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  • 28
    Sep, 2016
    MILFORD, CONN.

    THINKLOGICAL TLX KVM MATRIX SWITCHES ACHIEVE COMMON CRITERIA EAL4 ACCREDITATION

    THINKLOGICAL IS THE ONLY FIBER-BASED KVM AND VIDEO DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM IN THE WORLD TO MEET STRINGENT INFORMATION ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS
    MILFORD, CONN. –  Sept. 28, 2016 — Thinklogical, a leading provider of secure, high-performance KVM signal extension and switching systems for video-rich applications, announced today that its TLX48, TLX320, and TLX640 fiber-op

    tic KVM (keyboard, video, and mouse) matrix switches have achieved Common Criteria certification at Evaluation Assurance Level 4 (EAL4).

    Common Criteria is a set of international standards that provides a common framework for evaluating security features and capabilities of information technology products. EAL4 is the highest assurance level that is recognized globally for K

    VM products.

    Many government, defense and intelligence agencies, as well as security-sensitive commercial industries such as oil and gas, energy and utilities, healthcare, and financial services, require or recommend that audio-visual and IT products purchased be Common Criteria certified to protect their mission-critical infrastructures.

    TLX KVM Matrix Switches Information Assurance Accredited Common Criteria EAL4

    “The ability to immediately access and analyze multiple classifications of video and data creates instant situational awareness and leads to information superiority, a key element of achieving a successful mission,” said Joe Pajer, president and CEO of Thinklogical. “These new information assurance accreditations validate Thinklogical’s investment in product innovations that deliver on demanding customer requirements for flexible and highly-secure command and control signal management solutions in a multiple classification environment, while also reducing infrastructure costs.”

    Thinklogical’s TLX is the first KVM system in the market to deliver extension and switching of full resolution 4K DCI video (up to 4096 x 2160 resolution, 4:4:4 chroma subsampling, 30-bits per pixel color depth, 60Hz frame rate) at an uncompressed 10Gbps bandwidth. Thinklogical products that have achieved EAL4 certification previously include the VX and MX series of 6.25Gbps bandwidth matrix switches, making Thinklogical the only KVM systems provider offering multiple lines of Common Criteria-accredited, fiber-optic matrix switches and video routers configured to meet a wide range of application sizes and use cases.

    Thinklogical matrix switches provide fast and secure routing of keyboard, video, mouse, audio, and computer peripheral signals from multiple sources to multiple destinations, with data path isolation and partitioning, allowing their use in highly secure applications such as command and control facilities and emergency operations centers. Thinklogical systems uniquely enable multi-domain isolation, allowing for any to any switching in a multiple domain environment, through a single system, while also reducing AV and IT infrastructure, improving data security, and lowering total overall cost of ownership.

    The Thinklogical TLX48, TLX320, and TLX640 matrix switches are available now from Thinklogical and authorized distributors. More information can be found here.

  • 22
    Sep, 2016
    MILFORD, Conn.

    THINKLOGICAL EXPANDS SALES OPERATIONS IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND

    OHN COETZER TO LEAD SALES AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES
    FOR SECURE KVM AND VIDEO EXTENSION AND SWITCHING TECHNOLOGY LEADER

     

    MILFORD, Conn. – Sept. 22, 2016 — Thinklogical, a global manufacturer of high-performance KVM and video signal extension and switching systems for secure command and control applications, announced today that John Coetzer has been named Sales Director for Australia and New Zealand.

    John Coetzer Sales Director for Australia and New ZealandBased in Canberra, Coetzer brings nearly 25 years of experience selling technology solutions to defence and government accounts. Coetzer was previously territory manager with AFC Group PTY LTD of Canberra, a manufacturer of fibre-optic network infrastructure products. Prior to that, he held business development and area manager sales roles at ADC Krone PTY LTD in Canberra and South Africa. Coetzer holds a number of technical and network accreditations including Certified Data Centre Designer (CDCD).

    In his new role, Coetzer will lead Thinklogical’s sales and business development initiatives in Australia and New Zealand and work closely with the company’s existing partner network in the region to specify and deliver Thinklogical products and services to government and defence customers.

    “John Coetzer has built a reputation as a solution-oriented sales executive focused on customer consultation and satisfaction,” said Joe Pajer, president and CEO of Thinklogical. “We look forward to leveraging John’s experience as we expand the market footprint of our high-performance KVM signal management solutions within the defence and government markets.”

    Meet John Coetzer and Thinklogical CEO Joe Pajer at MilCIS 2016

    Thinklogical will be participating at the MilCIS 2016 conference and exhibition, 8-10 Nov. at the National Convention Centre in Canberra. The company will be showcasing its information assurance (IA) accredited video and KVM signal distribution systems designed for use in secure defence and intelligence applications including command and control rooms, operations centers and watch floors.

    Thinklogical President and CEO Joe Pajer will be presenting on the subject of “Achieving Information Superiority in Secure Command and Control Environments” at 4:00 pm on 8 Nov. More information about the presentation and event can be found at http://www.milcis.com.au/

  • 29
    Aug, 2016
    MILFORD, Conn.

    Thinklogical introduces compact and flexible 24-port 10G Hybrid KVM Matrix Switch at IBC 2016

    UNCOMPRESSED [email protected] 4:4:4 AND HDR SIGNAL MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS FOR FILM, BROADCAST AND POST-PRODUCTION DEMONSTRATED AT STAND 10.D46

    MILFORD, Conn. – Aug. 29, 2016 — Thinklogical, a global manufacturer of secure, high-performance KVM signal extension and switching systems for video-rich applications, today announced the launch of its new TLX24 matrix switch at IBC 2016, Sept. 9-13 2016 in Amsterdam, in stand 10.D46.

