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Make the Switch! A Convenient Solution for Your Multi-Display Needs

Keeping track of that cord can be tough- as workspaces, homes, and markets grow increasingly reliant on audio and video technology to provide comprehensive user experiences, sending the right signals often becomes a chore. Nothing is more confounding than sifting through a tangle of wires. Luckily, there is an economical and reliable solution: multi-display matrix routing switches.

What is a Matrix Switch?

Video matrix switches are hardware products specifically designed to route multiple input A/V signals to various displays with organized ease. Built with a varying amount of ports, the matrix will connect devices seamlessly between any input and output on the box. Furthermore, matrices can connect with one another to create even more expansive and powerful matrix systems, providing order to even the most complex multi-display set-ups.
As more environments incorporate digital A/V devices into their routines, keeping signals structured and manageable with matrix systems is critical for success. Thanks to matrix systems, multimedia and information get where they need to go with efficient and effective results.

Do You Need a Matrix Switch?

As the need for multi-display routing increases, the applications for matrix switching grow every day. Control rooms, airports, security centers, shopping complexes, hotels, presentation spaces, and more utilize matrix switches to better control and operate multiple devices remotely and effortlessly.
Seamlessly linking digital media devices has a practical appeal in casual spaces, as well. Home entertainment systems and personal offices incorporate multiple signal sources from a wide array of connecting devices. A matrix can simplify signal traffic and digital interactions in a way anyone will understand. Matrix switches are useful in any situation, from strictly business to straight-up fun. Just plug it in and get going!

How does it work?

Utilizing multiple input and output ports, a matrix switch connects devices to any display with control and convenience. Hardwired sources can display on any of the matrix’s outputs, and are interchangeable based on the individual preference of the user. There are a variety of control methods for matrices, including front panel buttons, remote controls, and even TCP/IP support via web browsers. Set-ups are completely customizable, meaning you can control the flow of information the way you want, when you want.
Matrix switches can interconnect and link together without hassle, meaning your setup is secure and organized regardless of how complex it may seem. Whether you’re linking two devices or twenty-two, matrix systems are always working to simplify your multi-device needs.

SmartAVI, an American Pro A/V company, offers a wide range of matrix routing solutions designed for users who have no technical training. Products range from basic plug-and-play hardware to highly customizable PC-based, software-run systems. SmartAVI tailors its matrix routing solutions specifically to the needs of each customer.

Find out more at http://smartavi.com/products/matrix/hdmi-matrix/hdr-8×8-plus.html


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EZWall-Pro: Highly Flexible Video Wall Hardware Solution

EZWall-ProIntroducing the EZWall-Pro from SmartAVI – a highly flexible, multi-format video wall processor with a variety of supported inputs and unique display configurations. This user-friendly video wall controller supports inputs like HDMI, VGA, S-Video, Composite and Y/Pb/Pr, along with a built-in USB media player. With four single-link DVI outputs, the EZWall-Pro displays any input source at its highest resolution.

The control functions on the EZWall-Pro provide users with the flexibility to get the most out of their content and their screens. While many users will employ this unit for its “Wall Mode” (one image stretched across the four screens), others will find the alternate layout options to be a better fit for their needs. Users can manage these options in real time with the device’s intuitive On Screen Display (OSD) and front panel switches. Controlling the unit remotely via Ethernet, RS-232 and IR is supported, as well.
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New Hi-Res Dual-Link DVI KVM Switches

DVN Dual-Link KVM SwitchesFor reliable and efficient DVI-D KVM (Keyboard, Video and Mouse) functions, the updated DVN series of Dual-Link KVM switches from SmartAVI provides the ideal solution. This series of American-made KVM switches features uninterrupted USB emulation and hotkey operation – along with support for audio, USB 2.0 sharing and RS-232 commands – all from one central KVM workstation with the increased resolution of Dual-Link connections.

The new DVN-4Quad-DL enables users to manage four quad-head PCs from one location. Click here to Learn More!

The new DVN-4Trio-DL enables users to manage four triple-head PCs from one location. Click here to Learn More!
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New 4×4 HDMI Matrix with 325 ft of Signal Extension

HDR-4x4-ProThe updated HDR-4×4-Pro by SmartAVI is the ideal solution to manage and distribute four HDMI sources to four HDMI displays with up to 325 feet of signal extension. With the HLX-500-RX receiver at each end point connected to the matrix by inexpensive Cat5e/6 cables, users can extend HDMI signals with 1080p resolution up to 325 feet. This reliable extension capability breaks the distance barriers that restrict HDMI cables.

The HDR-4×4-Pro offers flexibility and convenience in signal management, including a local HDMI output and control via the front panel switches, infrared and RS-232. This new device is overhauling the old challenges of HDMI matrix routers, and it’s easy to install and operate.
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New Multi-Platform Presentation Switcher from SmartAVI Delivers the Ultimate in A/V Connectivity

SPS-1000 Smart Presentation SwitcherFrom the boardroom to the classroom, giving a presentation that involves video and audio requires easy connectivity to a wide variety of A/V hardware. The new SPS-1000 Smart Presentation Switcher from SmartAVI delivers eight input ports and gives users a variety of ways to connect to an HD display. With HDMI, VGA, DVI and RCA ports, users can quickly connect and switch between eight sources at once, from PCs to mobile devices, and virtually everything in between. The SPS-1000 is an absolute must-have device in any meeting room.

The SPS-1000 offers a local HDMI output and a remote output to transmit the A/V signal up to 325 feet from the presentation switcher over one Cat5e/6/7 cable with a compact receiver unit delivering HDMI output at the end point. Thanks to RS-232, Ethernet and IR remote functionality, it’s easy to operate the switch from across the meeting room or across the globe. Continue reading


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New 9-Port HDMI Multiviewer from SmartAVI

HDMV-9X HDMI MultiviewerTo view the latest in HD video signals, including live HDTV broadcasts, camera signals, computers, Blu-ray DVDs and more all on one screen, the newly updated HDMV-9X provides the best multiviewing capabilities on the market. This aggressively-priced addition to our popular HDMV series multiplies the amount of available HDMI inputs users can view at one time.

The the HDMV-9X is easy to install and implement, and it requires no additional computers or software. With multiple screen layouts – including all nine sources displayed at once – and several switching options, users can create the ideal multiviewing set up on the fly. It has never been easier to monitor and manage so many HDMI video sources at once!

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New High-Res DisplayPort KVM Switches

DisplayPort KVM SwitchesTo manage KVM (Keyboard, Video and Mouse) operation on four computers with DisplayPort monitors, the new DPN-4P and DPN-4Duo from SmartAVI provide the utmost in control. Perfectly suited for nearly every application and venue, these new KVM switches support video resolutions up to an incredible 3840×2160.

The DPN-4P offers control of four single-head computers with DisplayPort 1.2 outputs, while the DPN-4Duo offers controls of four dual-head computers with DisplayPort 1.2 outputs. Both new switches support Windows, Mac and Linux computers, with full USB keyboard and mouse emulation. With multiple switching options, these devices provide a user-friendly and easy-to-implement KVM solution.
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