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DVDO Introduces 4x4 Ultra HD Matrix Switcher Designed for Ultimate Flexibility in Residential and Commercial Applications

1_main_largeSUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DVDO®, Inc., an award-winning provider of high-quality video connectivity solutions, today announced the availability of the Matrix44™, the 4K HDMI® matrix switcher that provides four HDMI 2.0 inputs and four discrete HDMI 2.0 outputs to transmit up to 4K at 50/60Hz while supporting 3D, Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio. Designed for both home and commercial use, it provides intuitive control, fast independent switching and discrete outputs for installers and home theater enthusiasts. Matrix44 is now available at an MSRP of $1499 from authorized DVDO distributors, dealers and online partners.

“We’ve taken our popular Matrix6™ and upgraded the feature-set to include full 4x4 capability, integrated TCP/IP control, and added Android control capabilities to make this an easy-to-use and robust matrix switching system for pros,” said Doug Fealtman, general manager of DVDO. “Whether you’re a home theater enthusiast looking to consolidate your HD and 4K sources, or an installer that wants leading-edge performance with full command and control, the new Matrix44 simply delivers.”

Broad Control Options

Matrix44 offers easy control from a built-in Web server for setup and monitoring, direct TCP/IP, telnet, RS232, and IR for easy integration into a higher-level control system. For standalone applications, a wireless Android application is also available. Front panel controls are straightforward and allow individual output control, direct jump to preset connections, and the ability to lock out the front panel controls to prevent unwanted changes.

Installer Centric

With a locking power connector, rack mount tabs, remote Web access and easy field-upgradable firmware, Matrix44 is designed with the installer in mind.

Advanced EDID Management

Matrix44 ensures universal display compatibility through dynamic EDID control. Multiple EDID options from sink duplication to a variety of preset EDIDs enable simple and reliable home theater or commercial AV installations.

Additional Matrix44 Features

  • Supports four HDMI 2.0 inputs and four discrete outputs
  • Flash-free mode (switching inputs on one output does not interrupt the others)
  • 3D-TV support
  • RS232 Serial interface for control systems
  • Supports up to Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD
  • USB for easy firmware update
  • Direct IR control
  • HDMI certified

More information about DVDO’s extensive line of home theater video connectivity solutions can be found at www.dvdo.com.

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About DVDO, Inc.

DVDO, Inc., a Lattice Semiconductor company, delivers award-winning video connectivity solutions for professional installers and end users. DVDO’s video switchers, wireless adapters and video processors feature advanced technologies to provide professional-quality video from multiple sources across a wide range of displays. For more information, visit www.dvdo.com.

DVDO and the DVDO logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Silicon Image, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners in the United States and/or other countries.

Posted by Shane Sturgeon, April 2, 2015 1:55 AM

About Shane Sturgeon

Shane Sturgeon is the Co-Publisher and Chief Technologist of HDTV Magazine, an industry publication with HDTV roots going back to 1984, when Dale Cripps founded The HDTV Newsletter. Today, HDTV Magazine is a leading online resource for HDTV news and information and captures the eyes and imaginations of over 3 million visitors annually. Mr. Sturgeon has a background in information technology and has served in various consulting capacities for Fortune 500 companies such as J.P. Morgan Chase, Verizon Communications, Proctor & Gamble and Nationwide Insurance. He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Wright State University.