A New HDMI Signal Extender Sails In From Ocean Matrix


SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — Ocean Matrix, a provider of interface solutions for video and pro-AV users, has just unveiled a new HDMI signal extender that routes up to 99 HDMI sources to multiple HDMI devices over a local area network (LAN) using IGMP (Internet Group Management Protocol).

The Ocean Matrix OMX-HDMI-2-IPV2 extender can be used for multipoint to multipoint and point to multipoint applications with a maximum resolution of [email protected], transmitting HDMI over a single CAT5/5e/6 cable up to 394 feet.

The extender includes a computer interface software for selecting and switching source devices and features an IR pass back function for control at the receiver location.

“This cost-effective extender allows for unlimited distances in streaming HDMI over networks for uses such as digital signage, educational streaming, security monitoring, and control room/command centers,” Dan Coscarella, Ocean Matrix Product Manager, said.

Ocean Matrix is a division of Tower Products, which serves the Broadcast and Pro-AV industry.

The Ocean Matrix toolbox consists of distribution amplifiers, extenders, converters, hum eliminators, and video switchers.