Emerald™ - 4K KVM over IP Matrix Switching & Extension

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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 over an IP network, a proprietary direct connection or both.

  • Supports any combination and number of physical and virtual desktops and servers
  • Provides true USB emulation.

That’s Unified KVM with Emerald™, and you don’t have to imagine it because it’s here.

Available for purchase in July '18
 
  • 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 video as well as transparent USB 2.0 signals
  • 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

Futureproof

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®, Microsoft®, and Citrix™, using RDP, RemoteFX, and PCoIP
  • Users can work anywhere with easy access to everything
 

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

2K or 4K over IP or Direct Connect

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
  • Choose between a proprietary Emerald™ KVM matrix switch or a standard IP switch – or combine both
  • True USB emulation, supporting Wacom® tablets and other high-speed USB 2.0 devices

Emerald™ Use Cases

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

Multiple Sites Application

Combined Proprietary and Direct Connect KVM Matrix Switching

KVM Network Application

Dual Network Support for Fail-Safe Operation

Resilient KVM Networks

Emerald™ System Components

The following products will be part of our new Emerald™ Unified KVM solution. Get in touch with us to discover how they integrate with your existing systems.
Available for purchase in July '18

Emerald™ Transmitters & Receivers

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Emerald 2K and 4K Transmitters/Receivers

  • 4K Single-Head Transmitter and Receiver
  • 2K Dual-Head Transmitter and Receiver
  • 2K Single-Head Transmitter and Receiver

Emerald IP Switches

  • 48-Port 1G Network Switch
  • 28-Port 10G Network Switch
  • 32-Port 100G Network Switch

Emerald KVM Matrix Switches

  • 48-Port Standard Speed Direct Connect Switch
  • 28-Port High-Speed Matrix Direct Connect Switch
  • 32-Port Ultra Speed Matrix Direct Connect Switch

Emerald SFP Modules

  • SFP+ 10Gb, Extended Diagnostics, 850-nm Multimode Fiber, 300-m
  • SFP+ 10GBASE-SR, 1310-nm Single-Mode Fiber, 10 km

Industry Applications

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Broadcasting

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

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Medical

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

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Industrial

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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Defense

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
 

Emerald™ Resources

Webinar

Emerald Webinar

"Connecting Your Control Room to Unified KVM"

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