Stand 7.B29, IBC 2012
Matrox® Video Products Group and Matrox Graphics Inc. will be sharing stand 7.B29 at IBC 2012. Matrox Video Products Group will be showcasing H.264 encoding accelerators; A/V input/output/monitoring devices for use with Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 Production Premium, Apple® Final Cut Studio® and Avid® Media Composer®; cost-effective HD-SDI scan converters; and versatile mini-converters. The latest updates to the Matrox DSX developer products will also be on display. In addition, Matrox Graphics Inc. will be presenting high-performance KVM extenders, external multi-display adapters and a new video distribution over IP extension technology. Several new product announcements and updates to existing products are expected at the show. Further details are forthcoming.
Matrox Products at IBC 2012:
The award-winning Matrox MC-100™ mini-converter meets the diverse needs of broadcast engineers and A/V professionals in managing SDI signals within their environments – whether for monitoring, distributing, switching, multiplexing, or converging 3D. Eliminating the need for different devices to perform these tasks, MC-100 addresses all these challenges in one easy-to-use device. The portable unit supports a wide range of display resolutions through 3G, Dual Link, HD, and SD-SDI and can be used as an HD-SDI switcher, a distribution amplifier, a multiplexer and a 3D processing unit, making MC-100 the most versatile mini-converter on the market.
Matrox Avio™ is the ideal fiber-optic KVM extender for graphics-intensive design, visual effects and editing applications. Avio lets users separate the computer from the working environment and place it in a secure, climate-controlled machine room. Matrox Avio consists of a transmitter and receiver pair that captures dual digital video, keyboard, mouse, analogue stereo audio and USB signals from the host system and extends them uncompressed up to 2,000 metres over a single fibre-optic cable. Matrox Avio maintains the system’s performance and delivers exceptional image quality and smooth HD video playback without any frame-rate drops or colour degradation.
Matrox Convert DVI Plus
Matrox Convert™ DVI Plus is a cost-effective HD-SDI scan converter that lets broadcasters easily and economically incorporate content from computers and iPad® and iPhone® devices into news programmes. The solution is ideal for creating broadcast-quality video from computer applications running on Mac® computers or PCs such as Skype™, YouTube™, Google Earth™, and FaceTime®, as well as video games and web browser sessions. In addition, Matrox Convert DVI Plus can be used to drive projectors and large displays at live events.
Matrox DualHead2Go Digital Mac Edition
Matrox DualHead2Go™ Digital Mac Edition (ME) external multi-display adapters represent must-have productivity gear for any video editor, design artist, or compositor. DualHead2Go Digital ME lets users add two DVI monitors to a Mac® notebook, doubling desktop space to spread out projects, better organise a Final Cut Pro® timeline and multitask effectively. The Matrox DualHead2Go Digital ME is simple to set up and connects to the Mini DisplayPort or Thunderbolt™ video output of the notebook, working with the system’s existing GPU to deliver a solid platform for any content creation and multimedia application.
Matrox Maevex Series
The Matrox Maevex™ video distribution over IP solution consists of an encoder/decoder pair that extends 1080p video, audio and RS232 control signals over a standard TCP/IP network. The Maevex Encoder captures video, audio and RS232 signals from a host PC or another media source and seamlessly extends the signals to one or more Maevex Decoder units via CATx cabling. The technology’s H.264 encode/decode platform delivers Blu-ray™- quality video extension over standard LAN/WAN connectivity at user-defined low bit rates for minimal network bandwidth consumption. The robust Matrox PowerStream software suite is used to manage, monitor and schedule the Maevex network remotely.
Matrox MicroQuad is a four-channel SDI-to-HDMI® multiviewer for 3G/HD/SD offered at a breakthrough price point. It lets broadcasters and A/V professionals use an affordable HDMI display to view up to four SDI video signals and show or hide labels and VU metres. Its powerful 10-bit scaling engine and advanced filtering algorithms always ensure a crisp, artefact-free monitoring experience. The small easy-to-use device is ideal for OB vans, on-set productions and live events. All controls are on the unit itself, so no computer is required. Alternatively, broadcasters can use the Windows®-based Matrox MicroQuad Remote application to control the unit from a distance.
Matrox Mojito MAX
Matrox Mojito MAX™ provides broadcast-quality input and output for leading editing apps and turbocharges H.264 encoding for deliveries to the web, mobile devices and Blu-ray™ – in a single ≤-length PCIe® card.
Matrox MXO2 Family
The Matrox MXO2™ family is a full range of HD/SD I/O devices for editing, H.264 encoding and streaming workflows. These affordably priced units allow users to get the most from industry-leading applications, including Adobe® Creative Suite® 5.5 Production Premium, Apple® Final Cut Studio® and Final Cut Pro® X and the new Avid® Media Composer® 6®. Matrox MXO2 units are also the only I/O solutions on the market that enable lightning-fast creation of H.264 files for Blu-ray™, the web and mobile devices. In addition, Matrox MXO2 devices can be used to stream from any camera, anywhere, making them ideal for internet broadcasts of live events such as news, sports, concerts, religious services and corporate meetings. They work with Mac® and PC laptops and desktop systems – in the studio, on the set, in the field and in OB vans.
“IBC2012 will see the introduction of exciting new products and new features for our award-winning lines of digital video I/O hardware, H.264 encoders, A/V signal converters and multiviewers. Designed specifically for the broadcast, pro A/V and post-production communities, our products allow for the editing, streaming and monitoring of content in virtually any format and from any location, making them ideal for field and studio productions, as well as live news programming and events.” – Alberto Cieri, senior director of sales and marketing at Matrox Video Products Group.