Magma Thunderbolt and PCIe Expansion Systems Validated with Matrox Video Wall and AV-over-IP Solutions

System integrators can now quickly and easily create high-density encoding and decoding mobile command centers

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The Matrox and Magma collaboration
facilitates rapid deployment of high-
performance, high-density encoding
and decoding mobile command centers

MONTREAL — June 16, 2016 — Matrox® Graphics Inc. today announced that Magma Thunderbolt® and PCIe® expansion systems have been tested for reliability and functionality with the complete range of Matrox PCIe-based video wall and AV-over-IP product lines. The new collaboration facilitates rapid deployment of high-performance, high-density encoding and decoding mobile command centers for OEMs and system integrators.

Matrox video wall solutions include Matrox Mura™ IPX 4K capture and IP encoder and decoder cards, Mura™ IPX 4K IP decode and display cards, Mura MPX video wall controller cards, and Matrox C-Series™ multi-display graphics cards. Matrox AV-over-IP solutions feature the Matrox Maevex™ 6100 Series encoder cards.

“Magma expansion systems help increase performance and efficiency in a wide range of challenging applications from defense and aerospace, high-performance and industrial computing and health and life sciences to media and entertainment and more,” said Julia Elbert, VP of engineering, Magma. “This association with Matrox adds a new dimension to let our integrators offer these customers the high-density video wall and AV-over-IP solutions that are becoming increasingly necessary for control room collaboration and information display of all sorts.”

“Magma’s small form factor options combined with a single Matrox card offers breakthrough, multi-channel encoding, decoding and display support and flexibility from the slimmest design platform possible,” said Fadhl Al-Bayaty, product manager, Matrox Graphics Inc. “Larger chassis in the Magma line also provide a scalability advantage that makes them extremely versatile.”


Magma and Matrox products are available worldwide through the companies’ respective networks of resellers.

About Magma

Magma develops and manufactures PCI, PCI Express and Thunderbolt expansion systems for servers, desktops and portable platforms. Magma’s patented expansion products extend signals outside the computer over cable to a chassis containing multiple card slots. Magma’s product line includes enclosed and non-enclosed solutions ranging from low-end, single-lot expansion products to fault-tolerant, highly reliable, available and serviceable (RAS) chassis specifically designed for mission critical environments. For more information, visit www.magma.com.

About Matrox Graphics Inc.

Matrox Graphics is a global manufacturer of reliable, high-quality ASICs, boards, appliances, and software. Backed by in-house design expertise and dedicated customer support, Matrox products deliver stellar capture, extension, distribution, and display. Engineering high-quality products since 1976, Matrox technology is trusted by professionals and partners worldwide. Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada. For more information, visit www.matrox.com/graphics.

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