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Matrox Previews Convert DVI at IBC

Matrox Video Products Group will be showing Matrox Convert DVI, an SD/HD-SDI scan converter, at IBC. Matrox Convert DVI lets users convert high-resolution DVI sources into HD or SD video for broadcast, display and recording. It outputs the entire computer screen or lets the user focus on details in a region of interest of any size within the larger resolution. Premium features such as genlock with timing offset controls, an advanced downscaling algorithm, a flicker reduction filter, and one-to-one pixel mapping ensure optimal quality and flexibility.

“Matrox Convert DVI is a multi-purpose device,” says Chris Yigit, Matrox technical marketing manager. “It’s ideal for creating broadcast video from computer applications such as video games, PowerPoint presentations, YouTube videos, Google Earth animations and Web browser sessions. It’s a user-friendly way to create software application training videos. It’s the perfect appliance to drive projectors and large displays at live events and in houses of worship. And it’s a very low-cost HD preview monitoring solution for video editors using applications such as Avid Media Composer.”

Key Features of Matrox Convert DVI

  • DVI input up to 1920×1200
  • Digital outputs: HD/SD-SDI
  • Stereo audio input can be embedded into the SDI output signal
  • Analog outputs: HD/SD analog component, S-Video and composite
  • Simultaneous analog and digital output
  • SD analog black burst (bi-level) or HD tri-level genlock with timing offset controls
  • Real-time HD-to-SD hardware downscaling with proper color space and aspect ratio conversion
  • Region-of-interest output support
  • Anti-flicker filter
  • Can operate as a standalone appliance

Price and Availability
Matrox Convert DVI, priced at $995, will be available in November.