Just Add Power Launches 3G Series 4K Video Distribution at CI Summit

Video distribution products deliver 4K Ultra HD video over IP with HDCP 2.2 content protection.

Just Add Power, a manufacturer of HDMI-over-IP video distribution products introduced its latest “3G” HDMI-over-IP series at the CE Pro and Commercial Integrator Summit this week.

The new Ultra HD IP solution uses standard gigabit managed switches to distribute 4K UltraHD and HDCP 2.2 content over Cat 5e/6 cable.

Just Add Power points out the products have been designed specifically for electronics professionals, with features such as built-in 4K scaling on the receiving side for distributing HDMI 2.0 sources to non-2.0 screens and vice versa. The solution also supports video walls and uncompressed object-based surround sound formats such as Dolby’s Atmos.

Engineered for a variety of applications that includes residential whole-house media distribution, and commercial installations that range from video 2×2 matrixing, all the way up to 4,000 x 65,000, the products also enable video wall installations as big as 16×16 with off-the-shelf Ethernet networking components.

Some of the product line’s other features include:

  • Seamless switching between any resolution, including 2,160, 1,080, 720, 576, 480, interlaced and progressively scanned
  • Mix-and-match HDMI 2.0 monitors in the same network
  • Mic-in and Line-in inputs
  • Integrated null-modem on RS-232 and independent RS-232 matrix on LAN
  • HTTP interface with unique device name support and on-screen display API
  • Dolby down mixing from 5.1 to Dolby Pro Logic II with stereo output as 2.0 content
  • Two-way CEC over IP
  • Compatible with fiber
  • Image pop overlay for a full color image/logo on top of the HDMI signal
  • Works with the same control system drivers, Ethernet switches and integrator tools as its 2G/2G+ and 2G+AVPro products