ATEN Delivers Industry-First HDMI Wireless Extender with Matrix Functionality
ATEN’s VE829 provides the capability to wirelessly transmit HD 1080p and 3D content to two displays independently from as many as five source devices
Taipei, Taiwan (November 18, 2013)– ATEN International, the world-leading designer and manufacturer of advanced
connectivity and management solutions, today announced the launch of the industry’s first HDMI Wireless extender that integrates matrix functionality. The VE829 5x2 HDMI Wireless Extenderprovides the capability to send full uncompressed HD 1080p and 3D content up to 30 meters to two HDMI displays from as many as five source devices. It is ideal for home entertainment, conferencing rooms, and other commercial, retail and education environments that require the versatility to configure multiple sources and displays.
The VE829 consists of a wireless transmitter and a wireless receiver with connections for HDMI and other components which meansitshows various HDMI content in different locations at the same time. It also supports USB HID connectivity to provide the capability of usinga keyboard and mouse to control a computer or laptop which is connected to the transmitter. Infrared (IR) pass-through enables wireless control of source devices from the receiver site and helps consolidate high-definition audio/video electronics, such as a DVD, DVR and Blu-ray players, set-top boxes, game consoles and computers.
“The wireless matrix functionality of the VE829 represents a significant breakthrough for ATEN and the professional audio/video industry,” explained Kevin Chen, President of ATEN International. “It offers the flexibility to deliver high-definition content on one display and at the same time, select from up to five sources to feed the secondary screen or projector. Through its wireless connectivity, the VE829 eliminates the time and cost of cabling and also reduces clutter, which is especially useful in environments that integrate a multitude of components and devices.”
In addition to the VE829, ATEN offers the VE809 HDMI Wireless Extender which has similar functionality and wireless signal capabilities, nevertheless, streamlines to two sources (versus five) and the same sources on two displays simultaneously.
The VE829 and VE809 are available now. For more information on ATEN products and solutions, visit www.aten.com
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Established in 1979, ATEN International Co., Ltd. is the world-leading designer and manufacturer of advanced connectivity and management solutions. ATEN is dedicated to the vision"Simply Better Connections," and provides innovative solutions for customers to make better connections, efficiently and seamlessly, to the information and people. ATEN's product range covers complete IT Infrastructure Access Management, Professional A/V, Green Energy and Consumer Electronics solutions – from entry level operations to the enterprisemarket. ATEN is headquartered in Taiwan, and strategically located with subsidiaries or sales offices in China, Japan, Korea, Belgium, the UK, the US, and Russia. Together with its R&D and manufacturing centers in Taiwan, China and Canada, ATEN employs a total of more than 1600 people worldwide. For more information about ATEN, please visit http://www.aten.com