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The Atlantis Space Shuttle Experience, with SmartAVI Gear!

Fiber Optic Extenders by SmartAVI in the Atlantic Space Shuttle ExperienceIf you caught this month’s Sound & Communication Magazine, then you probably saw their interesting piece on the Atlantis Space Shuttle Experience. Astute readers out there saw that this unique and exciting exhibit included more than a dozen SmartAVI fiber optic extenders! We are very excited to be included in the Atlantis Space Shuttle Experience and in the S&C piece. Be sure to read the story, and don’t forget to check out our site to learn more about our fiber optic extenders and, more specifically, our fiber optic DVI extenders. These extenders are a critical component of this installation because they can deliver uncompressed signals over very long distances with secure connections. Contact us today to get started on your fiber optic extender solution today!


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The First HDCP Compliant 4K Ultra HD KVM is Here!

HDN-4Plus Blog PicThe new HDN-4Plus from SmartAVI is the first HDCP compliant KVM solution on the market that manages four computers equipped with 4K Ultra HD video cards and USB 2.0 ports. This aggressively-priced KVM console can be controlled via keyboard hot keys, RS-232 commands and the device’s front panel. Users can easily monitor all the connected computers with the SmartView Picture-in-Picture technology, which provides the ultimate in user-friendly operation. As PCs continue to move toward 4K Ultra HD, the HDN-4Plus is a critical PC management device for a wide variety of applications. There’s no better or more reliable source for quality KVM devices than SmartAVI, an electronics manufacturer based in the USA with customers across the globe. Continue reading


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New HDMI Wall Plate Extender

HDX-W100 HDMI Wall Plate ExtenderCreating an HD video distribution system that hides the required extension cables is a must in a wide variety of professional and home environments. The new HDX-W100 uses a single, inexpensive Cat5e/6 cable to extend HDMI signals up to 150 feet, but its greatest feature is its wall plate design. Users and systems architects can integrate this handy HDMI extender – which supports full 1080p resolution – without wires dangling around or being visible at all. And at only $299, it’s an affordable solution, too!

The HDX-W100 is ideal for users who are designing a room that incorporates the latest media players. With bi-directional IR control, users can use the connected device’s remote while at the screen, up to150 feet from the source. There’s no extra wiring or cables required to create the most effective and elegant HD video installation possible.

Features:

  • Extends HDMI Output up to 150 ft Over a Single Cat5e/6 Cable
  • Extends IR Control Signals for Remote Control
  • Supports HD Video Up to 1080p (@60Hz)
  • HDMI 1.3 and HDCP Compliant
  • Transmits Dobly TrueHD and DTS-HD Audio

The HDX-W100 is available for just $299. For more information, click here!


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Video Walls In Business and Corporate Environments

The Video Wall

A Vibrant Video WallFor business owners, creating an indelible first impression is critical to establishing their brand and starting the process to convert random passersby or potential clients into paying customers. Technology plays a big role in that impression and conversion process, but many business owners and managers are unsure of the best ways to implement technology into that process. Instead, they rely on static messaging – like a typical advertisement or static display – and that just doesn’t cut it in 2014.

Businesses need a reliable and user-friendly way of integrating technology. In the age of readily available and inexpensive high definition displays, the easiest answer is to put up a 1080p screen with some unique imagery and advertising and/or marketing content. But think about this: if one screen is good, aren’t more screens better? The answer here, of course…

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New 2×2 HDMI Video Wall Controller Powered by SmartAVI

The Video Wall

StretcherPro-HDTo display the latest Blu-ray DVDs, watch live televised events in HD, and show personalized video content,the new StretcherPro-HD video wall controller delivers incredible picture quality over four screens. This user-friendly device delivers a top-quality video wall solution for a surprisingly affordable price.

The StretcherPro-HD is easy to implement, and requires no need for computers, software or any prior experience with video walls. With four supported screen configurations, users can select the ideal display mode for their needs. Display options include Wall Mode (2×2), Dual Horizontal (2×1 pair), Dual Vertical (1×2 pair) and Clone Mode (four screens each displaying the entire image).

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New HDMI and DVI Matrix Switches for Long-Distance Routing

HDMI Matrix

MXcore Series of HDMI and DVI-D Matrix Switches At SmartAVI, we’re continually improving and expanding our line of high-quality video matrix switches. We’re proud to announce our newest matrixes that deliver the ultimate in HDMI and DVI-D extension, giving our users more flexibility than ever.

The MXCore-UH and the MXCore-UD use HDBaseT technology to route HDMI and DVI-D video signals hundreds of extra feet. Expandable up to configurations of 32×32, these new matrixes deliver the utmost in video quality while giving users the additional routing distance they need.

