At CES this week, IOGear launched ten new audio-video products, including a number of range extenders and switching devices.
The GW4KHDKIT60 Ultra Long-Range Wireless HDMI 4K @ 60Hz Video Extender Kit (MSRP $599.95 USD) and GW4KHDKIT30 Ultra Long-Range Wireless HDMI 4K @ 30Hz Video Extender Kit (MSRP $99.95 USD) enable users to transmit 4K video over distances up t0 600 feet while maintaining video quality.
The GVE440 DisplayPort HDBaseT-Lite 4K Video Extender extends DisplayPort connections up to 225 feet, using Cat 6/6a cabling, supporting resolutions up to 4096x2160 at 60Hz.
The GHSP8422B 2-Port 4K HDMI Splitter allows users to connect one HDMI source to two HDMI displays simultaneously, at distances of up to 50 feet, with resolutions up to 4096x2160 at 60Hz. The GDPSP2 2-Port 4K DisplayPort Splitter connects a single DisplayPort source to two or four DisplayPort monitors, at 30Hz.
The GHMS8422 2X2 4K HDMI Matrix Switch allows connection of two HDMI sources to two displays, at distances up to 50 feet, supporting resolutions up to 4096x2160 at 60Hz, controlled via either IR or RS-232.
The GWMHDKIT22 Expandable Wireless HDTV Connection Kit (MSRP $169.95 USD) allows wireless streaming of A/V signals from up to 10 selectable HDMI sources to up to 10 HDTV displays, at up to 1080p at 60Hz, over distances of up to 150 feet. The device uses ten independent wireless channels to minimize interference. Wireless pairing is not needed, since each receiver channel is uniquely matched to a transmit channel.
The GWHDKIT11 Wireless TV Connection Kit (MSRP $129.95 USD, available now) transmits an HD signal from a single source to a single HDTV display, at up to 150 feet, over a dedicated wireless connection. The GWDHDKIT Wireless HDTV Connection Kit w/Dongle (MSRP $129.95 USD) is a Plug-n-Play device that enables wireless streaming of HD content.
Except as otherwise noted, all the above products are scheduled to be available in February.
The GKB635W Wireless Smart TV Keyboard with Trackball (MSRP $49.95, available mid-January) is an ergonomic, "ultra-slim" wireless 2.4GHz keyboard with built in trackball, designed for use with smart TVs and console games systems. It connects wirelessly at up to 35 feet.
Also on display at CES was the existing IOGear family of six Ultra Long-Range Wireless HDMI/DVI/VGA Solutions. These transmitters and receivers allow transmission of A/V signals over up to 600 feet, while eliminating the need to run cabling across open spaces.
All IOGear products carry a limited one-year warranty.
Photo: IOGear GHMS8422 2X2 4K Matrix Switch.