2012 NAB Show Product Preview
Matrox Video Products Group
Matrox(R) Video Products Group is a technology and market leader in the field of HD and SD digital video hardware and software for accelerated H.264 encoding, realtime editing, audio/video input/output, DVD/Blu-ray authoring, streaming, A/V signal conversion, capture/playout servers, clip/still stores, and CGs. Matrox's Emmy award-winning technology powers a full range of content creation and delivery platforms used by broadcasters, post-production facilities, project studios, corporate communicators, videographers and A/V professionals worldwide.
Matrox Graphics Inc. is a leading manufacturer of graphics solutions for professional markets. In-house design expertise, top-to-bottom manufacturing, and dedicated customer support make our solutions the premier choice in industries that require stable, high-reliability products.
Founded in 1976, the Matrox group of companies is privately held and headquartered in Montreal, Canada.
Matrox at the 2012 NAB Show:
Matrox(R) Video Products Group and Matrox Graphics Inc. will be sharing Booth SL5115 at NAB 2012. Matrox Video Products Group will be showcasing H.264 encoding accelerators; A/V input/output/monitoring devices for use with Adobe(R) Creative Suite(R) 5.5 Production Premium, Apple(R) Final Cut Studio(R), and Avid(R) Media Composer(R); and 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 KVM extenders and graphics expansion modules. Several new product announcements and updates to existing products are expected at the show, so please stay tuned for further details.
Matrox Products on Display at the 2012 NAB Show:
Matrox Avio(TM) 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, which captures dual digital video, keyboard, mouse, analog stereo audio, and USB from the host system and extends them uncompressed up to 2,000 meters over a single fiber-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 color degradation.
Matrox Convert DVI Plus
Matrox Convert(TM) DVI Plus is a cost-effective HD-SDI scan converter that lets broadcasters easily and economically take to air the computer-based content that is quickly becoming an integral part of the nightly news. The solution is ideal for creating broadcast-quality video from computer applications running on Mac(R) computers or PCs such as Skype(TM), YouTube(TM), and Google Earth(TM), 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 DP Edition
Matrox DualHead2Go(TM) DP Edition external multi-display adapters represent must-have productivity gear for any video editor, design artist, or compositor. DualHead2Go DP Edition lets users add two monitors to a Mac(R) notebook, doubling desktop space to spread out projects, better organize a Final Cut Pro timeline, and multitask effectively. The Thunderbolt-compatible Matrox DualHead2Go DP is simple to set up and connects to the video output of the notebook, working with the system's existing GPU to deliver a solid platform for any content creation and multimedia application.
The award-winning Matrox MC-100(TM) 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 Mojito MAX
Matrox Mojito MAX(TM) 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(TM) family is a full range of HD/SD input/output 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(R) Creative Suite(R) 5.5 Production Premium, Apple(R) Final Cut Studio(R) and Final Cut Pro(R) X, and the new Avid(R) Media Composer(R) 6(R). 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(R) and PC laptops and desktop systems -- in the studio, on the set, in the field, and in OB vans.
Company Quote: "The 2012 NAB Show will see the introduction of exciting new features for our award-winning lines of digital video I/O hardware, H.264 encoders, and A/V signal converters," said Alberto Cieri, senior director of sales and marketing at Matrox Video Products Group. "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."