Vaddio Launches Multipurpose AV Switcher
Minnesota AV manufacturer Vaddio has announced that they will now be shipping their new AV Bridge MatrixMIX Multipurpose AV Switcher, "the industry's first AV production switcher that brings live event production to UCC applications." Being Vaddio's newest AV Bridge solution, allowing the conversion of AV equipment to USB streams, the AV BridgeMIX "can be used in a host of applications including live production, automated presentation, and unified conferencing and collaboration […] all from a single appliance, as stated in the company's press release.
Vaddio's VP of Product Development, Darrin Thurston, explained that the "built-in versatility will allow organizations to enhance their presentations or events with interactive content for a superior user experience, and live stream it to a UCC application as well."
The device boasts interplay with Vaddio's other products such as the MatrixMIX Camera Controller and the TeleTouch 27 USB Touch-Screen Multiviewer that allow integrators to create "customized solutions for a number of specific applications." In addition, remote accessibility is also featured.
Thurston added that "because the AV Bridge MatrixMIX is very easy to use, IT staff can create a first-rate production without extensive training" explaining the advantages of such a product in volunteer settings.
The AV Bridge MatrixMIX AV Switcher, an 8x2 video mixer that provides multi viewer output, supports analog, HDMI, USB and IP audio channels, offering embedded RTSP IP and USB 3.0 output streaming as well as four graphic keying layers per output channel.