The Trade Show Minute — Episode 420: Manny Hernandez of KanexPro

February 13, 2020

Manny Hernandez of KanexPro joins the Trade Show Minute to discuss the company’s new AV matrix solution — powered by SDVoE. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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KanexPro Drops Two Multiview KVM Switches

November 15, 2019

KanexPro released this week the 4K Quad Multiview 4X1 KVM Switch and the Multiview 4X1 KVM Switch. The Multiview KVM switches allow users to connect up to four sources (1080p or 4K resolutions) to a single display simultaneously while using a single mouse and keyboard. The 4K Quad Multiview 4X1 KVM Switch allows for the […]

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KanexPro’s New HDBaseT Kit Designed for Education Market

May 21, 2019

KanexPro has announced the HDBaseTTM Kit (WP-EDUKIT4K), featuring a wallplate HDBaseT transmitter, HDBaseT receiver and wall plate control panel. Aimed at the K-12 educational ma rket, the HDBaseT Kit will debut in booth 1367 at InfoComm 2019 from June 14-16, 2019. The KanexPro HDBaseT Kit (WP-EDUKIT4K) enables connectivity and control for projectors, smart boards, microphones, […]

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U.S. Patent Office Reaffirms Barco’s ClickShare Patent: The Button Is the Thing!

January 31, 2019

The United States Patent and Trademark Office reconfirmed the patentability of the Barco ClickShare button and refused to invalidate Barco’s related US patent. Early 2018, a U.S. law firm acting on behalf of an undisclosed party had instituted a reexamination procedure with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in an attempt to invalidate Barco’s […]

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KanexPro Launches USB-C and HDMI Switcher

January 22, 2019

KanexPro has announced a 2×1 USB-C and HDMI Switcher with USB 3.0 ports dubbed the SW-2X1USBC. In addition to HDMI and USB-C switching, the SW-2X1USBC de-embeds to a balanced analog audio output for applications like ceiling speakers. The SW-2X1USBC is spec’d to switch resolutions up to 4Kx2K@60Hz, 4:4:4, 8-bit and 1080p/60 and supports device extension […]

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KanexPro Intros 4K Wall Plate Switcher at ISE 2019

January 15, 2019

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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KanexPro Debuts HDMI 2.0 to HDBaseT Switcher for Home Theaters

November 16, 2018

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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KanexPro Debuts New Lineup of AV-over-IP Encoders and Decoders

May 21, 2018

KanexPro has announced a new line of AV-over-IP Encoders and Decoders that will debut in booth C3944 at InfoComm 2018. The Network AV over IP Decoder and Receiver (EXT-NETAVKIT) is a set with one HDMI input, one local HDMI output with multiple phoenix connectors for audio output and a LAN (Ethernet) port with RS232 control port for […]

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KanexPro Has Big Updates to 4K VideoWall Processors at ISE

January 25, 2018

KanexPro just announced its VW-SP-1X44K, a 4K-based video processor which allows one HDMI input to be easily and spontaneously arranged on up to four 4K displays. KanexPro will show this at ISE booth number 1-N15. Users can create video walls from 2×2, 2×3 and 3×3 screens and fully control from anywhere using a tablet or any other 3rd […]

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Barco and KanexPro Settle Patent Infringement Dispute

October 10, 2017

Barco and KanexPro announced today that they have reached an agreement regarding alleged infringement of Barco’s patents and other intellectual property rights. In February 2017, a Dutch court authorized Barco to seize KanexPro’s MyTurn Wireless Presentation System at the trade show ISE in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  Barco subsequently filed a lawsuit against KanexPro in the patent court […]

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KanexPro Launches UltraSlim HDMI 2.0 Extenders at InfoComm 2017

June 6, 2017

KanexPro announces a set of 4K/60Hz extenders, featuring a transmitter and receiver specified with support for HDR, 4:4:4 Chroma (8-bit color) and flexible PoH (Power over HDBaseT). KanexPro’s UltraSlim 4K/60 HDMI 2.0 Extender over HDBaseT (EXT-70SL18G and EXT-100SL18G) is a transmitter and receiver set designed for residential and commercial distribution of 4K UltraHD signals. Enabling integrators to extend 4K Ultra HD signals up […]

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KanexPro Debuts HDMI 2.0 Matrix Switchers at InfoComm 2017

May 25, 2017

KanexPro announces a line of HDMI 2.0 Matrix Switchers, including the 4×4 HDMX44-18G and 8×8 HDMX88-18G, with the latest 4:4:4 color sampling and HDR 10. Both HDMI 2.0 Matrix Switchers will launch in booth #3481 at InfoComm 2017, June 14 – 16 in Orlando. KanexPro’s HDMI 2.0 Matrix Switchers feature 18 Gbps of bandwidth for each HDMI input and output, as […]

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Barco Intends to Protect Their ClickShare Intellectual Property, No Matter What

February 8, 2017

One of the big stories from Day 1 of ISE here in Amsterdam was certainly the fact that a court officer from Belgium traveled down to the Amsterdam RAI convention center, entered the KanexPro booth and removed all of their MyTurn Collaboration Systems that were being launched into the market. It was the result of a judge’s order that […]

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Barco Legally Seizes KanexPro’s New MyTurn Products at ISE, Plans to Sue KanexPro for Patent Infringement

February 7, 2017

Like a scene form a legal drama on TV, a Dutch judge has granted Barco’s petition to seize all wireless presentation systems of the US-based company KanexPro (marketed as the MyTurn Presentation System), at Integrated Systems Expo in Amsterdam, today, the opening day of ISE. But, that’s not the big story here. What happened next is: A bailiff approached the KanexPro booth […]

