KanexPro has announced a new line of AV-over-IP Encoders and Decoders that will debut in booth C3944 at InfoComm 2018. The Network AV over IP Decoder and Receiver (EXT-NETAVKIT) is a set with one HDMI input, one local HDMI output with multiple phoenix connectors for audio output and a LAN (Ethernet) port with RS232 control port for by passing third-party devices. Users can decode IP audio and video up to 330 feet (100 meters) with low latency of 1.5 frames per millisecond with the EXT-NETAVTRX Decoder. Utilizing advanced H.264 compression algorithm, the EXT-NETAVTX Encoder transmits full HD 1080p/60 to HDMI-based displays. The EXT-NETAVTRX is HDCP compliant and can be paired with one to one, one to many or many to many EXT-NETAVTX Encoders creating a traditional matrix scheme of AV signals routing.
The EXT-NETAVKIT offers a configurable low-bandwidth H.264 matrix with what they are calling “lossless resolutions” up to 1920×1080@60fps. With the EXT-NETAVKIT, users can create a video wall or multi-view by adding multiple encoders and decoders to a single application. The EXT-NETAVTX (transmitter sold separately) offers one central control over web-based GUI to manage sources and displays. Featuring a built-in controller, the EXT-NETAVTX manages HDMI sources and display devices utilizing a web-based GUI, a mobile app or any third-party control system.