Blustream announce AVIXA membership

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Blustream is pleased to announce it has joined the Audio Visual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA). The AVIXA organisation is the producer of InfoComm trade shows around the world and the international trade association representing the audiovisual industry. Established in 1939, AVIXA has more than 5,400 members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, consultants, programmers, live events companies, technology managers, content producers, and multimedia professionals from more than 80 countries. AVIXA members create integrated AV experiences that deliver outcomes for end users. AVIXA is a hub for professional collaboration, information, and community, and the leading resource for AV standards, certification, training, market intelligence, and thought leadership. 

Martyn Shirley, Founder and General Manager of Blustream commented, ‘ As Blustream continues to grow in all 4 corners of the world its important that we align ourselves with the credibility of an industry leading trade organisation. Our marketing and trade show activities are growing exponentially each year so membership within the largest industry body who own a number of the trade events we wish to exhibit at is a natural step. This year Blustream will be exhibiting for the first time at InfoComm India and China. Another key reason for joining was the increased relevance of AVIXA training programs and CTS (Certified Technology Specialist) courses. At Blustream training and education is at the heart of what we do and our AVIXA membership will only enhance our standard of knowledge and the training we are able to provide our partners’. 

InfoComm is the largest family of technology exhibitions and conferences in the world focused on the pro-AV industry. Each event is part of a global alliance of trade shows, produced by AVIXA and its partners, including InfoComm India, Integrated Systems Europe, Beijing InfoComm China, Chengdu InfoComm China, InfoComm Southeast Asia, InfoComm Brasil, InfoComm Colombia, InfoComm Mexico, Integrated Systems Russia, and Integrate.

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Next Generation Custom Pro HDBaseT™ Matrix now available

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The NEW Custom Pro 4K Matrix from Blustream achieves unprecedented levels of both performance and flexibility. AV installers can now easily specify their desired I/O structure and choose the additional control features required for a specific AV project. The Custom Pro Matrix has been specifically designed to operate in challenging AV environments. Its robust housing and interlocking board configuration make both installation and maintenance a seamless experience.

Advanced optional features include audio breakout, simultaneous HDBaseT / HDMI outputs, RS-232 pass through, and a web browser interface module for enhanced control and configuration. With our latest CSC technology users no longer need to adjust video outputs or insert scalers to accommodate a mixture of 4K and 1080P displays.

The new Custom Pro delivers auto down-scaling where the matrix recognises a connected 1080P display and downscales the 4K signal to that output ensuring the ultimate resolution compatibility.

Features

  • 2-Way and 4-Way interchangeable input & output boards

  • Optional control boards: IR Routing, Audio breakout with line level volume control, RS-232

  • HDCP2.2 compliant

  • Pre-configured PRO Matrix models available

  • Advanced HDBaseT™ technology offering uncompressed video and audio with zero latency

  • Independent down-scaling of resolutions up to 4K 60Hz 4:4:4 video input to the following formats:
    - 1080p 60Hz (for screens that do not support 4K)
    - 4K 60Hz 4:2:0 (for screens that do not support full 4K 60Hz 4:4:4)

  • Supports 4K UHD video up to 40m at 4K over HDBaseT™

  • Web interface module for control and configuration of Matrix

  • Control of Matrix via front panel, IR, RS-232 and TCP/IP

  • 3rd Party drivers available for major home control brands

  • Advanced EDID management

  • 2U Design for 19” rack mount integration - rack mounting kit included

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PRO88HBT100CS
Custom Pro 8x8 HDBaseT CSC Matrix (4K 60Hz 4:4:4 up to 70m) - Supports 4K HDR, IP & RS-232 Control, PoE, 2-Way IR, 4 x Simultaneous outputs, Audio Breakout with volume control

Key Features

  • HDBaseT™ technology offering distribution of video and audio over a single CAT cable

  • Advanced Colour Space Conversion (CSC) supports HDMI2.0 18Gbps specification including HDR

  • Features 8 x HDMI inputs which can be independently routed to 8 x HDBaseT™ outputs

  • Supports 4K 60Hz 4:4:4 UHD video up to 70m

  • Independent down-scaling of resolutions up to 4K 60Hz 4:4:4 video input to the following formats:
    - 1080p 60Hz (for screens that do not support 4K)
    - 4K 60Hz 4:2:0 (for screens that do not support full 4K 60Hz 4:4:4)

  • Supports 4K with HDR

  • Extends HDMI 1080p video up to 100m

  • 4 x Simultaneous HDMI Outputs

  • Supports all industry standard video resolutions including VGA-WUXGA and 480i-4K HDR

  • Supports all known digital HDMI audio formats including Dolby TrueHD, Atmos; DTS-HD Master Audio and DTS:X transmissions

  • 8 x simultaneous coaxial digital and variable line-level analogue L/R audio outputs

  • Analogue audio input can be embedded onto any HDMI input

  • Web interface module for control and configuration of Matrix

  • Supports bi-directional IR / RS-232

  • Supplied with Blustream IR receivers and emitters

  • Control via front panel, IR, RS-232 and TCP/IP

  • Supports PoH (Power over HDBaseT™) to power compatible HDBaseT™ receivers

  • 3rd Party drivers available for all major home control brands

  • 2U Design for 19" rack mount integration - Mounting kit included

  • Advanced EDID management

  • HDCP 2.2 compliant

  • To be used with the HEX100CS-RX receivers

Specifications

  • Video Input Connectors: 8 x HDMI Type A, 19-pin, female

  • Video Output Connectors: 8 x HDBaseT™ RJ45 connector, 4 x HDMI Type A, 19-pin, female

  • Audio Input Connectors: 8 x 3.5mm stereo jack (L/R)

  • TCP/IP Control: RJ45, female

  • Ethernet/Network: RJ45, female

  • IR Input ports: 9x 3.5mm stereo jack

  • RS-232 serial port: DB-9, female

  • Rack-Mountable: 2U rack height, rack ears included

  • Casing Dimensions (W x H x D): 440mm x 87mm x 282m without feet

  • Dimensions Including Connections (W x H x D): 440mm x 94mm x 288mm with feet

  • Shipping Weight: 5kg

  • Operating Temperature: 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)

  • Storage Temperature : -4°F to 140°F (-20°C to 60°C)

  • Power Supply: 12V/6A DC

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