    The TLX24 offers a compact, high performance, non-blocking, 24-port matrix switch for complete, end-to-end routing of video and computer peripheral signals. The 1RU matrix is available with fiber-optic, CATx and hybrid connectivity options, and may be configured as a unidirectional 24×24 or a bidirectional 12×12 switch.

    The TLX24 delivers a 100 percent uncompressed, 10Gbps signal path with the lowest signal latency in the industry. When combined with TLX extenders, the TLX24 offers precise pixel-for-pixel transmission and switching of UHD, HDR and 4K DCI resolution video — up to 4096 x 2160 resolution, 60Hz frame rate, 4:4:4 chroma subsampling and 30-bit per pixel color depth — with no visual artifacts, jitter or lost frames, and with instantaneous computer peripheral (keyboard, mouse, trackball, etc.) responsiveness.

    TLX24 incorporates an easy-to-use push-button front panel interface for simplified access and control, and its small form factor chassis is ideal for space-constrained applications such as broadcast control rooms, post-production suites and O.B. mobile production trucks.

    True “Any-to-Any” Switching for Flexibility and Efficiency

    With a protocol-agnostic architecture, virtually any signal — regardless of type or standard — can be switched through the TLX24, and any port on the matrix can be quickly configured to accommodate any signal format or direction, in or out. It is easy to change any port on the TLX24 to be video or audio or machine-or-tablet control — whatever configuration is required to accomplish a task — in just minutes.

    With this true “any-to-any” switching capability, a flexible and efficient “virtual-suite” design concept is made possible, where operators in all of the rooms in a broadcast or post-production facility —including control rooms, edit suites, theaters, slow motion replay workstations, and viewing rooms—can instantly switch in and out of whatever computer they are controlling.

    Having one routing system with the flexibility to change the purpose of a suite or workstation with the push of a button, without having to physically re-wire or move servers and displays dramatically improves efficiency and productivity without compromising creativity, quality or reliability.

    “Based on customer demand, Thinklogical has engineered all of the power and performance of our mid- to large-scale matrix switches into a new compact form factor with the TLX24,” said Joe Pajer, president and CEO of Thinklogical. “The uncompressed high-bandwidth signal stream and flexible switching options found in TLX24 means content creation professionals no longer need to compromise on productivity, performance and resolution quality when working with UHD, 4K or HDR content.”

    Other demonstrations in the Thinklogical stand 10.D46 at IBC include:

    • Intuitive Mouse Control with Mouse-Over Cross-Display Switching: Seamless, instant, screen selection by just moving the mouse from screen to screen allows for intuitive access to multiple independent computer sources without manual switching or interrupting workflow.
    • Text Overlay: Provides a customized display capability to more easily identify source, with custom overlay size, color and positioning.
    • System Management Portfolio and System Management Interface (SMP/SMI) with Enhanced Configurable On-Screen Display (OSD): Interactive drag-and-drop and flexible user-definable Hot Keys system management. Features include remote system monitoring and updating, and mouse and keyboard sharing.
    • Compressed vs. Uncompressed KVM Signal Management: Side-by-side competitive product comparison, highlighting the smooth and accurate video delivery and peripheral performance enabled by the uncompressed high-bandwidth signal stream found in all Thinklogical KVM products.

    TLX24 Product Features:

    • Configurable up to a 24×24 switch
    • 10Gbps bandwidth per port
    • Re-clocking technology maintains signal integrity
    • Protocol agnostic
    • Multi-mode fiber, single mode fiber, CATx and hybrid configurations
    • Completely non-blocking architecture
    • Route video and data up to 80km over fiber, 100m over CAT6a
    • MTBF over 100,000 hours
    • Hot-swappable optical modules
    • Replaceable modular power supply
    • Push button control interface
    • System Management Portfolio integration for complete switch control and management

    The TLX24 and other TLX Series hybrid signal management products are available for order now from Thinklogical and authorized Thinklogical resellers. More TLX information and specifications can be found here.

  • 11
    Jul, 2016
    MILFORD, Conn.

    THINKLOGICAL SIGNS BASIC ORDERING AGREEMENT (BOA) WITH NATO COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION AGENCY (NCIA)

    OFFERS NATO COUNTRIES ACCELERATED ACQUISITION PROCESS FOR PURCHASING THINKLOGICAL SECURE KVM AND VDS SIGNAL EXTENSION AND SWITCHING EQUIPMENT

    MILFORD, Conn. – July 11, 2016 — Thinklogical, a global manufacturer of secure, high performance KVM signal extension and switching systems for video-rich applications, announced today that it has signed a Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA #14106) with the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCIA).

    NCI Agency NCI Agency BOAs are acquisition instruments negotiated between suppliers of products and services and the NCI Agency on behalf of NATO. The aim of the BOA procurement procedure is to provide NATO host nations with an accelerated and cost-effective acquisition method for COTS (commercial-off-the-shelf) products and services.

    “Immediate access to actionable, video-rich data that delivers instant situational awareness is a mission-critical requirement for defense and intelligence organizations in today’s dynamic geo-political environment,” said Joe Pajer, president and CEO of Thinklogical. “As NATO and its member countries seek to upgrade their secure command and control capabilities, they can now more easily procure Thinklogical’s accredited, high-performance signal management solutions through this BOA.”

    Thinklogical offers the only full range of fiber-optic KVM (keyboard, video and mouse) and VDS (video distribution system) extension and switching solutions accredited to Common Criteria EAL4, NATO NIAPC Evaluation Scheme: GREEN, TEMPEST SDIP 24 Level B and the U.S. DoD DISA JITC UCR 2013 APL information assurance (IA) standards required for use in secure government, defense and intelligence facilities.

