TrueConf Does 4K Ultra HD Video Conferencing Now

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TrueConf has announced full support for 4K point-to-point video calls in 3840×2160 resolution. Ultra HD video calls are available in TrueConf 7.2 application for Windows. To run video calls in Ultra HD quality, both participants need to use 6th generation Intel Core i7+ processor-based PC, a 4K webcam, an Ultra HD monitor and a high-speed network connection […]

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Key Digital’s HDBaseT Extenders Are Designed for Digital Signage Applications

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Key Digital just introduced the KD-X222 and KD-X222PO HDBaseT extender sets designed for 4K/30 4:4:4 and UHD 4K/60 4:2:0 signals up to 125′ using CAT5e/6 UTP/STP cabling. For non-4K applications 1080p/60 signals can be extended up to 230′, making these extender sets are designed for digital signage applications where monitors are installed significant distances away from the centralized equipment location. KD-X222 and […]

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Comprehensive Intros CHE-HDBT2010 4K 18G HDBaseT Extender Kit

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Comprehensive Connectivity Company has launched its new CHE-HDBT2010 4K (18Gbps) HDBaseT Extender Kit. Comprehensive’s HDBaseT Extender supports 18G Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) 4K@60Hz 2160p and can extend HDMI signals up to 70 meters (230 feet) to a compatible display. This kit is designed to convert HDMI signals to a standard HDBaseT signal and transmit it over a single Ethernet (Cat5e or higher) […]

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tvONE Ships IP Video Streaming Solution for CORIOmaster Video Processing Systems

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tvONE has announced the shipping of its Video Over IP solution for CORIOmaster video processing systems. The IP video encoder, Magenta Encoder-100 announced earlier this year, will begin shipping as well as the new 128 GB Streaming Media & 4K Playback Module.  Along with these two new hardware additions, tvONE has also upgraded its system design software, CORIOgrapher, to […]

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DISH Adds 4K Netflix to Service

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DISH is now the first major U.S. pay-TV provider to offer a whole-home 4K Netflix experience. After offering Netflix Ultra HD titles on its Hopper 3 DVR since April 2016, the company added the app to its 4K Joey client. Now DISH customers have the ability to stream the robust catalog of Ultra HD TV shows and movies on Netflix […]

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Matrox Ships Maevex 6150 Quad 4K Enterprise Encoder

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Matrox Graphics announced the immediate public availability of their latest product, the Matrox Maevex 6150 quad 4K enterprise encoder. The Maevex 6150 dramatically increases the potential encoding density for a stand-alone appliance, delivering quad 4K input capture and encode, supporting a total of four concurrent 4K streams and recordings. This makes Maevex 6150 ideal for simultaneously streaming on premises, […]

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ZeeVee Shows 4K Compressed AV-Over-IP 1G Ethernet Switch with ZyPerUHD

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ZeeVee announced the expansion of its ZyPer IP based distribution platform with the launch of the new ZyPerUHD.  ZeeVee now offers both compressed and uncompressed options for delivering 4K over a standard Ethernet switch (4K @ 60Hz 4:2:0). The new ZyperUHD encoders and decoders provide ultra-low latency (less than two frames), compressed video up to Ultra-HD/4K resolution using an off-the-shelf 1Gb […]

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ProVideoInstruments Launches VuMatrix 4K PRO

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ProVideoInstruments has designed the next generation of video distribution with the VuMATRIX 4K PRO featuring 4K UHD video capabilities. ProVideoInstrument’s VuMATRIX 4K PRO is a 4K high-definition receiver (8-bit, 4:2:0n chroma sub-sampling) and transmitter set distributing HDMI over an existing 1 Gb IP network. Designed for videowalls, the VuMATRIX 4K PRO allows users to connect a transmitter for […]

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Extron Ships 4K Twisted Pair Scaling Receiver for XTP Systems

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Extron has announced the immediate availability of the XTP SR HD 4K scaling receiver featuring Extron Vector 4K scaling technology for uncompromised image quality. It is HDCP 2.2 compliant and enables extension of 4K video up to 330 feet (100 meters) over one shielded CATx cable. The XTP SR HD 4K receiver joins the other shipping XTP 4K twisted pair products […]

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DVEO Launches 4K Ultra HD H.265/HEVC Live Video Decoder & Server for Video Walls, Digital Signage & Production

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DVEO will demo its new H.265/HEVC 4K Ultra HD video player this week. The Mavio 4K IP/IP: HEVC Live Out can be used as a single channel live HEVC 4K Ultra HD (3840×2160 resolution) video player or a 4 channel Full HD (1920×1080 RESOLUTION) video player. It ingests HD or H.265 based 4K compressed video files on to its local hard […]

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WyreStorm H2C Series Matrix Switchers Go Modular and New 4K HDR HDBaseT Transmission Cards Debut at CEDIA

