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Analog Way introduces exciting new generation of high-end AV processors
Posted on Monday, December 17, 2012
Analog Way introduces exciting new generation of high-end AV processors

December 2012 – As a result of an ambitious corporate project, Analog Way is pleased to announce the introduction of a brand new generation of high-end innovative systems for signal processing and distribution, based on their new state-of-the-art LiveCoreTM platform. Two products of this new generation, NeXtageTM16 and SmartMatriXTM Ultra, will be unveiled as a world premiere in Analog Way’s booth #11-F58, during Integrated Systems Europe 2013 from January 29-31 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 

In the framework of an ambitious corporate project initiated in 2009, Analog Way introduces a new generation of high-end AV processors dedicated to System Integration and Rental & Staging markets. NeXtageTM 16 and SmartMatriXTM Ultra, the first LiveCoreTM-based new generation systems, offer highly innovative functionalities and top-notch manufacture and design.

Adrien Corso, Analog Way’s CEO, explains: “The design of the LiveCoreTM platform was the biggest R&D project ever undertaken by the company so far. It showcases Analog Way’s expertise in true-live AV processing technologies and underlines our ambition to remain at the forefront in this field.”

NeXtageTM 16 is a powerful Seamless Switcher designed for demanding live events. Equipped with 16 Scalers, 8 inputs and 2 outputs, NeXtageTM 16 offers 28 input plugs: 4 x HDMI, 6 x DVI-D, 2 x DisplayPort, 8 x 3G-SDI and 8 x Universal Analog. Four independent true seamless layers per output are included, as well as an independent Native Background layer for Soft Edge Blending.

SmartMatriXTM Ultra is a high-end 12x4 Scaled Native Matrix with rugged design for optimized durability. It offers versatile AV connections for any setups through 42 input plugs:  6 x HDMI, 9 x DVI-D, 3 x DisplayPort, 12 x 3G-SDI and 12 x Universal Analog.
With 2 independent true seamless scaled layers per output, SmartMatriXTM Ultra provides dedicated live processing for demanding presentations. Two units can be linked resulting in an impressive 24x8 Scaled Seamless Matrix.

Layers, uniformly controllable on both systems, can display either a live or a still image, all resizable. Inputs are simultaneously available on multiple layers. The devices provide a Full Preview with all PIPs available, and customizable Live Mosaic Monitoring on an independent output.

With the new intuitive web-based Remote Control Software, NeXtageTM 16 and SmartMatriXTM Ultra can be easily controlled via Internet or front panel.