February 2011 - Analog Way, a leading designer and manufacturer of image converters and presentation switchers, is pleased to unveil Smart Quad (Ref.SQD200), a new High Resolution Seamless Switcher dedicated to Quadravision. This new release completes Analog Way's Smart Series with a total of 6 products well adapted to the integration market (Smart Quad, Smart Edge, Smart MatriX / Smart MatriX LE, SmartVu / SmartVu LE). Smart Quad was unveiled on Analog Way's booth during Integrated Systems Europe 2011 in early February in Amsterdam, NL.
Consisting of 6 products, this comprehensive range of solutions was designed to offer A/V integrators the best of a given functionality with the optimal price-performance ratio: Multi-format Quadravision with Smart Quad, Seamless Edge Blending with Smart Edge, Scaled Seamless Matrix Switching with Smart MatriX / Smart MatriX LE and Multi-format Mixing with SmartVu / SmartVu LE.
Franck Facon, Marketing & Communications Director at Analog Way explains: "The Pro A/V integration market is characterized by well-focused needs, and research of performing and durable products. We designed the Smart Series to satisfy those demanding market and projects requiring matrixing, edge blending, quadravision or mixing features. With these 6 products, we offer a collection of powerful and straight to the point solutions to meet the needs of any type of installation."
NEW! Smart Quad (Ref.SQD200) - Hi-Res. Seamless Switcher with Quadravision mode
Smart Quad offers 7 universal analog inputs plus 2 fitted with DVI and 2 fitted with HD-SDI. It allows the display of 4 computer or video sources on the main output. The display of the 4 windows can be done according to 12 different pre-programmed presets. Different effects and seamless transitions are available (zoom, cut, fade, wipe, slide, smooth move, etc.). An included Video Output provides SD or HD-TV formats in various signals from Composite Video to HD-SDI.
NEW! Smart Edge (Ref.STE100) - Hi-Res. Seamless Switcher with Dual Output Edge Blending
Smart Edge is a Seamless Switcher and Edge Blending system offering 6 universal analog inputs plus 2 fitted with DVI and 2 fitted with HD-SDI. It allows creating wide blended screens either horizontally or vertically. Multi-screen edge blending can be achieved by linking up to 3 Smart Edge units, resulting in a panoramic image with up to 6 video-projectors without any loss of synchronization. In addition, Smart Edge offers true seamless transitions such as cut, fade, wipe and slide. A Down Stream Keying function is also available to add title.
NEW! Smart MatriX (Ref.SMX200) and Smart MatriX LE (Ref.SMX100) - Native Matrix Switchers
Smart MatriX is a powerful Scaled Matrix offering 12 inputs including 4 fitted with SDI and 2 fitted with DVI-D. It offers a 12 x 2 Scaled Native Matrix mode with true seamless switching and PIP features on the 2 independent outputs. An included Video Output provides SD or HD-TV formats in various signals from Composite Video to HD-SDI. Smart MatriX also comes in a Light Edition, Smart MatriX LE, with 10 inputs.
SmartVu (Ref.SVU300) and SmartVu LE (Ref.SVU200) - Hi-Res. Mixer Seamless Switchers
SmartVu offers 7 direct inputs including 1 fitted with DVI and 2 fitted with SD/HD-SDI. It allows the display of up 2 live sources including 1 live PIP on a live background, and offers seamless transitions and effects including cut, fade, wipe and slide. SmartVu also comes in a Light Edition, SmartVu LE, with 5 inputs.