And with the optional IR-Blaster, users can control switching functions on the matrix remotely. With all of these fantastic features, end users and systems architects can create the ideal set up for nearly any video routing and switching needs.

Visit our site now to learn more about the MXCore-UH HDMI Video Matrix and the MXCore-UD DVI-D Video Matrix! Contact us info@smartavi.com or 818-503-6200.

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Boost Sales and Entice Customers with Digital Menu Boards

The Digital Menu Board Revolution

When you’re looking to boost sales at your restaurant, you have lots of options. Raising awareness with advertising and marketing to get new customers is always great goal, but you should also consider if you’re maximizing sales from the customers you already bring in the door.

Most restaurants, especially smaller operations, have a difficult time increasing their average per-ticket revenue, but we’ve got a great solution!

Informing your customers about special items, including daily or time-based specials like lunch or happy hour, is a great way to please eaters and get them to try new dishes. Making those specials look appealing is critical to boosting sales, and nothing accomplishes that quite like a digital menu board!

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2×2 Video Wall Hardware with Stunning 4K Resolution

The Stunning 4K-Wall From SmartAVI

To create an incredible 4K video wall with no need for software or computers, you need the newly released 4K-Wall from SmartAVI. This high-definition video wall hardware controller is the most useable and easy-to-manage 4k resolution product on the market, thanks to its intuitive, hardware-only design. This flexible hardware-only solution also features all of the capabilities of a 4×4 HDMI matrix

The 4K-Wall provides impressive flexibility and customization for users who need a unique and vibrant video wall/digital signage display. A key aspect of the 4K-Wall is the way users can customize the way they display their video content, from one large image over four screens, to four images sent to each screen, and more. With programmable blending and positioning of all four sources, eye-catching formats can be generated and reconfigured instantly.

Features:

  • Complete hardware solution – no need for a PC
  • Plug-and-play ready
  • Four HDMI inputs and four HDMI outputs
  • DVI-D up to 1920×1200 input
  • Learns any EDID and features internal EDID database
  • Multiple configurations
  • On Screen Display, Integrated Web Server and IR source switching
  • HDCP and HDMI 1.4 compliant
  • Supports IR and RS-232
  • 4K2K/3840×2160 total (with 1920×1080 monitors)

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SignagePro HD Digital Signage Hardware


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SignagePro HD Digital Signage Hardware

Accessing the power of a Digital Signage Network has never been easier. How can your business benefit from a digital signage network?

SignagePro makes creating your own digital signage network easy.

Easy to own

SignagePro is one of the most cost effective products of its kind on the market. But don’t let the low price fool you. SignagePro has all the features, dependability, and scalability of products costing several times as much.

Easy to set up

From start to finish, you’ll be creating your own presentations in about an hour. Even the most non-technical users can follow our easy-to-use, step-by-step, illustrated instructions. If you do run into problems, we have fully trained support staff on hand to guide you.

Easy to use

We developed SignagePro to be used by everyone, not just the IT department. Our intuitive Windows-based interface will get you building your digital content like a professional in no time.

  • Increase sales with enhanced point-of-sale promotions.
  • Educate your customers with product demonstrations.
  • Enhance employee training and communication.
  • Offer information and directions for large buildings and campuses.
  • Generate revenue from third party advertising.
  • Offer live news and data streams.
Digital Signage Diagram

Digital Signage Diagram


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SignWare Digital Signage Hardware

The complete, affordable, and expandable digital signage solution. Software included and no recurring fees.

SignWare is a comprehensive digital signage package that is very affordable and fully expandable. It is manageable from any location on the planet, whether you have one or one thousand signage installations. SignWare offers crisp high-definition 720p/1080i HDTV video combined with stereo audio in a conveniently small package. The unit comes bundled with a simple yet powerful software package with no recurring fees.

SignWare supports several different media types including 720p/1080i HDTV video with high-fidelity stereo audio, RSS Feeds, AVI, WMV, GIF, Animated GIF and JPG. Using the included software, media can be configured to display in different zones on the display and at different times. With the tools included in the SignWare package, each display can be specialized to reach the target audience more effectively.

SignWare Digital Signage Diagram

SignWare Digital Signage Diagram

  • Simple to install and easy to use
  • The most affordable signage on the market with NO recurring fees
  • FREE server software included
  • Play videos, images, RSS feeds and more!
  • Create eye-catching multimedia with built-in customizable templates
  • Define schedules to display your message in the right place at the right time
  • Add RSS tickers for breaking news and events
  • Display live feeds from the Internet
  • Expand your signage network up to 1,000 players!