Captured at #ISE2016 Part 1: The Pre-Show

As I’ve written blogs before capturing Twitter and Facebook moments at InfoComm 2015, InfoComm Connections in NYC and other trade shows, I decided, while remaining in the U.S., to do a “4000 mile” social media view of Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) in Amsterdam – the AV industry’s largest trade show event which takes place over four […]

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Atlona Intros 4K Switcher with Ethernet Support for HDBaseT Transmitters and Receivers

Atlona has introduced the AT-UHD-CLSO-612ED, a six-input switcher features built-in 4K scaling (converts any resolution up to 4K @ 30 Hz to any common resolution), mirrored HDBaseT and HDMI outputs, and AV signal extension with Ethernet support. It’s aimed at the educational and small conference room markets. The UHD-CLSO-612ED is equipped with two HDBaseT inputs, […]

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Atlona Unveils 4K Collaboration System For Cloud-Based Conferencing Services

Atlona has introduced its first HDBaseT-equipped collaboration system providing 4K AV switching, USB and HDMI extension, and system control for PC-based conferencing using Skype, WebEx and GoToMeeting cloud services. The two-piece system, the AT-UHD-HDVS-300-KIT, uses a single category (CATx) cable connection between a conferencing hub and a 4K display with USB camera. The HDVS-300-KIT consists […]

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Atlona Ships HDVS-200 Series Switcher and Scaler with HDMI and VGA over HDBaseT

Atlona started shipping its HDVS-200 Series of auto-switching extension and scaling products for Ethernet-enabled HDMI and VGA content via HDBaseT. There are two new models, the three-input AT-HDVS-200-TX switcher/transmitter and AT-HDVS-200-RX receiver/scaler. Used in tandem for huddle space systems, the HDVS-200 Series components offer an extensive array of AV system features, including auto switching for […]

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Atlona Sketches Product Launch Plans For ISE 2016

Promising a second consecutive “breakout year” in product introductions and global expansion, Atlona is announcing plans for the ISE 2016 Show that include a continued focus on collaboration solutions for commercial and educational settings, increased selection in the category of 4K/UHD distribution amplifiers and significant feature enhancements for new software and 4K hardware platforms launched […]

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Atlona Ships New 4K 16×16 and 4×4 HDMI To HDBaseT Matrix Switchers With HDCP 2.2

Atlona said it’s now shipping its new 16×16 and 4×4 4K HDMI to HDBaseT matrix switchers unveiled to residential-market integrators and installers last month at the CEDIA Expo. The AT-UHD‐PRO3‐1616M is a 4K/UHD@60Hz 16×16 HDMI to HDBaseT matrix switcher with Power-over-Ethernet and analog audio breakout. It provides eight extended-distance, 328 foot (100 meter) outputs and eight long-distance, 230-foot (70-meter) HDBaseT outputs. It also provides bi-directional extension of both RS-232 and IR control. Four HDMI outputs are provided as mirrored outputs designed for routing HDMI-based audio to an […]

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Atlona Ships 3×1 Switcher Aimed at Education Market

Atlona has aimed its new AT-HD-SC-500, a three-input switcher, at the education market. Integrated with a scaler, everything that goes in gets converted to any resolution to 1920x1080p/60Hz or WUXGA (1920×1200). Audio features include a stereo input for the VGA source, de-embedded audio from the HDMI inputs, and a balanced stereo output and signal switching […]

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Atlona Ships 4K HDMI Switcher with PoE

Atlona is shipping the AT-UHD-SW-52ED switcher, introduced in February at ISE. The AT-UHD-SW-52ED is part of the SW-5 Series, Atlona’s first line of HDMI switchers that are spec’d to support 4K/UHD video @60 HZ. The series, consisting of three switchers, have five inputs and offer 10.2 Gbps bandwidth with a web server enabling GUI control […]

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Atlona Ships First Two HDMI over HDBaseT Extenders with 4K HDCP 2.2

Atlona told rAVe today they started shipping two new HDMI over HDBaseT signal extender kits for long distance transmission spec’d to handle 4K/UHD capability and HDCP 2.2 copy protection pass-through: The AT-UHD-EX-70C and the AT-UHD-EX-70. Both models were announced earlier this year at ISE 2015 in Amsterdam. Providing 70 meters (230 ft.) of signal extension, the […]

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Atlona Ships 4K HDMI Matrix Switchers

