IOGEAR, a manufacturer of innovative information technology products for consumers and small- to medium-sized businesses, today announced the launch of the 4K DisplayPort KVMP Switches with Dual Video Out and RS-232 (GCS1932M and GCS1934M). The new two- and four-port KVMP switches make it easy and convenient for users to share a single keyboard and mouse and a combination of two HDMI and DisplayPort monitors with two or four DisplayPort computers.
The 2-Port DisplayPort KVMP Switch with Dual Video Out and RS-232(GCS1932M) and 4-Port DisplayPortKVMP Switch with Dual Video Out and RS-232 (GCS1934M) are designed for environments that require high graphic resolution, such as professional film and video production, and for enhancing consumer electronics applications such as motion graphic design, animation, engineering, architecture, and media design.
The KVMP switches feature a revolutionary combination of 4K DCI (Digital Cinema Initiatives) resolution and the capability to support two video outputs from a single computer input. DisplayPort 1.2 and HDCP-compliant, the KVMP switches allow users to connect up to two 4K UHD monitors and quickly switch between two (GCS1932M) or four (GCS1932M) DisplayPort computers with the simple push of a button, eliminating the need for redundant hardware. Both switches support RS-232 commands, provide integrated support for both HDMI and DVI adapters, and feature 7.1 HD audio through the DisplayPort connections.
Features and Benefits of the new 4K DisplayPort MST KVMP Switches:
- 4K DCI Experience – DisplayPort 1.2 KVMP technology delivers up to 4K DCI resolution standard (4096 x 2160 at 60 Hz). Video content viewing can be customized from one to two monitors including support for mirror image and extended image for a more cinematic experience.
- Built-in multistream (MST) support – By connecting an additional HDMI monitor, users can extend their video content across two monitors for applications such as call centers, retail stores, concession stands, or outdoor events.
- Easy to Use – Switch instantly between connected DisplayPort computers from a simple pushbutton on the front panel, hotkey combination from the keyboard, or from a 3-button USB mouse. GCS1932M also offers the option to send RS-232 commands via serial port for source switching outside of control rooms.
- Smart Connectivity – Power on Detection ensures that the switch connects to the next powered on computer. Built-in two-port USB 3.1 Gen1 hub allows connectivity of up to SuperSpeed 5Gbps data transfer speeds and provides backward compatibility with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 legacy devices.
“These new KVMP switches add valuable new features and capabilities to our industry-leading portfolio of high-performance KVM solutions,” explained Irma Pietojo, Product Manager at IOGEAR. “These products provide even more versatility and enhanced productivity in environments such as graphic design and video production where a single workstation requires multiple computers and several high-resolution graphic displays. This product saves users time, money and desktop space by allowing them to share a single set of peripherals with multiple computers, produce two video outputs from a single output without the need for a splitter, and upgrade the graphic outputs of source computers to DisplayPort.”
The IOGEAR 2-Port 4K DisplayPort KVMP Switch (GCS1932M) and 4-Port 4K DisplayPort KVMP Switch (GCS1934M) carry a three-year warranty and are available now at MSRPs of $429.95 and $599.95, respectively. For more information on IOGEAR’s portfolio of award-winning connectivity products and solutions, please visit www.iogear.com and follow the company on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.