Hong Kong, January 29th, 2014 – SAPPHIRE Technology Ltd., a leading manufacturer and global supplier of innovative IT products, today announced availability of the SAPPHIRE PowerScale™ EF1K HDMI over Fiber audio/video extender. This transmitter/receiver set ensures first-rate distribution of uncompressed A/V and control signals over long distances at a very cost effective price.

“A/V integrators can now take advantage of the price/performance benefits of this unique product,” says Adrian Thompson, VP of Marketing, SAPPHIRE Technology Ltd. “It supports the A/V signal distribution and control requirements of the most demanding projects, at a fraction of the price of comparable solutions.”

Designed around the advanced BlueRiver™ 100 chipset from AptoVision, the SAPPHIRE PowerScale EF1K extends HDMI over fiber, supporting Full HD 1080p60, HDCP, CEC, multi-channel audio, ARC, DDC/EDID and all 3D modes.  It transports uncompressed HD audio, video and control signals over standard fiber-optic cable at up to 1 km (3,280 feet) with zero frame latency. The unaltered transmission of raw data ensures industry-leading performance and reliability, while bi-directional control via RS-232, IR and CEC ensure maximum versatility and convenience.

“The AptoVision BlueRiver™ 100 chipset delivers world class performance and reliability, and the most comprehensive feature set on the market,” says Kamran Ahmed, CEO and co-founder, AptoVision. “Leveraging our technology, the SAPPHIRE PowerScale EF1K offers A/V integrators the quality, feature set and performance they require.”

SAPPHIRE PowerScale EF1K will be showcased at Integrated Systems Europe, Feb. 4-6:

AptoVision Stand: 10-K137

SAPPHIRE Technology Stand: 8-K245

VIDELCO Europe Ltd. Stand: 9-C111

To learn more, or to book a meeting, visit: www.sapphiretech.com/proav

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