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IBC Debut for NXT 445 Streaming Encoder

2 September 2015

Ensemble Designs introduces the NXT 445 Streaming Encoder at IBC 2015. The New NXT 445 is a high quality, high profile, MPEG-4/H.264 Encoder with field installable option licenses – add functionality when you need it.

IBC Debut for 5835 NXT Router and Action Control Panel

2 September 2015

“This control panel puts the full power of any NXT Compact Router right at the operator’s fingertips. And the customizable presets can address any operational requirement. Because it’s networked, it can be used from any connected location” – David Wood, Chief Design Engineer, Ensemble Designs

NAB Debut for NXT 450 Clean Streaming Router

11 March 2015

The NXT 450 combines traditional SD/HD SDI inputs and outputs with high performance H.264 (MPEG-4) encoding and decoding.

Ensemble Designs Streams Into IBC

3 September 2014

Ensemble Designs is introducing a new model of its award winning BrightEye NXT line of Compact Routers. The BrightEye NXT 450 incorporates a high quality, high profile mpeg encoder/decoder to the already formidable feature set of the BrightEye NXT 430-X. Its advanced H.264 coding techniques give superb performance at low bit rates.

Up-Down-Cross-Conversion Comes To Ensemble Designs Compact Router

10 June 2014

“This is a game changer,” said David Wood, CEO and Chief Design Engineer with Ensemble Designs. “Now, various formats of high definition and standard definition content can be converted to a common format and routed seamlessly to HDMI and SDI destinations. Standard definition sources can now be up converted to high definition as part of the routing process, as well as cross converting from one HD format to another. Just select an output format and route whatever SMPTE broadcast resolution source you have to that destination.”

Ensemble Designs Wins Three Prestigious Awards At NAB

17 April 2014

“We are very proud that the industry has recognized our products as among the best shown at the National Association of Broadcasters Convention. There are literally thousands of products on display at this event, and to have two selected as Best of Show coming from Ensemble Designs is a real honor, and speaks loudly as to the quality of the products we’re manufacturing,” said David Wood, President and Chief Design Engineer at Ensemble Designs.

Cleanly Switch and Mix HDCP Content with New Router from Ensemble Designs

3 April 2014

The new BrightEye NXT 410-H Clean HDMI + HDCP Router supports clean and quiet switching of HDCP encrypted content to the HDMI output along side SDI and non-encrypted HDMI sources.

Ensemble Designs Shows New Mixing and Direct Take For BrightEye NXT 2.0 Routers

31 March 2014

“At the Daytona 500 for a specialty camera we needed to route and distribute three cameras to eight different paths, some which were switched,” said Jeff Silverman, President of Inertia Unlimited.“The BrightEye NXT Router was…

Multiviewer Magic 2.0 Debuts at NAB

5 March 2014

The all new Multiviewer Magic 2.0 delivers an offline mode for creating screen layouts, alarms for ensuring signal integrity, new fast authoring tools with eye dropper and paste functions, closed caption support, and countdown clocks. Also new are independent Edit and Control modes…

Increased Demand Drives Ensemble Deal with JB&A

23 February 2014

“We’re seeing a huge spike in interest around our new video routing switcher…JB&A said they’d be thrilled to take on the escalating demand…”

Ensemble Designs Showcases BrightEye NXT Router Integration with NewTek TriCaster at ISE

3 February 2014

“The tight interface between our BrightEye NXT Router and TriCaster makes life really easy for operators who want to use a lot of sources in a show or event, said Mondae Hott…

Ensemble Designs Ships BrightEye NXT SDI/HDMI Clean Switch Routers

19 November 2013

Ensemble Designs announced today that it has begun shipments of its BrightEye NXT family of compact routers – the BrightEye NXT 410, BrightEye NXT 415, and the BrightEye NXT 430. The innovative routing systems, about the size of a club sandwich, provide clean and quiet switching of SDI, HDMI and Fiber Optic sources.

Flexible, Efficient Routing

7 November 2013

We recently used the Avenue Flexible Matrix Router for the great Formula One event, the Grand Prix de Monaco, and for the Monte Carlo Tennis Open. At high-end events such as these, our customers rely on us to provide an outstanding turnkey equipment solution. The systems we provided were centered around the Ensemble Designs Avenue Flexible Matrix Router, a very cost effective and flexible video routing solution.

Ensemble Designs Receives Four Prestigious Awards At International Broadcasters Convention

16 October 2013

BrightEye NXT 410 Compact Router receives international acclaim.

Ensemble Designs Introduces New Audio Mosaic Mode for Multiviewer Sports Applications

10 September 2013

The new Audio Mosaic Mode in the Avenue Multiviewer delivers an SDI video output that has sixteen channels of embedded audio; two channels from each of the eight cameras or sources.

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In The News

TV Technology: Ensemble Designs Introduces HDMI Clean Switching at IBC2013

At IBC 2013, Ensemble Designs will make it easy to switch between HDMI and SDI signals…

TV Technology Asia: Flexible Processing

The Korea Creative Content Agency in Seoul…chose Ensemble Avenue because…

Broadcast Engineering: Ensemble Designs pays it forward

It’s not often that a manufacturer contributes back to its own industry in a significant way. But, California company Ensemble Designs, recently did just that with a financial gift for education…

Church Production: First Impression: Ensemble Designs BrightEye NXT 430 Compact Router

I can see this as a great solution for a portable church or satellite campus that needs to switch between a variety of sources to a projector (or three)…

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BrightEye NXT 410 Clean HDMI Router

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BrightEye Mitto Scan Converter Family

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BrightEye Mitto Pro 2 Scan Converter

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Avenue Multiviewer MV82

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Avenue Multiviewer MV82

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Avenue Signal Integration System

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