Fresh for ISE 2020, Kramer is debuting its new KDS-10 transceiver, a fully featured solution that will set the stage for next-level AV over IP installations.

Joining Kramer’s AV over IP portfolio, the new KDS-10 is described as a high-performance  end-to-end 4K60 (4:4:4) transceiver that delivers streaming, exceptional flexibility and Multiview functionality, such as Picture-in-Picture and Picture-aside-Picture.

KDS-10 provides extreme flexibility with its user-controlled H.264 / H.265 compression switching and multiple protocols, further extending options for AV and IT professionals.

A key attribute in AVoIP applications, the KDS-10 is equipped with H.265High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC)which uses approximately 50% less bandwidth than H.264. Kramer says this video compression standard enables AV professionals to deliver 4K streaming over IP more efficiently and reliably. It is also backwards-compatible with H.264, if needed.  

This bi-directional transceiver supports up to 3840 x 2160 picture resolution at 60 Hz frame rate. Described as highly versatile, the KDS-10can be used as either an encoder or decoder, per operator selection and use case. It offers additional value with its two HDMI inputs for encoding and decoding dual 4K30 streams.

 The KDS-10 can be controlled and managed via API, Kramer Network and the Kramer Control cloud-based control and management solutions, allowing for screen adjustments, remote management and remote services. It supports standard Ethernet network operation up to 1Gbit/s, making it an ideal solution for clients who want to leverage existing networks.

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