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Multiple Matrox Expander Units Drive Up to 16 Remote Call Center/EOC Displays
New software release provides multi-display desktop configurations, utilities, and enhanced Windows® operating systems support on second generation Extio KVM extenders
Matrox Graphics Inc. has announced a new software release for the Matrox Extio F2208 dual-monitor and Matrox Extio F2408 quad-monitor KVM extenders. The comprehensive package enables a variety of new multi-display configuration opportunities that includes support for two PCIe interface cards, main units and Extio F2408E Expander boxes to drive up to 16 displays—plus keyboard, mouse, audio and up to eight additional USB 2.0 ports—at a distance of up to 1 km from a single PC. The second generation Extio KVM extenders offer expanded Microsoft® Windows® operating system support, while the new configuration and diagnostic utilities allow users in process control, operations control centers, emergency dispatch, and other mission critical environments, to effortlessly monitor, manage, and/or upgrade their Extio appliances at the BIOS or operating system level.
"Our customers have been challenging us with new specification requests for our evolving line of KVM Extenders," says George Rigas, Business Development Manager, Matrox Graphics Inc. "Mission critical systems such as those deployed by ABB Process Automation, Honeywell Process Solutions, and Yokogawa Corporation demand not only high reliability, but require future-proof investments against constantly changing customer needs, and the latest feature-rich Extio KVM extenders address these concerns."
New software is available on the Matrox driver download web pages. Appliances already deployed can be verified using the Matrox Appliance Integrity Scanner, and subsequently updated using the Matrox Appliance Configuration Utility and installing the latest drivers. Please contact Matrox for more details.
For more information, visit www.matrox.com/extio_kvm_extenders or contact Matrox Graphics at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Product Profiles/9-1-1magazine.com (via Matrox, 3/31/11)