Gefen ToolBox Matrix Switcher Routes Eight HDMI Sources to Eight Displays with Fast Switching Technology for an Instant Signal Delivery

Date: 26/03/2012

Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced the availability of its new Gefen ToolBox 8x8 Matrix for HDMI with FST (Fast Switching Technology). This plug and play matrix switcher allows direct connections between different high definition sources and displays without networking.

Any eight sources, including Blu-ray players, gaming consoles, tablets and set-top boxes can be switched to any eight displays using this new Matrix. High definition resolutions up to 1080p full HD with 3DTV pass-through are delivered instantly when selected.

FST is a Gefen technology that speeds the HDCP (high-bandwidth digital content protection) handshaking process, which in the past could take up to ten seconds in transition when switching between sources. With FST, those ten seconds have been reduced to nearly no delay when switching sources, with high definition video appearing on the display immediately with no latency.

Installation is simple, requiring the connection of eight hi-def sources to the eight HDMI inputs, and the connection of eight hi-def displays to the eight HDMI outputs. Users can assign any source to any display, relaying video and multi-channel digital audio with no signal delays.

The 8x8 Matrix for HDMI with FST offers local front panel control, IR remote access and RS-232 for automation, IP control and is a lower cost alternative to previous product offerings.



Tags: HDMI | Matrix | Switcher | System Integration
Submitted by Linda Morgan (Gefen Public Relations)
View author's directory page

Related Interviews
  • AJA 12G HDMI SDI Mini Converters at ISE 2019

    AJA 12G HDMI SDI Mini Converters at ISE 2019

  • 3D Storm show the new NDI to HDMI decoder at NAB 2019

    3D Storm show the new NDI to HDMI decoder at NAB 2019

  • Apantac 4k UHD HDMI/DVI Multiviewer with KVM at IBC 2018

    Apantac 4k UHD HDMI/DVI Multiviewer with KVM at IBC 2018

  • HDMI over IP and KVM over IP with the Apantac OG-Mi 9 series shown at IBC 2018

    HDMI over IP and KVM over IP with the Apantac OG-Mi 9 series shown at IBC 2018

  • 4K UHD Multi-viewer HDMI 2.0 from Apantac at NAB 2018

    4K UHD Multi-viewer HDMI 2.0 from Apantac at NAB 2018

  • ADDER Technology AdderLink Infinity range shown at ISE 2020

    ADDER Technology AdderLink Infinity range shown at ISE 2020

  • APANTAC MiniDE-4-QUHD 8K Multiviewer and Video Wall at ISE2020

    APANTAC MiniDE-4-QUHD 8K Multiviewer and Video Wall at ISE2020

  • Atomos Samurai Blade at BVE 2014

    Atomos Samurai Blade at BVE 2014

  • Atomos Ronin at BVE 2014

    Atomos Ronin at BVE 2014

  • Atomos Ninja Blade at BVE 2014

    Atomos Ninja Blade at BVE 2014

  • Blackmagic Design on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    Blackmagic Design on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

