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At Integrated Systems Europe 2019 (Amsterdam, Feb. 5-8) the SDVoE Alliance will present a free program of in-depth education sessions for system integrators, designers, consultants, installers and manufacturers who want to become educated on the SDVoE signal management platform, which offers matrix switch performance, advanced AV processing and AV-over-IP capability, plus interoperability supported by over […]

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NETGEAR and SDVoE Launch a 10G Network Switch with Integrated HDMI

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At ISE 2019 (Amsterdam, Feb. 5-8, stand 3-B150), the SDVoE Alliance will feature the world’s first implementation of HDMI connectivity within an Ethernet switch. HDMI input and output modules that plug directly into a NETGEAR M4300-96X 10G Modular Managed Switch eliminate the need for standalone encoders and decoders to support in-rack video sources and destinations, […]

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2019: The Year of AV-Over-IP — But Don’t Believe the Hype!

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There’s no doubt in my mind that 2019 will be the year we look back on that the industry transitioned from signal routing and distribution via HDMI and so-called “digital-media” to AV-over-IP. Certainly not the entire industry — just most of it. But buyer, specifier, installer and designer beware. Not all AV-over-IP is the same, […]

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SDVoE Alliance Celebrates Second Anniversary with 40 Members, 158 Interoperable Shipping Products and 300 Certified Design Partners

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced its latest organizational milestones. Launched just two years ago at ISE 2017 with the goal of standardizing the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals in professional AV environments, the alliance has grown to 40 member companies shipping 158 products. In addition, more than 300 SDVoE Certified Design Partners have […]

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Altimium Becomes Contributing Member of SDVoE Alliance

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that Altimium, a French-based supplier of AV extenders, scalers, cabling and infrastructure, has joined the alliance as a contributing member. “Altimium has always been committed to delivering the highest quality products to our customers and the capabilities of SDVoE for zero-latency, artifact-free transmission of true 4K60 (4:4:4) video perfectly align […]

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Almo ProAV Named Exclusive U.S. Distributor for iMAGsystems AV-Over-IP Products

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Almo ProAV has been named the exclusive U.S. distributor for iMAGsystems, a Melbourne, Australia-based manufacturer of AV over IP delivery products. iMAGsystems is showcasing its complete product line of AIR wireless, LIGHTNING (SDVoE), RAIN H.264 and THUNDER (JPEG2000) during the exhibit portion of the next E4 AV Tour, coming to Nashville on October 26. “Thanks to our partnership with iMAGsystems, we are […]

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SDVoE Academy Online Learning Platform Launch

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced its new SDVoE Academy learning platform, offering free self-paced online courses for AV professionals to help them develop the skills they need to take advantage of the latest technologies for AV signal management. Although the focus is on SDVoE technology, the only interoperable AV-over-IP standard capable of replacing the performance […]

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SDVoE Alliance to Offer AV-over-IP Education Sessions at Integrate 2018

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At Integrate 2018 in Sydney Aug. 22-24, the SDVoE Alliance will offer a series of training sessions focusing on Ethernet as the transport for AV signals in professional AV environments and the ecosystem around the SDVoE platform which allows software to define AV applications. The sessions will be presented by Victor Vettorello of Christie, Domenic […]

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SDVoE Alliance and Audinate Collaborate on AV Control Platform

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SDVoE Alliance and Audinate today announced their collaboration on an integrated AV control environment. In addition, Audinate has joined the SDVoE Alliance as a contributing member. Dante distributes an unlimited number of uncompressed audio channels across IP networks. It is an audio networking standard for pro audio manufacturers and has been adopted by more than […]

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Presentation Products, Inc. Joins SDVoE Alliance

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that Presentation Products, Inc, an audiovisual design and integration firm headquartered in New York City, has joined the alliance as an adopting member. “At PPI we pride ourselves on leveraging both industry certifications and real world expertise to inform design concepts, implement best practices, and guarantee technical quality during every […]

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SDVoE Alliance Tops 40 Members and 100 Design Partners on the Road to InfoComm 2018

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that there are now 40 member companies – with wide ranging expertise in chipsets, Ethernet switches, infrastructure, AV end points, software and systems integration – in the SDVoE ecosystem. In addition, more than 100 SDVoE Design Partners have been certified. “The traditional matrix switch is dead, but the industry still needs the performance that the matrix […]

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Anixter Joins SDVoE Alliance

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that Anixter International, a global distributor of Network & Security Solutions, Electrical & Electronic Solutions and Utility Power Solutions, has joined the alliance as an adopting member. “We share the vision of the SDVoE Alliance that Ethernet is the technology that can and will transport all kinds of data. Since it’s standardization by the IEEE in 1983, […]

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PTN Becomes Contributing Member of the SDVoE Alliance in Advance of InfoComm 2018

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that PTN Electronics Limited, a global ODM/OEM supplier to the pro AV industry, has joined the alliance as a contributing member. “SDVoE technology is the best high-end solution for video/audio distribution in a wide variety of applications ranging from control rooms to enterprise, education and government applications,” said Robert Zeng, the product manager at PTN. […]

