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Analog Way Launches EventiX New Seamless SwitcherComputer & video hi-res mixer for the large event and rental markets (September 29, 2004)
Analog Way's EventiX (click for larger image)
With a convenient and user-friendly front panel control designed for live events, the EventiX features 8 universal inputs accepting any type of incoming signals – computer up to UXGA, SDTV, HDTV and optional DVI and SDI – and two outputs scaled up to SXGA, SXGA+, D-ILA, and HDTV. The EventiX can be used in two different operation modes: as a Mixer Seamless Switcher with Main and Preview outputs or as a Scaled Native 8 by 2 Matrix. Its flexible architecture offers many possibilities for the development of new powerful features.
“With our new strong variety of seamless switchers and the launch of the EventiX, Analog Way is showing its strength on the market”, declares Schoukroun, VP Sales/Marketing. The EventiX responds to a strong market demand for affordable, Hi-Res. presentation system”, adds Schoukroun.
In the Mixer mode, the EventiX scales all sources and performs seamless switching transitions between any two inputs. The two Main outputs match the native resolution of any video projector or hi-res display devices, and the Preview outputs allow you to monitor the sequences before they are displayed on the main screens, preventing errors during a presentation. In the Mixer mode, the EventiX performs various effects: Floating PIP, Cut, Fade, Title, and Wipe.
Floating PIP: Live high performance picture insertion from any input. The PIP can be sized and moved anywhere on the background image in real time. Both background image and PIP can be fast & smoothly switched through a fade to black or customized color.
Fade: The EventiX features fade, dissolve, black & cut effects between any input and allows you to adjust the cross-fading duration.
Wipe: A wide variety of adjustable horizontal and vertical wipes are available to switch between any 2 inputs.
Title: The EventiX enables you to display a title over a computer or a video image. The shadow title function, with settable vertical size and position, increases readability on bright images. The title remains on the screen during the transition.
Native Matrix Mode
In the native matrix mode, the EventiX can switch any of the 8 inputs to any of the 2 outputs. The inputs are scaled up to 1400x1050 and D-ILA, and can be displayed with different High Resolutions on outputs 1 and 2.
Logo Insertion and Frame Store
In both Matrix and Mixer modes, the EventiX features logo insertion and frame store. They are true Hi-res 16 million colors images defined either by keying or image cut-out. Up to 2 logos can be allocated by input and positioned anywhere on the screen. The frame store can be used as a welcome image or as a transition image while switching between 2 sources.
The EventiX is fully configurable with several options such as:
8 balanced stereo audio lines
SDI, DVI input
Broadcast quality digital and analog VIDEO output
With these options, the EventiX can be customized to your very specific needs.
The EventiX is especially designed with a full control panel for Hi-Res presentations in large events, conference rooms and staging. It offers a user-friendly interface through its large 4 lines LCD and can be easily controlled via its RS 232 or TCP/IP ports, or using the optional remote keypad.
About Analog Way
Founded in 1989, Analog Way is a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative image converters with worldwide locations (USA, France and Singapore). The company designs a wide range of computer to video scan converters, scalers, seamless switchers and up/down converters. The products provide the most advanced solutions in the Broadcast, AV, Rental & Staging, Church, Corporate and Industrial markets. For further information, do not hesitate to visit our website at: http://www.analogway.com/.
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