Black Box helps you transition your control room connectivity infrastructure to a new age where remote access, 4k over IP and high-end display solutions make your workflows more efficient and your critical operations fail-safe. We combine more than 40 years of industry experience and a comprehensive portfolio of technology products to support you throughout every step of your control room project. Our solutions give you complete connectivity, complete control, and complete visualisation, today and in the future.
Switch, extend and share access to remote computers through Emerald Unified KVM and manage video signal routing and extension to multiple displays with our complete line of KVM solutions.
Increase operator response time with intuitive, touch screen and keyboard/mouse-based control for multiple systems and servers.
Improve situational awareness and make better decisions with real-time data visualisation through shared video walls.
Securely manage and monitor critical processes from a backup control room and stream live IP video over LAN or WAN.
Secure data and network availability with professional-grade AV cables, networking components and IT infrastructure products.
Take full control of your entire network to monitor critical events, provide sufficient bandwidth and secure critical connections.
Make decisions from a common operating picture or shared display.
Rely on proven connectivity for all of your networking, cables, AV and infrastructure needs.
Simplify signal management, switching and extension and remote sharing from anywhere, at any time.
An Emergency Management agency sought to upgrade its control room infrastructure for effective disaster response. They partnered with Black Box, impressed by its reputation and previous setups. Black Box provided a comprehensive solution, including a Radian Flex Video Wall, an Emerald KVM-over-IP system, and ControlBridge touch panels, enhancing situational awareness and efficiency. The system met all requirements, facilitating quick, informed decisions and offering future-proof features.Read Case Study
A system integrator's client upgraded their control room with the help of a Black Box KVM application expert, utilizing the Emerald KVM over IP solution for 4K connections, remote access, and multi-site control while reducing bandwidth consumption. The system, which was developed over two years, offers efficient operation, ease of deployment, and improved reliability over the previous system. The successful implementation has led to a fully functional 4K KVM over IP system, providing operators with remote access to all systems, and will likely influence future upgrades at other sites.Read Case Study
Returkraft, a waste-to-energy plant, addressed a control room explosion by swiftly deploying a temporary control room using Black Box's Emerald PE KVM solution, provided via Nordlo. It ensures safety and efficiency while paving the way for a permanent control room.Read Case Study
As part of the move to a new building, a police department based in the north of Europe planned to overhaul their command and control room equipment. Their existing control room used legacy analog technology and was a mix of KVM point-to-point extensions (VGA-PS2 and VGA-USB) and small desktop KVM switches to give single-user access to one or two remote systems.Read Case Study
The technical support staff at a large German airport operations center wanted to avoid heat and noise in a central control room while efficiently monitoring access control, security camera surveillance, and general airport security. They enlisted Black Box, and we implemented a highly reliable, 24/7 DKM system that is primed for expansion when the need arises. Operators now enjoy a quiet, cool, secure work area that compels them to work productively.Read Case Study
A prominent European Police Department, with 15 stations and over 14,000 staff, faced challenges in efficiently monitoring daily emergency traffic at its main control center. Partnering with Black Box, they developed a solution combining an NEC 55" LED Video wall, a Black Box DKM FX KVM Matrix, and a remote control touch panel, streamlining call prioritization and response times.Read Case Study
A weather monitoring organization collaborated with Black Box to transition and upgrade their control room systems to a new facility. Black Box provided network infrastructure, a KVM Matrix Switch for remote PC access, and a Radian video wall system. The upgraded control room streamlined operations, enhanced workflows, and improved display capabilities throughout the new building.Read Case Study
With a desire to use the most advanced modern technology, a major broadcasting company is currently building a new large broadcast campus. The company has already installed eight DESKVUE receivers in their control rooms, with more to come as additional buildings are completed. Operators are pleased with the improved view using a single 5K curved monitor and fast, intuitive system switching.Read Case Study
A Brazilian waste management company improves performance and streamlines management for remote users who access its new command/control room.Read Case Study
When updating their more than two-decade old control room, the California's Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) turned to Black Box to implement a flexible, secure, efficient, ergonomic, and intuitive solution for signal extension and switching. Discover how our Emerald KVM over IP helped provide seamless communications and control.Read Case Study
The Dayton Dragons, a successful Single-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, upgraded their video, audio, and control systems to create an unmatched fan experience. Mandalay Creative Services, in partnership with Black Box, installed a digital KVM matrix solution using DKM products, enabling multiple productions simultaneously with maximum uptime and high video quality. The DKM system's flexibility and reliability provided major league capabilities on a minor league budget, meeting the team's high standards.Read Case Study
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