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Now KanexPro Tries to Dethrone Barco with New MyTurn Presentation System (and Button)

January 16, 2017

KanexPro has announced a new collaborative screen sharing presentation system called the MyTurn Presentation System. It’s, well, another knock-off of the Barco ClickShare. The ClickShare commands greater than 80 percent of the wireless presentation market for small meeting rooms so it will be interesting to see if KanexPro can do what no one else has […]

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KanexPro Adds Active Optical Cable to Product Lineup

January 10, 2017

KanexPro announces what they are calling the Active Optical Cable (AOC) — an HDMI 2.0 cable with Ethernet up to 18 Gbps. The Active Optical Cable accepts the same electrical inputs as traditional copper cables and instead utilizes optical fiber between the connectors to extend HDMI signals with zero loss or latency. The Active Optical […]

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KanexPro Announces 4K HDBaseT Repeater

October 21, 2016

KanexPro just announced the 4K (60Hz @4:2:0) HDBaseT Repeater (EXT-HDRPT100M) with one HDBaseT input and one HDBaseT output creating a daisy-chain path to multiple displays with each repeater supporting up to 330 feet (100 meters) in distance. The HDBaseT Repeater provides two HDMI output ports and two RS232 ports dedicated for each output to control […]

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KanexPro Intros HDMI Audio Decoder

September 7, 2016

KanexPro has announced a new HDMI Audio Decoder that’s designed to extract the encoded multi-channel LPCM, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS-HD 5.1 from HDMI sources to optical audio output and decode to two channels of analog stereo audio via RCA (L/R) and COAX outputs without any other external AV equipment. Licensed by Dolby Labs, KanexPro’s 4K […]

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KanexPro Launches HDMI Matrix Switcher Aimed at Home Theater Applications

August 31, 2016

KanexPro has announced the new HDMX44-4K and HDMX88-4K — HDCP 2.2 matrix switchers with 4K @60Hz in either 4×4 or 8×8 options. The 4×4 HDMI matrix switcher includes four inputs and four outputs with audio de-embedding, the latest HDCP 2.2 specs and supported video resolutions up to 4096×2160 at 60Hz. The 8×8 version is similar […]

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KanexPro Launches Module-Based 4K Matrix Switcher

May 23, 2016

KanexPro announced the Flexible Modular Matrix (FLEX-MMX) switchers designed with 12, 16 and 32 adaptable PCI slots for VGA, DVI, HDMI and HDBaseT input or output cards — and they are spec’d to go up to 4K (@30Hz). With Power over Cable (PoC) supported by HDBaseT input and outputs cards, the FLEX-MMX can be controlled […]

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KanexPro Launches New HDBaseT Digital Signage Products at DSE

March 17, 2016

KanexPro announced the new EXT-HDBTKVM100, a 4K HDBaseT KVM Extender and the EXT-HDRPT70, an HDBaseT Repeater with 1×2 Distribution Amplifier and Loop Out. The 4K HDBaseT KVM Extender is ideal for digital signage applications where high resolution video, audio, USB KVM function and data with diagnostics can be sent back to the computer from the […]

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KanexPro Set to Exhibit New HDBaseT Extender with HDMI & USB at Digital Signage Expo 2016

March 2, 2016

KanexPro is attending the Digital Signage Expo (DSE) 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center on March 15th – 18th, 2016. KanexPro is set to display its new 4K HDBaseT 2.0 Extender with USB KVM functions, 4K HDBaseT Distribution Amplifier and more at their booth in the upcoming Las Vegas show, located at booth FTL […]

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KanexPro Intros 4K Video Tiler and Scaler

February 3, 2016

KanexPro announced the HDBT- VTSC72-4K, a video tiler and presentation scaler switcher engineered to upscale and present up to four HDMI, DisplayPort and VGA to 4K. The KanexPro HDBT- VTSC72-4K is a seven-input, two-mirrored, both HDMI and HDBaseT, Video Tiler and Presentation Switcher Scaler with four HDMI, two DisplayPort and one VGA inputs with mirrored […]

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KanexPro Intros HDBaseT Switcher for 4K

January 11, 2016

KanexPro has just launched the HDSC31D-4K HDMI and VGA Collaboration Switcher Scaler that uses HDBaseT (3×1) to send signals distances up to 230 feet. Tthe HDSC31D-4K offers three inputs designed for sending DisplayPort, HDMI or VGA analog video as well as control up to 230 feet over a shielded CATx cable to an HDBaseT receiver […]

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KanexPro Launches 4×4 and 8×8 Matrix Switchers

November 20, 2015

KanexPro has two new matrix switchers in the HDMX44-4K and HDMX88-4K, both spec’d to handle switching of 4K/60Hz with HDCP 2.2 — but, buyer beware as they are NOT specifying color bit depth on their spec sheets. These matrix switchers are available in combinations of 4×4 and 8×8. The 4×4 HDMI matrix switcher includes four […]

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KanexPro Intros Line of HDMI Distribution Amplifiers at InfoComm

May 29, 2015

KanexPro is claiming the introduction of the world’s slimmest, lightest, most reliable, and economical line of 4K compliant connectivity products in the pro AV marketplace. This KanexPro UltraSlim lineup includes the KanexPro 4×1 HDMI Switcher with Audio De-Embedder and KanexPro 1×2 and 1×4 HDMI distribution amplifiers making up a family of unmatched-high-demand solutions for the […]

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