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HD KVM Extender delivers video up to 6,562 ft from host system.

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September 4, 2012 - Matrox® Avio(TM) F120 provides latency-free operation of remote desktop at resolutions up to 4K for broadcast, post-production, and other graphics and video-intensive applications. Transmitter/receiver set extends 2 single-link DVI (2X 1,920 x 1,200) or one dual-link DVI (2,560 x 1,600 or 4,096 x 2,160) video and USB HID peripherals from host system by up to 6,562 ft. Uncompressed transmission delivers optimal graphics and video playback performance via single duplex LC-LC fiber-optic cable.

Matrox Graphics Inc

1055 Saint-Regis, Dorval Quebec H9P 2T4, CD, Canada

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Extend Uncompressed HD, 2K, or 4K Video up to 2000 Meters from a Host System

Press release date: August 30, 2012

The Matrox Avio F120 fiber-optic KVM extender is now available and offers a high-performance remote desktop for broadcast, post-production, and other graphics and video-intensive applications

Montreal, Canada - Matrox Graphics Inc. today announced the availability of the Matrox® Avio(TM) F120 fiber-optic KVM extender for the latency-free operation of a remote desktop at resolutions up to 4K. Designed for graphics and video-intensive applications such as broadcast and post-production, the Avio F120 transmitter/receiver set extends two single-link DVI (2x1920x1200) or one dual-link DVI (2560x1600 or 4096x2160) video and USB HID peripherals from the host system by up to 2000 m (6562 ft). The Avio F120's uncompressed transmission delivers exceptional graphics and video playback performance, with the computer centrally stored in a machine room via a single duplex LC-LC fiber-optic cable-critical requirements in industrial process control, oil and gas, 3D design and visualization, and military environments.

The Avio F120's support for 4K resolution content additionally provides a future-proof platform for professionals working with the industry's next-generation video resolution standard. Users benefit from the extension of a dual-link DVI, 4K display running at 30Hz, with the transmitter unit able to clone and share the remote desktop on a local 4K projector.

"The Matrox Avio F120 offers the perfect marriage between performance and ease of deployment, resulting in a highly sought-after solution for all graphics-intensive environments," said Caroline Injoyan, Business Development Manager at Matrox Graphics, Inc. "Remote operators enjoy the same user experience as at the workstation, while a single fiber-optic cable conveniently satisfies today's most advanced distance, security, safety, and installation needs."

Matrox will be showcasing the Matrox Avio F120 KVM extender at IBC 2012 at stand 7.B29, from September 7-11, 2012.

Matrox Avio F120 key features:

· Supports smooth HD, 2K, and 4K video playback without any dropped frames · Extends two single-link DVI video with maximum resolutions of 1920x1200 @60Hz per monitor or one dual-link DVI video at 2560x1600 @60Hz or 4096x2160 @30Hz · Drives maximum distances of 300 m (984 ft) in Multi-mode and 2000 m (6,562 ft) in Single-mode via an optional upgrade · Includes USB or PS/2 keyboard and mouse connectors, and multiple USB HID ports · Enables another user to access the host computer on a secondary desktop connected to the transmitter unit for maintenance purposes or to share the remote desktop on a collaborative video wall · DDC compliance and advanced EDID management for reliable communication between the remote monitors and host system · Compatible with Microsoft® Windows®, Linux®, Unix, and Mac OS® X operating systems

Availability

The Matrox Avio F120 KVM extender is now available. For more information, contact graphics@matrox.com.

· Avio F120 Transmitter Part number: AV-F120TXF · Avio F120 Receiver Part number: AV-F120RXF

About Matrox Graphics Inc. Matrox Graphics is a leading manufacturer of graphics solutions for professional markets. In-house design expertise, top-to-bottom manufacturing, and dedicated customer support make our solutions the premier choice in industries that require stable, high-reliability products. Founded in 1976, Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with representation and offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

For more information, visit www.matrox.com/graphics/aviof120_available or contact graphics@matrox.com.

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