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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Gefen Ships 4K 600 MHz 4×1 Multi-View Seamless Switcher

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Nortek Security & Control (NSC) today announced that it is now shipping the Gefen 4K 600 MHz 4×1 multi-view seamless switcher (EXT-UHD600A-MVSL-41). The 4×1 multi-view switcher is HDCP compliant, with support for input resolutions up to 1080p Full HD (60Hz) and output resolutions up to 4K@60Hz 4:4:4 (18 Gbps, 600 MHz TMDS clock). Audio from […]

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Gefen Now Shipping New 4K Multi-Format 4×1 Scaler/Switcher

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Nortek Security & Control (NSC) today announced that it is now shipping the Gefen 4K Ultra HD Multi-Format 4×1 Scaler with Auto-Switching & HDMI/HDBaseT Outputs (EXT-4K300A-MF-41-HBTLS). The 4×1 Switcher provides automatic source switching with HDBaseT extension, a split HDMI output for dual display scenarios and multiple control interfaces for management of the product when used […]

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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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Gefen Ships Six New AV-Over-IP Products

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Gefen is now shipping six new models from their Gen 2.0 AV-over-IP product line including the DVI KVM, VGA KVM and audio-only input and output formats. The Gen 2.0 KVM line claims 4K Ultra HD with HDR support, built-in scalers, video-wall control, independent USB, RS232, IR, audio routing and backward-compatibility with first-generation products. The new Gefen AV-over-IP line-up […]

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Gefen Ships Four New AV-over-IP Products

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Gefen, from Nortek Security & Control (NSC), today announced that it is now shipping its EXT-UHD-LANS-TX, EXT-UHD-LANS-RX, EXT-UHDKA-LANS-TX and EXT-UHDKA-LANS-RX models, all part of the new Gen 2.0 AV-over-IP product line. The new EXT-UHDKA-LANS-TX (sender) and EXT-UHDKA-LANS-RX (receiver) solutions enhance AV extension and management for workstation environments where video and USB connectivity is required. In addition to basic KVM functionality, the […]

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Gefen Ships 4K Scaler

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Gefen from Core Brands today announced that its 4K 600 MHz 1:2 Scaler with EDID Detective and Audio-De-Embedder (EXT-UHD600A-12-DS) is now shipping. Gefen says that it has independent scalers built into each of its two HDMI outputs and one output can downscale a 4K 600 MHz signal to 1080p  while the other can upscale an HD signal to 4K Ultra HD […]

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Gefen Ships 4K 600 MHz EXT-UHD600-1SC Extender over Fiber

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Gefen from Core Brands today announced that it is now shipping its new 4K Ultra HD 600 MHz Extender for HDMI over one Fiber-Optic Cable (EXT-UHD600-1SC). The EXT-UHD600-1SC is a compact HDMI 2.0 audio and video with High Dynamic Range (HDR) up to 200 meters over a single strand of SC-terminated multi-mode fiber-optic cable. This new 4K Ultra HD 600 MHz extender […]

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Gefen Unveils Two New HDMI 2.0a Compliant Matrix at InfoComm 2017

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Gefen from Core Brands has debuted two new matrix products, the EXT-UHD600A-44 and EXT-UHD600A-88. Both matrix products are compliant with the HDMI 2.0a specification and support HDR and Rec. 2020 color color gamuts. In addition to its full HDMI 2.0a and HDR compliance, both matrix products incorporate analog and digital audio breakouts that de-embed the audio stream from each HDMI output, thus […]

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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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Gefen Ships 4K AV-Over-IP Solution

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Gefen from Core Brands today announced that it is now shipping its two new 4K Ultra HD Video Over IP products. The sender and receiver KVM units (the EXT-UHDV-KA-LANS-TX and EXT-UHDV-KA-LANS-RX) that are designed to send 4K video (and audio) content up to 3840×2160 at 60 Hz and 4:2:0 Chroma subsampling. This new pair utilizes a compression codec and support HDMI input resolutions up to 4K 60Hz […]

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Gefen Debuts New 4K Video-Over-IP Products at ISE

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Gefen just launched a new Video-over-IP system that includes both a Transmitter/Sender and Receiver set. The new Sender and Receiver KVM units (the EXT-UHDV-KA-LANS-TX and EXT-UHDV-KA-LANS-RX) are 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) at 8-bit color and have a built-in scaler, Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) and digital/analog audio break-out. Spec’d to handle 3840×2160 at 60 Hz and 4:2:0 chroma subsampling and uses a 1 Gigabit network switch. Both products […]

