VIDEO: Eliran Toren of MSolutions Talks About Why Signal Testing Is So Important for 4K

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM MSolutions Eliran Toren of MSolutions talks with Sara Abrons at InfoComm 2019 about why signal testing so important for 4K. He overviews the MSolutions MS-TestPro HDBaseT Tester which is a handheld HDBaseT signal tester that empowers the installer or integrator test an HDBaseT connection with built-in monitoring, logging and […]

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Metra Home Theater Group Debuts Lineup of HDMI Matrix

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Metra Home Theater Group (MHTG) will unveil its new HDMI Matrix products at the 2019 CEDIA Expo. Two of the new HDBaseT HDMI Matrix products, the CS-44MHDBTS and CS-88MHDBTS, will provide integrators the opportunity to scale video content at different resolutions to different displays. Unlike traditional matrixes, these will not default to the lowest resolution […]

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RTI Details CEDIA Expo 2019 Plans

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RTI today announced its product lineup for CEDIA Expo 2019, taking place Sept. 12-14 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. In sound room SR-12, the company will display new controllers with sleek designs and capabilities, as well as debut the next generation of Alexa voice control. AV distribution solutions will include the new CP-16i […]

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Extron Debuts Two-Input Floor Box Transmitter for 4K Video

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Extron just introduced the DTP2 T 202 FB, a two‑input transmitter that sends DisplayPort or HDMI, audio and control up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CATx cable to a DTP-enabled product. Its unique form factor provides a flexible, floor box mounting solution that is compatible with offerings from OBO Bettermann, MK by […]

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New Three-Input 4K/60 4:4:4 Switcher with DTP2 Transmitter Ships from Extron

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Extron just announced it’s shipping the DTP2 T 203, a three-input switcher with integrated DTP2 transmitter for sending DisplayPort, HDMI, audio and control up to 330 feet (100 meters) over a shielded CATx cable to an Extron DTP-enabled product. It supports video signals at resolutions up to 4K/60 at 4:4:4 chroma sampling. This HDCP 2.2-compliant […]

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Atlona Ships AT-OME-PS62 Matrix Presentation Switcher for 4K/UHD Applications

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Atlona is now shipping the AT-OME-PS62, a 6×2 matrix switcher that’s part of the Omega Series, which was unveiled at InfoComm 2019 last month. The AT-OME-PS62 is a 4K switcher with USB 3.0 and USB-C interfaces, HDBaseT extension, scaling and audio management. Here’s a video we shot of the 4×2 version of it at InfoComm: […]

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Key Digital’s Re-do of the KD-Pro8x8D Includes Audio Pre-Amp and ARC

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Key Digital just debuted a new version of their KD-Pro8x8D a UHD/4K, HDCP 2.2 and ARC supporting digital video matrix with audio de-embedding on analog and digital audio connectors. Video outputs feature simultaneously active HDMI and HDBaseT ports for simplistic single-wire integration with displays throughout the distributed video system. Six short range (model KD-X88SHRx) and […]

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Kramer Debuts TP-789R Receiver for 4K HDBaseT

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Kramer Electronics’ TP-789R is an HDBaseT receiver for 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) HDMI, RS232 and IR signals and two-way powering over twisted pair. The receiver extends video signals to up to 40 meters (130 feet) over Kramer copper cables at up to 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) 24bpp video resolution. The TP-789R receiver either provides power over the copper extension […]

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Valens Fires Back at Semtech with VS3000 Chipset for Uncompressed 4K/60/4:4:4

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Less than 24-hours after the Semtech AVX Transcoder Chip announcement clearly aimed at HDBaseT, Valens, the developer of HDBaseT technology, announced today its latest chipset — the VS3000, the first chipset in the Valens Stello family of AV chipsets. The VS3000 claims to be the first solution that enables long-distance transmission (100m/328ft) of uncompressed HDMI2.0 […]

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Semtech Just Did a Mic-Drop on HDBaseT

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Semtech Corporation today announced its new AVX chipset series — basically, think HDBaseT or, we guess, what everyone wishes HDBaseT was — a consistent and standard “send” and “receive” platform where all the participants worked together. Semtech, with AVX, simultaneously transmits uncompressed-quality 4K-video, multi-channel audio, Gigabit Ethernet, USB and other control signals over CatX or […]

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Aurora Ships HDBaseT 2.0 HT​ Series​ ​Transmitters and Receiver

