Black Box Enters the 10G AV-over-IP Market with MCX Using SDVoE

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Black Box today announced the release of its new MCX, a 10G AV-over-IP system. Using what they say is a unique “enterprise level with use of the 10G SDVoE” platform, the MCX includes nine products — four decoders and five encoders that either handle copper, fiber or both. Some of the models add Dante Audio […]

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InfoComm Will See Atlona and New Owner Panduit Co-Located

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Atlona, now owned by Panduit, will focus on its AV-over-IP ecosystem at InfoComm 2019 in booth (3012). Products shown will include: Panduit Two-Post Rack System: This dual-column data rack offers a reliable foundation for mounting AV and data center equipment, and is ideal for installation in enterprise-wide IT distribution closets. Its modular design offers side […]

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Black Box Joins SDVoE Alliance and Will Launch AV-over-IP Products at InfoComm 2019

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that Black Box has joined the alliance as a contributing member. “The decision to join the SDVoE Alliance was simple for us at Black Box. SDVoE makes AV over IP what it is supposed to be — true network AV without sacrificing performance, functionality or capability,” said Jonathan McCune, director […]

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Black Box Details InfoComm 2019 Plans

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At InfoComm 2019, Black Box will showcase solutions for modern IP-based and 4K AV visualization and distribution. Radian Flex is a fully software-based video wall processing platform that delivers future-proof flexibility and scalability for digital signage, corporate, education and mission-critical visualization applications. The intuitive software from Black Box makes it easy to display high-quality content […]

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A VuWall / IHSE Partnership Will Bring Virtual Video Walls to Everyone

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IHSE announced a partnership with VuWall, a provider of virtual video walls software and systems, for the integration of the IHSE KVM matrix and VuWall systems to control and visualize all sources from the matrix switcher onto the video wall. With this system, multiple sources can be switched and displayed simultaneously on the video wall. […]

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ReAX Is Industry’s First Open-Platform Control System

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM AURORA MULTIMEDIA Aurora Multimedia has had control systems for years — aimed mostly at controlling their own produce line in systems. But, at ISE 2019, they debuted something they are calling the world’s first open-platform control system in their ReAX control line — and it’s compatible with Windows, Android and Linux. Using […]

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Dante AV Networking Pavillion debuts at Enterprise Connect

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Dante will be demonstrating how networked audio can revolutionize conferencing and collaboration at Enterprise Connect 2019. The inaugural Dante AV Networking Pavilion will showcase how Dante-enabled products from Bose, Sennheiser and SoundTube can transform enterprise conferencing and collaboration. In addition, Zoom Video Conferencing will be demonstrating how Dante networking can bring audio to conference spaces […]

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Welcome to Gary Kayye’s 2019 Krystal Ball – What Will Happen in AV in 2019

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I love writing this annual predictions article. If you’re a regular reader, you already know this but for those that don’t, my Kayye’s Krystal Ball piece is an annual article where I not only tell you what I think is going to happen in the AV market for the upcoming year, but I also go […]

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Crestron Expands AV-over-IP Product Line at ISE 2019

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Crestron has debuted new additions to the DigitalMedia product family at ISE 2019 this month. The new products include a DM NVX encoder and decoder with PoE+ support and DM NVX encoders/decoders with Dante audio networking. The DM-NVX-E30(C) and DM-NVX-D30(C) are encode- or decode-only units that support HDMI connectivity and analog audio. Compatible with all […]

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Here’s How Audinate Added Video to Dante: intoPIX

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intoPIX announced today that Audinate will use intoPIX’s ProAV JPEG 2000 technology within their new Dante AV Design Suite for use with the newly announced Dante AV Module. At ISE 2019, Audinate is launching Dante AV as a video-capable extension to the world’s most popular audio-over-IP ecosystem Dante. This is the same 1G technology being […]

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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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Dante Finally Adds Video to Spec with Dante AV 1Gbps 4K Module

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Audinate, developer of the Dante audio networking technology has announced Dante AV, adding a video-over-IP solution for manufacturers. Dante AV means the networking platform supports audio and video over the network. Technically, this becomes the first 1G standard for AV-over-IP — the only other standard in AV-over-IP is the SDVoE Alliance platform of 10G. Audinate […]

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Aurora to Show IPBaseT IPX-TC3 at ISE 2019

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Aurora Multimedia will be at ISE showing an encrypted 4K60 4:4:4 10Gbps AV-over-IP transceiver (transmitter and receiver combo), utilizing its patent-pending IPBaseT technology based on the SDVoE BlueRiver NT+ platform. The IPX-TC3 is a 10Gbps IPBaseT transceiver capable of 4K60 4:4:4 with a frame latency of only 100us (.1ms) offered in copper and fiber, thus […]

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Sonic Foundry to Showcase AV-Over-IP Streaming at Integrated Systems Europe 2019

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Sonic Foundry will demo its latest integration between Mediasite video capture appliances and NewTek’s NDI at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2019 next week in Amsterdam. The integration creates the most efficient streaming video production possible. NDI, or Network Device Interface, is an IP Standard that allows high-quality video, audio and metadata to be transferred between […]