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WyreStorm just launched a new modular HDBaseT matrix called the H2C Series. The MX-0606 and 0808-HDBT-H2C were designed for multi-source, multi-zone distribution of HDCP 2.2 4K UHD video with HDR and multi-source audio matrix switching within medium-sized residential or commercial environments.  The H2C Series is available in a six or eight-way PoH-ready matrix chassis. Each card offers distinct video, audio […]

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Key Digital Introduces New 4K HDMI Switchers

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Key Digital just launched the KD-2x1CSK (a 2×1 switcher) and the KD-4x1CSK (a 4×1 switcher) — both are capable of switching 4K HDMI signals with HDCP 2.2. Both of these HDMI switchers supports all SD, HD, VESA and 4K video standards including 4096×2160, 1080p60, 1920×1200 and 3D and both have front panel push buttons or optical IR switching. With EDID control and a […]

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Datapath Fx4 Now Has 4K60 HDMI Input

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Datapath launched the Fx4 around InfoComm last month and now the multi-display controller supports 4K resolution at 60 fps (8-bit color) on the HDMI input. Added as part of the latest firmware upgrade, this new capability makes the Fx4 capable of handling 3840×2160 resolution signals. Datapath says its Fx4 provides four outputs from a single […]

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Key Digital Introduces Affordable Distribution Amplifiers With Support for UHD 4K60 4:4:4 Signals

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Key Digital introduced today the KD-DA1x2, KD-DA1x4 and KD-DA1x8, three cost-effective distribution amplifiers that offer resolution support up to UHD 4K60 4:4:4. The KD-DA1x2, KD-DA1x4 and KD-DA1x8 provide one HDMI input to two, four or eight HDMI outputs, respectively. Key Digital says these distribution amplifiers were designed for a superior distribution system without signal degradation, […]

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Lightware Launches UBEX

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Lightware’s latest is UBEX (Ultra Bandwidth Extender), an AV-over-IP extender that’s capable of sending 4K UHD@60Hz 4:4:4 (12-bit color) signal extension with the use of packet-based transmission. The video signals are handled fully uncompressed and transmitted (or receive – keep reading) over 20 Gbps or using minimal, visually lossless compression. UBEX can extend two full 4K signals simultaneously over […]

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InFocus Intros Affordable Jupiter 1000 4K Wall Processor

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InFocus Corporation today announces its Jupiter Control 1000 Series, an entry-level range of 4K (3840×2160) display wall processors. Designed for smaller installations, Control 1000 processors come fully pre-configured as stand-alone display wall processors with hardware that can decode up to eight IP streams and support up to 10 direct video connections. InFocus Jupiter Control 1000 processors can be […]

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Atlona Ships 4K HDR-Capable HDMI Audio De-Embedder and Downmixer

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Atlona is now shipping its new AT-HDR-M2C audio converter. Designed for commercial or residential playback of multi-channel source content via displays, distributed audio systems, and whole-house audio systems, the AT-HDR-M2C extracts, decodes, and downmixes multi-channel PCM, Dolby and DTS audio from HDMI sources. The AT-HDR-M2C delivers stereo downmixed audio over HDMI, analog unbalanced audio, and TOSLINK digital audio outputs. It also simultaneously passes through the HDMI input with no downmixing. The successor to Atlona’s popular AT-HD-M2C and AT-UHD-M2C-BAL, the AT-HDR-M2C […]

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BenQ Launches 4K Collaboration Boards

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BenQ America announced the addition of the RP654K, RP704K and RP750K to its Interactive Flat Panel (IFP) lineup. Using native 4K LCD panels (3840×2160), the 65″ RP654K, 70″ RP704K and 75″ RP750K IFPs feature a pen tray and 20-point touch capabilities with fast, smooth response that allows multiple users to participate. Like operating a tablet […]

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Atlona to Expand OmniStream AV-over-IP Capabilities 

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Atlona has announced a firmware update to its OmniStream AV-over-IP platform that will add 4K and HDR compatibility, video wall processing, HDCP 2.2 compliance and AES67 audio over IP interoperability.Topping the list of new features is the addition of encoding and decoding of UHD @ 60 Hz 4:4:4 (8-bit color) chroma sub-sampling. This feature will be available as an optional licensed upgrade for the OmniStream 111 (AT-OMNI-111) single-channel […]

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AVProConnect Claims 18Gbps 4×4 Matrix Switch for 4K

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The new AVProConnect AC-MX44-AUHD is spec’d as an 18Gbps 4K60 4:4:4 4×4 matrix switch that features Toslink audio output support up to Dolby 7.1, DTS and LPCM and on-board audio delay control, for lip-synching TV video. This switch claims to equalize and amplify the output to ensure the HDMI signal can be transmitted through long HDMI cables without […]

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BenQ Adds New Flagship HT9050 Native 4K UHD LED-Based Projector