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Gefen Intros DisplayPort 1.2 Fiber-Optic Extender at ISE

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Gefen from Core Brands today introduced the EXT-DP-4K600-1SC extender that claims to allow systems integrators to place 4K 600 MHz DisplayPort 1.2 sources and displays up to 660 feet apart with full optical isolation. The EXT-DP-4K600-1SC extends HDCP 2.2, HDCP 1.4 and DPCP compliant DisplayPort 600 MHz 4K audio/video over fiber. WQUXGA (3840×2400), 4K Ultra HD (3840×2160), and 4K Cinema — DCI […]

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Gefen Expands 600 MHz Series With New HDMI 2.0a Compliant Matrix Products

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Gefen from Core Brands today debuted two new matrix products, the EXT-UHD600A-44 and EXT-UHD600A-88, that support the latest HDMI 2.0a (4K 4:2:20 @ 60Hz) and HDCP 2.2 standards. The introduction was made at ISE 2017 in Amsterdam. Both matrix products are compliant with the bandwidth of the HDMI 2.0a specification and support all 4K timings […]

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Gefen Enters 4K Over IP Market

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Gefen, from Core Brands, today introduced two new 4K Ultra (3840×2160) HD Video over IP products. The new sender and receiver KVM units (the EXT-UHDV-KA-LANS-TX and EXT-UHDV-KA-LANS-RX) join the existing line of 1080p video over IP products and add 4K and HDR support, a built-in scaler, video-wall controller, Power-over-Ethernet (PoE), and digital/analog audio break-out. These […]

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Gefen Debuts New Line of 4K 600 MHz Solutions at InfoComm 2016

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Gefen today introduced its new EXT-UHD600 line of 4K 600 MHz products, featuring three splitters, a 4×1 switcher and a 4×4 matrix. This HDCP 2.2-compliant product and claims to allow for AV distribution at full specification of 4K 60 Hz with 4:4:4 chroma sub-sampling along with HDR (High Dynamic Range) support. HDR delivers greater image […]

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Gefen Debuts New Line of 4K 600 MHz Solutions at InfoComm 2016

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Gefen today introduced its new EXT-UHD600 line of 4K 600 MHz products, featuring three splitters, a 4×1 switcher and a 4×4 matrix. This HDCP 2.2-compliant product and claims to allow for AV distribution at full specification of 4K 60 Hz with 4:4:4 chroma sub-sampling along with HDR (High Dynamic Range) support. HDR delivers greater image […]

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Gefen Ships GTB-UHD-HBT2 4K Ultra HD HDBaseT 2.0 Extender for HDMI

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Gefen today announced that the 4K Ultra HD HDBaseT 2.0 Extender for HDMI (GTB-UHD-HBT2) is now shipping. The GTB-UHD-HBT2 uses the new HDBaseT 2.0 Colligo platform which is spec’d to carry, in addition to video, RS-232, Bi-directional IR, and Power over HDBaseT — but, NO ONE KNOWS FOR SURE as the HDBaseT Alliance doesn’t actually monitor […]

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Gefen Ultra HD HDBaseT 2.0 Extender for HDMI Debuts at InfoComm

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Gefen today introduced the EXT-UHDA-HBT2, a new HDMI extender that uses HDBaseT 2.0 technology to extend 4K digital AV, Ethernet, RS232, two-way IR, two-way audio and two-way POH compliant power up to 330 feet over one Cat5e cable. The EXT-UHDA-HBT2’s Sender and Receiver are compatible with all compliant HDBaseT systems and will easily interface with […]

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Gefen Intros 30 Hz 4K Over Cat5 and Fiber Extenders at DSE

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The new Gefen ELR (Extra Long Range) extender for HDMI over one CAT-5 with PoL (Power over Line) provides a point-to-point transmission of 4K and Ultra HD content with RS232 and bi-directional IR. PoL provides power to the receiver unit using the same single Cat5 cable, thus there is no need for an external power […]

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Hagai Says Goodbye to Gefen

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Gefen has announced its founder, Hagai Gefen, has left the company to pursue other interests. Moving forward, Gefen will be led by Sean Burke, group president of Nortek Technology Solutions group. “This is a natural evolution that we have all been anticipating for some time now,” said Burke. “We have worked very closely with Hagai […]

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