Crestron unveils new products at ISE preview event

Crestron and TIG hosted an ISE 2020 preview event in Heathrow, London, laying out upcoming products to be launched at the show and unveiling plans for expansion and updates to the companies’ training and support centres.

Crestron unveiled a variety of new products, including its AirMedia 2.1, DMPS Lite 4K extenders and the D80 decoder. 

AirMedia 2.1, an upgraded version of Crestron’s AirMedia platform will be launching at ISE, adding six new features and functions to AirMedia throughout 2020, with broadcast through Miracast being launched recently to allow for wireless presentation.

‘Canvas mode’ is also being added to AirMedia 2.1, allowing for the connection of multiple users to one wireless system in addition to the inclusion of multiple users viewing on one screen. 

‘Moderator mode’ enables users to select and decide who can present and when they can present.

Originally unveiled in a sneak preview at InfoComm 2019, the DMPS Lite 4K AV switch and receivers feature a built-in lightweight processor, power amplifier, control and a variety of audio inputs and outputs. 

The DMPS Lite 4K AV switch and receivers will be shown at ISE, capable of switching and transporting 14 signals to 4K videos and supporting 4K at 60FPS 4:4:4. -> The DMPS Lite 4K AV switch and receivers will be shown at ISE, capable of switching and transporting 4K videos at 60FPS.

HDMI inputs are included, allowing the AM200 box to be added for wireless presentation and the integration of whiteboard and visualisation of whiteboard content on a display.

Microphone inputs with microphone mixing are included in addition to a pre-amp output to allow for the connection of multi or modular amplifiers. 

The DMPS Lite will be available in four variants, including an SW4 variant which is designed to build a full board Ethernet network switch to allow the connection of touchscreens to Apple TV’s or AM200 devices with ports for the distribution of PoE power. 

Also unveiled in a sneak preview at InfoComm 2019, the D80 decoder will be launched at ISE. Working with Intel, Crestron designed its NVX to fit into an OPS.

The box can be deployed from Crestron XiO cloud and features AES67 audio inputs and D80 decoder all operating on a single CAT 5 cable.

New for ISE 2020, Crestron will also be featuring an ‘Innovative section’ on its booth, allowing Crestron to debut new concepts and product developments that will be available in the future.

In addition to the new product launches, Crestron will launch new customer facilities in Germany, opening an experience centre with TIG in Frankfurt, Germany.

The new experience centre will be focused on showcasing LED and software, with TIG reshaping its focus with the launch of its new website at ISE, focusing on end user engagement. 

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