Matrox at BIRTV2016 — Product Preview
Matrox to Showcase Lecture Capture Appliance, Streaming and Recording Appliances, and Video OEM Products in Beijing
MONTREAL — August 18, 2016 — Matrox will be present in Beijing, China, for the BIRTV2016 Exhibition (August 23–27, booth 4012). Matrox® Video — with Beijing Jinzhongheng Technology Ltd. — will present the full, award-winning, Matrox Monarch line of streaming appliances, including — for the first time in China — the Monarch™ LCS lecture capture appliance. Matrox will also be displaying their comprehensive line-up of Matrox DSX™ Developer Products.
Matrox Monarch LCS — Lecture Capture Appliance
Matrox Monarch LCS is an easy-to-use lecture capture appliance that accepts video from any SDI or HDMI camera and presentation content from computers over HDMI. Inputs can be encoded independently and in sync, with the resulting encoded streams usable with the latest multi-stream video players. Alternatively, before encoding, inputs can be combined in a variety of layouts for use with standard video players, including picture-in-picture and side-by-side. IT administrators will find Monarch LCS simple to set up and integrate into video management systems (VMS), such as Opencast and Kaltura, and learning management systems (LMS) such as Moodle. For streaming purposes, the encoders use either RTMP or RTSP protocols to deliver live streams to local media servers or cloud-based CDNs. In recording applications, LCS writes H.264 encoded MP4 or MOV files directly to network-mapped drives, eliminating the need for post-lecture file transfer, or, alternatively, to local USB drives or SD cards. Monarch LCS comes complete with a comprehensive set of HTTP-based control APIs to create customized user interfaces.
Matrox Monarch HDX — Dual-channel Broadcast Streaming and Recording Appliance
Matrox Monarch HDX is a compact, easy-to-use, dual-channel H.264 encoding appliance. Designed for complete workflow flexibility, Monarch HDX features 3G-SDI and HDMI inputs with frame synchronization to compensate for unstable sources. Two independent H.264 encoders provide redundancy or can be set to stream and/or record at individual settings. Monarch HDX is packed with features that make it ideal for broadcasters, event producers, medical facilities, CDNs, educational institutions, houses of worship, corporate communicators, and legal videographers. From any SDI or HDMI input source, such as a camera or switcher, Matrox Monarch HDX generates two H.264-encoded video streams at bitrates from 200 Kbps to 30 Mbps. Powerful scaling, deinterlacing, and noise-reduction engines ensure only pristine images are sent to the encoders. For streaming purposes, the encoders use either RTMP or RTSP protocol to deliver live streams to local or cloud-based media servers. In recording applications, the encoders write MP4 or MOV files to local USB drives, SD cards, or network-mapped drives for post-event editing or archiving. An additional dedicated H.264 encoder provides a remote preview of the input.
Matrox DSX — Developer Products
Matrox DSX Developer Products combine a full range of multi-channel SD/HD/4K/IP I/O cards — including the new X.mio3 IP — the M264 family of high-density H.264 encoding cards with feature-rich Windows and Linux SDKs, and Matrox DSX Core software modules for media processing in virtualized broadcast infrastructures. Matrox technology enables OEMs to create advanced broadcast graphics systems, video servers, channel-in-a-box equipment, contribution and distribution encoders, and non-linear editing systems that provide 24/7 reliability in even the most demanding environments. Premium hardware features include multiple motion adaptive deinterlacers, up/down/cross converters, and video compositors. A constantly expanding selection of codecs (DVCPRO HD, MPEG-2, XDCAM HD AVC-Intra, H.264, Apple ProRes, Avid DNxHD, PitchBlue), IP protocols (SMPTE 2022-6, ASPEN, VSF TR-04, VSF TR-03, Sony IP), and extensive file format support (GXF, MXF, MOV, AVI, MPG, MP4) meets the ever-evolving demands of the video industry.
About Matrox Video
Matrox Video is a technology and market leader in the field of 4K, HD, and SD digital video hardware and software for accelerated H.264 encoding, realtime editing, audio/video input/output, streaming, A/V signal conversion, capture/playout servers, channel-in-a-box systems, and CGs. Matrox's Emmy award-winning technology powers a full range of multi-screen content creation and delivery platforms used by broadcasters, telcos, cable operators, post-production facilities, live event producers, videographers, and A/V professionals worldwide. Founded in 1976, Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada. For more information, visit www.matrox.com/video.
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