Kramer Details VP-551X 10-Port 18G 4K Presentation Scaler/Switcher

September 12, 2019

Kramer Electronics’ VP-551X is a scaler/switcher for 4K@60 (4:4:4) HDMI, VGA and composite video signals. The VP-551X scales the video and provides options to use the embedded HDMI audio or breakout audio from one of ten analog audio input signals. After processing and scaling, the embedded AV signal is sent to the HDMI and the […]

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VMS-741 4K MultiViewer from RTI Ships

April 25, 2019

RTI today announced that the company is now shipping its VMS-741 7×1 4K Quad MultiViewer, a 4K switcher and scaler to combine video from up to four sources onto one display. The VMS-741 4K MultiViewer is designed for conference rooms, lecture halls, worship spaces and other installations requiring multiple video sources with differing resolutions and formats. Supported […]

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Extron Debuts 18G, 4K/60 Seamless Switcher and Scaler

February 7, 2019

Extron just announced the ISS 608, an eight-input seamless switcher for the presentation and scaling of DisplayPort and HDMI content at resolutions up to 4K/60 @ 4:4:4 at a maximum data rate of 18 Gbps. Features include Extron Vector 4K scaling technology and multiple transition effects, as well as logo insertion, video keying and PIP […]

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Roland V-600UHD Multi-Format Video Switcher Includes 4K

February 6, 2019

Roland Professional A/V is introducing the V-600UHD Multi-Format Video Switcher, adding 4K (10-bit Color Depth, 260Hz 4:4:4) and scaling all inputs from 1080p to 4K. The V-600UHD includes High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology, supports BT.2020, the highest-specification Wide Color Gamut (WCG) as well as the RGB and BT.709 standards. The V-600UHD’s four HDMI 2.0 and […]

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Atlona Ships AT-HDVS-SC-RX 4K HDBaseT Receiver with Advanced Scaling Technology

October 10, 2018

Atlona is shipping its new AT-HDVS-SC-RX HDBaseT receiver and scaler, featuring its CrystalScale Technology (ACT). The HDVS-SC-RX supports a local HDMI source as well as an HDBaseT input for receiving video, audio, control and Ethernet over category cable, with automatic input selection enabling the receiver/scaler to switch without manual intervention when a new source is […]

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Key Digital’s VGA/HDMI Wall Plate Switcher and Extender Kit Is Aimed at Classroom Applications

June 18, 2018

Key Digital launched the KD-SX440WP wall plate HDBaseT/HDMI extender kit aimed at classroom applications. The KD-SX440WP is an all-in-one presentation switcher, scaler and extender that starts with a wall plate with HDMI and VGA plus audio inputs ideal for mounting on walls or in table pockets. The KD-SX440WP is HDCP 2.2 compliant and consists of […]

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Extron Intros IN1804 Series of 4K/60 Seamless Scaling Switchers

May 18, 2018

Extron just launched the new IN1804, a series of compact four-input scalers that support HDMI 2.0b data rates up to 18 Gbps and incorporate the Extron-exclusive Vector 4K scaling engine with 4:4:4 chroma sampling and 30-bit internal video processing. Offering a host of features including seamless switching effects, logo keying, still image recall, and optional twisted pair input/output capability, the IN1804 Series scalers provide the performance and […]

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Atlona to Showcase 4K/UHD Scaling and Video Wall Processing Innovation at InfoComm 2018

May 8, 2018

The latest 4K/UHD scaling innovation from Atlona will make its North American debut next month, as the company turns the spotlight on its new AT-HDVS-SC-RX HDBaseT receiver and scaler at InfoComm 2018. The first HDBaseT receiver to feature Atlona CrystalScale Technology (ACT) for premium-quality 4K scaling, picture optimization and video wall processing, the HDVS-SC-RX will be demonstrated in booth C3576 at the show. The HDVS-SC-RX incorporates two-input […]

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New Scaler and Frame Synchronizer from Cobalt Digital Is 4K

April 2, 2018

Cobalt Digital today introduced its 9904-UDX-4K-IP next-generation advanced scaler and frame synchronizer for the openGear platform. The new offering from Cobalt simplifies the upgrade of HD and UHD systems, enables ongoing use of existing content libraries, and provides features such as professional Technicolor HDR Intelligent Tone Management (ITM) for production and ATSC 3.0 broadcasting applications. Using the 9904-UDX-4K-IP with HDR […]

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RTI Enters AV Signal Routing Market

