Atlona Ships Three More 4K Products


Atlona has announced that three of its new products unveiled last month at ISE in Amsterdam, the AT-UHD-M2C-BAL converter, AT-UHD-SW-52 switcher, and AT-UHD-SW-51 switcher, are already shipping. The AT-UHD-M2C-BAL is a 4K-compatible converter which extracts and down-mixes Dolby and DTS audio tracks and provides balanced analog audio output in stereo or mono. It uses a […]

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Atlona Ships AT-UHD-EX-70-2PS HDBaseT Extender


Atlona has announced that the AT-UHD-EX-70-2PS 4K extender using HDBaseT is shipping. The AT-UHD-EX-70-2PS Transmitter/Receiver kit provides an economical means of transmitting AV signals up to 230 feet (70 meters) while offering multi-channel audio, 48-volt Power over Ethernet, and bi-directional Ethernet, IR, and RS-232, all over a single category cable. All of the extenders in […]

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Extron Ships New Series of 4K Distribution Amplifiers for DTP Systems


Extron is now shipping four 4K resolution DTP twisted pair distribution amplifiers — two DTP HD DA 4K 230 models and two DTP HD DA 4K 330 models. These 4K distribution amplifiers provide one HDMI input with loop-through, and either four or eight DTP outputs. Each twisted pair output sends HDMI, audio, and control over […]

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BenQ Intros Interactive 4K Touch Panel, Dual-Sided Display at DSE 2015


BenQ America announced its Digital Signage Expo (DSE) plans and they include the debut of interactive 4K panels, ultra-thin dual-sided screens, bar-type displays, and more. At DSE 2015, BenQ will be unveiling its 79-inch RP790 interactive panel for the very first time. Featuring 10-touch points, the interactive display allows presentation participants, enterprise collaborators and teachers […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up | 4K Roadmap, Sony News, Replacement for 2×2 Video Walls and More


It has been a full week since this year’s ISE 2015 show in Amsterdam and a lot has happened. Did you miss something? Well, we’ve wrapped up this week’s most important news stories so you can catch up over the weekend. Below are some of the stories we think deserve a second look. Like it? […]

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Sony Talks Laser Phosphor and 4K at ISE in My Video Interview


Today, I had the chance to corner Sony’s Business Head Damien Weissenburger during the busiest trade show day of the year. Sony’s clearly most proud of its laser phosphor projectors and he even claimed close to a 60 percent market share — he’s probably right. As with most display manufacturers on the show floor, 4K […]

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Crestron Claims Industry’s First, Ever Demo of 4K/60 Hz Scaling Technology at ISE 2015


According to Crestron, ISE attendees are witnessing a live demonstration of end-to-end 4K/60 Hz switching and scaling, including support for HDCP 2.2, powered by the industry-first 4K DigitalMedia Receiver & Room Controller with Scaler (DM-RMC-4K-SCALER-C). The all-new DM-RMC-4K-SCALER-C fulfills a core component of the DM 3.0 digital standard: uncompressed bit-for-bit 4K/60 distribution and scaling up […]

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LG Intros Plethora of New Products at ISE Including 105″ 4K Display


LG Electronics (LG) is using ISE to launch new commercial digital signage and display lineup- including its 105-inch ULTRA HD Signage display, the webOS display solutions and a commercial transparent display cooler door. In addition, LG will also introduce customers to its latest Smart Platform Signage lineup and hotel TV information solution running webOS. And, […]

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Sharp Intros 70″ 4K Ultra HD With PN-H701


Sharp has launched its first pro-grade 70″ UHD resolution (3,840 x 2,160) display first professional grade LED-lit LCD. Using an ultra-slim aluminum bezel, it’s designed for 24/7 operation. Measuring just 9 millimeters (top/right/left), Sharp says it’s the narrowest, thinnest and lightest display in its class. It can be used in both portrait and landscape formats, […]

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NEC Shows MultiSync X981UHD at ISE


Launched originally at InfoComm 2014, NEC will show the MultiSync X981UHD for the first time officially in Europe at this month’s ISE show. At last year’s InfoComm, we shot the world’s first video of it. The 98” UHD (3840×2160) resolution S-IPS panel is an LED-lit LCD with 10-bit color processing that uses NEC’s Spectraview Engine […]

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BenQ Now Shipping RP840G Interactive 4K Display


On the heels of Microsoft’s release, BenQ America has announced that it is now shipping its 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) RP840G 84″ flat-panel display. Designed for classrooms and collaborative boardroom settings, as well as digital signage applications, the 84-inch multitouch panel provides an exceptional 10 interactive touch points, multi-PC touch control via USB, and uses their […]

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Gefen Intros Two New 4K Ultra HD Extenders