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Aurora has shipped three new HDBaseT 2.0 products — the HTW-2, a two gang Decora wall plate HDBaseT transmitter, the HTE- TX2, a box-style HDBaseT transmitter and the HTE-RX2 receiver designed to decode the HDBaseT back to HDMI and audio. All three are capable of transmitting 4K60 4:4:4 18Gbps HDMI 2.0/HDCP2.2 up to 100m (330ft) […]

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New EK-355U WUXGA LED Projector Debuts from Eiki

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Eiki International just announced a WUXGA (1920×1200) resolution LCD HLD LED portable projector dubbed the EK-355U. Using what they are calling ColorSpark HLD (High Lumen Density) LED projection technology, Eiki’s EK-355U combines multiple LEDs through a light tunnel into a very narrow beam that Eiki claims loses no light whatsoever — if this is true, […]

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SDVoE at InfoComm 2019 Includes Education, Education, Education & Gary Kayye on How HDBaseT Is Dead

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At InfoComm 2019 (Orlando, June 12-14, booth 1143) the SDVoE Alliance will feature industry experts presenting 20-minute, in-booth education sessions on a variety of topics essential for system integrators, designers, consultants and tech managers who want to take advantage of the flexibility, scalability, interoperability and cost benefits of the SDVoE platform for networked AV. “Our […]

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New KD-X4x1WUTx Wall Plate from Key Digital Takes Aim at UCC Rooms

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Key Digital just introduced KD-X4x1WUTx, an HDBaseT wall-plate transmitter with two HDMI, one display port and one USB-C input (and USB-A, USB-B and LAN) aimed at the UCC market. The KD-X4x1WUTX includes audio de-embedding of the selected video source at the Rx unit, power, volume and muting buttons and LAN connectivity at the Tx or […]

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Atlona Amplifies Omega Series with New Multi-Format Switcher

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Atlona today adds another important layer to its rapidly-growing Omega Series of switching, extension and video processing solutions for modern AV communications and collaboration. The AT-OME-MS42 is 4×2 matrix switcher that delivers exceptional performance and value for 4K/UHD presentation and video conferencing applications in small-to-medium AV environments, including meeting rooms, conference rooms, and lecture halls. […]

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4K Wall Plate Switcher Debuts from Key Digital at InfoComm 2019

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Key Digital will use InfoComm to introduce the KD-X2x1WDTx, an HDBaseT wall-plate transmitter and presentation switcher with one HDMI and one display port input — aimed at conference rooms, huddle spaces, classrooms and meeting rooms. The KD-X2x1WDTx has two native Rx integration options. For point-to-point extension KD-X2x1WDTx can be received by KD-X40MRx black box HDBaseT […]

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Kramer Announces the VS-84UT Presentation System Matrix Switcher Using HDBaseT

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The Kramer VS-84UT is an 8 x 4 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) presentation system matrix switcher that switches the video, embeds the audio, and outputs the signal to both HDMI and HDBaseT 2.0 outputs. The HDBaseT input and output ports offer USB extension and selectable PoE. The VS-84UT includes a K-Config room controller that can operate over […]

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Christie DS is New Small 3LCD Laser Projectors

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The new Christie DS Series is a trio of 3LCD laser projectors with ISO lumens ranging from 7,500 to 9,000, as well as a 4,000,000:1 contrast ratio. The Christie LWU755-DS, LHD878-DS and the LWU900-DS projectors feature 360-degree orientation for flexible installation and comprehensive input/output options including HDBaseT. These low maintenance projectors offer up to 50,000 […]

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Key Digital Intros 4K/UHD 18G HDMI Distribution Solution

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Key Digital just launched the KD-DA2x4G and KD-DA2x8G 18 Gbps HDMI distribution amplifiers with two HDMI inputs to four or eight (respectively) HDBaseT outputs for distribution to four or eight screens up to 100 meters / 328 feet away at 1080p resolution or 70 meters / 250 feet at 4K. All four / eight monitors […]

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Arista Corporation Announces the Emerald Series HDBaseT 2.0 Family of Tx & Rx

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Arista Corporation just introduced the Emerald Series HDBaseT 2.0 Family of Transmitter/Receiver Products. Consisting of four products, with each based on the HDBaseT 2.0 architecture and controllable via either Telnet or an RS232 interface, each product has a built-in web server and can be controlled via a common web browser. The four products that constitute […]

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Key Digital Intros Go-To KD-X222PO HDBaseT Extension Kit

