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Articles September-October 2020

Bose Integrator Fine Arts Solution Exploits Arenamatch Flexibility for Outdoor Installations

AV outdoor installations especially in sensitive constructions with peculiar physical restrictions require Speaker systems that are manipulative, customizable, for coverage horizontally and vertically..... read more

Acoustic and Audio System Design for Small Rooms – Part 3 - By Rahul Sarma

In Part 2 of the series, we spoke about the importance of sound isolation and how background noise can adversely impact the dynamic range of the audio playback. In Part 3 of the series..... read more

Articles July-August 2020

Banking On EYTE

EYTE Technologies Pvt. Ltd. spearheaded by Abdul Waheed was instrumental in helping realise a vision for UBS’ new Pune Office that works to automate and streamline Collaboration..... read more

Delta to Gain Momentum with Corporate and Education AV Solutions

The AV Industry business is experiencing positive growth in the iFPD segment for applications which include education and corporate..... read more

EULOGY - Ranjit Singh

Much-admired and acclaimed AV consultant, educator, speaker, trainer and AV-ICN CAVS instructor, Ranjit Singh, passed away on May 15, 2020 in Singapore leaving behind a huge void within the global..... read more

Acoustic and Audio System Design for Small Rooms- Part 2

In part 1 of this series we defined a small room, introduced the concept of sound waves as they relate to phase shift and comb filtering, and even touched on the Haas (precedence) effect. In this article, we will talk..... read more

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ATEN Introduces New Switches for Professional Presentations

The ATEN VP14 series empowers multi-format connectivity and boosts the efficiency and impact of professional presentations

ATEN International, the leading provider of AV/IT connectivity and management solutions, today introduces two new models of presentation switches, the VP1420 4 x 2 True 4K Presentation Matrix Switch, and the VP1421 4 x 2 True 4K Presentation Matrix Switch with Scaling, DSP, and HDBaseT-Lite, enabling users to enhance the efficiency of their professional presentations. The ATEN VP14 series is comprised of multi-in-one presentation switches that integrate a video matrix, True 4K scaler, audio processor, and analog-to-digital converter functions into one compact device. Moreover, the VP1421 has additional support for one HDBaseT input/output. With four analog/digital inputs, the VP14 series is designed to boost the impact of any professional presentation in small to medium-sized meeting rooms and educational spaces, such as huddle rooms, classrooms, training rooms, or any other presentation environments.

Innovative features of the ATEN VP14 series are as follows:

  • True 4K, HDR Visual Clarity – Supports resolutions up to 4096 x 2160 @ 60Hz (4:4:4) with HDR to deliver vivid content in every presentation.
  • Smooth AV Switching Scaled to Perfection – Connect up to 4 sources (VP1420: 3 HDMI, 1 VGA; VP1421: 1 HDBaseT, 2 HDMI, 1 VGA), smoothly switch between them and display contents scaled perfectly to True 4K and 1080p simultaneously. 
  • Flexible Audio Embedding / De-Embedding – Supports stereo audio embedding and HDMI audio de-embedding to different audio outputs to ease adaptation to your preferred audio setup. The VP1421 also support HDMI/HDBaseT audio de-embedding.
  • Versatile Control, Streamlined Operations – Control via front-panel pushbuttons, IR remote, web-based GUI and any control interface via RS-232, Ethernet, and Contact Closure to streamline your operations.

Additional features of the ATEN VP1421:

HDBaseT Extended Transmission over One Cable – Simplifies cabling and transmits AV, power, and bi-directional RS-232 and IR control signals up to 140m via Cat 6/6a or ATEN 2L-2910 Cat 6 cables (applying both HDBaseT input and output ports).