Kramer Electronics Acquires Wow Vision For Solution and Technology Growth

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Kramer Electronics announced the acquisition of Wow Vision, a wireless collaboration software development company. Wow Vision’s team of software engineers will join Kramer to strengthen the company’s R&D capacity and accelerate growth in the strategic areas of networked software-based solutions, collaboration, unified communication and cloud technologies. “We are incredibly excited that Wow Vision and its […]

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Kramer Electronics Releases KDS-10 Transceiver Encoder and Decoder

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Kramer Electronics’ KDS-10 is a dual-stream transceiver for streaming 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) video signals via Ethernet over copper cable. The KDS−10 can be set as either an encoder or decoder. As an encoder, it encodes and streams one or two HDMI inputs over an IP network via H.264 or H.265. As a decoder, it receives the encoded signal, […]

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Kramer Intros New Switcher with FLEX I/O

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Kramer Electronics’ VS-34FD is a 34-port, 8K-ready, multiformat, modular matrix switcher for AV signals, including HDMI, HDBaseT, VGA, SDI, as well as analog and digital audio. The modular chassis of the VS-34FD features Kramer’s FLEX I/O technology. The unit has 17 slots for installing a full range of input/output modules and can be populated as […]

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Kramer Electronics Releases KIT-400 Auto-Switcher/Scaler Kit

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Kramer Electronics’ KIT-400 is an auto-switcher/scaler kit for 4K HDMI and VGA over HDBaseT. The KIT-400 extends video signals to up to 130 feet (40 meters) over CAT copper cables at up to 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) 24bpp video resolution and provides further reach for lower HD video resolutions. The full kit includes the KIT-400T transmitter/switcher and […]

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Fortissimo Capital Fund Acquires Major Interest in Kramer Electronics

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Fortissimo Capital Fund just acquired a majority interest in Kramer Electronics. Michael and Ben-Zion Hochstein, two of the company’s founders, retain their interests in the company, while Joseph Kramer, the third founder of Kramer Electronics, is retiring from the company. Fortissimo Capital Fund is a private equity fund based in Israel, with proven capabilities to facilitate the […]

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Kramer Electronics Releases New Transmitter, Receiver Set

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Kramer Electronics’ PT-2UT/R-KIT is a transmitter and receiver set for USB 2.0, RS-232 and audio signals over twisted pair with two-way power over cable. The PT-2UT transmitter converts the USB input signal for transmission over category cable. The PT-2UR receiver converts the transmitted signal back to a USB signal. A wide variety of USB peripheral […]

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Kramer Electronics Releases CRS-PlugNView-H High-Speed Active Optical Armored Cable

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Kramer Electronics’ CRS-PlugNView-H cable is a high-speed HDMI active optical armored cable (AOC) perfectly suited for the challenging usage expected from rental and staging applications. The CRS-PlugNView-H supports resolutions up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) 18 gigabits per second over long cable runs up to 328 feet (100 meters) without the need for an external power supply […]

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Here’s How the Corona Tag Can Get Us Back to Work Safely

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST This year has forced innovation globally. Throughout 2020, much of the creativity has appeared in problem-solving and in the interest of human interactions returning to “normal.” For example, a handful of companies are rapidly developing one of the world’s first totally synthetic vaccines to fight COVID-19. But, the innovation didn’t […]

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Kramer Electronics Releases 18G 4K HDR Presentation Switcher/Scaler

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Kramer Electronics’ VP-440X is an 18G 4K HDR presentation switcher/scaler with four HDMI inputs and one VGA input. The VP-440X scales video, embeds the audio and outputs the signal to two ports — one HDMI and one HDBaseT — together with an analog stereo audio output. Via HDBaseT, it extends video signals to up to […]

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Kramer Electronics Releases HDBaseT Wall-Plate Receiver

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Kramer Electronics’ WP−789R is an HDBaseT wall−plate receiver for 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) HDMI and HDCP 2.2 signals over twisted pair. It converts the transmitted HDBaseT signal into an HDMI signal. The wall plate extends video signals up to 130 feet (40 meters) over Kramer shielded twisted pair cables at 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) 24-bit-per-pixel video resolution and provides […]

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Kramer Electronics Releases New 8×8 Matrix Switcher

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The new Kramer Electronics VS−88H2A is an 8×8 matrix switcher for 4K@60Hz (4:4:4), HDR, HDMI signals and analog/digital audio routing. The VS-88H2A re-clocks and equalizes signals and can route any one of eight HDMI, HDCP−compliant sources (selectable) to any or all outputs simultaneously. The VS-88H2A features independent audio routing. Any embedded digital or analog audio […]

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Kramer Electronics Releases 18G-Capable 4K Digital Scaler for HDMI and USB-C

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Kramer Electronics’ VP-451 is an 18G-capable 4K digital scaler for HDMI and USB-C signals. The unit up and down as well as cross-scales to resolutions up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4). The output resolution can be set automatically to follow the native resolution of the source or be set manually to a custom resolution. The VP-451 supports […]

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Kramer Electronics Intros SDVoE-Based, AV-Over-IP Transceiver

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Kramer Electronics’ KDS-8 is a zero-latency, SDVoE-based (10G) AV-over-IP transceiver for distributing AV signals via Ethernet over copper cable. The KDS-8 streams up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) resolution signals over a 10G network interface, providing lossless compression. The KDS-8 is a fully standard and compliant SDVoE codec, and it enables compatibility with other software and hardware […]

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Kramer Electronics Appoints New CEO