    Thinklogical is unique in enabling multi-domain isolation, restricted switching and partitioning of video and data through a single high-performance system, simplifying management of multiple classifications of information, reducing command and control AV and IT infrastructure requirements, improving data security, and lowering total overall cost of ownership.

  • 04
    May, 2016
    MILFORD, Conn.

    THINKLOGICAL TLX CATX KVM SYSTEM WINS NEWBAY MEDIA’S NAB 2016 BEST OF SHOW AWARD, PRESENTED BY DIGITAL VIDEO MAGAZINE

    [email protected] 4:4:4 VIDEO AND KVM EXTENSION AND SWITCHING SOLUTION OFFERING UNCOMPRESSED PERFORMANCE AT COMPRESSED SOLUTION PRICES HONORED

    MILFORD, Conn. – May 4, 2016 — Thinklogical, a global manufacturer of secure, high performance KVM extension and matrix switching systems for video-rich application environments, announced today that its new TLX CATx KVM and Video Extension and Switching System is the recipient of NewBay Media’s “Best of Show” Award, presented at NAB Show 2016 in Las Vegas by Digital Video Magazine.

    NewBay Media’s Best of Show Awards are evaluated by a panel of engineers and industry experts, and are selected based on innovation, feature set, cost efficiency and performance in serving the industry. 2016 Best of Show digital Video

    TLX CATx is the first KVM system on the market that delivers full resolution, full color depth, uncompressed, 4K video (up to 4096 x 2160 resolution, 4:4:4 color depth) at 60Hz frame rate using only two CAT6a cables. The TLX CATx product line includes a suite of video and KVM extenders and a full range of matrix switches from 12 to 640 ports, and is priced to be highly competitive with compressed and IP-based KVM and video signal management solutions from other vendors. TLX reduces the cost and infrastructure required to manage and edit content created in the UHD/4K video standard without compromising quality, resolution or performance.

    “Recognition with an award at the NAB Show from NewBay Media’s Broadcast & Video Group is a strong vote of confidence and admiration from our leading industry publications,” said NewBay Media Broadcast & Video Group Vice President & Group Publisher Eric Trabb.

    “Thinklogical’s TLX CATx series disrupts the KVM market by delivering uncompressed, full resolution 4K video at an unprecedented, highly competitive price point,” said Thinklogical President & CEO Joe Pajer. “We’re pleased to be recognized by Digital Video Magazine for the innovation and performance TLX brings to the broadcast and post-production markets.”

  • 29
    Sep, 2016
    MILFORD, CONN.

    THINKLOGICAL NAMED A TOP CONNECTICUT WORKPLACE FOR THIRD TIME

    GLOBAL MANUFACTURER OF SECURE KVM AND VIDEO EXTENSION AND SWITCHING SYSTEMS RECOGNIZED FOR OUTSTANDING WORK ENVIRONMENT

     

    MILFORD, CONN. – Sept. 29, 2016 — Thinklogical, a leading provider of secure, high performance KVM extension and switching systems used to manage video-rich big data, announced today that it has been named one of the Top Workplaces in Connecticut for 2016 by Workplace Dynamics and Hearst Connecticut Media Group. This is the third year Thinklogical has been recognized with this award.

    Top Work Places 2016

    Thinklogical was one of 50 employers selected as a Top Workplace out of nearly 870 organizations invited to participate, and ranked number 9 out of the 25 small companies recognized. The award is based on the results of an employee survey conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with more than 30 major publishing partners and recognizes a national list of Top Workplaces each year.

    “2016 is a year of growth for Thinklogical, with the expansion of our market-leading TLX product line and increasing demand for our high-performance command and control solutions that help customers manage, distribute, and analyze video-rich data for instant situational awareness,” said Joe Pajer, president and CEO of Thinklogical. “It is through the dedication and hard work of our employees that we have become a technology innovator and trusted partner to some of the world’s most influential organizations.”

    9/29/2016

  • 09
    Feb, 2016
    AMSTERDAM, Netherlands

    Thinklogical Introduces Uncompressed Hybrid CATx/Fiber KVM Solution at Compressed Prices

    Full Suite of High-Performance 4K Signal Management Products for
    Government and Commercial Applications Highlighted In ISE 2016 Stand 10.P124
    AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – February 9, 2016 — Thinklogical, a global manufacturer of secure, high performance signal extension and switching systems for video-rich applications, today announced that it is introducing its new TLX Series CATx matrix switches and extenders at ISE 2016, Feb. 9-12, at the Amsterdam RAI in stand 10.P124.

    The new, uncompressed CATx product line is priced to be highly competitive with compressed signal management solutions from other vendors.

    TLX CATx is the first KVM system in the market capable of extending and switching uncompressed 4K and Ultra High Definition (UHD) video at full resolution and color depth (up to 4096 x 2160 resolution, 4:4:4 color depth), and full 60Hz frame rate — using only two CATx cables. With the lowest signal latency in the industry (microseconds, vs. milliseconds for compressed solutions), TLX offers precise pixel-for-pixel transmission of 4K/UHD video and computer with no visual artifacts, jitter or lost frames.

    With this new product line, Thinklogical has leveraged its industry-leading expertise in fiber-optic extension and switching to develop an innovative, uncompressed 10Gbps signal transmission architecture using standard CATx copper network cabling. With a flexible and modular hybrid form factor, TLX supports both fiber and CATx cabling and reduces the cost and infrastructure required to manage video content created in resolutions up to 4K/UHD — increasing user efficiency and productivity without compromising quality, resolution, reliability or performance.