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BenQ America today introduced a new flagship home cinema projector: the HT9050. The native 3840×2160 4K UHD projector uses the Philips ColorSpark HLD LEDs and BenQ has integrated their CinematicColor technology to enable the projector to produce the DCI-P3 color space. Defined by the digital film industry, the DCI-P3 color gamut encompasses a significantly larger […]

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VIA Technologies ALTA DS is a new Android-based 4K Digital Signage Player

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VIA Technologies today launched the VIA ALTA DS 4K Android-based digital signage player. Capable of connecting to a 4K display with a 3840×2160 resolution output, the ALTA DS 4K can handle HTML5, has built-in touch screen support and features a dual Ethernet to enable the installation of an IP camera that can be configured to blend locally-captured […]

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Epson Home Cinema 4000 Projector is 3LCD 4K and HDR for $2199

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Epson today introduced the Home Cinema 4000 projector with HDR10 for $2,200 list. Using Epson’s 4K Enhancement Technology — which accepts 4K UHD content and uses a pixel-shining technique to actually display 4K from three (R,G and B) native 1920×1080 LCDs. It’s spec’d at a contrast ratio of up to 140,000:1. The Home Cinema 4000 includes two HDMI ports. Features: 4K Enhancement Technology – Accepts native 4K UHD content; also up-scales 1080p […]

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Optoma Disrupts 4K UHD Home Projector Market – How Will Other Manufacturers React? 

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By Darren Taylor Futuresource Consulting For the past few years, 4K projection has been the reserve of digital cinema, high-end Pro AV and premium home cinema applications, primarily due to high cost of the light engines. However, key component supplier Texas Instruments (producing around half of the world’s front projector light engines) demonstrated a lower-cost 4K UHD DLP […]

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Da-Lite Debuts New Borderless Screen at InfoComm

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The new Da-Lite FullVision is a borderless design for use when designing a space that requires the AV to disappear and allow the features of the space and architecture to be at the forefront of the experience in the room. FullVision features a wraparound surface that adheres to the frame with Velcro to speed installation, making it easier to assemble than […]

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Optoma Debuts UHZ65 Laser Phosphor 4K Projector for $4,999

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At InfoComm, Optoma introduced two new 4K UHD resolution (3840×2160) projectors to bring the ultimate in crisp, sharp images to the market. With the laser phosphor-based Optoma UHZ65, the $4,999. In addition, the company unveiled availability and pricing for its 4K500 lamp-based 4K UHD projector at $6,999. The UHZ65 is spec’d at 2,800 lumens, a 1,500,000:1 contrast ratio, compatibility with HDR10 and […]

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Sony Announces New 4K HDR TV KD-X720E and KD-X690E Series

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Sony Electronics announced two new 4K HDR Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) TV series today, the X720E and X690E. The X720E and X690E series televisions support 4K HDR content and are equipped with 4K X-Reality PRO engine as well as Sony’s MotionFlow XR refresh rate technology. Sony KD-X720E 4K HDR Ultra HD TV Series Line Models and Prices Sony KD-43X720E 43” […]

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Sony Demos Vision Exchange and Debuts New PTZ Cameras, 4K Projectors and Digital Signage Monitors at InfoComm

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Under the theme “Beyond Definition,” Sony is showing its display, A/V and presentation technologies, including 4K and laser light source projection, pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras, AV over IP, 4K display panels and live event production systems. Sony’s Vision Exchange is a new collaboration solution for education and corporate users. Designed for higher education and corporate conference rooms, Vision Exchange […]

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Gefen Introduces Two New 4K Ultra HD Extenders

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Gefen from Core Brands today announced the introduction of two new 4K Ultra HD Extenders, the GTB-UHD600-HBT and GTB-UHD600-HBTL, which extend the full bandwidth of HDMI 2.0 over UTP/STP cabling. Combined with HDBaseT technology, Gefen says both the GTB-UHD600-HBT and GTB-UHD600-HBTL have compression technology to extend an HDMI 2.0 signal in resolutions up to 4096×2160 at 60Hz and 4:4:4 chroma […]

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ClearOne’s VIEW Pro Multimedia Network AV Streaming Line Goes 4K

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ClearOne has introduced VIEW Pro 4K, a new line of 4K-capable, IP-based, multimedia streaming products. Consisting of the E110 4K Encoder and D110 4K Decoder, VIEW Pro 4K employs both H.264 lossless compression and H.265 high-efficiency video coding compression, supports 4K resolution at 60 fps, and provides integrators and end-users with a customizable, scalable and affordable 4K multimedia streaming […]

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Barco Introduces Two New 4K60p Interface Cards for Event Master 

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  As part of the continued development of the Event Master screen management systems, Barco has introduced two 4K60p video interface cards. With the new 4K tri-combo input and output cards, single cable 4K60p is supported via DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 2.0 and 12G SDI. With full 4K@60 4:4:4 12-bit processing at low latency and a rugged modular design that supports easy […]

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