ATEN Introduces New 8-Port HDMI Video Switch and Splitter

VS0801H and VS0108H offer the ultimate visual and audio experience in today's multimedia applications

Taipei, Taiwan, April 08, 2010 --( ATEN International, leading designer and manufacturer of cutting-edge communications solutions, announced that it will extend the range of HDMI solutions with the introduction of the new 8-port HDMI Video Switch - VS0801H and the 8-port HDMI Video Splitter - VS0108H. The new products will provide users with a guaranteed, high-fidelity multimedia transfer in HDMI technology.

The growing popularity of HDMI devices on the home theatre market creates the need to enable simultaneous access to different HDMI A/V sources. The VS0801H HDMI Video Switch enables consumers to easily connect up to 8 HDMI sources, such as HDMI camera, satellite TV set-top box, HD-DVD player, Blue-ray HD player, home theatre central unit or game console, to one TV screen. The VS0801H enables fast and easy switching between HDMI sources by pressing buttons on the front panel, via remote control, or through RS-232 serial port. The ATEN switch provides the highest video quality with HDTV 480p, 720p, 1080i and 1080p (1920 x 1080) resolutions, as well as VGA, SVGA, SXGA, UXGA and WUXGA (1920 x 1200) resolutions.

The VS0108H HDMI Video Splitter is a perfect solution for anyone who needs to send one source of digital high definition video to eight HDMI displays at the same time. It supports all HDMI enabled devices, such as DVD players, satellite set-top boxes, and HDMI displays. The VS0108H is HDCP (High Bandwidth Digital Content Protection) compliant, making it effective for use with all HDMI displays in home theater applications, as well as in corporate, educational and commercial settings.

"The HDMI technology allows transmitting digital signal without conversion, while maintaining perfectpicture and sound quality. ATEN is providing cutting-edge HDMI solutions including video switches, video splitters and video extenders, which enable easy management of multimedia transfer. Our products work just as well in the home theatre setting, as in business, entertainment or education" said Kevin Chen, President of ATEN International.

The VS0801H and the VS0108H are part of ATEN's complete HDMI product line that includes:
‧ VS481A, the 4-port HDMI Video Switch
‧ VS182 and VS184, the 2 and 4-port HDMI Video Splitters
‧ VE800, the HDMI Video Extender that amplifies the signal, extending the distance between the signal source and the HDMI display up to 60 meters using Cat 5e or Cat 6 cables.

About ATEN
ATEN International Co., Ltd. is specialized in connectivity solutions in information technology. Established in 1979, ATEN is today considered the leading manufacturer of KVM Switches worldwide. This prominent position was reached by continuously high investment in research and development, resulting in numerous patents and exemplified by the sophisticated ASIC, developed in the ATEN labs and manufactured by ATEN. The product range today covers hundreds of connectivity products, providing complete KVM solutions from entry level to the enterprise market. Among the customers of ATEN are large, companies with global operations, midrange and small businesses, as well as ambitious private users.

ATEN International
Odie Yang
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