Emerald® KVM-over-IP Matrix & Extension – Features HD & 4K

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Introducing Unified KVM

Emerald® 4K KVM over IP is a Unified KVM converged system that delivers pixel-perfect HD or 4K video, transparent USB 2.0 and audio over an IP network.

  • Supports any combination and number of physical and virtual desktops and servers
  • Connect to virtual machines, including VMware®, through PCoIP virtual machine access
  • Virtual machine sharing allows the same virtual machine to be shared between multiple users with keyboard and mouse control
  • Remote App Software Receiver to simultaneously access multiple connections from your desktop
  • ZeroU Transmitter helps you to save valuable rack space

That’s Unified KVM with Emerald, and you do not have to imagine it because it is here.

  • Remote Computer and Server Access
    Access and manage an unlimited number of PCs from any location and share resources such as hardware and licenses across a dedicated KVM network, an existing IP network, or even the internet
  • 4K over IP KVM Matrix Switching
    High performance, secure KVM and AV routing of 4K60 DisplayPort 1.2 and HD DVI or DisplayPort 1.1 video as well as transparent USB 2.0 Signals and bi-directional analog audio
  • Out of Band Remote Server Access
    Secure high-speed access to an unlimited number of endpoints like servers, PCs and virtual machines
  • Remote BIOS-Level Access
    Benefit from BIOS-level access to troubleshoot, reconfigure, reboot and power cycle servers remotely
  • Remote Virtual Machine Access
    Provide access to virtual machines, such as VMware and Microsoft over RDP 8.1 or PCoIP, to lower IT costs
  • Network Monitoring
    Set up user access control, monitor bandwidth, receive automated security alerts and more

Emerald Benefits and Features

Future-Proof Video

Even if you're not quite ready for 4K, you’re still ready for Emerald. Start with HD and add 4K at your own pace.

  • HD and 4K video transmission over standard IP network infrastructure or a dedicated network
  • Unlimited scalability of endpoints (non-blocking) including virtual machines
  • Enhance your existing Black Box matrix switching solutions with Emerald

Virtualization Support

Emerald simplifies virtualization, making it simple for you to use any combination of physical and virtual servers for an easy migration path.

  • Any combination and number of physical and virtual servers and desktops
  • Support for VMWare® and Microsoft®, using RDP, RemoteFX, and PCoIP
  • Users can work anywhere with easy access to everything

HD or 4K video & USB 2.0 over IP

With more capabilities than other KVM solutions currently on the market, Emerald delivers superior value, lowering your ownership cost.

  • Pixel-perfect, lossless compression of resolutions up to 4K at 60 fps with 10-bit color
  • True USB emulation, supporting Wacom® tablets and other high-speed USB 2.0 devices
  • USB-powered ZeroU Transmitter that consumes zero rack space

Reliability and Performance

Designed with 24/7/365 critical applications in mind, Emerald provides for network resilience at every level.

  • Redundant network interfaces supporting both CATx and fiber connections through SFP slots
  • Configurable with redundant paths and server endpoints for fail-safe backup
  • Capable of supporting complete switchover to a backup control room location

New: Emerald Remote App for Microsoft Windows® 10

The Emerald Remote App is a new KVM software receiver that enables remote computer access to both physical and virtual machines from any Windows 10 device. The Remote App increases mobility, device access and monitoring on your Emerald System and delivers a full HD video desktop experience up to 40 fps from multiple connections that can be launched simultaneously. This facilitates device management and access to your Emerald KVM network from anywhere you want.

  • Supports HD video up to 1920 x 1200 and provides access to both physical and virtual machines over an IP network or WAN connections
  • Open connections to multiple devices simultaneously
  • License-based access authenticated by the Boxilla® KVM Network Manager in real time, ensuring the Emerald administrator has full control
  1. Boxilla KVM Manager is required for demo purposes
  2. App only works in conjunction with valid licence

Emerald Use Cases

Engineered for KVM Networks Extending Across a Building or Around the World

Multiple Sites Application

Emerald KVM Matrix Switching

KVM Network Application

Dual Network Support for Fail-Safe Operation

Resilient KVM Networks

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Let us help you find the best solution

One of our Emerald KVM experts will help you design and deploy the right KVM solution for your business objectives. 

Industry Applications

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Optimize performance, reliability and workflow efficiency in broadcast and post-production environments

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Experience pixel-perfect HD or 4K video resolution for high-quality imaging with no blurring or pixelation

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Keep servers off the manufacturing floor in a safe, secure location, across the building, campus or country

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Public Safety

Remotely share information between field and operations centers to improve situational awareness and response times

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Access, control, and scale physical and remote resources instantaneously in both tactical and strategic environments

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Air Traffic Management

Emerald was designed with 24/7/365 mission-critical environments like yours in mind


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