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Matrox introduces ConvertIP transmitters and receivers

Montreal, Quebec—Matrox Video introduced the ConvertIP Series, a new family of standards-based IP devices that offers users a simplified approach to SMPTE ST 2110 and IPMX-compliant networks.

The devices are designed to enable broadcast and professional AV professionals to transform standard and legacy infrastructures into interoperable, cost-effective and scalable 1GbE, 2.5GbE or 10/25GbE networks to support a wide range of compressed and uncompressed 4K AV-over. -IP applications and workflows, the company said.

Along with the launch of ConvertIP, Matrox also unveiled new ConductIP signal routing software.

Designed to simplify content distribution in AV networks of any size, the industry’s first IPMX-compliant signal routing platform provides a customizable 360-degree view of all devices and media streams to discover, monitor and route any NMOS compatible ST 2110 and IPMX. – network-ready audio, video and auxiliary signal, the company said.

“Matrox ConvertIP Series unlocks a standards-based approach to IP signal transport that facilitates open, agile and sustainable design implementations,” said Alberto Cieri, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Matrox Video. “This new product line gives broadcasters and AV/IT professionals the freedom to integrate the best technology options from both industries, so they can explore new plug-and-play applications and creative workflows. -play that can grow and evolve over time. mandatory.”

Key features include:

  • Standards-based AV over IP networks. ConvertIP transmitters and receivers are built on ST 2110, the NMOS suite of open APIs and IPMX-compliant industry standard-based technologies, and combined with Pro AV, JPEG XS and uncompressed codec support, making it makes the most flexible and interoperable IP devices currently on the market. This versatility allows broadcast and professional AV professionals to use existing 12G-SDI, HDMI® and HDBaseT hardware to deliver lightly compressed and uncompressed 4K AV over IP transport with zero subframe performance. latency. ConvertIP supports both copper and fiber networks, while their compact form factor and fanless design make them ideal for a variety of monitor and rackmount installations, the company said.
  • Routing and control options. The ConvertIP series includes an intuitive web-based command center that allows users to access, control and operate all ConvertIP devices from anywhere. The ConvertIP Manager application is also included with ConvertIP, which includes a dashboard view for configuration/maintenance and multi-unit routing operations. Finally, the ConductIP standards-based signal routing platform enables multi-vendor interoperability by allowing users to discover, monitor and distribute all ConvertIP signals, all other SMPTE ST 2110 signals compatible with the NMOS API and IPMX compatible signals from any third-party manufacturer, the company reported.

Matrox ConvertIP transmitter and receiver devices and ConductIP signal routing software will be available for purchase in CQ2 2022.

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