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IOGEAR Offers Behind-The-Scenes A/V Connectivity with new AVIOR Series of Products [09-08-2011]

New A/V distribution gear from IOGEAR’s custom install line give CEDIA dealers and installers more flexibility and higher profits for residential and commercial projects.

Indianapolis, IN - CEDIA EXPO 2011 - September 8-10, 2011 - Booth# 5233 - Today at CEDIA Expo 2011, IOGEAR announce the newest additions to the AVIOR Series of A/V distribution products, highlighted by the unveiling of 3D-ready splitters and switchers that will give installers more flexibility when dealing with multiple displays and components. Content streaming demos and accessories that highlight the company's commitment to convergence through connectivity will also be displayed.

As 3D displays continue to work their way into more entertainment rooms and venues, the need for products capable of distributing 3D content will grow. AVIOR's 4 and 8-port HDMI® Audio / Video switchers allow users to switch between as many as eight HDMI sources on a single display. With fundamental support for 1080p with deep color as well as Dolby® TrueHD and DTS® HD Master Audio and an RS-232 port, the switchers are primed for the most technically advanced A/V set-ups.

  • AVIOR 4-Port HD Audio / Video Switch with RS-232 Support - GHSW8141
  • AVIOR 8-Port HD Audio / Video Switch with RS-232 Support - GHSW8181

Performing the opposite A/V distribution task are the new 4 and 8-port HDMI Audio / Video splitters which take A/V signals from a single HDMI source and direct it to as many as eight separate HD TVs or displays with 3D support. Also HDCP compliant, the splitters support the highest quality HD video and multi-channel digital audio; enabling the splitting of HD, non-HD or 3D content from DVR / Set-top boxes, Blu-ray players, computers and other devices. Both models also offer cascading up to three levels with the 4-port version supporting 64 HDMI signals and the 8-port supporting up to 512 HDMI signals.

  • AVIOR 4-Port HD Audio / Video Splitter - GHSP8114
  • AVIOR 8-Port HD Audio / Video Splitter - GHSP8118

Also on display at CEDIA Expo is the rack-mountable AVIOR GHMS8044 4x4 HD Audio / Video Matrix Switch with RS-232 and multi-channel digital audio. This important accessory connects up to four full HD 1080p source devices and routes them to any of four connected HD displays. The four HDMI inputs allow devices such as Blu-ray / DVD players, DVRs, cable boxes and media servers to cross switch between devices or split a single source in mirror mode to as many as four HDMI equipped HD displays.

The GHMS8044 supports Full HD 1080p and 3D with HDCP compliance along with Dolby® TrueHD and DTS® HD Master Audio for a total high-end matrix switching install solution. Individual sources are accessible for switching, cross switching or setting to mirror mode by convenient front panel pushbutton, IR remote, or by the RS232 port for total professional control.

  • AVIOR 4x4 HD Audio / Video Matrix - GHMS8044

Along with the switcher, splitter and matrix showings, IOGEAR will be demonstrating wireless A/V streaming courtesy of the AVIOR Wireless HD Kit (GWAK8141K) which can stream 1080p content up to 100 feet. Easy to install and ideal for installations where wire runs aren't an option, the Wireless HD Kit opens up profit streams for retrofit projects. Additionally, IOGEAR will have a host of adapters and wireless Bluetooth and A/V keyboards aimed at bringing convenient functionality to installers and their customers.

A/V streaming and distribution demos and more information on IOGEAR's AVIOR Series products can be found at booth #5233 at CEDIA Expo in Indianapolis this September 8-10, 2011.

The AVIOR Series is a comprehensive product suite that enables convergence through connectivity in today's digital homes, custom installs and specialty resellers.

The AVIOR Series includes IOGEAR's collection of switchers, splitters, matrixes, and wireless solutions, which easily connect and distribute a multitude of home entertainment devices.

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IOGEAR, headquartered in Foothill Ranch, Calif., manufactures innovative Home Electronics and Information Technology solutions that enable convergence through connectivity. Founded in 1999, the company develops products that help integrate technologies, share resources, decrease clutter and energy consumption, and reduce electronic waste. IOGEAR distributes throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.

The company emphasizes the conservation of natural resources to both employees and customers through its GREEN initiatives program and "Road to a Million Trees" campaign. In partnership with Trees for the Future, one tree is planted for every product purchased on the IOGEAR site or through an IOGEAR GREEN initiative partner.

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