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SDVoE to Offer Limited Seating for In-booth Education Sessions at InfoComm 2018

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At InfoComm 2018 the SDVoE Alliance will feature industry experts presenting 20-minute, in-booth education sessions on a variety of topics essential for system integrators, designers, consultants, installers and manufacturers who want to understand the new AV-over-IP paradigm — Software Defined Video over Ethernet. Presentations will start on the hour and half hour throughout all three […]

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SDVoE Alliance Highlights Breadth of AV Software Apps Built on SDVoE Platform at InfoComm 2018

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At InfoComm 2018 (Las Vegas, June 6-8, booth N720), the SDVoE Alliance will feature demonstrations of AV network management and control software, designed to run on the SDVoE platform, from leading AV manufacturers and software developers. Demos will include VuWall TRx, ZeeVee MaestroZ and iMAGsystems Lightning applications, all built on the SDVoE API and running […]

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SDVoE Alliance Launches Design Partner Training and Certification Program

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that its SDVoE Design Partner Program is up and running. This first-of-its-kind online training and certification publicly recognizes experts in the creation of SDVoE systems that take advantage of AV-over-IP scalability, yet offer matrix-switch-like performance. Created in cooperation with leading AV consulting firms HyperSphere Limited and Hewshott International, as well as AV/IT training experts Clavia Ltd., […]

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Canare Joins SDVoE Alliance

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that Canare Electric Co., Ltd., a leading manufacturer of cables, connectors, assemblies, converters and related products for the professional audio and video industry, has joined the alliance as an adopting member. “AV over IP is the way of the future and we are proud to join the SDVoE Alliance as a member of the group proactively […]

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J-Tech Digital Joins SDVoE Alliance

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that J-Tech Digital, a provider of audio visual integrations and devices worldwide, has joined the alliance as an adopting member. The company will premiere its very first AV-over-IP equipment at InfoComm 2018 (Las Vegas, June 6-8) in booth C710. “AV over IP is a new venture for our company and we are very excited to be […]

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Berk-Tek Joins SDVoE Alliance

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that Berk-Tek has joined the alliance as an adopting member. Berk-Tek manufactures all the latest infrastructure products with offerings ranging from Category 6A cables for 10GBaseT to loose tube and tight buffered fiber optic cables that are designed for applications ranging from data center to campus LAN environments. “Berk-Tek’s mission is to provide our customers with solutions that […]

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PureLink Joins SDVoE Alliance at ISE 2018

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that PureLink GmbH joined the alliance as an adopting member at ISE 2018 and introduced its first products based on SDVoE technology, the IPAV PRO line. It is the first SDVoE-enabled product to include copper and fiber ports in a single SKU and it can become an AV extender, splitter, seamless switcher or videowall controller. Its aluminum housing, Neutrik-style […]

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Christie Boxer Is First Projector with Integrated SDVoE 10G AV-over-IP Port

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The Christie Boxer 3DLP projector is the first, ever, projector with a direct interface for up to 4K content and control over 10G Ethernet using the SDVoE standard. The Christie Terra SDVoE input board for Boxer allows for video, audio and control onto a single system using a single cable. As an SDVoE Alliance founder, Christie is leading the transition of AV systems from bandwidth-limited, scale-limited, circuit-switched signal infrastructures onto […]

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Crestron Rumored to Be Starting an AV-over-IP Alliance with Microsoft and Intel

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Update: I spoke to Robin van Meeuwen, president and CEO of Crestron EMEA, at ISE 2018, where he confirmed this story to be true. I think it’s possible that Crestron is, behind the scenes, forming an “alliance” of sorts of AV-over-IP companies that focus exclusively (for now) on the 1Gig method of sending AV signals over an IT […]

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DVIGear’s DisplayNet 4K Products Featured at ISE 2018

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 DVIGear is exhibiting the latest SDVoE technology in its DisplayNet AV-Over-10GbE distribution platform at ISE 2018 in Amsterdam, NL on Feb. 6-9 in Stand 1-N30. DVIGear is also demonstrating its suite of end-to-end 4K (UHD) video distribution solutions at the show, including its new generation HyperLight DisplayPort v1.4 Active Optical Cables and the DVI-7340 / DVI-7341 MultiPort 4K Fiber Optic Extenders. The DN-200 Series is an extension of the DisplayNet AV-over-IP product line. Each Transmitter accepts multiple source […]

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Kramer Becomes a Contributing Member of the SDVoE Alliance

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that Kramer Electronics has joined the alliance as a contributing member. The announcement comes as the alliance heads to ISE 2018 in celebration of its first anniversary. At the show, the alliance stand 3-B150 will focus on the advantages of converged AV and IT infrastructure, which can only be realized with 10G networking and SDVoE […]

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SDVoE Alliance to Present Free Case Study Sessions at ISE 2018

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At Integrated Systems Europe 2018 on Wednesday Feb.7, the SDVoE Alliance will present a wide-ranging program of educational case study sessions highlighting real-world AV-over-IP installations in universities, museums, control rooms, smart homes, corporations and live event venues. Open to all attendees at no charge, two sessions are planned, each highlighting multiple cases were 10G Ethernet […]

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