Matrox: The Critical Technology Powering Broadcast Workflows At IBC

Matrox Video will feature the critical technology powering broadcast workflows for live, tier-1 programming; broadcast television; and specialty content production today and into the future.

Broadcasters, integrators, and developers will discover a range of production solutions:

Live Production – Software-Only Production of Tier-1 Live Content
Introducing Matrox ORIGIN, an empowering framework that redefines live production workflows for broadcast and media developers. A truly groundbreaking asynchronous and scalable architecture, Matrox ORIGIN offers a native, IT-based approach to television production, providing scalable, low-latency, and frame-accurate broadcast operations for tier-1 live television production. Bridging the worlds of broadcast and IT, Matrox ORIGIN guarantees synchronization throughout the live production process and overcomes the challenge of integrating video and IT. With the ORIGIN framework, accurate processing happens on any level within the distributed environment — on-prem or in the cloud. The framework manages inherent redundancy without requiring any additional intervention. It also supports redundancy across multiple Amazon Web Services (AWS) availability zones for mission-critical applications.

Matrox ORIGIN offers the freedom to choose on-prem or in the cloud, capex or opex, and best-of-breed products and services.

Video Conversion — Monitor, Route, and Convert Media
ConvertIP — Visitors interested in signal management — including two-way, high-density ST 2110-to-HDMI/SDI monitoring and conversion — are invited to the ConvertIP pod. There they will see how they can reduce the cost of ownership, ease switching requirements, and gain baseband monitoring flexibility and redundancy with Matrox ConvertIP. Thanks to the new daisy-chaining feature in ConvertIP Version 2.0, users can even send multiple streams through one connection and display any stream on any connected monitor. These fanless, NMOS-aware devices are 4K- and IPMX-ready, support both ST 2110-20 uncompressed and ST 2110-22 compressed JPEG XS workflows and include PoE+ for easy integration.

Remote Production and Contribution – Encode/Decode, Talkback and Tally, Return Feed
Monarch EDGE Encoders and Decoders — For remote production applications, users can send up to four synchronized SDI broadcast-quality camera feeds from any location over the open internet and/or public/private cloud using just one Monarch EDGE 4K/multiHD encoder and genlockable decoders. Built-in features like tally and talkback eliminate the need to purchase extra equipment, saving money and installation time. New at IBC 2023, Version 2.05 adds support for SCTE 104, closed captioning, and more for easier integration into broadcast workflows. Visitors to the Monarch EDGE pod will see how collaborator GlobalM depended on Monarch EDGE to cover Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral and why Monarch EDGE is “made for remote production.”

OEM Developer Products — Codec and I/O cards, On-prem and Cloud Media-Processing Services
Solution providers and developers create the broadcast and AV industry’s most successful and powerful products and services using Matrox Video OEM technology, and visitors will see the latest hardware and software advancements in the OEM area of the Matrox Video stand. Matrox Video will show how manufacturers, using a unified API, can save on development costs and gain the highest quality technology to easily integrate IP video processing, video capture and delivery, and software services into complete solutions or to offer complementary functionality.

ST 2110, H.264, SDI I/O – SDK Improvements
At the show, attendees will discover the latest improvements to the Matrox Video range of ST 2110 and H.264 encoders and decoders and SD/HD/UHD I/O cards. New features include ultra-low latency with sub-frame transfer, 8K support, and improved Linux support.

LUMA H.265 Codec Cards — New Release Based on Intel ARC GPU
Operators delivering H.265 will enjoy the LUMA H.265 codec card. This Matrox Video professional implementation of Intel ARC Graphics encodes/decodes multiple H.264 and H.265 streams for easy multiformat delivery. Matrox LUMA is available in a fanless, low-profile version for specialty applications and easy installation.

Remote Control and Operations — IP KVM Extension and Switching
Extio 3 4K IP KVM Extenders — Workstation operators can visualize more information and make faster decisions from a smaller equipment footprint with remote access and connectivity for studios, control rooms, and OB vans using Extio 3 4K IP KVM extenders over 1GbE networks. The latest updates include support for pressure-sensitive Wacom® tablets so graphic artists maintain full creative control even in remote locations. Users can create scalable and cost-effective 1GbE KVM matrix switching environments with secure, low-bitrate 4Kp60 4:4:4 and up to quad 1080p60 4:4:4 video extension and switching over LAN, WAN, or the internet.

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