AMX Releases Digital Television Distribution System

New TDS Additions Take Advantage of Existing Ethernet Network, Gives Installers Simple Method for Simultaneous Distribution of Television Content to Multiple Displays

AMX®, the leading provider of solutions that simplify the implementation, maintenance, and use of technology to create effective environments, today announced the immediate availability of both a new digital TV transmitter (DTV-TX03-US) and receiver (DTV-RX02-HD) as part of the Television Distribution System (TDS) line. The new receiver supports High-Definition signals and is compatible with all versions of AMX TDS transmitters. The new transmitter supports QAM & ATSC broadcast standards, those commonly used within North America, and parts of Central America and South Korea.

With businesses, restaurants and stadiums seeking to enhance their environments with televised programming, the Television Distribution System is an ideal solution as AV over IP networks is becoming the choice of facility managers and consumers.

The TDS delivers crystal clear digital television content across twisted pair cable commonly installed in office buildings and homes. These new units transmit unencrypted cable and over-the-air AV content using a multicast enabled LAN as opposed to a separate dedicated coaxial cable. They also deliver control over the single twisted pair cable, giving users simplified management and maintenance of facility-wide TV programming through a single interface.

“Running coaxial cable throughout an office building or a hospital is an expensive and disruptive process, especially when twisted pair cable has become a standard part of structures,” explained AMX Chief Technology Officer Robert Noble. “Our Television Distribution System saves installers significant time and capital by distributing TV programming over commonly available Ethernet.”

The Television Distribution System is a component of the new Network Media Group AMX formed to expand audiovisual capabilities in IT-centric applications.

To learn more about Television Distribution System products from AMX, please visit www.amx.com/products/categoryTelevisionDistributionSystem.asp.

About AMX
AMX hardware and software solutions simplify the implementation, maintenance, and use of technology to create effective environments. With the increasing number of technologies and operating platforms at work and home, AMX solves the complexity of managing this technology with reliable, consistent and scalable systems. Our award-winning products span control and automation, system-wide switching and audio/video signal distribution, digital signage and technology management. They are implemented worldwide in conference rooms, homes, classrooms, network operation / command centers, hotels, entertainment venues, broadcast facilities, among others.

AMX was founded in 1982 and is a member of the Duchossois Group of Companies. For more information, visit www.amx.com.

Source: AMX