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 to Focus on AV Over IP in IT Environments at ISE 2017

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Kramer is at ISE 2017 and is focusing on video- and audio-over-IP designed for IT environments. The company will be displaying its full range of products andsolutions tomorrow in Booth 1-F20. Kramer’s audio/video over IP solution enables any video source (up to 4K60 4:2:0) to be captured, managed and distributed to any number of displays […]

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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 Demos EventBoard at InfoComm 2016

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Kramer is demo’ing the EventBoard SaaS Room Scheduling Platform in C Hall, Booth C6825 at InfoComm 2016 in Las Vegas as part of the company’s Kramer@Work Complete Meeting Room Solutions. This user-friendly cloud-based room scheduling solution makes it easy with any device for meeting organizers to get a complete update on room availability and book […]

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Kramer Intros DIP-30 4K Automatic Switcher

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The DIP-30 from Kramer is a 4K UHD automatic switcher for HDMI, VGA, Ethernet, data and unbalanced audio signals. DIP-30 supports resolutions up to 4K@60 UHD (4:2:0 chrome sampling) and various modes of input selection and transmits the signal via HDMI cable to a compatible receiver (for example the a UHD Matrix Switcher or when […]

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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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Kramer Adds 4K UHD Active Fiber Optic High-Speed HDMI Cable with Removable Connectors

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Kramer’s CLS-AOCH cables are plug-and-play HDMI active optical cables. CLS-AOCH cables support resolutions of up to 4K UHD over long cable runs (up to 100 meters) without the need for an external power supply or additional extenders. CLS-AOCH/XL is unique with its removable HDMI-A ends that allows the cable to be easily pulled through small […]

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Kramer Launches VS-62HA, 6×2 4K Matrix Switcher

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The Kramer VS-62HA is a 4K@60 UHD (4:2:0) matrix switcher for HDMI (3D, Deep Color, x.v.Color, Lip Sync, ARC, HEAC pass-through, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD and 7.1 multi-channel audio) and analog audio signals that includes auto-switching and control. The VS-62HA reclocks and equalizes the signals and can route any input to either or […]

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Kramer Releases VIA Site Management

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Kramer today released something they are calling VIA Site Management (VSM), an enterprise-wide management platform that lets VIA administrators control and configure all VIA devices in a network from a single window. VSM is part of the Kramer VIA family of Wireless Presentation & Collaboration Solutions. VSM’s web-based interface gives users at-a-glance visibility from any […]

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Captured at #ISE2016 Part 2: The Show

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In Part 1 I explained that I’ve previously written blogs capturing Twitter and Facebook moments at InfoComm 2015, InfoComm Connections in NYC and other trade shows. This time I decided to do a “4000 mile” social media view of Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) in Amsterdam – the AV industry’s largest trade show event which takes place […]

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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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Kramer to Distribute EventBoard

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Kramer has entered into a worldwide distribution agreement with EventBoard. The EventBoard solution from Kramer will be on display in booth number F20 in Hall 1 at the ISE show, being held at the RAI in Amsterdam from February 9th through February 12th. EventBoard is promoted as a subscription-based software as a service (SaaS), enterprise-grade […]

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Kramer Launches Kramer@Work at ISE

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Kramer is introducing something called Kramer@Work at ISE 2016. Kramer@Work consists of packaged solutions from Kramer for any size meeting room from huddle spaces to large boardrooms but it’s all network-based. With Kramer@Work users connect either wired or wireless using any laptop or mobile device and it’s designed to allow for document editing as well […]

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Kramer VIA Campus to be Central Focus of ISE

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Kramer’s VIA Campus is an educationally-focused collaboration system that allows students and teachers to display and edit documents together in real time and turn the main display into a digital whiteboard. In addition, VIA Campus also lets teachers use ePolling and eExams to easily and instantly measure how much students are actually learning. Kramer will […]

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Kramer Details ISE Plans

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Kramer has announced that the company will participate at Integrated Systems Europe 2016 as an official gold sponsor. The event will be held at the Amsterdam RAI on 9-12 February. Kramer will showcase this year in booth F20, Hall 1. “ISE is the meeting place for the audiovisual industry. Gold sponsorship of the event leverages […]

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Kramer Intros VP-558 11×4 Presentation Scaler/Matrix Switcher

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Kramer’s new VP-558 is an 11×4 ProScale presentation scaler/matrix switcher that can output four independent scaled images with embedded audio via both HDMI and HDBaseT. The VP-558 features six HDMI and four HDBaseT inputs along with an analog VGA input. The unit includes a 4×1 USB switcher, independent stereo audio outputs and a line output. VP-558 also has a […]

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Kramer Debuts VP-440 Switcher Aimed at Education

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Kramer’s new VP-440 is a six-input switcher that’s part of their ProScale line. Aimed at classrooms and meeting rooms, it has four HDMI port and two VGA ports and all of the signals are converted to HDMI or HDBaseT on the output. Featuring front-panel control via an on-screen display (OSD) menu, RS232 and contact-closure control, […]

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Open and Closed — Brief Discussion of WolfVision and Kramer

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Post-InfoComm, the good folks at WolfVision brought their new Cynap collaboration appliance to the office for a demo and a chat. Cynap is the latest entry into the increasingly crowded wireless collaboration space, competing with not only the WePresent and its OEM cousins (Barco Clickshare CSM, Crestron Air Media, Extron Sharepoint, etc.), but also with […]

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Kramer Intros Cloud-Based Control Solution

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Kramer released K-Touch 3.1 that’s capable of controlling lights, screens, sound, any AV equipment, HVAC, thermostats and more. Kramer says the K-Touch 3.1 is easier to use and reduces configuration time (compared to the previous version) with features such as sliders and new drag-and-drop programming modules for Apple TV, cameras, Vera Smarter Home Control products, […]

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