Barco Adds 4K Operating Room Monitor

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Barco just launched the MDSC-8427, a 4K surgical display. The 3840×2160 resolution, 27” screen includes Barco’s new image processing technology, that they say is specially designed for medical video. With the rise of 4K endoscopes and room cameras, this surgical display is aimed at current and new installs. The 27” size offers a lightweight and […]

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FOR-A Ships Two New Switchers and a New Signal Processor

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FOR-A is shipping three new products — the HVS-490 and HVS-100 switchers and FA-9600 signal processor. The HVS-490 is for the events market and is an HD and 4K-UHD (3840×2160 @ 60fps and 4:4:4 at 12-bit color) multi-effects production switcher designed for mobile shoots, events and in-house large-scale corporate productions. They include “event memory” for […]

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Atlona Launch OMEGA Series Aimed at Collaboration Market

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Atlona today unveiled the new OMEGA Series of switching, extension and video processing solutions. There are three products in the OMEGA Series to start: The AT-OME-TX21-WP-E is a two-input, 4K EU/UK wallplate switcher and HDBaseT transmitter with one HDMI input, one USB-C input and one HDBaseT output. The PoE-powered unit offers a two-gang form factor […]

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Two 1Gig Ethernet 4K Wall Plate Extenders from MuxLab Are AV-over-IP

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Two new brushed metal wall plate enclosures from MuxLab are IP-based extenders that support HDMI 2.0b formats and 4K@60Hz resolutions. The wall plates can be configured and controlled remotely from any tablet, laptop or phone when combined with MuxLab’s ProDigital Network Controller (model 500811) and the new MuxControl App for Android and iOS. MuxLab’s HDMI/VGA/USB […]

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Magewell Adds Dual-Channel 4K Capture Card with Loop-Through Connectivity

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Magewell today introduced the Pro Capture Dual HDMI 4K Plus LT, the newest member of its Pro Capture family of PCI Express video capture hardware. The Pro Capture Dual HDMI 4K Plus LT features HDMI 2.0 input interfaces and supports two discrete channels of video at resolutions up to 4096×2160 at 60 frames per second. […]

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Optoma Adds Flat Panel Displays to Lineup

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Optoma today launched its Creative Touch series of interactive flat panel displays (IFPDs) available in 65”, 75” and 86” formats. They start at $3,499. The Optoma Creative Touch IFPDs are basically native 4K (3840×2160) resolution, collaboration boards using LCD technology with up to 20-point multi-touch capabilities and a blue light filter (to reduce eye strain) and are aimed at classrooms, […]

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WyreStorm Adds 4K and Serial to HDBaseT Extender Set

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WyreStorm has given its EX-70-G2 entry level HDBaseT extender a spec boost to now include support for 4K UHD and RS232 control. This also makes WyreStorm’s EX-70-G2 extender model HDCP 2.2 compliant for point-to-point HDMI extension with enhanced control options, like CEC. Class B HDBaseT handles the delivery of 3840x2160p at 30Hz 8bit 4:4:4 or […]

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Using 4K to Make a Better UCC Room (But Not Because of Resolution)

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Everyone who’s anyone in AV knows that 4K provides four times the resolution of 1080p. 1920×1080, commonly referred to as ‘Full HD’ was the industry’s high-resolution display platform for over a decade and has recently been usurped by 4K — which in ProAV-land is known as UHD, or 3840×2160 (or in DCI-world, 4096×2160) is, in […]

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Atlona Adds Exclusive Dolby Vision Capability to OmniStream AV-over-IP Line

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Atlona has announced a new feature to its OmniStream AV-over-IP platform that will enable distribution of 4K video with Dolby Vision dynamic HDR over standard, off-the-shelf 1 Gigabit Ethernet data networks. This capability will soon be available as a licensed feature update to the OmniStream Pro and R-Type Series for commercial and residential networked AV […]

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ProVideoInstruments Launches VuMATRIX 1Gb AV-Over-IP TxRx

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ProVideoInstruments has announced the VuMATRIX, a plug-and-play receiver and transmitter with wireless control through ProVideoInstruments’ application. ProVideoInstruments’ VuMATRIX is a 4K receiver and transmitter set distributing HDMI over an existing 1Gb network. With expansion capabilities, the VuMATRIX allows users to connect a transmitter for each source and a receiver unit for each TV on the […]