    “Customers and AV system designers have had to struggle with poor video resolution and the computer peripheral jitter and latency generated by compressed and IP-based KVM extension and switching systems specified to meet tight budgets,” said Joe Pajer, president and CEO of Thinklogical. “Our new TLX CATx product line disrupts the KVM market by delivering the quality and performance of uncompressed [email protected] video and computer peripheral extension at a price point that is highly competitive with KVM products using signal compression. And, TLX CATx is 100 percent compatible and interoperable with our TLX fiber-optic product line, offering users increased system flexibility and a scalable, future-proof upgrade path.”

    Live demonstrations in the Thinklogical stand at ISE 2016 include the new TLX48 (48 port) hybrid CATx and fiber-optic matrix switch and a variety of TLX CATx and fiber-optic extenders. Other booth demonstrations include KVM and video extension with redundant fiber paths for applications requiring maximum uptime and reliability, and a demonstration of Secure Restricted Switching, highlighting Thinklogical’s unique ability to manage multiple classifications of information through a single matrix switch chassis, a requirement for secure audio-visual applications found in government, defense, intelligence, and homeland security environments.

    TLX solutions are available for order now from Thinklogical and Authorized Thinklogical Resellers.

    TLX Series Product Features and Specifications:

    TLX Video and KVM Extenders

    • Uncompressed signal extension of up to 80km over fiber, 100m over CAT6a
    • DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI 1.4 extenders
    • Support for a single display up to 4096×2160 @ 30Hz
    • Support for a single display up to 4096×2160 @ 60Hz, or two displays up to 4096×2160 @ 30Hz over two fibers or CATx cables
    • Support for two displays up to 4096×2160 @ 60Hz over four fibers
    • Supports HDCP content
    • Local output port(s) on fiber modules
    • Ethernet port for configuration, management and updates
    • Support for full duplex stereo and embedded audio, with ability to de-embed at the receiver
    • Support for unbalanced analog audio and serial RS-232
    • Support for USB 2.0 (480Mbps) and USB HID
    • Modular, hot-swappable form factor for fiber modules
    • Compact chassis for CATx surface mount models

    TLX Matrix Switches

    • Non-blocking and protocol agnostic
    • Scalable chassis sizes from 12 ports to 640 ports
    • Hot-swappable critical system components available: power supplies, fan trays, control cards, data input/output cards
    • Redundant and current-sharing power supplies available
    • Redundant control cards with automatic failover available
    • Interoperable with Thinklogical’s 6.25Gbps Velocity series products
    • Expected to achieve Common Criteria EAL4, TEMPEST SDIP 27 Level B and NATO NIAPC Evaluation Scheme: GREEN information assurance (IA) accreditations

     

  • 12
    Jan, 2016
    MILFORD, Conn.

    NATO C4ISR EXPERT DAG WILHELMSEN TO ADVISE THINKLOGICAL

    RENOWNED DEFENSE IT AND CYBER SECURITY EXECUTIVE TO GUIDE COMPANY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES TARGETING NATO AND MEMBER NATIONS

    MILFORD, Conn. – Jan. 12, 2016 — Thinklogical, a global manufacturer of secure, high performance signal extension and switching systems for video-rich applications, announced today that noted Norwegian and NATO defense and intelligence information technology expert Dag Wilhelmsen will be an adviser to the company.
    Wilhelmsen has had a distinguished 40-year career in the field of defense electronics, IT, information assurance and communications in business and government, including holding the position of general manager of the NATO C3 Agency, with responsibility for all of the alliance’s common funded C3 Norwegian and NATO defense and intelligence information technology expert Dag Wilhelmsen(consultation, command, and control) initiatives. He was most recently director of infrastructure services at the NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency, retiring in 2014. He holds a Master of Science degree from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

    In this new role, Wilhelmsen will advise and guide the company’s business development initiatives targeting ministries of defense and intelligence operations within NATO and its member nations.

    “The need for instant access to actionable data in mission-critical command and control applications has never been greater, and the requirement to keep that data secure from intentional or accidental breach or compromise is just as urgent,” said Wilhelmsen. “The ability to accurately analyze video-rich content for situational awareness and rapid decision-making in defense and intelligence operations is a true force multiplier. Organizations within NATO that are tasked with implementing flexible, high-availability command centers and watch floors while still meeting demanding Information Assurance security requirements, will benefit greatly from Thinklogical solutions.”

    “Dag Wilhelmsen is known throughout the NATO community as a visionary in the use of information technology to enhance cyber security and deliver mission readiness in complex, multi-national defense and intelligence applications,” said Joe Pajer, president and CEO of Thinklogical. “We look forward to leveraging his insight and experience as we extend the market footprint of our IA-accredited video distribution and signal management solutions within NATO and its member countries.”

    Thinklogical offers the only mid- to large-scale fiber-optic VDS (video distribution system) and KVM solution accredited to Common Criteria EAL4, NATO NIAPC Evaluation Scheme: GREEN, TEMPEST SDIP 27 Level B and the U.S. DoD DISA JITC UCR 2013 APL information assurance (IA) standards required for use in secure facilities.

    Thinklogical is unique in enabling multi-domain isolation, restricted switching, and partitioning of video and data through a single high-performance matrix switch, making it the ideal KVM, VDS and signal extension and switching solution for secure C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance), UAS/RPA ground control operations, naval bridge and combat information centers, simulation, visualization and training applications.

