Black Box at InfoComm 2024: Optimizing Control Rooms With AV-/KVM-Over-IP and High-Performance Video Wall Solutions

At InfoComm 2024 in Booth C9083, Black Box® will be presenting a full range of control room solutions featuring the IP KVM and AV-over-IP products used with the Radian Video Wall and ControlBridge® touch-panel control solutions. The company will offer booth visitors a demonstration of exciting new additions to the award-winning Emerald® product line, a competitive offering for control rooms that need high-quality KVM and video support.

High-performance AV solutions from Black Box address the requirements of modern control room, broadcast, gaming and esports environments. In addition to providing proven reliability, ensuring low-bandwidth requirements and enabling exceptional user experiences with anytime, anywhere access, these solutions lower users’ cost of ownership, support greater workflow optimization and contribute to nimbler IP-based operations.

Black Box Emerald AV WALL Brings Emerald DESKVUE to New Heights

At InfoComm 2024, Black Box will demonstrate an enhanced Emerald DESKVUE IP KVM receiver complete with the Emerald AV WALL feature set, winner of Sound & Video Contractor’s ISE 2024 Best of Show Award. Emerald DESKVUE enables users to access up to 16 sources and arrange them according to their requirements on up to four 4K screens (one screen can be 5K) to perform tasks as efficiently as possible. When users add AV WALL, they can move sources from DESKVUE to a 2x2 video wall to enhance collaboration with a local team.

Black Box Emerald AV WALL and Emerald DESKVUE

10G AV Over IP: Black Box MCX Provides Advanced AV Distribution and Peripheral Control With Multiview and Video Wall Functionality

MCX G2 is the next-generation AV-over-IP solution from Black Box. As a Software Defined Video over Ethernet (SDVoE) enabled solution, MCX utilizes the capabilities of commonplace modern network infrastructures to deliver up to 4K 60 Hz video and audio over IP without latency or compression. Because MCX is an IP-based solution, it can manage an infinite number of connected devices. This makes it perfect for a wide range of applications, such as bars and restaurants, enterprise applications, control rooms and operations centers, digital signage, receptions and entryways, conference rooms and boardrooms, education and more.

Black Box MCX allows AV and data payloads to exist on the same IT network.

1G AV Over IP: Black Box MediaCento Enables AV-Over-IP Distribution, Peripheral Control and Video Wall Functionality

Transforming the landscape of multimedia distribution, MediaCento from Black Box emerges as the quintessential solution for transmitting HDMI video over Ethernet, reaching an unparalleled number of screens within a local network.

MediaCento offers unparalleled versatility, empowering users to extend (unicast) audio/video from a single source to a solitary screen or effortlessly distribute (multicast) content across multiple screens. Whether the user requires seamless switching between multiple sources or the creation of captivating video walls, MediaCento stands as the answer to the industry’s multimedia needs.

Display up to 4K UHD video over IP to a virtually unlimited number of screens as far as the local network reaches with Black Box MediaCento.

Black Box Delivers a Custom-Configured Video Wall Platform With Radian

Black Box will highlight Radian, which empowers operators to display premium, ultrahigh-quality content from any source across multiscreen display walls in any creative configuration imaginable. As an operator adds, moves, resizes and changes content on the user interface, those changes are reflected on the video wall in real time.

With Radian, solutions are custom-configured to meet the specific requirements of the environment they will be used in. With a wide array of component options, a system is built by choosing a processor chassis and a combination of capture, streaming and graphics cards that meet the technical requirements of the user facility. With the addition of management software, users end up with a Radian Video Wall Controller purpose-built to provide mission-critical content visualization.

Black Box Radian empowers operators to display premium, ultrahigh-quality content from any source across multiscreen display walls in any creative configuration imaginable.

ControlBridge From Black Box Enables Integrated AV and Environmental Control

Designed to cater to the diverse needs of small to large conference rooms, classrooms, training centers and control rooms, ControlBridge offers comprehensive connectivity and effortless control over every aspect of a space.

ControlBridge from Black Box enables users to seamlessly connect and control a myriad of devices, including multimedia, AV, KVM and IP-enabled devices, as well as room automation systems.

Connect and control all devices within a room, from multimedia to room automation systems, with ControlBridge from Black Box.

Company Quote

“Our Radian Video Wall Processing system, along with our full range of AV product solutions, brings unmatched visualization to control rooms with AV distribution/extension and crystal-clear video walls. We are also showcasing a recent addition to our flagship Emerald IP KVM family, Emerald AV WALL, a software feature of our award-winning Emerald DESKVUE receiver, which enables DESKVUE users to create a 2x2 video wall for enhanced collaboration. Add in ControlBridge Control Panel to control the AV/KVM systems effortlessly. They’re an exciting combination for control room applications.” — David Muzinic, Senior Product Manager | AV and Connectivity Products

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Company Overview

Black Box® is a trusted IT solutions provider delivering cutting-edge technology solutions and world-class consulting services to businesses across the globe. The breadth of our global reach, continuous innovation, and depth of our expertise accelerate customer success by bringing people, ideas, and technology together to solve real-world business problems. Our IT infrastructure solutions, services, and products enable secure, flawless connectivity and meaningful collaboration for businesses in every major market across six continents.

To learn more, visit the Black Box website at Follow the company on X, formerly known as Twitter @BlackBox_ns. Black Box® and the Double Diamond logo are registered trademarks of BB Technologies, LLC.

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