Matrox Maevex 6100 Quad Encoder Card Now Available

Family of Real-Time H.264 Encoding Products Expands; Card Offers Up To Quad 4K Capture For Highly Flexible and High Density Encoding, Streaming and Recording

Maevex 6100 Card and PowerStream API for Cloud Applications
The flexible communication and powerful reach offered by the cutting-edge Matrox Maevex 6100 quad encoder card makes it ideal anywhere AV-over-IP is required.
MONTREAL — 11 January 2017 — Today, Matrox® announced the immediate availability of the next generation of Matrox’s H.264 AV-over-IP portfolio, the Matrox® Maevex™ 6100 quad encoder card. Delivering quad 4K input capture, the Maevex 6100 also offers multiple encodes, variable bitrates, and a broad choice of protocols, allowing simultaneous streaming and recording of four or more channels.
The flexible communication and powerful reach offered by the Maevex 6100 card—and included Matrox PowerStream Plus™ management software—make this cutting-edge technology ideal for use in enterprise, government, education, digital signage or anywhere AV-over-IP is required.
"Today’s communications are being re-shaped by the rapid adoption of networked technologies," said Ron Berty, business development manager, Matrox. "Traditional AV content distribution, once available only via baseband signaling, now leverages ever-expanding IP networks to push and pull content. With Maevex 6100, we’re pushing forward exponential improvements in terms of streaming performance and reach. Maevex 6100 is a game-changer in AV-over-IP communications, offering the industry’s best price performance for high quality, video-over-IP streaming and recording.”
The Matrox Maevex 6100 quad encoder card delivers industry-leading 4K/UHD and Full HD multi-channel capture, encoding, streaming, and recording. Built on H.264, the world’s most common codec, this plug-and-play solution fits seamlessly into existing infrastructures and interoperates with any device on the network, ensuring high-density content distribution and system scalability.
The bundled Matrox PowerStream Plus software application and the available API provide flexible management of local or remote data, ensuring full reach and control over the entire network. PowerStream Plus allows access to Matrox’s powerful advanced hybrid streaming (AHS) features, including multiple source capture, multiple picture-in-picture (PIP) and picture-by-picture (PBP) composite options, and multi-protocol and multi-bitrate streaming. Designed to control all Maevex products, including the Maevex 5100 Series of encoders and decoders, PowerStream Plus allows for the fluid expansion of existing Maevex networks and allows user to pick and choose the Maevex product which best suits their AV streaming needs.

Key Features of Matrox Maevex 6100

Matrox Maevex 6100 is a 3/4 length PCI Express® 3.0 x8 card with 4 Mini HDMI (type C) inputs that allow the capture of up to four 4096x2160@30Hz sources. Offering RTSP, RTP and MPEG2.TS streaming support with an onboard RJ45 network connector (RTMP support to soon follow), the Maevex 6100 can encode a multitude of H.264 streams at the same or varying bitrates. Capable of simultaneous streaming and/or recording to shared network drives or network attached storage, the Maevex 6100 features programmable start time, recording duration, maximum file length, and file frequency.

About Matrox Video

Matrox Video is a global leader in video technology. Featuring a complete portfolio of best-in-class hardware, software, APIs, and SDKs, Matrox Video enables OEMs, system integrators, value-added channel partners, and end users to push the boundaries of video innovation. Serving the AV/IT, broadcast, and emerging markets for over 45 years, Matrox Video is synonymous with quality, performance, interoperability, and support. Matrox Video’s legal entity is Matrox Graphics Inc., part of the Matrox Group.
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