New control app for Blustream Multicast launched on iTunes and Google Play

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Today we have launched our latest FREE Blustream app for control and configuration of our latest IP200UHD Video over IP solution and the ACM200 control module.

The Blustream Drag & Drop TV app is used for controlling the Blustream ACM200 and IP200 Multicast system.

The app delivers the following user features:

  • Intuitive 'drag & drop' source selection with video preview feature for active monitoring of system status

  • Video wall 'drag & drop' source selection with video preview

  • Access to ACM200 web interface module for configuration and control of the Blustream Multicast system*

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Note: The Blustream app is not compatible with the Blustream CM100 or other Matrix products.

Configuration of Blustream products should be completed by a trained Blustream installer. Failure to do so may result in poor system performance.

* Configuration of a multicast system takes place on a web browser. The app links directly to the relevant pages.

Find the app on iTunes at the following link - https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/drag-and-drop-tv/id1451448899

Find the app on the Google Play Store at the following link - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=au.com.blustream.acm

Deliver 4K 18Gbps up to 100m with the NEW HDBaseT™ HEX150CS-KIT!

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Our lndustry leading range of HDBaseT™ extenders offer the very best in performance and flexibility. The HEX150CS-KIT extender set is our latest advanced HDMI 2.0 4K 60Hz 4:4:4 HDCP 2.2 HDBaseT™ solution utilising CSC technology. The HEX150CS-KIT supports HDMI, bi-directional IR, RS-232, and PoH (PoE) up to lengths of 150m over a single CAT cable. The HEX150CS-KIT also provides enhanced features including audio return (ARC) via HDMI or optical (S/PDIF) and Ethernet pass through.

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HDBaseT™ CSC Extender Set Supporting HDMI 2.0 4K 60Hz 4:4:4 up to 100m (1080p up to 150m), Bi-directional IR & RS-232, EDID management, ARC, Ethernet pass through, Audio Breakout Bi-directional PoH (PoE), HDCP 2.2

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Case Study - O'PTASIA Super Yacht

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Superyacht O‘PTASIA was built in 2018 by Golden Yachts. She is a 84.73m / 278ft Custom motor yacht with exterior design by Studio Vafiadis and interior styling by Studio Vafiadis. O‘PTASIA offers accommodation for up to 12 guests in 11 cabins with additional room for her crew of 26. She features a variety of amenities to ensure comfortable charter vacations, including BBQ, Beach Club, Elevator / Lift, Outdoor Bar, Owner Study, Spa, Swimming Platform, Swimming Pool, Underwater Lights, Air Conditioning, Deck Jacuzzi, Gym/exercise equipment, Stabilisers underway, Stabilizers at Anchor and WiFi connection on board.

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Delivering Seamless AV Integration

No expense was spared on the Audio Visual experience for guests. No less than 5 cinema systems and 23 integrated TV displays were specified throughout the yacht. HDBaseT™ was chosen as the video distribution platform and manufacturer Blustream provided their latest hardware to deliver a seamless 4K UHD experience to every display.

Bruno Vermeir of Blustream explains, ‘ The O’PTASIA project was amazing to be involved in. We have worked on several yacht installations with Blustream but never one of this size and complexity. Due to the number of displays and sources located throughout the craft, we had to work with the designers to create the CAT cable infrastructure and system configuration that would allow five 8x8 HDBaseT™ matrix to interact seamlessly on the same control system. Pleased to say the end result has been fantastic and feedback amazing!’. 

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Platinum 8 x 8 HDBaseT™ Matrix 

The Blustream Platinum 8x8 HDBaseT™ matrix hosts a number of advanced features that make it perfect for a yacht installation of this size. The entire 26 display system works over a single CAT 6 cable infrastructure. HDBaseT™ technology enables the delivery of 4K Video, HD audio including Dolby Atmos, control and automation data, PoE and ethernet all over this single cable. The Platinum matrix also features advanced independent audio routing including audio return channel (ARC) integration from the displays. This enables the yacht to have independent audio sources located throughout the installation that can be routed to any of the 26 zones. 

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100m HDBaseT™ Receiver 

The 26 displays on O’PTASIA are located up to 80m apart. The Blustream receivers connect directly to the CAT 6 cable infrastructure via RJ45 and require no power. The receiver features a HDMI output for connection to a display, an audio input, RS-232 and ethernet ports and an IR input / output.

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