The IPX-TCW3 from Aurora Multimedia is a three-gang transceiver wall plate with dual HDMI inputs and a single HDMI output. Its modular SFP+ port for single or multimode fiber (also available in a copper 10G version) makes it the first fiber-based networked HDMI wall plate on the market (a copper 10G version is also available). When configured as a transmitter (input), the auto-detectable HDMI inputs allow for two sources to be selected from a single wall plate over the network. HDMI output becomes a local loop-through for the selected source. When configured as an output, the TCW3 really shines—it serves as an output HDMI plate installed behind the display for easy wiring. In this scenario, in addition to the networked matrix sources, the two HDMI inputs become local source inputs for in-room viewing.
Aurora has also debuted the IPX-TC1 Audio and Video over IP transceiver, touted as the market’s first 4K2K transceiver with zero compression and zero latency. Combining the ability to use the unit as a transmitter or receiver, the solution is equipped with an option slot to add IP capabilities such as USB 2.0 over IP or Dante audio. The complete, distributed system also enables audio, video, data, and control to be securely delivered to one or many units using standard 10G Ethernet fiber or copper switches. The IPX-TC1 can support up to 128x128 channels with HDCP (virtually unlimited without HDCP) and provides users with an OSD menu and Web-server.