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Vaddio Launches AV Bridge MatrixMIX Multipurpose AV Switcher

Newest AV switcher brings live production capabilities to UC applications

September 26, 2017

Eden Prairie, MN (Sept. 26, 2017) – Vaddio is now shipping its new AV Bridge™ MatrixMIX Multipurpose AV Switcher. The AV Bridge MatrixMIX is the industry’s first AV production switcher that brings live event production to UC applications such as Skype for Business, WebEx and Google Hangouts. This solution is Vaddio’s newest addition to the AV Bridge family – the industry standard for converting AV equipment to USB streams.

One product, many uses

With its innovative crossover design, the AV Bridge MatrixMIX can be used in a host of applications including live production, automated presentation, and unified conferencing and collaboration. The AV Bridge MatrixMIX offers a multi-functional feature set to combine switching, advanced camera control, streaming and graphics mixing capabilities – all from a single appliance.

“This built-in versatility will allow organizations to enhance their presentations or events with interactive content for a superior user experience, and live stream it to a UC application as well,” said Darrin Thurston, VP of Product Development, Vaddio.

When paired with Vaddio’s two other new products – the new PCC MatrixMIX Camera Controller, and TeleTouch 27 USB Touch-Screen Multiviewer, plus Vaddio cameras, audio devices or trigger sensors, an integrator can create customized solutions for a number of specific applications. For example, it can be used as a production switcher in a live event application, or it can be configured as a local presentation switcher for a lecture capture application in a larger lecture hall. The AV Bridge MatrixMIX can be configured for a PC-based collaboration session. Because it can be controlled and configured remotely, an operator can use the AV Bridge MatrixMIX in large enterprise and higher education applications where a centralized control center is used to control multiple AV rooms.

Simple to operate

“Because the AV Bridge MatrixMIX is very easy to use, IT staff can create a first-rate production without extensive training,” Thurston said. “The simplicity of the system is also advantageous for volunteer producers in a church setting. With the AV Bridge MatrixMIX and the TeleTouch MultiViewer, the volunteer simply touches the screen for live video production to choose which camera scene to use and it goes live.”

The AV Bridge MatrixMIX AV Switcher is an 8x2 video mixer that also provides multiviewer output. Its 11x7 audio mixer supports analog, HDMI, USB and IP audio channels. It offers embedded RTSP IP and USB 3.0 output streaming, plus two graphic keying layers per output channel.

Vaddio products are manufactured in the United States and carry a two-year standard warranty. For more information, visit www.vaddio.com.

About Vaddio

Vaddio, founded in 2003, designs, develops and manufactures professional quality PTZ cameras, Pro AV solutions and a full suite of Unified Communication and Collaboration systems for the audiovisual, collaboration and production markets. Vaddio solutions combine enterprise-class performance with system-configured design and are easy to install and easy to use. Backed by industry-leading support, Vaddio products enhance any AV experience by elevating the science of communication with the Art of Easy. For more information, visit www.vaddio.com or contact 1.800.572.2011 / info@vaddio.com in North America; +31.495.580.840 / emea.sales@milestone.com in EMEA; or +852.2145.4099 / asia.sales@milestone.com in Asia Pacific.

About Milestone

Milestone AV Technologies is a leading designer and manufacturer of branded audiovisual products including flat panel mounting solutions, projector mounts, projection screens, PTZ cameras, equipment racks and AV furniture for both the consumer and commercial AV markets. Milestone’s innovative products, sold principally under the Chief, Da-Lite, Vaddio, Sanus, and Projecta brand names, are sold through numerous channels, including Pro AV dealers, regional home theater dealers, consumer electronics retailers, mass merchants and original equipment manufacturers. The company has offices in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific supporting a global network of dealers. Distribution centers are located in Minnesota (U.S.), California (U.S.), Indiana (U.S.), Ohio (U.S.), Hong Kong and the Netherlands. Milestone currently serves a broad base of more than 6,000 global customers with headquarters in Eden Prairie, Minn.

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