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Kramer Electronics just appointed a new global CEO in Itzhak Bambagi. Bambagi was in executive roles at IBM and DEC/Compaq over the past 18 years and he actually led IBM’s IT transformational experience using cloud technologies and various digital workplace initiatives across EMEA. The appointment heralds an exciting time for both Bambagi and Kramer. “I […]

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Sony and Kramer BRAVIA Partnership Expands to Australia

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Sony Australia and Kramer Electronics announce integration with Exterity — an IP video and digital signage technology provider. The additional collaboration with Exterity provides users with a seamless, interoperable and versatile all-in-one solution. Additional details and demos will be available in Melbourne at Integrate 2019 on 27-29 August 2019, at Sony stand – E10. Two […]

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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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Sony Integrates Kramer Control Inside Bravia BZ35F Displays

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Kramer Electronics and Sony Electronics have announced the integration of the Kramer Control BRAINware system into Sony’s BZ35F series of BRAVIA 4KHDR displays. Kramer BRAINware is an software application that you to execute your room control actions straight from a KT-107 family touch panel, VIA Connect PLUS or KC-BRAINware-5/25/50 without installing a physical brain between […]

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Kramer’s New Audio Matrix Will Make U.S. Debut at InfoComm

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InfoComm 2019 will see Kramer Electronics debut its 20-port audio matrix with DSP and interchangeable inputs and outputs to the U.S. market. AFM‑20DSP has eight AEC channels, auto feedback suppression, Dante support, built-in Hi-Z and Lo-Z 120-watt power amplification and DSP functionality powered by Xilica Audio. The AFM-20DSP provides HDMI embedding and de-embedding at 4K@60 […]

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Kramer Intros the 612T, 612R 4K60 4:4:4 DP Transmitter/Receiver Over Multi-Mode Fiber Optic Cable

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Kramer Electronics’ 612T and 612R is a compact fiber optic transmitter and receiver set capable of extending uncompressed DisplayPort 1.2 signals over fiber optic cable. This set of extenders supports 4K@60 (4:4:4) resolution up to 656 feet (200 meters) on a dual LC multi-mode fiber cable. The new 612 transmitter and receiver also includes a […]

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Kramers New DAs Are 4K and HDBaseT Capable

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Kramer Electronics’ newest HDBaseT distribution amplifiers, VM-218DT and VM-218DTxr, offer one HDMI or HDBaseT input (selectable) to eight HDBaseT outputs. The VM-218DT sends a 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) signal up to 130 feet (40 meters) and the VM-218DTxr sends a 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) signal up to 330 feet (100 meters). Both HDBaseT distribution amplifiers are HDCP compliant and […]

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Kramer Shows Unique Video Wall Application as Part of its AV over IP Offering at InfoComm 2018

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Kramer Electronics Ltd. is showcasing an end-to-end video wall application at InfoComm 2018. This is an SDVoE-based AV-over-IP solution for 4K60 video wall installations can scale up to 256 screens and support an unlimited number of sources simultaneously. Kramer KDS encoders/decoders coupled with Kramer Network, the company’s enterprise management platform, represent the core of the […]

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Kramer Electronics Ltd. Appoints Clint Hoffman as CEO of its US Office

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Kramer Electronics just announced that Clint Hoffman, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Growth Officer, has been promoted to the role of Chief Executive Officer of Kramer Electronics USA. His new position takes effect immediately. Hoffman joined Kramer USA in 2001 as VP Marketing for Kramer USA, driving all branding, public relations, advertising, promotions and campaigns, […]

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Kramer Intros 4K Tx and Rx in DGKat 2.0

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Kramer Electronics launched DGKat 2.0 at ISE 2018. DGKat 2.0 is featured in the Kramer PT-871/872 transmitter and receiver pair and supports 4K HDR, HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 signals and two-way powering over twisted pair. This compact extension solution delivers video signals up to 40 meters (130 feet) over Kramer CAT copper cables at up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4) at […]

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Kramer Becomes a Contributing Member of the SDVoE Alliance

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The SDVoE Alliance today announced that Kramer Electronics has joined the alliance as a contributing member. The announcement comes as the alliance heads to ISE 2018 in celebration of its first anniversary. At the show, the alliance stand 3-B150 will focus on the advantages of converged AV and IT infrastructure, which can only be realized with 10G networking and SDVoE […]

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Kramer Brings Focus on AV/IT Convergence to ISE 2017

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Kramer Electronics will be presenting a unique and diverse array of cutting-edge software-based AV solutions designed for IT professionals at ISE 2017 in Amsterdam in Booth 1-F20. Kramer’s complete pro AV portfolio of products and solutions will be on display, featuring presentation, control, collaboration, connectivity and audio along with new and innovative products and technologies. […]

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Kramer Introduces Kramer Network — An AV Over IP System — at ISE 2016

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Kramer Electronics is introducing something called Kramer Network, an enterprise management platform for AV over IP solutions at ISE 2016. This new solution from Kramer enables the routing, management and control of standard AV and AV over IP systems and it’s being launched in the Kramer booth, F20 in Hall 1 at the ISE show […]

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InfoComm Connections – The Experience (Part 2)

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Here is InfoComm Connections – The Experience (Part 1) if you haven’t had a chance to read it yet. Education sessions and workshops continued on Day 2: Chuck Espinoza CTS-D, CTS-I, CQT, PMP, ISF-C, Staff Instructor, InfoComm International moderator for the Project Management for Live Events workshop discusses how to utilize construction/fixed installation project management techniques in a live event […]

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