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WWW.INBROADCAST.COM | ISSUE 22 - AUGUST 2013

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InTECH

Gefen To Make New Connections
Gefen will showcase new connectivity solutions for broadcast, post-production,
pro-AV and rental & staging at IBC 2013

D

igital Connectivity solution
provider Gefen will present
their latest products at IBC 2013.
Besides the existing KVM products,
Gefen will exhibit and demo new
IP-based K VM extenders for
HDMI, DVI and VGA, UltraHD
signal management solutions
supporting 4k x 2k, a fully modular
matrix system for HDMI, a series
of video processors for splitscreen,
multiview and seamless switching
application as well new 3G-SDI
products.

KVM Over IP

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Whenever directly wired KVM
ex tension and switching is
too inflexible and real-time
uncompressed transmission
of signals (like for NLE, colourgrading, play-out) is not needed,
KVM over IP solutions are a
perfect match. Besides typical
KVM extender applications, the
“virtual” character of the IP Network
connection allows for new solutions
like a virtual matrix system.
The HDMI, DVI or VGA over IP
extender stream KVM (keyboard,
video, and mouse) signals over
a Gigabit Ethernet infrastructure.
Resolutions up to 1080p are
delivered over the same CAT-5 cable
as USB, analogue audio, RS-232
and IR. Multiple sender and receiver
combinations are supported on the
same network and can be placed
up to 100 metres apart from the
network switch(es). As the system
is format agnostic, HDMI, DVI and
VGA devices can be mixed. By
adding optional automation using
GAVA (Gefen A/V Automation) to
control the KVM extenders, signal
distribution and switching is lifted
to a new level of flexibility.
GAVA is connected via the same
LAN and controls all kind of A/Vgear, displays, lighting and much
more using a web-based interface
that can be accessed by any
smartphone, tablet or computer
using a web browser.

4K UltraHD Tools
Three new splitters for HDMI
provide 1:2, 1:4 and 1:8 signal
distribution. A single 4K source
can be split to two, four or eight
4K displays. Each splitter includes
automatic EDID management to
support size and resolution of each
display on the output. Gefen Fast
Switching Technology (FST) is used
to prevent system disconnects
when powering displays on or off.
A new 4x1 UltraHD Switcher
for 4k x 2k integrates up to four

Gefen has extended its line-up of TOOLBox products

4K sources with one 4K display.
Users can switch between the
four sources using pushbuttons,
the included IR Remote, RS-232
or IP control.
The new 4x4 UltraHD Matrix
switches between four sources
and four displays. The 6x2 UltraHD
Matrix switches between six
sources and two
displays and
offers
two
additional digital
audio outputs.
Any source can be
routed to any or all displays
at any time. The new matrices are
also featured with Gefen’s FST,
improving the HDCP authentication
process, and multiple control
capabilities (Pushbuttons, IR, RS232, IP control).
The Gefen TOOLBox products
have wall-mountable enclosures in a
black or white finish for a convenient
installation near the source or
behind the connected displays.

HDMI Modular Matrix
In addition to the highly flexible
and award winning DVI/DisplayPort
Modular Matrix system, Gefen is to
introduce the GefenPro Modular
Matrix System for HDMI.
The 16x16 Modular Matrix routes
up to 16 sources to any or all 16
outputs. The 32x32 Modular Matrix
routes any 32 sources to any or
all 32 outputs. Users can tailor
the outputs for local or extended

mode using either native HDMI or
HDBaseT output cards or a mix of
both. Signal extension using the
8x ELR modules delivers HDMI
at 1080p full HD up to 100 metres
using one CAT-5 cable per output.
The Receivers are powered over the
same cable, using POL Technology.
Both Matrices support HDCP
with Gefen FST and
bi-directional IR
Extension with
the ELR Extender
cards. Control of
the matrices is
done by either by using the
front-panel Pushbuttons and LC
Display, IR Remote, RS-232 or
via IP-control (integrated Webserver, Telnet and UDP). Hotswappable dual redundant power
supplies provide the matrix with
24/7 operation, ease of servicing,
and zero down-time required for
professional applications.

Video Processing
The 1:4 HD Video Wall Controller
for HDMI is ideal for creating a 2x2
video wall. Input video is either Split
to the four displays to create one
single screen or shown individually.
An integrated scaler and border
control for bezel correction allows
users to refine the video for a high
quality presentation.
The 4x1 Multiview Switcher for
HDMI is a seamless switcher that
connects four sources to one
display. It has dual functionality in

that it can switch between all four
sources and output the selected
source to a single display, or it can
output all four sources as individual
windows on a single display for
picture-in-picture functionality.
Each output is scaled and sized
for maximum display size. Seamless
switching enables an instantaneous
switch with no delay or picture loss.
HDCP is fully supported.
The 4x4 Multiview Matrix for HDMI
is a seamless matrix switcher that
integrates four different sources
and four displays using HDMI. It
can route any of the sources to
any one of the four displays or it
can output all four sources as four
windows on a single display or any
combination in between.

3G-SDI Scalers
The GefenPro 3GSDI to 3GSDI
Scaler includes a frame
synchroniser and scales the video
output when using different SDI
sources and displays. Any SDI
input can be up or down-scaled
to match the ideal video resolution
output, supporting SDI, ED-SDI,
HD-SDI and 3G-SDI formats.
The HDMI and DVI to 3GSDI Scaler
allows the user to switch between a
HDMI or DVI source and to scale the
output to all resolutions supported
by 3GSDI up to 1080p or 2K. It has
backwards compatibility with all SDI
formats and an enhanced frame
synchronisation feature to genlock
the video on the output.


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InNEWS: Panasonic Announces AK-HC3500A Camera
InNEWS: Shotoku Elevates Newscasting for KETK-TV
InFOCUS: Camera Links – Following All the Vital Action
InTECH: Fischer Connections Solutions for Broadcast
InMEDIA: Delivering Anytime Content on Cable
InMEDIA: Screen – High Definition Subtitling and Beyond
InSOUND: DPA’s D:Dicate Recording Microphone Range
In Broadcast - August 2013 - Intro
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In Broadcast - August 2013 - Cover2
In Broadcast - August 2013 - Contents
In Broadcast - August 2013 - InNEWS: Panasonic Announces AK-HC3500A Camera
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In Broadcast - August 2013 - InNEWS: Shotoku Elevates Newscasting for KETK-TV
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In Broadcast - August 2013 - InMEDIA: Screen – High Definition Subtitling and Beyond
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