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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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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Kramer Unveils the Industry’s First Audio Matrix with DSP and Interchangeable I/Os

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Kramer Electronics has unveiled the industry first 20-port audio matrix with DSP and interchangeable inputs and outputs at ISE 2019. AFM‑20DSP provides configuration flexibility and eliminates I/O limitations with its 20 interchangeable analog audio ports, letting AV professionals get more functionality for less real estate. AFM-20DSP also packs eight AEC channels, auto feedback suppression, Dante […]

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Kramer Releases 32 Port 12G SDI Matrix Switcher with Interchangeable Inputs and Outputs

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Kramer Electronics’ ASPEN−32UFX is a 32-port matrix switcher for SDI signals of up to 12G SDI. Each SDI port can be defined as either an input or output, allowing configurations such as a 1×31 distribution amplifier, 31×1 switcher, 16×16 matrix switcher or any other input-output combination. The ASPEN-32UFX can also be configured as a few […]

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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 Announces WP-211T Automatic Switching Wall-Plate

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Kramer’s new WP-211T wall-plate is an automatic switcher for 4K, HDBaseT, HDMI 1.4, HDCP 2.2 video signals. Offering priority and last-connected switching options, the WP-211T automatically switches according to the selected switching scheme based on active video signal detection. The WP-211T wall-plate can be powered through PoE over the HDBaseT connection. The WP-211T wall-plate can […]

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Kramer Adds to Control Offering with BRAINware

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Kramer Electronics just launched Kramer BRAINware, a software-only control processor that the company claims simplifies control installations. By containing all of the control logic, design and attributes of the Kramer Control platform, Kramer BRAINware turns a Kramer KT-107 touch panel to a fully functional Kramer Control processor brain, without requiring additional physical processor hardware. Think […]

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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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Waves MultiRack and Plugins Power the KN-DSP100 Kramer Network Server

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Waves Audio has now integrated Waves MultiRack and Waves plugins in the KN-DSP100 Kramer Network Server from Kramer Electronics. Waves MultiRack is a software host used by FOH and monitor engineers to run multiple simultaneous instances of the same plugins used in recording studios and mixing rooms the world over. The Kramer Network Server, with Kramer Network and DSP functionality for large-scale audio […]

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Kramer Debuts New 8×8 and 6×2 Matrix Switchers at ISE

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Kramer Electronics just launched the VS-88UT (8×8) and VS-622DT matrix switchers. Both are HDBaseT 2.0 based and support Power over Ethernet (PoE). The VS-622DT also includes the Kramer Maestro room automation software. VS-88UT is designed for boardrooms, hotels, multi-purpose divisible spaces, video conferencing applications, visitor centers and showrooms. VS-622DT is aimed at small to mid-sized meetings spaces. The VS-88UT is a 4K@60Hz (4:2:0) […]

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Kramer Updates Maestro to V1.5

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Kramer Electronics announced the release of Kramer Maestro V1.5 at ISE 2018. The Maestro room automation software is a pre-configured meeting room environment that does not require any programming. Kramer Maestro enables a series of actions (think macros) to occur when a specific condition or trigger is met. Maestro V1.5 has added a more extensive range of triggers including scheduling, input/output […]

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Kramer Debuts Kramer Network 2.0 at ISE

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Kramer Electronics Ltd. just announced Kramer Network 2.0 – an enterprise management platform for IT/AV professionals to configure and manage their entire Kramer product range, Dante devices and third-party devices from anywhere in the world. Kramer Network 2.0 has all the features and capabilities for managing any AV deployment. Configuration time is reduced due to automated device […]

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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 Ships Kramer Control at InfoComm 

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Kramer Electronics announces availability of Kramer Control, the company’s cloud-based platform for control and management. Kramer Control lets IT/AV managers control, monitor and support AV systems, infrastructures and any third-party devices. The platform is scalable and leverages existing IP network infrastructures. The platform also features automatic data gathering and reporting on space usage, system activity, device health, and energy consumption. From […]

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Kramer Claims Industry’s First Digital Sound Processor (DSP) over IP at InfoComm

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Kramer just announced the KN-DSP100 Kramer Sound Server, claiming to be the industry’s first ever digital sound processor (DSP) over IP networks. KN-DSP100 enables simultaneous processing of 64 input channels and distribution of over 1000 outputs. The product is compatible with any Dante audio signal and provides auto-detection of all Kramer devices and their functionality. This new single-box, plug-and-play […]

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Kramer Launches VIAware Software-Based Wireless Collaboration Aimed at Small Room and Classrooms

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  VIAware is a software-only wireless collaboration system that can show up to six user screens on one display or up to 12 screens on two displays (hardware-dependent) via Wi-Fi. Capable of iOS mirroring for MacBook, iPad and iPhone as well as native mirroring for Chromebook, Android (Lollipop OS 5.0 or newer) and Windows phone. In a school application, remote students […]