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Kramer Announces WP-211T Automatic Switching Wall-Plate

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Kramer’s new WP-211T wall-plate is an automatic switcher for 4K, HDBaseT, HDMI 1.4, HDCP 2.2 video signals. Offering priority and last-connected switching options, the WP-211T automatically switches according to the selected switching scheme based on active video signal detection. The WP-211T wall-plate can be powered through PoE over the HDBaseT connection. The WP-211T wall-plate can […]

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Hall Research Intros 4K 8×8 HDMI Matrix Switch with IR, RS232 and IP Control

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Hall Research has introduced the HSM-88-4K compact 1U cross-point video switch. The matrix supports HDMI resolutions up to 4K and also supports HDCP 2.2, deep-color video, PCM, Dolby, DTS and HD audio standards. Users are able to save and recall multiple video routing configurations as presets. The matrix includes a two-line LCD on its front […]

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Gefen Ships 4K DisplayPort KVM Over IP Receiver

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Nortek Security & Control (NSC) today announced that its Gefen brand is now shipping the 4K DisplayPort KVM Over IP Receiver unit (the EXT-DPKA-LANS-RX). The EXT-DPKA-LANS-RX features an output resolution of 4K 30 Hz 4:4:4. HDCP 2.2 and 1.4 are also supported. USB, RS232 two-way IR and audio can be routed independently between any sender and receiver unit, allowing end-users to control any […]

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Panasonic Shows New 4K Displays at InfoComm

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Panasonic Systems Solutions Company is introducing its new 4K professional display portfolio at InfoComm. Panasonic will debut its new EQ1 4K professional display series offering 4K resolution (3840×2160). The EQ1 Series 4K professional display portfolio includes a wide range of display sizes, from 43 to 85 inches. Show attendees will also see the new SQ1 […]

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New Extron 12G-SDI Cable Equalizer Supports 4K Video

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Extron just introduced the 12G HD-SDI 101, a one-input, one-output cable equalizer for multi-rate SDI digital video signals. It offers a solution for sending multi-rate SDI digital video signals over long coaxial cable runs. The 12G HD-SDI 101 supports all common serial digital video data rates up to 11.88 Gbps, while passing HDR, embedded audio […]

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MuxLab Unveils New Content Management Software on 4K Signage Player

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MuxLab has released its new 4K Signage Player (model 500769) with complete Content Management Software (CMS). This new software system allows users to create, manage and control AV from a variety of sources, including content streaming via the H.264/H.265 codec over a local Ethernet network, Internet, internal memory and external USB 3.0 memory devices. It […]

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Check out Sharp’s Display Solutions for Smarter Offices and Education Spaces at InfoComm 2018

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Sharp is preparing to show their most innovative display solutions at the biggest event in the industry! While you’re at Sharp Booth #C2334 join them for a complimentary coffee at the café, beer at happy hour and get your caricature sketched on our 4K Ultra-HD AQUOS BOARD interactive display system! Here are some of the […]

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Christie Adds Two New 4K HS Series Models to Its 1-Chip DLP Laser Projector Lineup

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Christie is adding to its 1DLP laser lineup with the new 4K7-HS and 4K10-HS models. Featuring 4K UHD resolution and Christie BoldColor Technology for the most accurate color reproduction possible, both models are equipped with Christie Twist warping and blending software and the omni-directional capability to be installed in businesses, public spaces, hotels, higher education […]

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Silex Inside HDMI Over IP OEM Solution Is Interoperable With AES67 and SMPTE 2110 standards

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Silex Inside is announcing the support of AES67 audio standard and SMPTE 2110 standard on its Viper OEM AV over IP solution. The support of AES67 and SMPTE 2110 is the reference in terms of open standard for streaming audio/video over IP network. The Viper OEM solution is a fully functional stand-alone hardware board that enables HDMI over IP. It […]

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Extron Intros IN1804 Series of 4K/60 Seamless Scaling Switchers

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Extron just launched the new IN1804, a series of compact four-input scalers that support HDMI 2.0b data rates up to 18 Gbps and incorporate the Extron-exclusive Vector 4K scaling engine with 4:4:4 chroma sampling and 30-bit internal video processing. Offering a host of features including seamless switching effects, logo keying, still image recall, and optional twisted pair input/output capability, the IN1804 Series scalers provide the performance and […]