    Supporting all common AV and IT signal formats and interface standards, Thinklogical extension and switching solutions provide uncompressed, high-bandwidth signal management with no computer peripheral latency or loss of video resolution quality. With Thinklogical, defense and intelligence organizations are able to move vulnerable computers off of the watch floor while maintaining authorized user access and system performance, increasing the security of the data, enhancing collaboration among staff, and reducing noise, heat and technology clutter in the workspace.

  • 28
    Aug, 2015
    MILFORD, Conn.

    Thinklogical to Showcase TLX Extension and Switching System at IBC 2015; First to Deliver Uncompressed [email protected] Video Over Just Two Cables

    Full Range of High-Productivity Signal Management Solutions for
    Broadcast, OB Truck and Post-Production Applications Highlighted In Stand 10.A24

    MILFORD, Conn. – August 28, 2015 — Thinklogical, a global manufacturer of secure, high performance signal extension and switching systems for video-rich applications, today announced that it is showcasing its award-winning TLX Series matrix switches and extenders at IBC 2015, Sept. 11-15, at the Amsterdam RAI in stand 10.A24.

    TLX is the first system in the market able to extend and switch uncompressed 4K and Ultra High Definition (UHD) video at full resolution and color depth (up to 4096 x 2160 resolution, 4:4:4 color depth) at 60Hz frame rate using only two fibers or CATx cables.

    TLX provides industry-leading 10Gbps performance and a flexible and modular uncompressed signal transmission architecture, reducing the cost and infrastructure required to manage content created in the growing 4K/UHD industry standard, and increasing workflow efficiency and productivity without compromising quality, resolution, reliability or performance. With the lowest signal latency in the industry (microseconds, vs. milliseconds for compressed solutions), TLX delivers precise pixel-for-pixel transmission of 4K/UHD video with no visual artifacts, jitter or lost frames.

    “Broadcast and post-production users no longer need to compromise creativity and productivity due to the sub-par resolution, jitter and latency generated by compressed KVM and video extension and switching systems,” said Joe Pajer, president and CEO of Thinklogical. “TLX delivers the quality of uncompressed [email protected] video and computer peripheral extension at a price point competitive with KVM products using signal compression. It’s a game-changer for creative professionals looking to make the move to 4K.”

    Live demonstrations in the Thinklogical stand at IBC 2015 include the new TLX48 (48 port), TLX320 (320 port) matrix switches, and the TLX640 (640 ports), the world’s largest non-blocking, protocol-agnostic, single-frame KVM and video matrix. Other booth demonstrations include KVM and video extension over long distances with redundant fiber paths for increased uptime and reliability, and Secure Restricted Switching, which highlights Thinklogical’s unique ability to manage multiple classifications of information through a single matrix switch chassis.

    The company will also be exhibiting a full range of high-performance video and computer peripheral signal management products optimized for broadcast, OB truck and post-production applications.

    Product Features and Specifications:

    TLX Video and KVM Extension Systems

    • Extension of up to 80km over fiber, 100m over CAT6a
    • DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI 1.4 extenders
    • Support for a single display up to 4096×2160 @ 30Hz, or two displays up to 1920×1200 @ 60Hz over a single fiber or CATx cable
    • Support for a single display up to 4096×2160 @ 60Hz, or two displays up to 4096×2160 @ 30Hz over two fibers or CATx cables
    • Support for two displays up to 4096×2160 @ 60Hz over four fibers or CATx cables
    • Supports HDCP content
    • Local output port(s)
    • Ethernet port for configuration, management and updates
    • Support for full duplex stereo and embedded audio, with ability to de-embed at the receiver
    • Support for unbalanced analog audio and serial RS-232
    • Support for USB HID and USB 2.0 (480Mbps)
    • Modular, hot-swappable form factor

    TLX Matrix Switches

    • Non-blocking and protocol agnostic
    • Scalable chassis sizes from 12 ports to 640 ports
    • Hot-swappable critical system components: power supplies, fan trays, control cards, data input/output cards
    • Redundant and current-sharing power supplies
    • Redundant control cards with automatic failover
    • Interoperable with Thinklogical’s 6.25Gbps Velocity series products
    • Expected to achieve Common Criteria EAL4, TEMPEST SDIP 27 Level B and NATO NIAPC Evaluation Scheme: GREEN information assurance (IA) accreditations
  • 06
    Aug, 2015
    MILFORD, Conn

    TLX 4K Extension and Switching System from Thinklogical Named Finalist for Major Broadcast and Audio Visual Industry Awards

    First Extension and Switching System Supporting Uncompressed 4K Video (4096 x 2160 Resolution, 4:4:4 Color Depth) at 60Hz Using Only Two Cables is Recognized for Innovation

    MILFORD, Conn. – August 6, 2015 — Thinklogical, a global manufacturer of secure, high performance signal extension and matrix switching systems for video-rich application environments, announced today that its TLX Series product line is a finalist for several major broadcast and audio-visual industry awards.

    CSI Awards: TLX has been shortlisted for the CSI Awards, in the category of “Best Cable or Fiber Contribution/Distribution/Transmission Solution.” Established in 2003 by Cable and Satellite International Magazine, the CSI Awards are among the most prestigious and competitive technology awards in the industry, designed to recognize and reward innovation and excellence in the cable, satellite, broadcast, IPTV, telco, broadband/OTT video, mobile TV and associated sectors. The winners will be revealed September 11 at a ceremony at IBC 2015 in Amsterdam. More information about the CSI Awards can be found at http://www.csimagazine.com/awards/

    AV Awards: TLX is a finalist for the AV Awards 2015, in the categories of of “Systems Product of the Year: Signal Processing”and “System Product of the Year: Video Distribution.” Now in its 17th year, the AV Awards were established to recognize and reward excellence across the Audio Visual industry. The winners will be announced at a ceremony in London on September 25. More information about the AV Awards can be found at http://www.avawards.com/

