Can a Digital Media Switcher Go From Unpowered to Perfectly Scaled HDMI/HDCP Video Distribution in Under 60 Seconds?

Enova DGX Digital Media Switcher from AMX Gets Put to the Test by AVI-SPL Technicians

RICHARDSON, Texas - June 05, 2012 - AMX®, the leading provider of solutions that simplify the implementation, maintenance, and use of technology to create effective environments, recently let its Enova® DGX Digital Media Switcher line get put to the test. To demonstrate how quick and easy it is to install and operate an Enova DGX 32 Digital Media Switcher the company let AVI-SPL technicians test it in a live trial.


During the demonstration at AVI-SPL's Dallas offices, a technician with no familiarity of the switcher takes an Enova DGX 32 from an unpowered, unconnected state, to fully powered, connected, scaled HDMI/HDCP content that's ready to switch in less than 60 seconds. The sources used were a Dell Laptop, Sony Blu-ray player and AMX Inspired XPress Digital Signage player.

The Enova DGX Digital Media Switchers feature exclusive AMX technologies like SmartScale® and InstaGate Pro® to automatically solve HDMI and scaling headaches with plug and play ease; and without tools or workarounds. This drastically speeds installation time.

When asked why the Enova DGX Digital Media Switcher was specified for a US Military facility, AVI-SPL Account Manager John Sublett said: "We chose the Enova DGX for this client because they will be pushing high resolution images to remote locations throughout the facility and conducting video conferences requiring high resolution image support. It was important that the DGX be simple to manage. Our clients re warfighters, not AV technicians. They needed the ability to plug-and-play any HDMI/HDCP supported source and know it would immediately show on any display regardless of size or supported resolution."

Found on every video output of the DGX, SmartScale eliminates the impasses that can occur when sources and displays have different supported resolutions. It's the only technology that supports any source and display resolution and optimizes the picture on every connected display automatically. InstaGate Pro technology eliminates delays associated with switching HDMI/HDCP and allows traditionally key limited source devices: like Blu-ray players, satellite receivers and cable boxes - which often only have 1 or 2 keys - to be freely switched to all 16 or 32 outputs simultaneously, given the destination devices are HDCP compliant.

The Enova DGX Switchers are a line of modular matrix switchers with built-in controller that serve as the centerpiece of a complete integrated solution that manages and distributes analog and digital audio and video including HDMI/HDCP, control and Ethernet.

For more information on the Enova DGX 16 and 32 Digital Media Switchers from AMX, visit www.amx.com/products/categoryDigitalMediaSwitchers.asp.

About AMX
AMX hardware and software solutions simplify the implementation, maintenance, and use of technology to create effective environments. 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, system-wide switching and audio/video signal distribution, digital signage 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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