Digital Design Guide - Third Edition

Digital Video for Professional AV Systems

Over the past decade, the AV industry has evolved through a major technological transition. Analog video has given way to digital video technologies for the modern AV systems used in organizations worldwide to facilitate communication and information sharing. As a leading manufacturer of products engineered for the commercial AV market, Extron has an extensive history with the development of product solutions and technologies for digital video system integration. We are pleased to be offering the AV industry’s most complete portfolio of products for switching and distribution, signal processing, signal extension, streaming over networks, and more.

This Digital Design Guide is an essential resource for the latest digital video formats and technologies, as well as principles for formulating effective approaches to system design. It offers guidance in addressing common AV design challenges, from reliably transmitting digital video over long distances, to successfully managing EDID and HDCP throughout a system, and accommodating the newest 4K sources and displays. Ultimately, the Guide aims to provide a solid technical and practical foundation for successfully designing systems that fully satisfy an end user’s expectations for performance, reliability, and serving as an integral aspect of the facility or organization’s core operations.


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Digital Video Products

A comprehensive online resource with Extron digital video products, digital video system designs, white papers, and technical articles.

Glossary of Terms

A comprehensive lexicon of words, phrases, acronyms, and abbreviations appropriate to digital technologies, distribution methods, and the products designed for use in digital AV presentation systems.