    IABM Design & Innovation Awards: TLX is on the shortlist for the IABM Design & Innovation Awards 2015 in the “Post Production” category, having been identified as one of the leading products or services to be exhibited at IBC 2015 that bring benefit or create new opportunities to the broadcast and media industry. Category winner results and awards will be presented at a reception September 12 at IBC 2015 in Amsterdam. More information about the IABM Design & Innovation Awards 2015 can be found at http://www.theiabm.org/

    “Thinklogical is known for being first to market with high-performance, industrial-grade uncompressed signal extension and switching solutions that are reliable, resilient and help organizations improve productivity and create sustainable efficiencies through collaborative workflows,” said Thinklogical President and CEO Joe Pajer. “Being named a finalist for these prestigious industry awards is further proof of the customer benefit found in Thinklogical’s innovative approach with TLX to solving the challenges of 4K signal management.”

    TLX from Thinklogical is the first solution in the market capable of extending and switching computer peripherals and uncompressed full resolution, full color depth, 4K video (4096 x 2160 resolution, 4:4:4 color depth) at 60Hz frame rate using only two cables, providing pixel-for-pixel image accuracy with no signal latency, visual artifacts or lost frames. TLX gives customers industry-leading 10Gbps performance and a flexible, modular and highly-efficient signal architecture supporting both fiber-optic and CATx connectivity. This reduces the cost and infrastructure required to manage and distribute video content created in the growing UHD/4K industry standard without compromising signal quality, image resolution or system performance.

    With these nominations, TLX is quickly becoming the most-awarded 4K signal extension and switching system in the market today. In April, TLX received the “Best of Show” Award presented by Sound & Video Contractor Magazine at the NAB Show in Las Vegas; in June it was recognized with the InfoComm 2015 “Best of Show” award by Government Video Magazine.

  • 01
    Jul, 2015
    MILFORD, Conn.

    Thinklogical’s TLX Wins InfoComm 2015 Best of Show Award, Presented by Government Video Magazine

    First to Deliver Extension and Switching of Computer Peripherals and Uncompressed 4K Video (4096 x 2160 Resolution, 4:4:4 Color Depth) at 60Hz Using Only Two Cables; Second Best of Show Award in 2015

    MILFORD, Conn. – July 1, 2015 — Thinklogical, a global manufacturer of secure, high performance extension and matrix switching systems for video-rich application environments, announced today that its new TLX Series is the recipient of one of the industry’s most prestigious technology honors, the InfoComm 2015 “Best of Show” award, presented by Government Video Magazine.

    This is the second major award for TLX in 2015. In April it received the “Best of Show” Award presented by Sound & Video Contractor Magazine at the NAB Show in Las Vegas.Government Video Winner Best of Show InfoComm 2015

    “Audiovisual gear gets better every year, so it takes something special to qualify for Government Video’s Best of Show award at InfoComm 2015,” said Bob Kovacs, editor, Government Video Magazine. “We looked at all the nominees carefully and were especially impressed with the performance, value and usability demonstrated by all the winners. These are products ready to make their marks in presentations, control centers, conference rooms and classrooms.”

    TLX from Thinklogical is the first solution in the market capable of delivering extension and switching of computer peripherals and full resolution, full color depth, uncompressed, 4K video (4096 x 2160 resolution, 4:4:4 color depth) at 60Hz frame rate using only two cables. TLX gives customers industry-leading 10Gbps performance and a flexible and efficient uncompressed signal architecture supporting both fiber-optic and CATx connectivity. This reduces the cost and infrastructure required to manage and distribute content created in the growing 4K industry standard without compromising signal quality, resolution or system performance.

    “The ability to extend and switch true 4K video at the highest resolution and color depth possible without the latency created by signal compression is a necessity for video-rich applications in multiple industries,” said Thinklogical President and CEO Joe Pajer. “Only TLX can deliver on these demanding customer requirements today, with an uncompressed, high-bandwidth architecture that competitive solutions can’t match. We’re honored to be recognized by Government Video Magazine for the advancement TLX represents to the audio-visual and information technology markets.”

    More information about TLX can be found here. More information about Government Video Magazine can be found at: http://www.governmentvideo.com

  • 10
    Jun, 2015
    MILFORD, Conn.

    Thinklogical Extends Market Leadership; Adds KVM Extension and Switching to New TLX Series

    TLX is the Only Solution Available that Can Extend and Switch Full Uncompressed 4K Video at 4:4:4 Color Depth and 60Hz Frame Rate Over Just Two Cables; To Be Showcased at Booth 3479 at InfoComm 2015

    MILFORD, Conn. – June 10, 2015 — Thinklogical, a global manufacturer of secure, high performance signal extension and switching systems for video-rich applications, today announced that it is introducing KVM features to its new TLX Series matrix switches and extenders at InfoComm 2015, June 17-19, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla, in booth 3479.

    TLX is the first and only solution available in the market today that can extend and switch computer peripherals and uncompressed 4K video at full 4096 x 2160 resolution and 4:4:4 color depth at 60Hz using only two CATx cables or three fibers. TLX offers customers industry-leading 10Gbps performance and a flexible and efficient hybrid architecture, reducing the cost and infrastructure required to manage content created in the 4K standard without compromising quality or performance.

    The Thinklogical booth at InfoComm will showcase live demonstrations of TLX KVM and [email protected] video signal management featuring the TLX640 matrix switch, the market’s highest capacity and most flexible matrix, and the company’s  DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI 1.4 extenders. Thinklogical offers an innovative connector on its TLX extenders that can receive both HDMI and DisplayPort cables on the same extender, reducing the number of extenders needed, and eliminating the requirement for an external adapter or dongle to convert from DisplayPort to DVI or HDMI.

