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New Switchers For Staging Market Via Barco

  • Barco is launching two new products for the staging market, the PresentationPRO II, and ScreenPROII.
  • The PresentationPRO II High Performance Switcher is a compact system that simplifies the task of supporting professional quality visual presentations, live events, corporate boardrooms and church services.
  • Combining an eight input universal video router, Barco's high performance proprietary Athena scaler, and a full-featured control panel in a single integrated package. The eight universal analog inputs accept standard component and composite analog video formats (NTSC, PAL, SECAM), computer resolutions up to UXGA, analog HD formats including 720p, 1080i, 1080p, and Plasma display solutions.
  • Incorporating one output that provides all output interface functions. Output resolutions supported include computer resolutions up to 1600x1200, analog HDTV resolutions including 720p, 1080I, 1080p, and Plasma display resolutions.
  • The PresentationPRO II features SDI, HDSDI and DVI inputs. The DVI input provides a dedicated un-scaled high-resolution background or downstream key source (DSK). A DVI output is also provided.
  • Building upon the popular ScreenPRO, the ScreenPRO II High Resolution Seamless Switcher is a multi-layer video display system that combines seamless switching with a variety of flexible video effects to provide a versatile video production tool for live event staging and fixed installation applications.
  • ScreenPro II is for use whenever multiple video sources must be seamlessly switched to provide a professional quality presentation. ScreenPro II is designed for live staging events, auditoriums, multimedia presentations, and education and training events.
  • ScreenPRO II uses four image layers (Unscaled Background, up to two scaled PIP's or Keys, and an unscaled Downstream Key) to produce sophisticated effects, including transitioning backgrounds, transitioning PIP's, wipes, dissolves and keys.
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