March 28, 2018

RTI, known as a control company, today announced a line of video matrix switches, extenders, presentation scalers and audio mixer amplifiers. The video distribution offering all uses HDMI and HDBaseT technology and is capable of distributing 4K video (4:2:0). The VHD-4 and VHD-8 HDBaseT video matrix switchers extend video, IR and RS232 signals up to 230 feet over a single Cat 5e/6 […]

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Gefen Ships 4K Scaler

December 11, 2017

Gefen from Core Brands today announced that its 4K 600 MHz 1:2 Scaler with EDID Detective and Audio-De-Embedder (EXT-UHD600A-12-DS) is now shipping. Gefen says that it has independent scalers built into each of its two HDMI outputs and one output can downscale a 4K 600 MHz signal to 1080p  while the other can upscale an HD signal to 4K Ultra HD […]

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Extron Ships 4K Twisted Pair Scaling Receiver for XTP Systems

August 22, 2017

Extron has announced the immediate availability of the XTP SR HD 4K scaling receiver featuring Extron Vector 4K scaling technology for uncompromised image quality. It is HDCP 2.2 compliant and enables extension of 4K video up to 330 feet (100 meters) over one shielded CATx cable. The XTP SR HD 4K receiver joins the other shipping XTP 4K twisted pair products […]

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Arista Corporation Announces 4K MVD-105 UHD Output MultiViewer

June 6, 2017

Arista announced the MVD-105 UHD Output MultiViewer, a 4K UHD (3840×2160) resolution MultiViewer Switcher / Scaler. The Arista MVD-105 is designed for control rooms, medical facilities, command centers and other facilities seeking to display four HDMI video sources on a single 4K Ultra High Definition display monitor, with each display window having up to 1920×1080 resolution. The MVD-105 provides […]

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ATEN Offers HDBaseT Installer Expert Training at Almo E4 AV Tour San Jose

April 17, 2017

ATEN announced it will join Almo Professional A/V’s Spring E4 AV Tour in San Jose on April 19th, offering an educational session on HDBaseT Installer Expert Training. HDBaseT is the global standard for the transmission of ultra-high definition video and audio, Ethernet, controls, USB and up to 100W of power over a single, long-distance cable. ATEN’s training session will focus […]

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Extron Shipping the AV Industry’s First 4K/60 @ 4:4:4 HDMI Scalers

July 5, 2016

Extron is already shipping the DSC HD-HD 4K Plus A and DSC HD-HD 4K Plus A xi, the AV industry’s first scalers that can process single-path 4K/60 video signals at 4:4:4. HDCP 2.2 compliant HDMI 2.0 inputs and outputs support data rates up to 18 Gbps. The scalers incorporate Extron’s Vector 4K scaling engine, developed […]

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Crestron HD Scaler and Auto-Switcher Aimed at Huddle Rooms

June 27, 2016

Crestron is now shipping the HD Scaling Presentation Switcher & Extender (HD-MD-400-C-E) aimed at huddle rooms, huddle spaces, and small meeting rooms applications. Integrated with a 4×1 auto-switcher and extender pair, the HD-MD-400-C-E provides signal extension up to 230 feet, a built-in scaler, automatic switching for HD resolutions up to 2K (aka 1080p), display control […]

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Calibre Adds Streaming to Scalers and Switchers

June 9, 2016

Calibre has added streaming video input option for Calibre’s 7th-generation HQView600 series presentation scaler-switchers, LEDView700 series LED scaler-switchers and HQUltra700 series live events scaler-switchers. The streaming video input option when chosen enables direct ingest of HD H.264 content via gigabit Ethernet port, as well as this port remaining available for webserver and remote control API […]

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Kramer Ships VP-734 4K Switcher/Scaler

May 23, 2016

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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Extron Introduces the Industry’s First 4K/60 @ 4:4:4 HDMI Scalers

April 13, 2016

Extron has launched the DSC HD-HD 4K Plus A and DSC HD-HD 4K Plus A xi, in what the company is calling the AV industry’s first scalers that can process 4K/60 video signals at 4:4:4. HDCP 2.2 compliant HDMI 2.0 inputs and outputs support data rates up to 18 Gbps. The scalers incorporate the Extron […]

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

January 6, 2016

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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Extron XTP Fiber Optic Receiver With Vector 4K Scaling Ships

December 21, 2015

Extron is now shipping its XTP SFR HD 4K, an XTP scaling receiver for extending video, audio, bidirectional control, and Ethernet over one fiber optic cable. It accepts signals from XTP Fiber transmission products, and incorporates the Extron’s new Vector 4K scaling engine, specifically engineered for 4K applications. For streamlined integration, it features on‑screen menus, […]

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Extron Introduces New Scaling Technology called Vector 4K

