ATEN International, the world-leading designer and manufacturer of advanced connectivity and management solutions, today announced the launch of the ATEN VanCryst™ VM5808H- 8x8 HDMI Matrix Switch with Scaler that provides exceptional switching speed for real-time HDCP audio/video content, without compromising quality and reliability. The VM5808H is ideal for environments where instantaneous switching of HDMIcontent are critical to the viewing experience, such as live-streaming events, auctions, racing and entertainment, and surveillance applications.
“To broadcast live and time-crucial events to perfection, video switching is vital and must be instantaneous. ATEN's VanCryst VM5808H is designed to support mixed deployments with different video sources, monitors and resolutions, eliminating signal loss and degradation,” explained Kevin Chen, President of ATEN International.“The VM5808H features Seamless Switch, utilizing a unique scaler technology that helps to flexibly scale video outputs from various source formats, while delivering continuous video contents in real-time without any frame loss. It offers the flexibility to leverage the broadest range of equipment without compromising the viewing experience. The VM5808H is perfect for live-streamingevents such as concerts, sportsand gaming that require real-time viewing and playback.”
The VM5808H HDMI Matrix Switchoffers the capability to route any of eight HDMI sources to any of eight HDMI displays and resolution types. It can independently switch and arrange HDMI inputs and outputs in different combinations, as well as provide a quick view of all port connections via the front panel LCD.
The VM5808H features unique Seamless Switch™ functionthat utilizes ATEN’s high-performing scaling enginein its FPGA chips to unify the video formats and deliver continuous video streams, real-time switching and stable signal transmission.With the scaling technology, variousinput video resolutions can be scaled expertly to the target display's native resolution, givingviewers the best picture and video quality.Additionally, the scaling engine offers a range of aspect settings that automatically adjusts the picture ratio to ensure an optimal viewing experience.
Through ATEN’s exclusive EDID Expert technology, VM5808H automatically selects optimum EDID settings for smooth power-up, andevencanbeedited for critical compatible issue.The EDID functionality allows video sources to communicate with the display and its native resolutionand ensuresoptimal image quality as well as overall system reliability.
Established in 1979, ATEN International Co., Ltd (aten.com) is the world-leading designer and manufacturer of advanced connectivity and management solutions. ATEN is dedicated to the vision"Simply Better Connections," and provides innovative solutions for customers to make better connections, efficiently and seamlessly, to the information and people. ATEN's product range covers complete IT Infrastructure Access Management, Professional A/V, Green Energy and Consumer Electronics solutions from entry level operations to the enterprisemarket. ATEN is headquartered in Taiwan, and strategically located with subsidiaries or sales offices in China, Japan, Korea, Belgium, the UK, the US, and Russia. Together with its R&D and manufacturing centers in Taiwan, China and Canada, ATEN employs a total of more than 1600 people worldwide.