Award-winning Matrox Mura IPX 4K IP multiviewer now available
Wed, 17 May 2017 11:16
Matrox® Graphics recently announced the immediate availability of the award-
winning Matrox Mura IPX 4K IP decode and display card.
Shipping today, the new PCI Express® card offers H.264 decoding of two 4Kp60,
four 4Kp30, eight 1080p60, sixteen 1080p30 or many more SD streams. Four
DisplayPort™ outputs—at resolutions up to 4K per display—make it a cost-effective,
easy-to-integrate multiviewer for control rooms and AV presentation systems in
security, corporate, defence, aerospace, utilities, government, medical, and
Buzz surrounding the Mura IPX decode and display card began last year; at its debut
appearance, the card brought home a Best of Show Award at InfoComm 2016.
Specifically, MURA-IPX-O4DF is a PCIe® x8 Gen2 card delivering high-density H.264
decoding and 4K video display in 32-bit colour on each of the four DisplayPort
"The Mura IPX 4K IP decode and display card allows for some of the industry's
highest density IP-enabled multiviewer applications," said Fadhl Al-Bayaty, product
manager, Matrox Graphics. "By providing multiple outputs on the same card, tied
with powerful control software, video wall integrators and system builders have
everything they need to deliver a modern multiviewer."
The standalone card is a uniquely "system-free" card, making for an energy
efficient and versatile solution available in all environments a multiviewer is
Al-Bayaty elaborated on this point, “Only requiring the PCIe for power means the
Mura IPX decode & display is much more than system independent, it doesn’t
require the system at all.”
AV integrators are provided all of the controls to deploy video walls with Matrox
MuraControl™ video wall management software for Windows® and iPad®, and the
Matrox Network API enables ISVs to expose new capabilities within their own
software. Added functionality specifically for multiviewer applications has been
integrated into the cards, with text overlay to indicate window titles, stream
sources, locations, or zones, and onscreen clock providing a temporal reference for
accurate stream monitoring.
Matrox Mura IPX 4K IP decode and display cards are available now. The Mura IPX
decode and display card will be featured as part of Matrox’s product line-up at
InfoComm 2017 (Orlando, June 14-16, Booth 1973).