  • Atomos Ninja2 Recorder at IBC 2013

    Atomos Ninja2 Recorder at IBC 2013

  • Atomos Ronin at IBC 2013

    Atomos Ronin at IBC 2013

  • Atomos new Samurai Blade at IBC 2013

    Atomos new Samurai Blade at IBC 2013

  • Communications Specialists at NAB 2012

    Communications Specialists at NAB 2012

  • Lynx Technik at BVE North 2011

    Lynx Technik at BVE North 2011

  • Matrox at IBC2011

    Matrox at IBC2011

  • 4k 60 Matrix from GDSYS at NAB 2017

    4k 60 Matrix from GDSYS at NAB 2017

  • KVM over IP Matrix from Guntermann and Drunck at NAB 2019

    KVM over IP Matrix from Guntermann and Drunck at NAB 2019

  • Clear-Com E-IPA Card for Eclipse HX Digital Matrix at NAB 2018

    Clear-Com E-IPA Card for Eclipse HX Digital Matrix at NAB 2018

  • Object Matrix Hybrid Workflow and Artifical Intelligence at NAB 2018

    Object Matrix Hybrid Workflow and Artifical Intelligence at NAB 2018

  • Object based Storage Solution from Object Matrix at IBC 2017

    Object based Storage Solution from Object Matrix at IBC 2017

  • Object Based Storage Solutions from Object Matrix at NAB 2017

    Object Based Storage Solutions from Object Matrix at NAB 2017

  • Guntermann and Drunck Matrix Grid at IBC 2015

    Guntermann and Drunck Matrix Grid at IBC 2015

  • Object Matrix at BVE 2013

    Object Matrix at BVE 2013

  • TV One at IBC2011

    TV One at IBC2011

  • Guntermann and Drunck Video Transmission Solutions at ISE2020

    Guntermann and Drunck Video Transmission Solutions at ISE2020

  • Adder at BVE 2017

    Adder at BVE 2017

  • Guntermann and Drunck CrossDisplay switching and CCD at IBC 2013

    Guntermann and Drunck CrossDisplay switching and CCD at IBC 2013

  • Guntermann and Drunck GmbH at BVE 2013

    Guntermann and Drunck GmbH at BVE 2013

  • Clear-Com Eclipse at NAB 2012

    Clear-Com Eclipse at NAB 2012

  • RTS Telex at IBC2011

    RTS Telex at IBC2011

  • Clear-Com at IBC2011

    Clear-Com at IBC2011

  • Guntermann and Drunck at IBC2011

    Guntermann and Drunck at IBC2011

  • Snell Kahuna Production Switcher at IBC 2014

    Snell Kahuna Production Switcher at IBC 2014

  • ATEM Mini and more news from Blackmagic at ISE2020

    ATEM Mini and more news from Blackmagic at ISE2020

  • Grass Valley at BVE 2015

    Grass Valley at BVE 2015

  • Ross Video Acuity at IBC 2014

    Ross Video Acuity at IBC 2014

  • Cinegy at NAB 2014

    Cinegy at NAB 2014

  • Blackmagic Studio Camera at NAB 2014

    Blackmagic Studio Camera at NAB 2014

  • Ross Video at BVE 2014

    Ross Video at BVE 2014

  • Snell on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    Snell on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

  • NewTek on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    NewTek on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

  • Pixel Power at NAB 2013

    Pixel Power at NAB 2013

  • FOR-A at IBC2011

    FOR-A at IBC2011

  • Datavideo at IBC2011

    Datavideo at IBC2011

  • Grass Valley at IBC2011

    Grass Valley at IBC2011

  • Snell at IBC2011

    Snell at IBC2011

  • Wyplay on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    Wyplay on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

  • TSL Systems at IBC 2013

    TSL Systems at IBC 2013

  • Jigsaw at BVE North 2011

    Jigsaw at BVE North 2011


Related Shows
  • KitPlusTV summarise the Broadcast and Pro Video News 6th April 2021

    KitPlusTV summarise the Broadcast and Pro Video News 6th April 2021


Related Articles
  • KVM Trends for Broadcast Pros

    KVM Trends for Broadcast Pros

  • NAB Review

    NAB Review

  • The production desk finally gets innovative

    The production desk finally gets innovative

  • The evolution of vision mixers

    The evolution of vision mixers

  • Picking the right prompter

    Picking the right prompter

  • Capture and Produce

    Capture and Produce

  • KVM extenders and matrix switches in broadcast

    KVM extenders and matrix switches in broadcast

  • Problems and solutions in audio

    Problems and solutions in audio

  • Collaboration and flexibility in post production workflow

    Collaboration and flexibility in post production workflow

  • Dreamhack - Summer 2013

    Dreamhack - Summer 2013

  • Cameras, conversations and conversions at Camera Diner with Teranex

    Cameras, conversations and conversions at Camera Diner with Teranex

  • Lincolnshire Police Enhances Distance Learning Program

    Lincolnshire Police Enhances Distance Learning Program

  • Metadata rules

    Metadata rules

  • Matrox MC-100 Reviewed

    Matrox MC-100 Reviewed

  • KVM enterprise and video matrix switchers in broadcast applications

    KVM enterprise and video matrix switchers in broadcast applications

  • DVB-3DTV: A Milestone

    DVB-3DTV: A Milestone

  • 3D to see at IBC 2010

    3D to see at IBC 2010

  • Eye to Eye: Content Protection 2009

    Eye to Eye: Content Protection 2009

  • Implications of a Tapeless workflow

    Implications of a Tapeless workflow

  • Converting for displays

    Converting for displays


News
Maxon One Subscriptions Now Include Forger for Free Posted: 26/10/2021
Maxon One Subscriptions Now Include Forger for Free

Today, Maxon announced the inclusion of Forger with all Maxon One subscriptions with the release of Forger 1.8, an update to the company’s professional-level, digital 3D sculpting application for the iPad. New licensing options include a free version that brings sculpting to all iPad users, and a subscription version that can be purchased independently from the Apple App Store. Maxon One subscribers can simply login to their MyMaxon account for access to Forger included with their subscription. This latest version also features a seamless workflow with Cinema 4D - objects can be imported into C4D to be brought to life, and 3D models in development can be moved back and forth between Cinema 4D and Forger to facilitate a seamless, iterative workflow. 