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LANG AG and SDVoE Alliance to Demonstrate Interoperability at ISE 2019

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At ISE 2019 (Amsterdam, Feb. 5-8), interoperability demonstrations will be featured on both the LANG AG stand 1-H50 and the SDVoE Alliance stand 3-B150. In addition, an in-depth roundtable discussion of the benefits of interoperability for system designers, integrators and tech managers will be held on Wednesday Feb. 6 at 13:30 in room G109. A […]

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Matrox to Show AV-Over-IP Ecosystems and Workflows at ISE 2019

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At Integrated Systems Europe 2019 (stand #11-D120), Matrox will reveal its complete IP-based portfolio, demonstrating capture, streaming, recording, extension, switching, decoding, display and control on a one Gigabit Ethernet network. Featuring Matrox Maevex dual and quad 4K enterprise encoders, Matrox Mura IPX capture/encode/decode and multiviewer cards, Matrox Extio 3 IP KVM extenders, Matrox Monarch LCS […]

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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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IDK Adds AV-Over-IP Encoder with 3G/HD/SD-SDI INPUT to IP-NINJAR Lineup

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IDK just introduced a new 3G/HD/SD-SDI input-capable model of AV-over-IP product, the NJR-T01SDI. It is designed to transport SDI input signals up to 1080p for local and long-haul extension over fiber optic cables. The new IP-NINJAR product converts SDI input signals into HDMI signals and enables SDI signal management within the IP-NINJAR system domain. The […]

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Atlona Adds Dolby Vision Capability for OmniStream AV-over-IP Platform

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Atlona has announced the availability of its Dolby Vision feature option for the OmniStream AV-over-IP platform. This feature enables 4K Dolby Vision-enhanced video, at 60Hz with 4:2:2 chroma subsampling and 12-bit color resolution, to be distributed over 1 Gigabit Ethernet data networks. OmniStream with full Dolby Vision support will be showcased alongside other Atlona innovations […]

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Magewell to Show AV-over-IP Line at ISE 2019 – Including One Aimed at Churches

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Magewell will be at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2019 in Amsterdam with an emphasis on streaming production products. Included will be Magewell’s new Pro Convert family of NDI encoders. Built on NewTek’s NDI media-over-IP technology, the compact Pro Convert devices help users bring traditional video signals into IP-based live production and AV infrastructures. Available in […]

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Savant Adds Video Tiling Feature to AV-over-IP Product Line

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Savant has announced the video tiling to their AV-over-IP product line. IP Video Tiling (aka: making a digital canvas) is now built into Savant IP Video input and output modules (with video processing) and can be offered with no added costs or specialty equipment required. Integrators can now add video tiling to any IP Video […]

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Gefen and Barco Partner to Sell More Overture Control via Gefen’s AV-over-IP Line

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Nortek Security & Control LLC (NSC) today announced a new alignment between Gefen, its signal management brand, and Barco’s enterprise AV control and monitoring software, Overture, which preloads drivers for the entire Gefen AV-over-IP into the Overture platform’s interface. The Gefen AV-over-IP solutions take HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort, VGA and audio and put those signals on […]

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RTI Ships Miravue VIP-1 1080p-Based Video-Over-IP System

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RTI today announced that it’s now shipping the Miravue VIP-1 video-over-IP system. The VIP-1 acts as a transmitter and a receiver and uses JPG 2000 compression to convert 1080p HDMI video to H.264 with Dolby 5.1 audio via a 100Mbps network. The VIP-1s built-in scaler matches the displays’ maximum resolution, while automatically providing stereo downmixing […]

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An Unbiased An Unbiased Explanation of AV-over-IP | 2018 Keynote

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Nearly everyone out there is misleading you about AV-over-IP. It’s not easy, it’s not lossless compression and it’s not going to happen overnight. But, it IS the future of AV signal distribution. There is no standard that everyone has adopted for sending AV signals (video, audio, control and power) over the network – there are […]

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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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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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New Q-SYS Networking Switches Compete with NETGEAR’s M4300 Series for AV-over-IP Networks

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QSC introduces new Q-SYS Networking Solutions, including Q-SYS NS Series network switches and networking resources aimed at integrators doing AV-over-IP. Prior to this, the only purpose-built AV-over-IP was from NETGEAR in the form the M4300 Series. QSC’s Q-SYS NS Series is a range of enterprise-grade, manageable 1/10GbE network switches that are pre-configured for the Q-SYS […]

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Extron Enters AV-Over-IP Market With Both 1-Gigabit and 10-Gigabit Systems

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Extron just launched itself into the AV-over-IP market with a family of products that distribute and switch video, audio and USB 2.0 signals over standard Ethernet networks (and they can send it over a network at 40 Mbps all the way up to 10-gigabit) — it’s called the NAV Series. Utilizing Extron’s patented PURE3 codec, NAV delivers […]

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