MONTREAL — June 19, 2019 — The SDVoE™ Alliance today announced its latest organizational milestones. Launched just over two years ago at ISE 2017 with the goal of standardizing the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals in professional AV environments, the alliance has grown to 45 member companies shipping more than 200 interoperable products. In the run-up to InfoComm, seven new companies jumped on board – Black Box became a contributing member and Siemon, Theatrixx, D-Link, Intrising Networks, Yuan and Zigen became adopters. Aurora Multimedia upgraded their membership to become a contributing member. In addition, more than 500 SDVoE Certified Design Partners have been trained and certified. Designers, integrators and end users responsible for AV deployments in education, healthcare, enterprise, entertainment, government and military environments crowded 41 SDVoE20/20 in-booth education sessions to learn about “The Matrix Transformed” from industry experts.
“SDVoE delivers capabilities far beyond that of a traditional matrix switch and we are thrilled to be having such a profound effect on the industry,” said Justin Kennington, president of the SDVoE Alliance. “It was clear at InfoComm that AV professionals are embracing the more open and standardized approach to signal management offered by SDVoE and that they appreciate integrated functions like scaling, instant switching, video wall image cropping, multiview compositing, independent routing of audio and video, audio downmixing and USB transport. We can clearly see that the days of dedicated matrix switchers and proprietary AV over IP are numbered. And we are just getting started!
All AV distribution and processing applications that demand zero-latency, uncompromised video can benefit from SDVoE technology, which provides an end-to-end hardware and software platform for AV extension, switching, processing and control through advanced chipset technology, common control APIs and interoperability. SDVoE network architectures are based on off-the-shelf Ethernet switches thus offering substantial cost savings and greater system flexibility and scalability over traditional approaches such as point-to-point extension and circuit-based AV matrix switching.
About the SDVoE Alliance
SDVoE is an initialism for “Software Defined Video over Ethernet”. The SDVoE Alliance is a nonprofit consortium of technology providers collaborating to standardize the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals in professional AV environments, and to create an ecosystem around SDVoE technology allowing software to define AV applications. The alliance participates in tradeshows and conferences, publishes white papers and case studies and promotes SDVoE technology, and solutions based on the technology, to system integrators, designers and consultants. Training and installer certification are also part of the mandate. The SDVoE Alliance founding members are Aquantia, Christie Digital, NETGEAR, Semtech, Sony and ZeeVee. All interested parties are invited to join the alliance and work toward its goals. For more information, visit sdvoe.org or connect with us on Twitter @SDVoE and the SDVoE blog.
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