Argosy, a leading international supplier of traditional, file-based and IP-enabled
studio infrastructure solutions, has become the broadcast industry’s exclusive
distributor for two new ATEN products, which will be unveiled for the very first time
at the BVE 2017 trade show (28 February – 2 March 2017, Excel, Argosy Stand G43)
The ATEN DVI KVM over IP KE Extender Slim, a more compact, entry-level price-
point version of the original KE KVM over IP Extender that was unveiled last
September at IBC, is aimed at broadcasters who require multiple points of access to
its programmes and systems from remote USB consoles (USB keyboard, USB
mouse, DVI monitor) from anywhere over a network from master control rooms to
rackrooms and editing suites.
The ATEN DVI KVM over IP Extender Slim combines KE Series Extenders (KE6900,
KE6940 and KE6900ST) with the KE Management Software (CCKM), giving broadcast
users shared access and control of their software-based infrastructure via IP,
allowing it to be managed with a single keyboard and mouse while screens are
merged into video walls.
As an IP-based matrix Extender, it can connect in many different ways, to fulfill
different working environments, such as one-to-one (Extender mode), one-to-many
(Splitter mode), many-to-one (Switch mode), or many-to-many (Matrix mode).
Also making its broadcast debut, is the ATEN CE624 USB DVI Dual View HDBaseT
2.0 KVM Extender, the only solution on the market that can send two signals over a
single CAT6 cable. The Extender integrates the latest HDBaseT 2.0 technologies to
provide the most reliable transmission of video, audio, USB and RS-232 signals
available on the market. The CE624 delivers high-quality DVI Dual View video, USB
2.0 and RS-232 signals up to 100 meters from the source computer using a single
CAT6/6a cable. With a simple cable installation supporting various signals, the
CE624 is ideal for applications where convenient remote access is required.
“We are delighted to be back at BVE to support broadcasters, not only presenting
our traditional portfolio of infrastructure products, but with a broader offering that
provides smarter technologies and cost savings for the wider production
environment,’ commented Daniel Hinton, B&C Regional Manager, Argosy. “Both
these ATEN solutions can support broadcasters as they process ever increasing
amounts of content and media files over varying distances. Broadcasters using
these solutions can reduce their cabling and infrastructure needs, thus saving a lot
Alongside these brand new ATEN products, Argosy will also be demonstrating new
4K signal transport technology, including Argosy’s 4K BNC connectors, MUDIGSA
connectors and the MUDIGSA video patch solution (panel, U-link and patch cord),
plus a Blackmagic 4K router.