NETGEAR is pleased to announce a global partnership with Kramer Electronics, a leading player and pioneer in the Pro AV industry. Kramer’s AV over IP solution, including encoders, decoders, transcoders along with enterprise-level management and control solutions, now includes the well-respected NETGEAR line of Pro AV switches. This new alliance will help further accelerate Ethernet-based AV distribution for professional AV environments to deliver complete end-to-end solutions for AV-over-IP infrastructure.
As founding members of the SDVoE Alliance, the consortium of technology providers who aim to standardize the adoption of Ethernet to transport AV signals, NETGEAR and Kramer have made a long-term commitment to delivering audio and video over the IP network.
“The professionalism of the NETGEAR team and their dedication to AV-over-IP is unparalleled and we are thrilled to partner with them in this evolution. Our customers and system integrators receive detailed system designs, on-demand, within hours, and together with NETGEAR, we support our customers throughout all stages of the solution development process,” said Aviv Ron, Vice President of Business Development and Strategy at Kramer. “Our partnership with NETGEAR allows us to offer a complete AV-over-IP system in the most demanding environments and to be even more agile when bringing such solutions to market globally.”
Now including NETGEAR’s full range of switches worldwide, Kramer will provide customers with a single point of contact for turnkey delivery of complete AV-over-IP solutions which are optimized for AV deployments. Ideally suited for large-scale environments including both civil and military government applications for command-and-control rooms, education environments, and corporate rollouts, ensuring future-proofed, scalable, and agile solutions that can continue to evolve with resolution, bandwidth, and latency requirements.
“The partnership with Kramer goes beyond just the hardware,” says Laurent Masia, Director of Product Management for Managed Switches at NETGEAR. “Both companies are committed to providing a range of solutions that make incorporating AV-over-IP more accessible for the Pro AV industry. NETGEAR welcomes the chance to work together and continue to listen to the Pro AV community to engineer products that delight our customers.”