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Gefen Takes Signal Switching to Next Level with the Launch of its New Multi-Format Processor Posted: 12/03/2015
Gefen Takes Signal Switching to Next Level with the Launch of its New Multi-Format Processor

Connectivity solutions provider Gefen ups its switching game with the release of its new Multi-Format Processor (EXT-MFP). This simple to use, single box solution provides ample source switching, format conversion with automatic scaling and independent digital and analog audio routing with comprehensive mobile control options. It is ideal for any installation supporting a mix of digital and analog audio/video sources and two high definition DVI and HDMI displays or projectors.

Tags: Analog | Digital | HDMI | VGA | DisplayPort | Switcher | switching | 1080p | scaler
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Two New 4K Ultra HD Extenders from Gefen Offer Advanced Features and an Expanded Distance for Signal Delivery Posted: 10/12/2014
Two New 4K Ultra HD Extenders from Gefen Offer Advanced Features and an Expanded Distance for Signal Delivery

Gefen today announced the addition of two new extension solutions. Both products use HDBaseT¢ to deliver resolutions up to 4K with various methods of control supported. In addition, the maximum signal delivery range has been increased from 100 to 150 meters. Varying price points and control options differentiate the two solutions, offering installation options for audio/video integrators.

Tags: Gefen | HDMI | signal extension | 4K | Ultra HD | HDBaseT
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Gefen Ships Three New Scalers Converters that Integrate Analog and Digital Devices to Lengthen Product Life Posted: 05/12/2014
Gefen Ships Three New Scalers Converters that Integrate Analog and Digital Devices to Lengthen Product Life

Dont throw away those old devices just yet. Gefen today announced the release of three new scalers that bridge the gap between legacy equipment and digital high definition systems.  All three scalers convert the output from video sources using a VGA connection to enable compatibility with digital displays, projectors and other downstream devices. Each features a different type of digital output (HDMI, DVI, SDI), making them ideal for anyone wanting to extend the life cycle of traditional devices with portable solutions that offer versatile installation options.
 

Tags: VGA | HDMI | DVI | SDI | converter | scaler | 1080p
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SightDeck uses Gefen Technology to Enable a Seamless Back-end Performance that Drives State-of-the-Art Presentations Posted: 17/11/2014
SightDeck uses Gefen Technology to Enable a Seamless Back-end Performance that Drives State-of-the-Art Presentations

One presenter stands in a Los Angeles office interfacing with the background image projected behind her. The other presenter stands right next to her, working in tandem with the background image, but is physically based in Ohio. Welcome to SightDeck, where Hollywoods green screen technology meets corporate and educational applications.
 

Tags: Distance Learning | Green Screen | Presentations
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RED Supplies the Stunning 4K Content while Gefen Fortifies 4K Signal Delivery Infrastructure Posted: 25/07/2014
RED Supplies the Stunning 4K Content while Gefen Fortifies 4K Signal Delivery Infrastructure

From the revolutionary RED ONE 4K digital camera that impeccably outputted the same quality video as 35mm film in 2007, to the 6K RED EPIC DRAGON, RED Digital Cinema has trailblazed to the very forefront of the digital cinema evolution in Hollywood.  RED Studios Hollywood currently lies nestled in the heart of Hollywood, offering working sound stages and a showcase production facility. Integral to the studios is the warehouse-sized playback theater and showroom, where content shot with RED cameras can be witnessed in its true 4K glory, of which Gefen is an integral part.

Tags: RED | Digital Cinema | Gefen | HD | KVM | Matrix Switcher | Extension | Distribution
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Award-Winning Gefen Solution Distributes HDMI with USB, RS-232, IR and Audio over a Local Area Network with Option to Create Virtual Matrix Switching Solution Posted: 25/07/2014
Award-Winning Gefen Solution Distributes HDMI with USB, RS-232, IR and Audio over a Local Area Network with Option to Create Virtual Matrix Switching Solution

Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced that its HD KVM over IP solution won the AV Technology Best of Show Award at InfoComm 2014.

Gefens HD KVM over IP sends 1080p high definition content over a LAN with the option to integrate various video formats and create a virtual, cross-point matrix.  The sender/receiver system allows the remote control of computers from any workstation on the LAN when using a Gigabit Ethernet switch. Users access content using a keyboard, video display and mouse (KVM). Video resolutions in the HDMI format up to 1080p, four USB peripherals, bi-directional audio, RS-232 control signals and IR are transported on the LAN with optional extension up to 100 meters on both sender and receiver sides using a single CAT-5 cable. This extension system boasts latency of less than two frames.

Tags: HDMI | IP | Video over IP | LAN | HD | Distribution | Extension
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Gefen Wins Three Awards Posted: 27/03/2014
Gefen Wins Three Awards
Building upon its heritage in delivering best-in-class solutions, Gefen has been recognized with three awards
in Q1 2014. While each award honors a unique product from Gefens lineup, reliability, quality and innovation played crucial roles in the key areas of wireless high definition signal extension, fiber optic extension and system integration.

