Family of Real-Time H.264 Encoding Products Expands; Card Offers Up To Quad 4K Capture For Highly Flexible and High Density Encoding, Streaming, and Recording
Montreal, CA — January 11, 2017 — Today, Matrox announced the immediate availability of the next generation of Matrox’s H.264 AV-over-IP portfolio, the Matrox® Maevex™ 6100 quad encoder card. Delivering quad 4K input capture, the Maevex 6100 also offers multiple encodes, variable bitrates, and a broad choice of protocols, allowing simultaneous streaming and recording of four or more channels.
The flexible communication and powerful reach offered by the Maevex 6100 card—and included Matrox PowerStream Plus™ network management software—make this cutting-edge technology ideal for use in enterprise, government, education, digital signage or anywhere AV-over-IP is required.
"Today’s communications are being re-shaped by the rapid adoption of networked technologies," said Ron Berty, business development manager, Matrox. "Traditional AV content distribution, once available only via baseband signaling, now leverages ever-expanding IP networks to push and pull content. With Maevex 6100, we’re pushing forward exponential improvements in terms of streaming performance and reach. Maevex 6100 is a game-changer in AV-over-IP communications, offering the industry’s best price performance for high quality, video-over-IP streaming and recording.”
The Matrox Maevex 6100 quad encoder card delivers industry-leading 4K/UHD and Full HD multi-channel capture, encoding, streaming, and recording. Built on H.264, the world’s most common codec, this plug-and-play solution fits seamlessly into existing infrastructures and interoperates with any device on the network, ensuring high-density content distribution and system scalability.
The bundled Matrox PowerStream Plus software application and the available API provide flexible management of local or remote data, ensuring full reach and control over the entire network. PowerStream Plus allows access to Matrox’s powerful advanced hybrid streaming (AHS) features, including multiple source capture, multiple picture-in-picture (PIP) and picture-by-picture (PBP) composite options, and multi-protocol and multi-bitrate streaming. Designed to control all Maevex products, including the Maevex 5100 Series of encoders and decoders, PowerStream Plus allows for the fluid expansion of existing Maevex networks and allows users to pick and choose the Maevex product which best suits their AV streaming needs.
Key Features of Matrox Maevex 6100
Matrox Maevex 6100 is a 3/4 length PCI Express® 3.0 x8 card with 4 Mini HDMI (type C) inputs that allow the capture of up to four 4096x2160@30Hz sources. Offering RTSP, RTP and MPEG2.TS streaming support with an onboard RJ45 network connector (RTMP support to soon follow), the Maevex 6100 can encode a multitude of H.264 streams at the same or varying bitrates. Capable of simultaneous streaming and/or recording to shared network drives or network attached storage, the Maevex 6100 features programmable start time, recording duration, maximum file length, and file frequency.
The Matrox Maevex 6100 quad encoder card is available now. The Maevex 6100 will be on display, along with Matrox’s complete line of AV-over-IP products, at ISE 2017 (Amsterdam, Feb 7-10, Stand #12-E38).
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Matrox Graphics is a global manufacturer of reliable, high-quality ASICs, boards, appliances, and software. Backed by in-house design expertise and dedicated customer support, Matrox products deliver stellar capture, extension, distribution, and display. Engineering high-quality products since 1976, Matrox technology is trusted by professionals and partners worldwide. Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada. For more information, visit www.matrox.com/graphics.
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