    Other booth demonstrations include KVM and video extension over long distances with redundant fiber paths for increased uptime and reliability, and Secure Restricted Switching, which showcases Thinklogical’s unique and accredited ability to manage multiple classifications of information through a single matrix switch chassis. Restricted Switching is a key criteria for secure applications in defense and intelligence requiring information assurance (IA) approval, such as C4ISR, command and control, UAS ground stations, watch floors, and simulation and training environments.

    “We’re pleased to add KVM functionality to the TLX feature set and meet customer demand for a comprehensive solution that delivers high performance at the lowest possible cable count,” said Joe Pajer, president and CEO of Thinklogical. “With TLX, Thinklogical builds on our reputation for providing professional-grade, uncompressed signal management products at prices competitive with lower-quality, compressed KVM alternatives. For applications where information security, video resolution, and user productivity are mission-critical requirements, Thinklogical offers unparalleled solutions.”

    TLX offers hybrid configurations supporting multi-mode fiber, single mode fiber, and CATx cables with 10Gbps bandwidth per port, and interoperability with Thinklogical’s market-leading Velocity Series 6.25Gbps fiber-optic KVM product line. Specifications and capabilities include:

    TLX Video and KVM Extension Systems

    • Extension of up to 80km over fiber, 100m over CAT6a
    • Support for a single display up to 4096×2160 @ 30Hz, or two displays up to 1920×1200 @ 60Hz over a single fiber or CATx cable
    • Support for a single display up to 4096×2160 @ 60Hz, or two displays up to 4096×2160 @ 30Hz over two fibers or CATx cables
    • Support for two displays up to 4096×2160 @ 60Hz over four fibers or CATx cables
    • Supports HDCP content
    • Local output port(s)
    • Ethernet port for configuration, management and updates
    • Support for full duplex stereo and embedded audio, with ability to de-embed at the receiver
    • Support for unbalanced analog audio and serial RS-232
    • Support for USB HID and USB 2.0 (480Mbps)
    • Modular, hot-swappable form factor

    TLX Matrix Switches

    • Non-blocking and protocol agnostic
    • Scalable chassis sizes from 12 ports to 640 ports
    • Hot-swappable critical system components: power supplies, fan trays, control cards, data input/output cards
    • Redundant and current-sharing power supplies
    • Redundant control cards with automatic failover
    • Expected to achieve Common Criteria EAL4, TEMPEST SDIP 27 Level B and NATO NIAPC Evaluation Scheme: GREEN information assurance (IA) accreditations

    TLX solutions are available for order now from Thinklogical and authorized resellers.

  • 05
    May, 2015
    MILFORD, Conn.

    Thinklogical Awarded U.S. Patent for Serial Digital Interface (SDI) Video and Data Extension Technology Innovation

    Advancement Improves Performance and Efficiency of Video Transmission over Fiber

    MILFORD, Conn. – May 5, 2015 — Thinklogical, a global manufacturer of secure, high performance KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) extension and matrix switching systems for video-rich application environments, announced today that it has been awarded U.S. patent 9,001,898 for technology enabling the extension of serial data interface (SDI) video signals over fiber optic cabling.

    This is the third patent recently granted to Thinklogical for advancements in KVM extension and matrix switching technology. The company’s Multi-Rate Transmission System (MRTS) was awarded U.S. Patent 8,880,928 in 2014 and European Union patent EP2274679 in 2013.

    “The employees of Thinklogical pride themselves on the ability to push the boundaries of technology innovation while delivering robust, reliable and practical solutions to complex video and data signal extension and switching challenges faced by customers today,” said Joe Pajer, president and CEO of Thinklogical. “This patent is further evidence of the performance, quality and efficiency benefits that users can expect from implementing a Thinklogical system in visual computing applications.”

    Thinklogical systems allow users to access video and data sources such as computers, servers, DVD players, video cameras, live video feeds and networks, from a distance and switch the content from these sources to a wide assortment of destinations including displays, workstations, video walls, and more. Thinklogical solutions support all common audio-visual (AV) and computer information technology (IT) signal types and interface formats, including uncompressed video at resolutions up to 4K at 60Hz at full resolution and color depth (4096 x 2160 resolution, 4-4-4 color depth).

    The patent was awarded for Thinklogical’s improved approach to enabling the efficient extension of SDI video — commonly used in broadcast environments — over fiber-optic cables without requiring the use of special optical lasers. In addition, the Thinklogical method allows for additional signals, such as camera control or computer peripheral data, to be to be sent on the same fiber as the SDI video transmission with complete accuracy and no degradation of performance.

    Thousands of government and commercial customers use Thinklogical products to achieve workflow efficiencies, enhanced staff collaboration, and improved decision-making in video-rich applications including command and control centers, control rooms, video analysis centers, broadcast and post production editing studios, air traffic control towers, scientific modeling, 3D simulation, live event staging, and more.

  • 23
    Apr, 2015
    MILFORD, Conn.

    Thinklogical’s TLX Series KVM System Wins NewBay Media’s “Best of Show” Award, Presented by Sound & Video Contractor at NAB 2015

    First KVM System with Extension and Switching of Uncompressed [email protected] Video (4096 x 2160 Resolution, 4-4-4 Color Depth) Using Two Cables is Honored at Broadcast Industry Event

    MILFORD, Conn. – April 23, 2015 — Thinklogical, a global manufacturer of secure, high performance KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) extension and matrix switching systems for video-rich application environments, announced today that its new TLX Series 10G KVM and Video Extension and Switching System is the recipient of one of the industry’s most prestigious technology honors, NewBay Media’s “Best of Show” Award, presented at the 2015 NAB Show in Las Vegas by Sound & Video Contractor magazine.

