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Linux-based hi-def extender wins Broadcaster’s award

Nov 17, 2006 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive

Avocent reports that its first-ever digital signage product has won an innovation award at IBC (International Broadcasters Convention) in Amsterdam this week. The Linux-powered MPX1000 HD Multipoint Extender distributes audio and HD video content from one or more sources to up to eight synchronized… display/output devices.

Avocent is best-known for its Linux-based KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) access devices and console servers. It announced the MPX1000 in late September.

The MPX1000 HD comprises a transmitter and receiver with interchangeable modules for input of analog VGA signals or digital HDMI/DVI signals. It supports wired or wireless networking, and targets markets including retail, medical, digital signage, hospitality, AV, and broadcasting.

Lots more details about the MPX1000 can be found in our complete Device Profile:

Device Profile: Avocent MPX1000 HD media extender


 
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