Tags: Maxon | Forger | Maxon One | Cinema 4D | 3D Animation
Submitted by Zazil Media Group
More from this author
Qumulo Simplifies Data Management for Active Archives Posted: 26/10/2021
Qumulo Simplifies Data Management for Active Archives

As file data continues to grow exponentially, it is a challenge for organizations to manage this valuable asset with the resources they have. Meanwhile, long-term data retention requirements in industries from financial services to healthcare and beyond make this challenge even greater as data footprints grow year after year with content retained to meet compliance requirements. With the K-432T, customers can manage massive amounts of long-term archive data with consistent performance for regular use.

Tags: Active Archive | Qumulo | Arrow
Submitted by Qumulo
More from this author
3P Studio Expands its Media Business with EditShare Posted: 26/10/2021
3P Studio Expands its Media Business with EditShare

EditShare®, a technology leader that enables collaborative media workflows for storytellers, today announced that Brisbane’s leading post-production facility, 3P Studio (3P) has expanded its investment in EditShare’s FLOW media management and EFS storage solutions to manage its growing editorial business. The full-service production and post-production house, which produces creative content for top brands like Isuzu Motor Company, Subway, and Allianz, has tripled its team over the past three years to support the rise in client projects and campaigns across broadcast, digital, and social channels.

Tags: EditShare | 3P Studio
Submitted by Zazil Media Group
More from this author
GlobalM presents their new software defined video network at Future Week Bergen 2021 Posted: 26/10/2021
GlobalM presents their new software defined video network at Future Week Bergen 2021 Recently, GlobalM was at Media City Bergen Future week 2021 presenting their software defined video network and mobile broadcasting mobile app.  The Broadcast as a Service (BaaS) replaces the need for satellite or private fiber video contribution from all types of events, remote productions and news coverage. Paul Calleja, CTO of GlobalM explains how this is achieved in the Future Week presentation from Bergen Media City, Norway. 
Tags: globalm | satellite | broadcast | streaming | sports | news | IBC 2021
Submitted by GlobalM SA
More from this author
Rohde and amp; Schwarz and ATTO Partner to Optimize Ethernet Adapter Capabilities for macOS Posted: 26/10/2021
Rohde and amp; Schwarz and ATTO Partner to Optimize Ethernet Adapter Capabilities for macOS

Rohde & Schwarz, a global leader inpost-productionmedia technologies, has joined forces with ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of network, storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, to optimize the new generation ofATTO 360™ Tuning, Monitoring and Analytics Software, as well as ATTO ThunderLink® N3 3102andNS 3252 Thunderbolt™ adaptersfor use with R&S®SpycerNode. Now, macOS customers – in addition to Linux and Windows users – can more easily connect to the SpycerNode media storage solution, benefitting from a significant performance enhancement, without the need for additional PCI slots.

Tags: Rohde and Schwarz | ATTO | Post production | connectivity | storage | SpycerNode | ThunderLink and Thunderbolt | macOS | media
Submitted by Manor Marketing
More from this author
LOGIC media solutions makes changes to PORTAL Technology: PORTAL.vod becomes PORTAL.clip Posted: 26/10/2021
LOGIC media solutions makes changes to PORTAL Technology: PORTAL.vod becomes PORTAL.clip

LOGIC media solutions is giving one of its frontend solutions for AWS a new name. PORTAL.vod becomes PORTAL.clip. Living under the umbrella of the PORTAL Framework, with PORTAL Technology LOGIC offers frontends and workflows for cloud-based media workflows on AWS. PORTAL.clip is part of a whole suite of frontends for AWS and is already being used successfully by customers (see below).



Tags: AWS Cloud | AWS | LOGIC | PORTAL | PORTAL.clip | streaming
Submitted by PRCOMM
More from this author
Beijing Gehua Cable (BGC) Overhauls Infrastructure with the Help of ATEME Posted: 26/10/2021
Beijing Gehua Cable (BGC) Overhauls Infrastructure with the Help of ATEME

ATEME, the leader in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable TV, DTH, IPTV and OTT, today announced that major Chinese cable operator Beijing Gehua Cable (BGC) has deployed ATEME’s encoders to upgrade its cable TV services. This update delivers greater stability and video quality for viewers, while reducing BGC’s energy footprint.


Tags: ATEME | BGC | TITAN | Broadcast | Cable TV
Submitted by Whiteoaks
More from this author
IBC kicks off 2021 show experience with the launch of IBC Digital Posted: 26/10/2021
IBC kicks off 2021 show experience with the launch of IBC Digital

IBC has kicked off the 2021 show experience with the launch of IBC Digital. The platform makes it easy for attendees to curate a unique mix of show activities and is the place to view exclusive content, including the IBC Innovation Awards taking place on 23rd November.