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GAVA (Gefen A V Automation) Now Offers a Free App for Customers Using Apple and Android Smart Phones and Tablets Posted: 07/03/2013
GAVA (Gefen A V Automation) Now Offers a Free App for Customers Using Apple and Android Smart Phones and Tablets

Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced the availability of a free GAVA App to provide users with enhanced access to audio/video devices, window shades and lighting when using smart phones and tablets as the controller. While GAVA does not require an app to operate, the GAVA App does maximize accessibility when using mobile devices.

Tags: automation | control | smart phones | tablets
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Gefen Slashes the Price of its Digital Signage Media Player Supporting 1080p Full HD Playback Posted: 24/07/2012
Gefen Slashes the Price of its Digital Signage Media Player Supporting 1080p Full HD Playback

Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced that it has reduced the MSRP of the HD Digital Signage Media Player (EXT-HD-DSMP). Now priced at $299.00 (US), this player offers an affordable entry into the digital signage media player market with some sophisticated features like Gefen CMS (Content Management Software) and support for 1080p Full HD resolutions.

Tags: Digital Signage | Media Player | High Definition Playback | Gefen
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Gefens New 8x8 Matrix for HDMi with Fast Switching Technology Currently Shipping Posted: 05/06/2012
Gefens New 8x8 Matrix for HDMi with Fast Switching Technology Currently Shipping

Gefens recently announced Gefen ToolBox 8x8 CrossPoint Matrix for HDMI with FST (Fast Switching Technology) is currently shipping. Ideal for digital signage, post-production or home theater applications, this wall-mountable matrix connects any eight high definition sources to any eight HDTV displays. It works with Blu-ray players, gaming consoles, tablets and set-top boxes as well as displays and projectors equipped with HDMI. Users switch 1080p full HD video with digital audio between all eight hi-def sources and displays with support for 3DTV pass-through.

Tags: HDMI | matrix | switcher | switching | Gefen | integration
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Gefen Offers Four New Ways to Extend DVI over Fiber Posted: 21/05/2012
Gefen Offers Four New Ways to Extend DVI over Fiber

Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced the shipping of four new extenders for DVI using fiber optic cables. Three employ small, modular sender and receiver units that streamline installations with a lightweight and efficient solution. Another uses the traditional rack mount sender and receiver unit for KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) extension. Fiber optic cable is ideal for applications in which electromagnetic interference (EMI) is an issue or when multiple extenders are used in tight spaces.

Tags: DVI | fiber optics | signal extension
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Gefen Extends HDMI Wirelessly with Higher Resolution, Cost-Effective Next Generation Solutions Posted: 09/05/2012
Gefen Extends HDMI Wirelessly with Higher Resolution, Cost-Effective Next Generation Solutions

Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced the availability of two new GefenTV Wireless for HDMI Extenders, offering smaller footprints, lower pricing and better performance. The ability to deliver uncompressed high definition 1080p full HD with no latency makes both solutions ideal for both consumer and professional applications. Each offers a quick and easy set-up with no cables required.

Tags: wireless | HDMI | HDTV | extension
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Gefen Unveils Diverse Range of Products at NAB Posted: 09/04/2012
Gefen Unveils Diverse Range of Products at NAB

Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen is pleased to introduce a comprehensive line of digital connectivity integration, extension, distribution and automation solutions at NAB. Designed to provide optimum ways to enhance A/V systems for a high quality performance, the complete line-up can be seen during the NAB Expo in booth 2020 in the south hall.

Tags: NAB | Gefen | DVI | Matrix | Extender | NAB 2012 | NAB 2012
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Gefen ToolBox Matrix Switcher Routes Eight HDMI Sources to Eight Displays with Fast Switching Technology for an Instant Signal Delivery Posted: 26/03/2012
Gefen ToolBox Matrix Switcher Routes Eight HDMI Sources to Eight Displays with Fast Switching Technology for an Instant Signal Delivery

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.

Tags: HDMI | Matrix | Switcher | System Integration
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Gefen Announces New 1:4 DisplayPort Splitter to Distribute High Resolution Graphics for Multiple Monitor Applications Posted: 01/03/2012
Gefen Announces New 1:4 DisplayPort Splitter to Distribute High Resolution Graphics for Multiple Monitor Applications

Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced the release of a new splitter for computers and monitors using DisplayPort connectivity. The Gefen 1:4 DisplayPort Splitter provides an easy method of delivering the same video source to multiple displays in any viewing environment.

This new Splitter comes equipped with one DisplayPort cable connected to the input and four DisplayPort outputs that support all computers and displays using the new interface standard. Clear high resolution graphics in resolutions up to 2560 x 1600 are delivered to all four displays simultaneously.

To extend monitors throughout the venue, Gefen offers extension solutions ranging from a DisplayPort Super Booster cable for short-range applications to fiber optic-based cabling for long distance installations.

Designed to offer a robust distribution solution for audio/video systems using DisplayPort, Gefens 1:4 DisplayPort Splitter comes with built-in EDID management to guarantee signal integrity and will begin shipping in mid-March.

Tags: DisplayPort | Splitter | Distribution | Computers
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