RTcom USA Announces Advancement for Gaming, Home Theater Industries with Development of Four -Source Display HDMI Matrix Router with Full HDCP Compliance

Digital Extender HS-44M Router Delivers Four Audio and Video Signals to Four Different Displays

Las Vegas, (January 8, 2009) - RTcom USA Inc., provider of digital connectivity solutions for professional and consumer audio -visual and personal computer systems, announces the HS -44M, a high -definition multimedia interface (HDMI) matrix router with 4 -in 4 -out ports and full HDCP (High -bandwidth Digital Content Protection) compliance, ideal for uses ranging from gaming to home theater.


With the HS -44M HDMI Matrix Router, high -definition audio and video signals from up to four sources can be sent to as many as four displays. The HDMI V1.3 compliance of the HS -44M Matrix Router allows for the highest quality routing of these sources' signals. Sources can include popular home audio -visual products such as DVD players, TiVo systems, satellite set -top boxes, and Blu -ray disc players. The HS -44M alleviates the problem of HDCP encoding, which previously blocked signals from being transmitted from audio -visual products to multiple displays.

"The demand for high -definition digital video has steadily been gaining popularity in both professional and consumer digital A/V and PC connectivity markets," said Joon Ryu, president of RTcom USA. "We designed the HS -44M Matrix Router in response to consumer and professional integrator demands, and intend to remain the top developer of cutting -edge digital connectivity products."

Among the other features of the HS -44M Matrix Router:

• Digital video bandwidth: 25~225 MHz
• Supports resolution up to WUXGA (1920*1200)@60hz, HDTV signal up to 1080p@60Hz
• Input channel: HDMI x 4 channel
• Output channel: HDMI x 4 channel
• Signal type: HDMI (TMDS: Tx2+/Tx2 -, Tx1+/Tx1 -, Tx0+/Tx0 -, TxC+/TxC -)
• Connector type: Input and output HDMI Type A females.
• HDMI version 1.3
• HDCP compliant
• Power supply: DC 12V, 5.0A
• Power consumption: 10W
• Operating temperature and humidity: 0 -40*C, less than 80 percent humidity
• Dimensions: 305mm*80mm*70mm(WXDXH)

Customers in the U.S. can purchase the products through Aurora Multimedia at (732) 591 -5800 or sales@auroramultimedia.com, and international customers can purchase them directly from RTcom USA, Inc. at (973) 383 -4878 or rtcomusa@earthlink.net.

About RTcom USA
RTcom USA Inc., headquartered in Sparta, N.J., is a leading manufacturer of professional digital A/V and PC connectivity products in the digital connectivity market. As an industry pioneer, RTcom USA works closely with the major international standards -setting bodies to develop and tailor its products for the needs of system integrators, home theater consumers and A/V equipment manufacturers. The company's products, sold under the Digital Extender® brand, include fiber optic DVI/HDMI extension systems, HDTV switchers, distribution amplifiers, matrix routers, signal converters, digital cables and adapters. Since its founding in 2001, RTcom USA has maintained manufacturing and R&D facilities in the U.S. and Korea. Visit www.digitalextender.com for more information.

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