Atlona has begun shipping its two new 4K HDMI-to-HDMI switchers, the AT-UHD-H2H-88M, an 8×8 matrix, and the 4×4 AT-UHD-H2H-44M. Introduced in June at the InfoComm show, both switchers are specified for 4K/UHD video @ 60 Hz and support content with HDCP 2.2 copy protection. Ideal for professional HDMI signal routing where a number of AV sources must be shared among four or eight […]

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SnapAV to Distribute Atlona Residential Products

SnapAV today announced a distribution partnership with Atlona. Atlona is an AV connectivity solutions provider recognized for designing and engineering a diverse range of residential and commercial AV and IT products. Through the new distribution partnership, SnapAV will offer an array of Atlona’s 4K/UHD solutions including HDMI to HDBaseT matrix switchers, HDMI to HDMI matrix […]

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Atlona Ships Three New Switchers

Atlona announced that three of the products introduced at InfoComm, the AT-UHD-CLSO-824 matrix switcher, AT-HDVS-150-TX switcher, and AT-HDVS-150-TX-WP wall plate switcher, are now shipping. Atlona’s AT-UHD-CLSO-824 is an eight-input, two-output 4K matrix switcher with mirrored HDMI and HDBaseT outputs aimed at commercial and education applications. It also features two microphone inputs with 48V phantom power, […]

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Atlona Ships 4K Matrix Switchers

Atlona is now shipping its T-UHD-PRO3-88M 8×8 matrix and the 6×6 AT-UHD-PRO3-66M. Both are, according to Atlona, HDMI to HDBaseT matrix switchers capable of switching 4K video @ 60 Hz with HDCP 2.2 copy protection. The specs for both say the switchers can handle chroma subsampling at 4:4:4, 4:2:2 and 4:2:0 as well as 8-bit, […]

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Atlona Unveils Lineup of Switchers and Scalers With HDMI and VGA Transmission Over HDBaseT

Atlona introduced two new series of switchers and scalers, the HDVS-150 Series and HDVS-200 Series, with four new switchers. Designed to expand the input capabilities of the company’s UHD-CLSO-824 matrix switcher, the HDVS-150 series includes the AT-HDVS-150-TX, a three-input HDBaseT switcher and AT-HDVS-150-TX-WP, a two-input HDBaseT wall plate switcher, that extend cable runs of both […]

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Atlona Intros Eight-Input 4K Classroom Switcher

Atlona today launched the AT-UHD-CLSO-824, an eight-input, two output, 4K/UHD @ 60 Hz matrix switcher with mirrored HDMI and HDBaseT outputs. The latest addition in the company’s CLSO series of multi-format matrix switchers designed for commercial and education use, the CLSO-824 incorporates three HDBaseT and four HDMI inputs, one VGA analog video input and two […]

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Atlona Debuts Eight-Input, Two-Output 4K Matrix

Atlona wants its new AT-UHD-CLSO-824 to be used as the centerpiece of complex AV systems. The AT-UHD-CLSO-824 is an eight-input, two output, 4K/UHD@60 Hz with 4:2:0 color switcher with mirrored HDMI and HDBaseT outputs. It’s the latest addition in the company’s CLSO series of multi-format matrix switchers designed for commercial and education use, the CLSO-824 […]

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Atlona’s New 4K Switcher Aimed at Classroom Market

Atlona’s new AT-UHD-CLSO-601 switcher and its receiver (the AT-UHD-EX-100CE-RX) have started to ship. Aimed at classrooms and meeting rooms, it’s a six-input (four HDCP-compliant HDMI and two multi-function analog inputs, allowing digital or legacy analog sources) 4K resolution (@30Hz) with built-in scaling and dual mirrored HDBaseT and HDMI outputs. Designed as an all-in-one room controller, […]

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Atlona Ships Three More 4K Products

Atlona has announced that three of its new products unveiled last month at ISE in Amsterdam, the AT-UHD-M2C-BAL converter, AT-UHD-SW-52 switcher, and AT-UHD-SW-51 switcher, are already shipping. The AT-UHD-M2C-BAL is a 4K-compatible converter which extracts and down-mixes Dolby and DTS audio tracks and provides balanced analog audio output in stereo or mono. It uses a […]

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Atlona Ships AT-UHD-EX-70-2PS HDBaseT Extender

Atlona has announced that the AT-UHD-EX-70-2PS 4K extender using HDBaseT is shipping. The AT-UHD-EX-70-2PS Transmitter/Receiver kit provides an economical means of transmitting AV signals up to 230 feet (70 meters) while offering multi-channel audio, 48-volt Power over Ethernet, and bi-directional Ethernet, IR, and RS-232, all over a single category cable. All of the extenders in […]