Tags: ibc
Submitted by Platform Comms
More from this author
JVC Camera Upgrade Comes Into Focus at Weigel Broadcasting Co. Milwaukee Posted: 25/10/2021
JVC Camera Upgrade Comes Into Focus at Weigel Broadcasting Co. Milwaukee

Weigel Broadcasting Co. in Milwaukee, home to WDJT-TV, CBS 58, WMLW-TV, The M, WBME-CD, Me-TV and  WYTU-LD Telemundo Wisconsin, recently selected several GY-HC900 and GY-HC550 CONNECTED CAM camcorders for high-quality, flexible broadcasting. Products of JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, the cameras are part of JVC’s plug-and-play CONNECTED CAM™ series.

Tags: JVC Professional Video | CONNECTED CAM | broadcast cameras
Submitted by D. Pagan Communications
More from this author
LYNX Technik Enhances greenMachine Features for HDR Evie+ and Testor Configurations Posted: 25/10/2021
LYNX Technik Enhances greenMachine Features for HDR Evie+ and Testor Configurations

LYNX Technik takes the approach to continuously build on the usability and functionality of its products to offer its customers and partners enhanced features on its robust and high quality platforms.

Tags: greenMachine | yellobrik | LYNX Technik | frame synchronizer | HDR Evie+ | 4K UHD | quad-channel | HDR to SDR conversion
Submitted by LYNX Technik
More from this author
Tolka Announces TCAS for Widevine Posted: 25/10/2021
Tolka Announces TCAS for Widevine

Tolka announces a major addition to its portfolio of media-related telecommunication products and services. TCAS for Widevine is a conditional access system designed to make secure pay-TV content channels easy to establish, easy to operate and highly affordable. It simplifies the entire licensing process and reduces service-providers' operating costs. 1080i HD and 4K-UHD TV resolutions are supported as well as both SDR and HDR.

Tags: Tolka | broadcast media access | broadcast content security | targeted television advertising | personalised television advertising | personalized television advertising | OTT content protection | IPTV content protection | satellite IR | miniature DTV interface | D
Submitted by Stylus Media Communications
More from this author
Newly Formed ACT Entertainment Makes First Public Appearance at InfoComm 2021 Posted: 25/10/2021
Newly Formed ACT Entertainment Makes First Public Appearance at InfoComm 2021

ACT Entertainment, the newly formed entity borne from the merging of the ACT Lighting and RHC Holdings families of companies, will exhibit under its new branding for the first time at InfoComm 2021 (Booth 5753). With a deeply rooted heritage in several key markets, such as pro AV, installation, broadcast, touring/live, retail, house of worship, film and television, and industrial markets, ACT Entertainment streamlines all of its brands into a collective, market-focused approach. In recognition of this new business objective, the company will be showcasing its recently launched Just Networking brand, along with MA Lighting, ProCo Sound and Aytron products, at the show.

Tags: ACT Entertainment | InfoComm 2021 | tradeshows
Submitted by D. Pagan Communications
More from this author
Lightware named as Official Platinum Sponsor of Cisco WebexONE 2021 Posted: 25/10/2021
Lightware named as Official Platinum Sponsor of Cisco WebexONE 2021

Lightware Visual Engineering is pleased to announce that it has been made one of the Official Platinum Sponsors for the upcoming Cisco WebexONE 2021 virtual event.

Tags: Lightware Visual Engineering | Matrix Switcher | AV-over-IP systems | Live Events | Corporate Market | Taurus UCX
Submitted by Bubble Agency
More from this author
Net Insight and Grass Valley take ultra-reliable cloud and IP media delivery workflows to the next level Posted: 25/10/2021
Net Insight and Grass Valley take ultra-reliable cloud and IP media delivery workflows to the next level

Net Insight announces that it has joined the GV Media Universe (GVMU)Alliance, Grass Valley’s ecosystem of qualified partners that aims to enable media organizations to leverage the power of the cloud to deliver more content easily and efficiently. Net Insight’s platforms bring a complete range of agile and secure media delivery solutions for cloud, IP, and virtualized networks, allowing broadcast industry players to create frictionless, high-quality, low-latency live video workflows.

Tags: net insight | grass valley
Submitted by Platform
More from this author
Meet EditShare at InfoComm 2021 Posted: 22/10/2021
Meet EditShare at InfoComm 2021

EditShare® invites InfoComm 2021 attendees to booth 2809 to discuss how its award-winning FLOW media management and EFS shared storage solutions can simplify storytelling for video workgroups across Advertising, Broadcast, Corporate, Education, House of Worship, News, Production and Post-production.

Tags: editshhare | infocomm
Submitted by Zazil Media Group
More from this author
Pages:   [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 > >>