Product News: Communication Systems & Equipment

Video Decoder increases virtual matrix display flexibility.

Press Release Summary:

Video Decoder increases virtual matrix display flexibility.

Nov 27, 2012 - Supporting up to 2 monitors, each able to display up to 64 video streams, dual-channel VN-DECODER-2 enables support of remote or add-on viewing stations that require only live video display. Video can be controlled and driven by PLC and IP keypad when used at edge location, without need for traditional keyboard, mouse, and monitor. Decoder offers DVI and HDMI output, supports VGA input via adapter, and also supports 1080p HD video, 16x9 viewing, and H.264 compression.

Original Press Release

Vicon's VN-Decoder-2 Adds New Flexibility for Virtual Matrix Displays

Press release date: Nov 12, 2012

Hauppauge, NY: - Vicon Industries Inc., a leading designer and producer of network video management systems, introduces the VN-DECODER-2, a 2-channel video decoder that provides added flexibility for Vicon’s Virtual Matrix Display system topology. The device provides a cost-effective means to support remote or add-on viewing stations that require only live video display, such as the view of building entrances from a reception desk. Each VN-DECODER-2 supports up to two monitors, each with the ability to display up to 64 video streams on each monitor.   When used at an edge location, such as a public view monitor or a guard shack, the video can be controlled and driven by a programmable logic controller (PLC) and IP keypad, without the need for a traditional keyboard, mouse and monitor.

The VN-DECODER-2 offers both DVI and HDMI output; an adapter allows the DVI output to connect to a VGA monitor input. It supports 1080p high-definition video, 16x9 viewing and H.264 compression. An external power supply keeps the unit cool and running quietly. A short video providing a product overview can be viewed at: Complete specifications are posted at

About Vicon Industries Inc.
Vicon Industries Inc., listed on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol “VII,” designs, manufactures and markets a broad line of products used in integrated video surveillance systems. ’s marketing and development efforts focus on today’s leading edge security technologies, including digital recording and IP video solutions, matrix controls, cameras, monitors, mounting accessories, remote positioning devices and fiber optic equipment. Company’s products are used in a variety of surveillance, security, safety a

Margie Gurwin
Director of Marketing
Vicon Industries Inc.
631-952-2288, ext. 324