G&D at BVE2015: “High-Resolution” Start into Trade Show Season

G&D look forward to welcoming their visitors at stand L44 and to interesting discussions about KVM and more

Guntermann & Drunck (G&D) will start their yearly trade shows around the globe at BVE. The German KVM equipment will make its first stop of 2015 at the ExCel in London. Here, G&D will show new solutions to extend and switch 4K video, USB 3.0 as well as new KVM extensions.

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4K video via matrix
For the first time at the upcoming BVE, Guntermann & Drunck will introduce their components to transmit high resolution video via matrix to the British market. They support a bandwidth of 300 mega pixels/s allowing 2k and 4k resolutions (up to 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz or 4096 x 2160 @ 30 Hz).

The KVM products let users integrate computers and monitors with DisplayPort into heterogeneous matrix switch installations (ControlCenter-Digital and DVICenter). Any modules transmit signals using CAT cables or optical fibres and therefore are able to bridge distances up to 10,000 m.

G&D offers computer modules (DP-HR-CPU) and user modules (DP-HR-CON) for various expansion stages differing in the number of video channels, the transmission medium, the transparent USB transmission and the possibility to control redundant matrix switch clusters.

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Coming as another advantage of matrix applications is the support of CrossDisplay-Switching. To switch between different computers, users simply run their mouse cursor over the monitors, which can be placed in any order. Even multi-head or multi-channel applications can be integrated into any individual monitor arrangements.

Variety of signals from KVM to SDI up to USB 3.0
So far signal types like PS/2, VGA, DVI, DisplayPort, transparent USB and RS232, and audio formed the transmission standard of KVM solutions. Now G&D enable the integration of none-KVM devices or signals from third party suppliers. Together with standard KVM signals, these signals can be switched and extended via KVM matrix. In detail this means that the plug-in cards of the central module of the ControlCenter-Digital now support SDI, HD-SDI, 3G-SDI, USB 3.0 and 1 GB Ethernet. Installations across systems like the implementation of SDI feeds into live productions now become reality.

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KVM extensions for 4K – now with DisplayPort
G&D have also added a new DisplayPort variant to their range of KVM extenders. The extender DL-Vision-DP transmits keyboard and video from DisplayPort sources (up to 4096 x 2160 @ 60 Hz), mouse, audio, USB 2.0 and RS232 transparent over distances up to 10,000 m using optical fibres. The new system is compatible with the existing DL-Vision series, which transmits all signals listed above except of dual-link DVI instead of DisplayPort signals. Both systems can be combined with each other.

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