Kayye’s Krystal Ball: 2024 Edition

February 19, 2024

Welcome to my 24th annual Kayye’s Krystal Ball! It’s been an honor to have written this for 24 straight years and even more of an honor for it to have so many thousands of readers annually — it’s almost always our most-read article of the year on rAVe [PUBS]. So, if you’re reading this right […]

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IPMX Reaches Major Milestone With Finalization of Key Standards Documents

January 30, 2024

BOTHELL, Wash., and SEA ISLE, N.J. — Jan. 30, 2024 — In a landmark event for the Pro AV industry, the Video Services Forum (VSF), in collaboration with the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS), is proud to announce at ISE 2024 a significant milestone in the development of the Internet Protocol Media Experience (IPMX) […]

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IPMX Ready to be Ratified as AV-over-IP Standard

January 30, 2024

In a “landmark event” for the ProAV industry, the Video Services Forum (VSF), in collaboration with the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS), announced a milestone in the development of the Internet Protocol Media Experience (IPMX) standards. Concluding a rigorous VSF testing event was held at the Matrox Video facility in Munich, where multiple manufacturers […]

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Macnica Will Introduce MEG1 IPMX to HDMI AV-over-IP Ethernet Gateway at ISE 2024

January 8, 2024

At ISE 2024, Macnica will unveil its MEG1 IPMX to HDMI AV over IP ethernet gateway, a 1Gb/s solution that provides a direct ramp to IPMX product development for ProAV and broadcast equipment manufacturers. Macnica will demonstrate the MEG1 at Stand 5G800 in the Fira Barcelona, Gran Via from Jan. 30-Feb. 3. The MEG1 is […]

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AIMS Adds Brompton, Nextera, ProITAV to Its Members Looking to Adopt IPMX for AV-over-IP

August 29, 2023

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) announced its newest members: Brompton Technology, an LED video processing for live events, film and television company; Nextera Video, a specialist in the education and development of SMPTE ST 2110, NMOS, and IPMX solutions; and ProITAV USA, a global OEM/ODM company committed to the design, development and manufacturing […]

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Leonard’s InfoComm Minute Day the First — on Standards

June 16, 2023

A decade ago internet cartoonist Randall Munroe made a joke about the proliferation of standards, in which an attempt to create a single unifying standard to replace 14 competing standards instead exacerbated the problem by creating a 15th competing standard. Everyone who creates a standard has a vision for why they are doing so, for […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1233: Matrox Video Heads to InfoComm 2023 With New LUMA Series, IPMX-Based ConvertIP Series

June 2, 2023

Matrox Video’s director of sales, Americas, Ron Rundell, joins me on my videocast today. Matrox will be at InfoComm 2023 in booth #2917 with the new LUMA Series of graphics cards capable of driving two 8K resolution displays (and will celebrate the launch at InfoComm with a reception). The ConvertIP IPMX-based AV-over-IP lineup has also […]

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New AV-over-IP Company Debuts Focused on Using IPMX Standard Aimed at ProAV Market

April 26, 2023

Sencore, a broadcast production company, started a sister division aimed at AV-over-IP solutions for the ProAV market. Dubbed PlexusAV, its approach is unique — the company says all its products are designed and engineered using a standards-based AV-over-IP solution called IPMX, from the AIMS Alliance. Based on SMPTE ST 2110, PlexusAV claims to “eliminate the […]

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Is the Future of AVoIP Wide Open?

February 14, 2023

In 2013, I did my first blog on video extension technology for rAVe.  That was the year that Valens and HDBaseT exploded into the market based on it’s successful beta with Crestron, driving their original Digital Media product line. There were some manufacturers doing AV over IP at that time as well, companies like Just […]

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rAVe Jan Temperature Check: #AVtweeps 2023 Predictions

January 31, 2023

This month, we began a temperature check where we put out a survey on the newest AV tech topics to gauge your thoughts and opinions. In January, we took a look at the expected 2023 trends and the results are in! First up: the IPMX standard for AVoIP which sets open specifications for the transport […]

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AIMS Alliance To Highlight IPMX at ISE 2023

December 15, 2022

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) announced that it will be highlighting the global ProAV market’s increasing adoption of Internet Protocol Media Experience (IPMX) — a set of open standards-based protocols designed to ensure interoperability for AV-over-IP systems — at ISE 2023, Jan. 31 to Feb. 3 in Barcelona, Spain. Visitors to AIMS’ Booth […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1130: Matrox Will Focus on AV-over-IP at InfoComm 2022; Including Both HDBaseT and IPMX

June 3, 2022

Gary was joined on this pre-InfoComm 2022 videocast with Matrox‘s Vice President of Sales – AV/IT Group; Americas & Asia Pacific, Samuel Recine. Matrox has its own booth (N1563) at the show but will also be demonstrating new encoding and decoding products in the IPMX/AIMS Alliance booth as well as the HDBaseT booth. It’s all […]

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AIMS Alliance To Host First Interoperability Demonstration of IPMX

May 17, 2022

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) will host its first live interoperability demonstration of Internet Protocol Media Experience (IPMX) — a set of standards-based protocols designed to ensure interoperability for AV-over-IP — at InfoComm 2022, June 8-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Booth W106. The demo will feature networking equipment and hardware […]

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Barco Joins AIMS Alliance, Will Support IPMX AV-Over-IP Standard

May 12, 2022

Barco announced today that it has become a member of the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS). This is a giant boost for the proposed AV-over-IP standard. With AIMS’ new Internet Protocol Media Experience (IPMX) set of open standards and specifications gaining traction, the Barco membership means you will likely see IPMX (the AIMS proposed […]

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Want to Learn More About the Industry’s Only Proposed AV-over-IP Standard, IPMX?

July 27, 2020

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) launched a new website Monday dedicated to the alliance’s Internet Protocol Media Experience (IPMX) proposed set of open standards and specifications. “The IPMX website makes it easy for anyone to learn more about this exciting approach to AV over IP,” said David Chiappini, working group chair, Pro AV […]

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The Industry’s First Official Open AV-Over-IP Standard Is Launched, IPMX, Based on SMPTE 2110

February 10, 2020

At ISE 2020 in Amsterdam in stand 15-B250, the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) ProAV Working Group introduced Internet Protocol Media Experience (IPMX), a set of open standards and specifications designed to enable carriage of compressed and uncompressed video, audio and data over IP networks. IPMX addresses the ProAV industry’s need for a single […]

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