AMX LAUNCHES 5" VoIP TOUCH PANEL / First 3,800 being shipped to one of the world's biggest AV projects

AMX®, the leader in providing simplified solutions in the audio/visual control industry, is expanding its portfolio of widescreen intercom enabled touch panels with the new 5" Modero® Wall/Flush Mount Touch Panel with Intercom (NXD-500i).

DENVER, Colorado - September 4, 2008 - AMX®, the leader in providing simplified solutions in the audio/visual control industry, is expanding its portfolio of widescreen intercom enabled touch panels with the new 5" Modero® Wall/Flush Mount Touch Panel with Intercom (NXD -500i). It's the most advanced 5" touch panel for control in the world. Measuring only 2" deep and connected with just one cable for audio, video, voice, data and power, it is also the simplest panel to install.


"The NXD -500i is the latest widescreen touch panel to join the AMX intercom -enabled family," explains Rashid Skaf, president and CEO of AMX. "The panel is our first power over Ethernet panel, and so over a single Cat5, we are now providing voice, audio, video, control and power. I am extremely proud of my design team for packing this feature rich product into such a small package, while still focusing on simplifying the installation process."

The small yet mighty NXD -500i will soon be installed in one of the world's biggest AV projects. The touch panel displays motion JPEG over IP, integrating a digital, full -duplex intercom for panel -to -panel communication via any other "i -Series" Modero Touch Panel and the AMX Metreau Entry Communicator®. With space at a premium it fits easily inside narrow walls. The NXD -500I is ultra thin
and can be installed inside two inch walls with a new mounting system utilizing locking tabs which allow quick and easy installation.

The NXD -500i can also come pre -packaged as part of the newly launched AMX Communications
EXPerience Kit, offering integrators yet another smart option for ordering all the components necessary to build an AMX control system. The kit includes The NXD -500i, NI -3101 Signature Series NetLinx Integrated Controller, the Stainless Steel Metreau Entry Communicator and the PoE Injector providing video and voice communication between the front door gate and any intercom enabled touch panel.


Availability

The touch panel will be available 90 days.

About AMX
AMX hardware and software solutions simplify the way people interact with technology. With the increasing number of technologies and operating platforms at work and home, AMX solves the complexity of managing this technology with reliable, consistent and scalable systems. Our award -winning products span control and automation, switching, distributed audio and video, and technology management. They are implemented worldwide in conference rooms, homes, classrooms, network operation / command centers, hotels, entertainment venues, broadcast facilities, among others.

AMX was founded in 1982 and is a member of the Duchossois Group of Companies. For more information, visit www.amx.com.

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