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Hitachi Kokusai to Show Camera Solutions for Key Technology Transitions at InfoComm

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Continuing to support new standard, Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) is heading to InfoComm 2018 with new solutions for integrators and content producers. Hitachi Kokusai will co-exhibit with the Digital Media Division of Hitachi America, Ltd. in booth C2736 at the event, taking place in Las Vegas from June 6 to 8. Helping […]

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The First Integrated, Alexa-Controlled Projector Comes from Optoma

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Optoma today announced availability of its 4K UHD (3840×2160) resolution, Alexa-compatible home theater projector, the Optoma UHD51A. This projector integrates with Amazon Alexa via the new SmartProjection for Smart Home skill, enabling projection, audio control, screen, lighting and room setting controls own one place.  The Optoma UHD51A Alexa Smart Home skill allows users to power the projector on and off, change volume and […]

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WyreStorm Launches New AV-Over-IP SDVoE-Powered NetworkHD 600 Series

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WyreStorm just added a new AV-over-IP line aimed at the ProAV and residential markets called the NetworkHD 600 Series 4K – a 4K resolution and HD-capable over 10GbE using SDVoE technology. Adding to its low bandwidth NetworkHD 100 Series HD over 1GbE using H.264 and video wall and multiview-supporting 200 Series and the 400 Series 4K HDR over 1GbE […]

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Atlona Debuts 8×8 HDMI Matrix Switcher for 4K and HDR Content

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Atlona has a new 4K matrix in the form of the AT-HDR-H2H-88MA — a 1RU eight input and eight output using HDMI 2.0b and support for all video resolutions, audio formats and color spaces in the HDMI 2.0b specification. The HDR-H2H-88MA supports 4K/UHD video at 60 Hz with 4:4:4 chroma sampling and HDMI data rates up to 18 Gbps (10-bit color). Stereo, unbalanced audio […]

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Extron Ships 18 Gbps HDMI Matrix Switchers for 4K/60 Signals

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Extron is shipping the new DXP HD 4K PLUS Series of HDMI matrix switchers that support signals up to 4K/60 with 4:4:4 chroma sampling.They support HDMI 2.0b specifications, including data rates up to 18 Gbps, HDR, Deep Color up to 12-bit, 3D, and HD lossless audio formats. These HDCP 2.2 compliant matrix switchers incorporate Extron technologies such as SpeedSwitch, EDID Minder, […]

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Just Add Power Adds Rackmount Version of 3G Transmitter

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Just Add Power (J+P) announced the rackmount version of its 3G Ultra HD Over IP Power over Ethernet (PoE) transmitter. The new J+P 1RU rackmount VBS-HDIP-747 3G Ultra HD (4K@30Hz 4:2:0)over IP PoE transmitter provides the same features as the VBS-HDMI-707 PoE TX as both models distribute 4K video with HDR via JPEG2000 over IP and support HDCP 2.2, […]

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JVC Debuts Line of 4K HDR LCD Monitors

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JVC Professional Video today announced two new series of studio LCD monitors for 4K workflows. Available in two models, the DT‑U series provides native 4K resolution with 10-bit color depth and HDR compatibility. Dubbed the DT‑G series, all of them handle 4K and 2K sources. The 28-inch DT-U28U and 31.5-inch DT-U31U feature native 4K LCD panels with 3840×2160 resolution, […]

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ATEN to Offer HDBaseT Certification Training During Almo 2018 E4 AV Tour

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ATEN Technology, Inc will join Almo Professional A/V, a professional audio visual (AV) distributor with global reach, to give resellers, integrators and consultants the opportunity to learn how to create powerful integrated AV experiences during the E4 AV Tour in Washington, D.C. on March 6, and Dallas, Tex. on April 24. At both events, ATEN will provide live and static demos of its Pro AV […]

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Calibre Launches HQUltra4030 Seamless Scaler and Switcher

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At ISE 2018, Calibre UK (now owned by Coretronic) launched the HQUltra4030 seamless scaler-switcher. The new scaler-switcher is able to support up to 40 sources grouped into 23 discrete input channels, with four program outputs plus an independent confidence monitor output. The HQUltra4030 is spec’d to support 4K/UltraHD scaling up to 4K50/60 4:4:4 RGB formats (8-bit color). Calibre’s HQUltraFast technology claims typical […]

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