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InfoComm 2024: Lightware doubles down on USB-C connectivity

Lightware Visual Engineering showcases its latest technology, including the latest editions of the Taurus product family and the US premiere of the new 1G AV over IP solution, Gemini GVN

Lightware Visual Engineering will showcase a range of innovative solutions in USB and USB-C signal management, as well as its latest developments for the corporate, education and live event sectors, during this year’s InfoComm, taking place in Las Vegas on 12 – 14 June.

Visitors to the Lightware booth (C8056) can see Lightware’s newest technologies in action, including the latest editions of the Taurus product family. After introducing USB host switching in 2020 with the Taurus UCX, then adding USB extension three years later with the Taurus TPX, Lightware says it is taking another step forward with the Taurus TPN, expanding USB capabilities into network environments.Beyond the Taurus TPN, Lightware will also showcase the new Taurus UCX Dual Screen feature along with other connectivity solutions.

InfoComm 2024 will also witness the US premiere of the new 1G AV over IP solution, Gemini GVN, capable of transmitting 4K@60Hz 4:4:4 image quality with USB device routing and fast-scaling host switching. Additionally, Lightware will showcase the latest edition of its rental and staging solution, UBEX, which enables uncompressed 4K UHD@60Hz 4:4:4 signal extension with latency-free multistreaming over dual 10G Ethernet network, enhanced with USB capabilities.

Other recent developments will also be on display:

Taurus TPN – Introducing UC-over-IP

Lightware’s Taurus TPN is a UC-over-IP solution tailored for medium to large conference rooms, enabling meeting participants to connect their USB-C laptops as hosts and take control of their room’s USB assets.

The Taurus UCX-TPN and HDMI-TPN devices, both leveraging SDVoE technology, form the core of the solution, allowing for the creation of UC-over-IP matrices. The Taurus TPN’s management of HDMI 2.0 signals supports up to 4K60 4:4:4 video resolution and its provision of full bandwidth USB 2.0 allows high-quality data transmission across 10G Ethernet networks.

Multiscreen extended desktop with Taurus UCX-4×3-HCM40

Lightware says it has produced the first pro AV solution that enables multiscreen extended desktop via a single USB-C cable. The Taurus UCX-4×3-HCM40 – Dual Screen UCX is a dual display solution for meeting room connectivity. The UCX-4×3-HCM40’s dual-screen USB-C input supports 100W charging, a 1GbE USB3 network card compatible with diverse operating systems, and the ability to share external USB3/USB2 devices. Overcoming limitations posed by Apple’s M1/M2/M3 chips, it supports two independent 4K60 displays.

Lightware will host a webinar session on 05 June at 1pm EST to share some insights about the latest technologies and developments that will be showcased at InfoComm. Reserve your spot here.