Matrox at InfoComm 2013 - Product Preview

New additions to all Matrox product lines to be highlighted including video wall controller boards, video distribution over IP solutions, KVM extenders, video streaming and recording appliances, and multiviewers

MONTREAL April 25, 2013


Matrox® Graphics Inc. and Matrox Video and will be sharing booth 4759 at InfoComm 2013 (Orlando, Fla., June 12-14). Matrox Graphics Inc. will present new video wall controller boards, video distribution over IP solutions, and KVM extenders. Matrox Video will showcase video streaming and recording appliances, and multiviewers.

Matrox Mura™ MPX Series output/input video wall controller boards feature highly flexible, universal input channel support for both digital and analog (DVI, RGB/VGA, Component, S-Video & Composite) video signals. Mura MPX's unique ability to capture and display uncompressed data ensures impeccable text, video, and graphics. Mura MPX high-density analog video capture cards provide additional NTSC/PAL/SECAM input channel support, while the Mura MPX-SDI board includes support for two 3G SDI video inputs and two DVI outputs. Matrox MuraControl™ video wall management software provides an easy and intuitive way to manage Mura MPX-powered video walls. A variety of window and source management features let users display, edit and control content so that their video walls appear exactly as they want them to. Matrox MuraControl is available for Windows® and for iPad®.

Matrox Maevex™ delivers excellent streaming quality at a fraction of the price, with the Encoder/Decoder bundle available for just $1299 USD. Maevex video distribution over IP solutions enable the extension of full-HD-quality video over standard IP networks for digital signage, collaborative video walls, manufacturing and automation, process control, and many other applications. Maevex encoders and decoders capture, stream, and decode video from a variety of sources, and even allow for software-based decoding on non-Maevex devices. Maevex units come bundled with PowerStream software, allowing for easy remote management of Maevex devices and enabling a wide variety of user-defined stream-management features. These include adjustable low bit-rate encoding for minimal and cost-effective bandwidth consumption.

Matrox Avio™ F125 fiber-optic KVM extenders separate dual HD video, keyboard, mouse, stereo analog audio and USB 2.0 devices from a workstation. The transmitter/receiver pair extends two single-link DVI (2x1920x1200) or one dual-link DVI (2560x1600 or 4096x2160) video, and multiple high-speed USB 2.0 compliant devices from the host computer by up to 400 m (1312 ft) over multimode cable and 4 km (2.5 mi) over single-mode cable. Avio F125 stands out for its ability to transmit all signals with zero compression and zero latency on a single duplex LC-LC fiber-optic cable.

Matrox Monarch™ HD is a small, easy-to-use video streaming and recording appliance that received four important industry awards at the recent 2013 NAB Show. It is designed for professional video producers who need to simultaneously stream a live event and record a mastering-quality version for post-event editing. Priced at just $995, it provides these two independent delivery channels in an integrated unit. From any HDMI input source such as a camera or switcher, Matrox Monarch HD generates an H.264-encoded stream compliant with RTSP or RTMP protocol. While encoding the video at bitrates suitable for live streaming, Matrox Monarch HD simultaneously records a high-quality MP4 file to an SD card, a USB drive, or a network-mapped drive. Matrox Monarch HD is remotely controlled using any computer or mobile device with a web browser.

Matrox MicroQuad™ is a four-channel SDI-to-HDMI multiviewer for 3G/HD/SD at the breakthrough price of just $995. It lets A/V professionals use an affordable HDMI display to view up to four SDI video signals and show or hide labels and VU meters. Its powerful 10-bit scaling engine and advanced filtering algorithms ensure a crisp, artifact-free monitoring experience. MicroQuad can be controlled using buttons on the unit itself or from a distance using a Windows-based app.

About Matrox

Matrox is a world leader in graphics, imaging, and video technology providing an extensive array of real-world relevant OEM and end-user solutions to businesses and individuals across a diverse range of professional markets, including media and entertainment, finance, digital signage, medical imaging, manufacturing, factory automation, security, government, and enterprise computing.

Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, the privately owned company operates on a global scale with representation and offices in the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information visit http://www.matrox.com.

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