Extron’s New H.264 Encoder Streams Media via the Network

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Last month, Extron launched the SME 100, a live H.264 encoder for streaming audio, video and computer-video signals via the network. The SME 100 employs standards-based H.264/MPEG-4 AVC encoding and outputs an IP stream that can easily be decoded and viewed on desktop or laptop PCs. It is designed specifically to address the input requirements common to ProAV applications and supports RGB or DVI input signals up to 1920×1200 as well as standard definition and high definition video up to 1080p/60. The SME 100 also features an integrated three-input switcher with audio and buffered loop-through connections to simplify integration and offers a range of compression and bit rate controls. Extron signal processing scales and optimizes video input signals for the intended viewing application. Encoding controls also provide adjustments for bit rate and quality. By extending AV signals over networks, the SME 100 significantly expands AV system capability.

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