    NewBay Media’s Best of Show Awards are evaluated by a panel of engineers and industry experts, and are selected based on innovation, feature set, cost efficiency and performance in serving the industry. Winners receive an award for display and will be featured in Sound & Video Contractor, the definitive technical resource for integrators, contractors, dealers, and consultants.

    All nominated products also are featured in the special Best of Show Awards Program Guide, to be distributed in digital edition form to more than 100,000 readers of Sound & Video ContractorVideo EdgeTV TechnologyDigital VideoRadio World, Radio magazine and Pro Sound News after the convention.

    TLX from Thinklogical is the first KVM system delivering extension and switching of full resolution, full color depth, uncompressed, 4K video (4096 x 2160 resolution, 4-4-4 color depth) at 60Hz frame rate using only two cables. TLX gives customers industry-leading 10Gbps performance and a flexible and efficient uncompressed signal architecture supporting both fiber-optic and CATx connectivity. This reduces the cost and infrastructure required to manage content created in the growing 4K video industry standard without compromising quality, resolution or performance.

    “Recognition with an award at the NAB Show from NewBay Media’s Broadcast & Video Group is a strong vote of confidence and admiration from our leading industry publications,” said NewBay Media Broadcast & Video Group Vice President & Group Publisher Eric Trabb.

    “The power and performance of Thinklogical’s TLX product line is changing the way the broadcast industry manages 4K workflows by bringing uncompressed, ultra-high-resolution video and KVM extension and switching into the mainstream,” said Thinklogical President & CEO Joe Pajer. “We’re pleased to receive this award from NewBay Media in recognition of the innovation, performance and sustainable customer benefits TLX delivers to the market.”

    Click here to read the article in Sound and Video Contractor

  • 13
    Apr, 2015
    LAS VEGAS, NV

    NEP Selects Thinklogical for New Mobile Broadcast Production Truck

    High-bandwidth fiber-optic KVM extension and switching infrastructure to deliver operational efficiencies and flexibility for worldwide outsourced mobile broadcast production leader

    LAS VEGAS, NV – April 13, 2015 — Thinklogical, a global manufacturer of secure, high-performance KVM (keyboard, video and mouse) extension and switching systems for video-rich applications, today announced that NEP Group Inc. has selected Thinklogical KVM technology for a new mobile broadcast production truck.

    The announcement was made at NAB Show 2015 in Las Vegas, where Thinklogical is showcasing its full range of KVM and video signal management solutions for broadcast, film and post-production applications in booth SL10124. Demonstrations include the new TLX Series 10 Gbps platform supporting uncompressed [email protected] video extension and switching at full resolution and color depth (4096 x 2160 resolution, 4-4-4 color depth) over two fiber or CATx cables, the lowest in the industry.

    NEP is a leading worldwide provider of outsourced solutions to the broadcast and live event industries, offering technical services for outside broadcast, studio production, video display, host broadcasting and post production.  Headquartered in in the United States, they have offices in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Dubai and Australia.

    The new NEP truck will feature a Thinklogical 320V 6.25Gbps fiber-optic video matrix switch and modular, space-saving Thinklogical KVM extenders with DWDM (dense wavelength division multiplexing) optics, enabling a flexible and efficient switching infrastructure that maximizes performance and responsiveness while reducing the amount of fiber cabling required to interconnect the truck’s four production units. All devices in the truck that use a keyboard, mouse, joystick or trackball and a video display for control can be routed through the Thinklogical system and assigned to any workstation, and can then be quickly switched to another device or workstation. This “any-to-any” switching capability allows individual operators to work from any of the available positions as needed for increased collaboration, productivity and workflow efficiency.

    This is the third Thinklogical deployment for NEP. The company has installed Thinklogical in EN1 and ND1, two state-of-the-art, multi-unit trucks designed for national network productions.

    “We selected Thinklogical for their ability to support a high-performance signal management infrastructure that meets our client’s demanding technical requirements with a modular and flexible architecture that offers easy reconfiguration and room for expansion to meet future needs,” said Joseph Signorino, vice president, systems integration, NEP U.S. Mobile Units. “The rock-solid performance, reliability, and operational efficiencies delivered by the Thinklogical KVM systems in our current EN1 and ND1 trucks made the decision to use Thinklogical again an easy one.”

    “As a Pittsburgh area resident, I’m especially pleased that Thinklogical is partnering again with NEP, a company with headquarters in the city that is also a global leader in their industry,” said Joe Pajer, president and CEO of Thinklogical. “NEP is a recognized innovator who expands the boundaries of how cutting-edge technology is used in mobile broadcast production, and we’re proud they have again chosen Thinklogical for their latest truck design. Our patented extension and switching systems provide NEP with a future-proof signal management architecture that will help their customers deliver high-quality remote broadcast productions with mission-critical reliability, flexibility and performance.”

    More information about Thinklogical’s KVM and video extension and switching solutions for broadcast, film and post-production can be found here.

    About NEP
    For over 30 years, NEP has been delivering expertly engineered solutions for outside broadcast, studio production, video display, host broadcasting and post production. With a worldwide network that includes the most advanced equipment and largest fleet of mobile units available, as well as global production studios to suit every genre, our talented team of experts work together to deliver superior service to every client.   Driven by passion and a focus on innovation, NEP has supported productions in over 40 countries on all seven continents, and has set the industry standard for excellence.  For more information, visit www.nepinc.com.