Product News: Communication Systems & Equipment
KVM Extender drives uncompressed dual-DVI peripherals.
Press Release Summary:
April 24, 2012 - For graphics-intensive and visualization applications, Avio(TM) F120 transmitter and receiver pair extends 2 single-link DVI video, keyboard, mouse, audio, and USB HID devices from host system by up to 6,562 ft using one duplex LC-LC fiber optic cable. Uncompressed fiber optic transmission maintains graphics performance and full frame-rate HD video playback with no latency at remote station. System-agnostic design and OS compatibility aid plug-and-play deployment in myriad environments.
Original Press Release
Matrox Debuts Avio F120 KVM Extender to Drive Uncompressed Dual-DVI, Peripherals Using Single Fiber-Optic Cable up to 2000 Meters
Press release date: April 11, 2012
Montreal, Canada - Matrox Graphics Inc. today unveiled Matrox® Avio(TM) F120, the first in a new line of fiber-optic KVM extenders designed for graphics-intensive and visualization applications. The Avio F120 transmitter and receiver pair extends two single-link DVI video, keyboard, mouse, audio, and USB HID devices from the host system by up to 2000 m (6562 ft) using a single duplex LC-LC fiber-optic cable. The uncompressed fiber-optic transmission maintains graphics performance and full frame-rate HD video playback with no latency at the remote station, while the computer remains safely secured in a climate-controlled machine room for enhanced security and easier IT maintenance. Furthermore, the Avio F120's system-agnostic design and wide-ranging OS compatibility facilitate true plug-and-play deployment in industrial process control, oil and gas, 3D design and visualization, government, and military environments.
Matrox will be showcasing the Avio F120 KVM extender at NAB 2012 in booth# SL5115, from April 16-19, 2012.
"Matrox Avio F120 can separate the system's I/O functionality from the system to reliably meet distance, security, safety, multi-display, and performance requirements," said Caroline Injoyan, Business Development Manager at Matrox Graphics, Inc. "The Avio F120 uses just one fiber-optic cable to transmit all I/O signals from the host computer to the remote dual-monitor station, drastically simplifying installation while enabling an uncompromised user experience, which are essential in high-performance applications."
Additional Matrox Avio F120 features:
Availability The new Matrox Avio F120 KVM extender is available as of May 2012. For more information, visit www.matrox.com/graphics or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Part number: AV-F120TXF
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.