Matrox Showcases New Video Over IP and Video Wall Products at Digital Signage Expo 2013

YBLTV spoke with Matrox Graphics’ Director of Sales, America & Asia Pacific, Samuel Recine at Digital Signage Expo 2013. Along with retailers and digital signage integrators, we were treated to a demonstration of Matrox Maevex video distribution over IP devices and Matrox Mura MPXTM video wall controller boards working individually and in tandem. We saw the Full ­HD encoding performance of Maevex and an array of Maevex hardware and third-­party software decoding options. Using the Maevex PowerStream remote control software, parameters like frame rate capture and bit rate targets can be adjusted to create a balance between network bandwidth consumption and image quality, while maintaining a cost-­effective solution. Attendees at the show also had the opportunity to use the Matrox MuraControlTM for Windows or MuraControl for iPad apps to test drive the latest presentation effects on the Matrox Mura­-powered video wall. A combination of streaming network sources, local media players and Blu-­ray content can be captured, scaled, switched, rotated, cropped, framed, tagged and repositioned with stunning visual quality.

Matrox Maevex Encoder and Decode Matrox Maevex Encoder and Decoder units extend 1080p video, audio and RS-232 control signals over a standard TCP/IP network.
Matrox Maevex Encoder and Decode
Matrox Maevex Encoder and Decoder units extend 1080p video, audio and RS-232 control signals over a standard TCP/IP network.

The Matrox Maevex video distribution over IP solution delivers one­-to-­one unicast or one­-to-many multicast of Full ­HD quality video extension and playback over standard TCP/IP networks. Maevex Encoders and Decoders capture, stream, and decode video from a variety of sources, and even allow for software-­based decoding on non-­Maevex devices. Matrox PowerStream software offers a myriad of user­defined management features enabling administrators to control the Maevex network, streams, and devices.

Matrox Mura MPX video wall controller boards redefine the future of collaborative video walls and wall matrix management.
Matrox Mura MPX video wall controller boards redefine the future of collaborative video walls and wall matrix management.

The Matrox Mura MPX Series output/input boards feature highly flexible, universal input channel support for both digital and analog (DVI, RGB/VGA, Component, S­Video & Composite) video signals. Mura MPX’s unique ability to capture and display uncompressed data ensures impeccable text, video, and graphics. Mura MPX high­density analog video capture cards provide additional NTSC/PAL/SECAM input channel support, while the Mura MPX­SDI board includes support for two 3G SDI video inputs and two DVI outputs.

About Matrox Graphics Inc.

Matrox Graphics 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, high­reliability products. Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada. For more information, visit www.matrox.com/graphics. Matrox and Matrox product names are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of Matrox Electronic Systems, Ltd. and/or Matrox Graphics Inc. in Canada and/or other countries. All other company and product names are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of their respective owners.

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