November 13, 2015

Extron has been using Vector 4K in their products for a few months now — we started noticing it mentioned in their release in September when they launched the DTP CrossPoint 108 4K, but now it’s officially been explained. Vector 4K is the company’s latest generation of Extron scaling engines (that apparently will be used […]

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Just Add Power to Debut 3G Ultra HD Over IP to Debut at CEDIA 2015

September 25, 2015

Just Add Power will debut (3G) Ultra HD over IP transmitters and receivers with built-in 4K scaler at CEDIA. According to Just Add Power (and these are big claims), 3G Ultra HD over IP can simultaneously deliver multiple sources of 4K content with HDCP 2.2 from HDMI 2.0 devices, as well as 1080p and lower content from […]

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DVDO Intros iScan Micro to Convert HD to 4K

April 29, 2015

DVDO today announced the iScan Micro, which is basically a cable-dongle that converts SD and HD signals up to 4k @ 60Hz (according to DVDO’s specs). The iScan Micro incorporates DVDO’s VRS ClearView technology, which it says uses a “studio-grade 4K Ultra HD adaptive scaling engine,” as well as other noise reduction and picture enhancement […]

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Extron Ships New DTP CrossPoint 84 Presentation Matrix Switcher Model

March 27, 2015

Extron’s new DTP CrossPoint 84, a new model without an integrated control processor or amplifier, is now shipping. The compact 2U DTP CrossPoint 84 includes an integrated 8×4 matrix switcher with 4K inputs and outputs, two built-in independent scalers, integrated DTP and XTP transmitters and receivers and a comprehensive audio DSP. The DTP CrossPoint 84 […]

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Kramer Releases New Matrix Switcher/Multi-Scaler at ISE 2015

February 9, 2015

At ISE, Kramer Electronics will launch a new seamless VSM-4x4HFS matrix switcher/scaler designed for use in video wall applications where multi-window video is required. Kramer says the VSM-4x4HFS is designed for presentation environments as well as video wall (2×2), dual display (PIP/P&P) and quad display modes. Video wall mode comes with Bezel correction options and […]

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Boeckeler Instruments Annotation Switcher Adds Streaming to iPad

January 9, 2015

Boeckeler Instruments’ latest upgrades to the Pointmaker CPN-6000 includes there ability for live streaming on the annotation system allow it to perform as what they refer to as “the heart of an AV system.” The HDCP-compliant CPN-6000 scaler receives up to nine video inputs in composite, Y/C, VGA and HDMI formats, and scales them to […]

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Kramer Intros VP-427 Receiver/Scaler

November 6, 2014

Kramer’s new VP-427 Receiver/Scaler is being marketed as an affordable HDBaseT receiver box with a built-in scaler. The VP-427 can scale input video to the native resolution of the HDMI receiver or any other resolution (up to 1080p). The unit also supports bidirectional IR and bidirectional RS-232. The Kramer VP-427 receives an HDBaseT signal through […]

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Extron Introduces 3G-SDI to 3G-SDI Scaler with Audio Embedding and De-Embedding

September 9, 2014

Extron’s new DSC 3G-3G A is an 3G-SDI scaler that converts between 3G-SDI, HD-SDI, and SDI resolutions and frame rates. It accepts, scales, and outputs SMPTE video resolutions from 480i and 576i up to 1080p/60 and 2K. The DSC 3G-3G A features advanced Extron video signal processing with 1080i deinterlacing and Deep Color processing for […]

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Extron Ships Compact Four Input Scaler

September 5, 2014

Extron is now shipping its new IN1604 HD — an HDCP-compliant four-input scaler that features three HDMI inputs, a universal analog video input and an HDMI output. It’s designed for installation beneath conference tables and in lecterns to provide localized switching support for sources such as presenter devices. The IN1604 HD joins the recently available […]

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Extron Ships Compact Four Input Scaler with DTP Extension

August 13, 2014

Extron is now shipping its DLP version of its 1604 Switcher, the IN1604 DTP — an HDCP-compliant scaler with three HDMI inputs, a universal analog video input and a DTP output, in a compact 1U, half rack enclosure. The IN1604 DTP is designed for installation beneath conference tables and in lecterns to provide localized switching […]

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Extron Introduces Compact HDMI to HDMI Scaler

July 9, 2014

Extron introduced this week the DSC HD-HD, a compact high performance, HDCP-compliant scaler that converts between HDMI resolutions and frame rates. It accepts video from 480i up to 1920×1200, 1080p and 2K, and offers high performance upscaling and downscaling with multiple output rates up to 1920×1200, including HDTV 1080p/60 and 2K. The DSC HD-HD features […]

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