DigitalMedia Private Network Mode delivers simplified network management and reduces cost of multiple IP addresses
Crestron DigitalMedia™, the complete and proven standard that delivers high-definition audio and video signals long distance over one wire, now operates using just one IP address (Private Network Mode). With private network mode the DigitalMedia switcher uses only one IP address, and all DigitalMedia peripherals, such as receivers and transmitters, are moved off the public network. Private Network Mode significantly streamlines home and organizational infrastructures, conserving IP addresses, reducing costs and simplifying system management and troubleshooting.
“Private network mode drastically simplifies integration with the LAN and other IT infrastructure — whether in a single home or massive corporate campus,” says Crestron VP of Technology, Fred Bargetzi. “Now, all DM peripherals are managed by the switch, and you only need one IP address. All this with virtually zero configuration.”
Beginning today, new DigitalMedia switchers will include Private Network Mode functionality. For currently installed DM switchers, download the latest update from the Crestron website to get the latest features. No programming changes are necessary.
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About Crestron DigitalMedia
Crestron DigitalMedia provides a seamless transition from analog to digital using existing wires. DigitalMedia accepts, manages, routes and distributes virtually any signal type, plus control and Ethernet, over distances up to 300 feet using standard CAT5e cable. More than just an HDMI® switcher, DigitalMedia distributes all analog and pure high-definition digital content – including 1080p with Deep Color, 3D high-definition video, 1920×1200 computer signals, control, data, and Ethernet – long distances over a single DM 8G cable or CresFiber 8G, without any need for compression or repeaters.
For more than 40 years Crestron has been the world’s leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems, innovating technology and reinventing the way people live and work. Providing integrated solutions to control audio, video, lighting, computer, IP and environmental systems, Crestron streamlines technology, improving the quality of life for people in corporate conference rooms, hotels, classrooms, auditoriums, and in their homes. Crestron’s leadership stems from its dedicated people who are committed to providing the best products, programs and services in the industry. In addition to its World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has sales and support offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia. Discover the world of Crestron by visiting www.crestron.com.
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