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Key Digital just introduced the KD-X222PO HDBaseT extender set for extension of HDMI video and audio signals up to 125 feet / 38 meters at 4K 24/25/30(4:4:4)/60(4:2:0) using Cat5e/6UTP/STP cabling and up to 230 feet / 70 meters at 1080p /1920×1200 using Cat5e/6 cabling. The KD-X222PO features support of HDR10 (High Dynamic Range) at 4K […]

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Panasonic Makes Claim of Smallest LCD Laser Projectors in New Launch

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The new Panasonic PT-VMZ50 Series makes a bold claims as the world’s smallest and lightest LCD laser projectors. Aimed at the classroom, conference rooms and boardroom markets, the PT-VMZ50 Series consists of three models: the firs two are both 1920×1200, with either 5000 lumens (PT-VMZ50U) or 4000 lumens (PT-VMZ40U) of brightness. The third model is […]

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InFocus Launches New LED and Laser Projector Lines

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InFocus Corporation debuts two new projector lines — the LED IN1100 Series and the laser INL3100 Series — along with the new IN119HDG projector aimed at both business and education applications. The InFocus Quantum Color Engine gives the IN1100 Series and INL3100 Series over 200 unique color parameters to illuminate the DLP chip. The IN1100 […]

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Atlona to Expanded OMEGA Family of Collaboration Solutions at ISE 2019

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Atlona will head to the ISE 2019 exhibition with a trio of new products in its recently-launched OMEGA Series of switching, extension, and video processing solutions for modern AV communications and collaboration. The newest members of the OMEGA family will make their world premiere in stand 5-U120 at the event, taking place February 5-8 at […]

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KanexPro Intros 4K Wall Plate Switcher at ISE 2019

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KanexPro announced a US-based Decora Wall Plate Series, including a double-gang HDMI 2.0 and USB-Wall Plate Switcher over HDBaseT (WP-2XHDUSBC) and a double-gang 4K HDMI and USB 2.0 Wall Plate Switcher over HDBaseT (EXT-HDBTKVM3). The KanexPro Wall Plate Series will debut at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE 2019) in Amsterdam, Netherlands from Feb. 5 – 9, […]

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ATEN Launches Presentation Switch Series

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ATEN Technology today announced two new presentation series: The VP1920 is designed for small-to-medium sized corporate and education presentation environments and includes a 9×2 (six HDMI and three combo inputs — HDMI/VGA, HDMI/DisplayPort, HDMI/component/composite) to two HDMI outputs and supports coaxial, TOSLINK and stereo audio outputs) 4K-capable matrix switch with audio processing. It includes front […]

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RTI Ships 4K HDBaseT Video Distribution Solutions

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RTI has partnered with Pulse Eight to develop 4K resolution HDBaseT matrix switches, extender sets and accessories, which are all now shipping. Utilizing the latest Class C+DSC HDBaseT technology, the new video distribution solutions from RTI include the flagship VHU-8x 8×10 Matrix Switch and VHT-Ux Extender Set, which handle 4K +HDR with 4:4:4 chroma sampling […]

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Atlona Unveils Dual-Output 4K/UHD HDMI to HDBaseT Distribution Amplifier

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Atlona today announced the AT-UHD-CAT-2, the latest addition to the company’s HDMI to HDBaseT distribution amplifiers. The new 1×2 UHD-CAT-2 is available immediately and will make its exhibition debut in stand 5-U120 at the upcoming Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2019 show (Feb. 5-8 in Amsterdam). The UHD-CAT-2 features one HDMI input, one HDMI pass-through output, […]

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KanexPro Debuts HDMI 2.0 to HDBaseT Switcher for Home Theaters

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KanexPro has announced an HDMI 2.0 to HDBaseT 8×8 matrix switcher, the MX-HDBT8X818G, aimed at the home theater market. KanexPro’s 8×8 HDMI 2.0 to HDBaseT matrix switcher shifts inputs to outputs over CAT5e/6 utilizing an HDBaseT including HDR10 and Dolby Vision. The HDMI 2.0 switcher is HDCP 2.2 compliant and supports video resolutions up to […]

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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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Atlona Ships Opus Series of 4K HDR Matrix Switchers

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Atlona is now shipping the new Opus series of HDMI-to-HDBaseT matrix switchers. The Opus family of switchers — available in 4×6, 6×8 and 8×10 models — is aimed at both residential and commercial installs. The AT-OPUS-46M (4×6), AT-OPUS-68M (6×8) and AT-OPUS-810M (8×10) matrix switchers all output HDBaseT and can transmit HDMI, Ethernet pass through, bidirectional […]

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