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Atlona Ships AT-HD-M2C Audio Converter

Atlona’s new AT-HD-M2C multichannel audio converter is designed to simplify mixed audio installations by converting  Dolby and DTS multichannel audio into a two-channel audio format. This enables the reception of multichannel audio content, conversion into two channels and playback on endpoints that normally cannot accept multichannel sources — delivering full compatibility with both displays and […]

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HDBaseT: A Standard-Less Standard

I’ve been a fan since the first time I heard about and read the so-called HDBaseT standard. Here’s a system that’s spec’d to send video, audio, control, Ethernet and power (marketed by the HDBaseT Alliance as “5Play”) over a Cat5e or Cat6 cable. Perfect, huh? It is, when it’s done right — and that isn’t […]

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Atlona Ships 4K HDMI Distribution Amplifiers

Atlona is now shipping its AT-HDDA-2 (1×2) and AT-HDDA-4 (1×4) HDMI distribution amplifiers. The AT-HDDA-2 and AT-HDDA-4 extend HDMI sources to two or four zones, respectively, for commercial applications. Atlona says they support 4K resolution. The AT-HDDA-2 and AT-HDDA-4 distribution amplifiers are ideal for small- and medium-sized TV showroom and digital signage applications. For larger […]

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Atlona® to Ship HDVS Extender/Scaler Family With HDMI® Plus VGA and Audio

SAN JOSE, Calif. — June 11, 2013 — Atlona® today announced that the company will soon be shipping its HDVS extender/scaler family of products. Designed to facilitate the analog to digital transition in schools and corporate settings, the products support HDMI® computers, Blu-ray™ players, and document cameras, in addition to the numerous VGA computers still […]

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Atlona® Products on Display at InfoComm 2013

Atlona® HDVS Extender/Scaler Family: AT-HDVS-RX and AT-HDVS-TX-WP Bridging the gap from VGA to HDMI®, the Atlona® HDVS extender/scaler products are designed to smooth the transition from analog to digital sources in school and corporate applications. While some systems use HDMI computers or document cameras, there are still numerous VGA computers in use today. The HDVS […]

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Atlona to Host Atlona Academy Webinar on Conference Room AV Installations on May 29

SAN JOSE, Calif. — May 20, 2013 — Atlona® today announced that the company will be hosting an Atlona Academy webinar titled “Digital Conference Room” on May 29 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. PDT. The one-hour session will explore how to make conference room installations more successful using Atlona products. Presented by Dan Tye, […]

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Atlona Ships HDBaseT Extenders for HDMI Transmission Up to 100 Meters

Atlona is now shipping its HDMI extenders featuring HDBaseT with signal transmission to a distance of up to 328 feet (100 meters). Atlona says both the AT-HDTX-RSNET transmitter and AT-HDRX-RSNET receiver offer provide bidirectional control with Ethernet, RS-232 and IR remote control for compatibility with third-party control systems. By using Power over Category cable (PoCc), […]

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Atlona Ships 4×4 HDMI Matrix Switcher

Atlona this month announced that the company is now shipping its new AT-H2H-44M 4×4 HDMI matrix switcher. A comprehensive signal routing switch supporting high-speed HDMI and uncompressed digital multi-channel audio switching and distribution across four zones, the AT-H2H-44M offers features including advanced EDID management, S/PDIF audio loop outs, multiple control interfaces, in-field upgradable firmware and […]

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Atlona Adds Home Collection Consumer Product Line

Atlona’s new LinkCast Wireless HD system allows connection of multiple HDMI-based devices wirelessly to an HDTV or projector up to 40 feet away. LinkCast includes one A/V base station (AT-LINKCASTAV) and one LinkCast System Expander (AT-LINKCAST-HTX). The LinkCast A/V base station connects to the HDTV or projector’s HDMI input, while the LinkCast System Expander plugs […]

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Atlona Debuts 16 x 16 HDMI Matrix

Atlona just launched its AT-HD-V1616M, a 16×16 HDMI matrix switcher. Claiming short switching times (between 0.5 and two seconds depending on the display) and nine programmable memory presets for quick recall of saved configurations, the AT-HD-V1616M is HDCP compliant and can be controlled via RS-232, IP and IR. With a spec’d bandwidth of 10.2 Gbps, […]

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