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Kramer Debuts Two New Versions of VIA Wireless Collaboration Solution at ISE 2017 — These are CLEARLY Aimed at Barco ClickShare

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Kramer Electronics will take on Barco — head-to-head — at ISE next week with two new offerings from the Kramer VIA family of wireless presentation & collaboration solutions: VIA GO, marketed as a wireless plug-and-present solution and VIAware, a software-only solution for wireless collaboration. The company will display its full range of products and solutions […]

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Kramer Buys iRule and ON Controls

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Kramer has announced this week the acquisition of iRule, a cloud-based control and automation software for commercial and residential markets. In 2014, Kramer announced a partnership with iRule to deliver “the ultimate control and automation technology” — Kramer Control. The Kramer Control platform enables integrators to deliver control of lighting, HVAC, communications, A/V and more […]

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Kramer Launches Short-Range Wireless System for HDMI in KW-14

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The Kramer KW-14 is a pre-associated (pre-programmed to match) HDMI transmitter/receiver pair for short-range wireless AV distribution for presentation and multimedia environments such as meeting rooms, event spaces and classrooms. The KW-14T and KW-14R are a high-definition, wireless, HDMI transmitter/receiver pair for indoor use. Up to four KW-14R receivers can receive from one KW-14T transmitter […]

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Kramer Intros VM-4HDT Is an HDMI to HDBaseT 1×4 DA

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The VM−4HDT is a 1×4 HDMI to HDBT distribution amplifier that takes one HDMI input, equalizes and reclocks the signal and distributes it to four identical HDBT outputs. The VM-4HDT can handle resolutions of up to 4K and features include: Maximum Data Rate — 10.2Gbps (3.4Gbps per graphic channel), supports 4K UHD. HDMI Support — […]

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Kramer Intros Video Content Overlay Solution at InfoComm 2016 — a Real-Time Digital Signage Network)

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Kramer is introducing what they are calling a Video Content Overlay (VCO) solution at InfoComm. Using modular software and scalable hardware, Kramer VCO can deliver targeted promotional content, visitor information, emergency alerts, and more over HDMI video to multiple displays in multiple locations. Applications include bars, restaurants, cafes, hotels, conference rooms, retail, and digital signage. […]

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Kramer Introduces New Control Platform at InfoComm 2016

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Kramer has released Kramer Control, the company’s new cloud-based solution for control and analytics. Kramer Control lets users navigate to any room in an organization and easily control AV systems, infrastructures and devices, including Kramer wireless collaboration products, audio products and systems, thermostats, HVAC, lights, shades, alarms, security, video conferencing and more at a fraction […]

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Kramer Network Now on Display atInfoComm 2016

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Kramer Network, the company’s new IP-based enterprise software platform for managing AV networks, streaming and 3rd-party devices, is made its US debut today at InfoComm. Kramer says that with any laptop, PC or tablet, Kramer Network lets IT or AV managers easily and remotely configure, route, control, and manage Kramer Pro-AV devices, room environments, and […]

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Kramer Ships VP-734 4K Switcher/Scaler

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The VP-734 is a 4K-UHD (3440×2160) resolution presentation switcher scaler from Kramer. With four HDMI inputs (chroma sampling of 4:2:0), one DisplayPort (chroma sampling of 4:2:4) input and two analog inputs, the switcher is a 7×1 auto-switcher (or programmable switcher) with a built-in scaler that scales the output to 4K resolution (or anything below). Other […]

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Kramer US Appoints New CEO

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Kramer Electronics has announced the appointment of a new CEO for its U.S. sales office, Steve Biegacki, effective May 1st. Biegacki replaces Dave Bright, who announced his retirement in August of last year. Bright will stay on as acting chairman of the board until his actual retirement at the end of 2016. Before joining Kramer, […]

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Kramer’s David Bright Named InfoComm’s Mackey Barron Distinguished Achievement Award Winner

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InfoComm International just announced that David Bright, President of Kramer Electronics USA, has won the 2016 Mackey Barron Distinguished Achievement Award. Bright will receive his award in a ceremony preceding the keynote address at InfoComm 2016 in Las Vegas, held June 4-10. The Mackey Barron Distinguished Achievement Award was renamed in 2015 to honor the […]

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Kramer Introduces DIP-30 4K Automatic Switcher

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The Kramer DIP-30 is a 4K UHD automatic switcher for HDMI, VGA, Ethernet, data and unbalanced audio signals. It supports resolutions up to 4K@60 UHD (4:2:0) and various modes of input selection and transmits the signal via HDMI cable to a compatible receiver (for example the VS-62H or when connecting directly to a display/projector). The […]

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