Gefen has announced the addition of two new 4K capable HDBaseT extenders that, the company says, can drive signals up to 150 meters. The 4K Ultra HD ELR-POL Extender has RS232, Ethernet and IR (EXT-UHD-CAT5-ELRPOL). It delivers HDMI at 1080p full HD up to 150 meters over a single Cat5 cable, an improvement of 50 […]

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DVIGear Introduces 4K Optical Extenders That Work Over a Single Fiber


DVIGear has launched two new single-fiber optical extender models, the DVI-7313 and DVI-7314. These compact extenders support 4K @ 30p resolution signals up to 1.2 miles (1640 feet). These extenders support HDMI v1.4 (non-HDCP) signals with resolutions up to 4K (4096×2160/30p) over long cable distances. DVIGear says these extenders are similarly priced as other extension […]

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BenQ Announces BL3201PH 4K IPS Monitor


BenQ America just launched a 32-inch 4K monitor dubbed the BL3201PH. Made specifically for CAD/CAM community and for users looking for accurate color reproduction desktop monitors, the IPS panel inlaces two modes of operation: 100-percent sRGB color accuracy, and BenQ’s own RevolutionEyes mode. BenQ’s BL3201PH is considered a 4Kx2K (3840×2160) UHD resolution display that uses […]

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Christie Adds 45K Lumen Projector


Christie unveiled its new Roadie 4K45 — a 4K (4096×2160) resolution and 45,000 lumens at 60 Hz with optional 120 Hz capability. Rugged, reliable, and road tested, the 45,000 lumen Christie 4K45 offers a higher level of image brightness for rental staging and fixed applications including concerts, casinos, sports events, amusement parks, conventions, annual meetings […]

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NEC Intros 84” 4K Commercial Display


NEC Display just introduced the X841UHD, an 84-inch ultra-high-definition (UHD) commercial-grade monitor with a 3640×2160 native resolution at 60 Hz through the DisplayPort connection. Designed for videoconferencing and command and control centers (but certainly capable of a meeting room or digital signage applications), the X841UHD can display up to four simultaneous images with its Multi-Picture […]

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eyevis Adds 4K Monitors


eyevis expanded its Ultra HD monitor lineup today by adding 58‘‘, 85‘‘ and 98’‘ formats. Housed in what the company says is a ruggedized case, all of them are spec’d to have at least a 450 cd/m2 brightness and a range of contrast levels. All of them can be integrated into a video wall configuration […]

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AudioControl Ships HDBaseT Extenders


AudioControl is shipping its new range of HDBaseT extenders including the HDBT-S1 Sender and the HDBT-R1 Receiver. Both are sold independently or combined into a complete set-package called the HDBT-SR1. Capable of extending HDMI signals to 70 meters over a single CAT5e/CAT 6 cable, they are HDBaseT certified for up to 4K (@30Hz) resolutions, as […]

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Aurora Multimedia Intros New 4K HDMI Matrix Switcher


The new Aspyre Series ASP-88-4K is an 8×8 HDMI matrix switcher that Aurora says is 4K compatible. Capable of multi-channel digital audio (up to 7.1 channel) from any of the eight HDMI inputs to the any of the eight HDMI outputs, the ASP has web-based control, front panel button control as well as RS232. Other […]

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Aurora Adds 4K RF Tuner


The new V-Tune Pro 4K from Aurora claims to deliver a 4K2K HD worldwide tuning solution for any integrated system which requires IPTV, ATSC, QAM, DVB, NTSC and PAL. The tuner is capable of decoding MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1, H.264 and H.265 with resolutions up to 4096×2160 @ 60Hz via RF and LAN. There is also […]

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VESA’s New DisplayPort 1.3 Standard Pushes Bandwidth to 32.4 Gbits/sec


The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) announced the release of the DisplayPort 1.3 audio / video (A/V) standard. An update to the widely used DisplayPort 1.2a standard, this latest version increases the maximum link bandwidth to 32.4 Gbps, with each of four lanes running at a link rate of 8.1 Gbps/lane-a 50 percent increase from […]

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Transformative Engineering Introduces HDS-12i 1×2 HDMI Splitter


Transformative Engineering has introduced its HDS-12i HDMI one-to-two splitter, which has the ability to mix output resolutions with both up- and down-scaling. Designed as an HDMI 1.4a compliant splitter, one HD or 4K source to any combination of two HD and 4K displays. In a typical set-up, it might support a 4K projector and separate […]

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Extron Introduces Single-Gang DTP Wallplate Transmitters for HDMI


Extron Electronics just introduced the DTP T HWP 231 D and DTP T HWP 331 D, single-gang Decora-style transmitters for sending HDMI, audio and bidirectional RS232 and IR signals over a shielded CATx cable to Extron DTP-enabled products. The DTP T HWP 231 D extends signals up to 230 feet (70 meters), while the DTP […]

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