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What's New at Key Digital - Q3 2016 Newsletter
Tradeshow Highlights

Key Digital® ended Q3 by attending CEDIA 2016 in Dallas, Texas on September 15, 2016. Would like to thank all CEDIA 2016 attendees who had a chance to visit and take part in our Booth Tours, Trainings, and New Product Releases.

View CEDIA 2016 Photo Gallery

CEDIA Photo galery

Stay up to date by checking out our Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3 CEDIA Videos for New Product Releases and Product Overviews:

Day 1Video Highlights - Day 1

Day 2Video Highlights - Day 2

Day 3Video Highlights - Day 3

Visit Key Digital at Upcoming Tradeshows:

February 7-10, 2017 • Booth 5-S113
Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam Netherlands

April 27-29, 2017 • Booth 3172
Orange County Conv. Center, Orlando, FL

June 4-10, 2017 • Booth C3917
Las Vegas Conv. Center, Las Vegas NV

September 6-9, 2017 • Booth 3223
San Diego Conv. Center, San Diego CA

Product Highlights

Enterprise AV - HD Over IP Solutions

Key Digital's HD over IP solutions create an expandable HDMI over IP system that can be scaled to fit any installation. Add up to 1024 Tx units and an unlimited number of Rx units for the ultimate custom video solution.

KD-IP120Tx - HDMI over IP (Tx) Transmitter, supports HDMI Pass-through

KD-IP120Rx - HDMI over IP (Rx) Receiver

KD-IP120POETx - HDMI over IP with Power Over Ethernet (Tx) Transmitter, supports HDMI Pass-through

KD-IP120POERx - HDMI over IP Power Over Ethernet (Rx) Receiver

Customer Success Stories

Compass Control Installation by AEI, Inc. at Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill, Nashville, TN

Compass Control Installation by AEI, Inc. at Brentwood Academy, Brentwood, TN

Key Digital Trainings

We've been very busy with our seminars at CEDIA 2016!

Attendees were invited to spend the afternoon with Key Digital, starting with a session hosted by Mike Tsinberg, President and Founder of Key Digital and SMPTE Fellow, on Compression, Connectivity and Control with HDBaseT & H.264 for HDMI Over IP.

Later, they joined Jonathon Ferry, National Training Manager, Key Digital, for Troubleshooting of HDCP2.2 Video Systems and Introduction to HD Over IP Integration.

Update on New C1 and Upcoming In-house Trainings

Key Digital's Level C1 Certification has been updated! There are now two certification levels you can achieve that provide specialized information for your sales and design staff and programmers. Now with Android device support!

Make sure to register for our upcoming in-house trainings here:

Compass Control Programming Professional In-Depth Training

Expansive class immersing attendees in Key Digital's hardware-software solution and offering education on all Compass Control programming levels .

Attendees may attend the entire course, or join for specific days
in order to achieve their desired certification levels.

The course begins with system introduction and design and works up through modular drag & drop programming, module development, custom GUI programming methods, and advanced logic building.

  • March 7 - 10, 2017
  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Key Digital HQ
    521 East 3rd Street,
    Mt. Vernon, NY 10553
  • Travel & Hotel Info
  • Hotel / Lunch Included
  • Please bring a PC or
    Mac with VM Software (Windows)


Day 1 (AM):
Compass Control System Design Certification

  • Key Digital hardware-software solutions
  • System design cases
  • Compass control system introduction
  • C1 System Design Certification

Day 1 (PM):
Key Digital Hardware & Software Certification

  • Group A (System Design)
    • Digital video system specification
    • Solution selling
  • Group B (Programming +)
    • Modular system programming
    • Hands-on stations with Compass Alliance Partners
    • C1 Programming + Certification

Day 2:
Programming + (contd.)

  • Editing modular macros
  • Custom module development
  • IR, RS-232 and TCP/IP code-set management
  • C2 Device Management Certification

Day 3:
Getting Graphical – Custom GUI
Programming Methods

  • Page layering for efficient multi-zone programming
  • GUI building with Compass graphical elements:
    • Simple GUI elements
    • Flick gesture control
    • Embedding web elements
  • Utilizing variables and macros
  • Logic building for GUI navigation
  • Bi-directional modules in custom GUI

Day 4:
Programming Professional

  • Finalizing custom GUI program
  • Index & Array advanced implementation
  • Custom GUI in core applications
  • C3 Certification presentation
  • Bi-directional driver session with Compass Control Engineers
  • Compass Control Q&A and crystal ball
Upcoming Webinars

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Learn about the Key Digital's new app-ready professional product releases

KD-Pro4x1 and KD-Pro2x1 are ideal for meeting spaces and class rooms. KD-4x4CSA and KD-8x8CSA are perfect for larger presentation rooms. KD-VW4x4Pro is the video wall processor with ease of installation and flexibility for any digital signage application.

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Compass Control Modular Programming Blast - Lutron Radio Ra2 and Homeworks QS

Learn what makes Compass Control the most modern control system in the market. This webinar briefly introduces the system and jumps right into programming a multi-zone system featuring Lutron automation.

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Key Digital's Enterprise AV, HD over IP system: The Ideal Choice for your next Commercial Video Distribution Installation

Key Digital offers the perfect solution for large-scale digital video distribution in digital signage and bar/restaurant applications. Learn why Enterprise AV is the best choice for bringing you into HD Over IP.

FAQs - hosted by Key Digital's System Design Group
Q. I've been using Compass Control with an iPad for a long time, but I have a recent customer who wants to use Android. When will you guys release it?

Compass Control was recently released for Android and available on the Google Play store for download:

Google Play Store

Q. Do I need a connecting block to power an IR sensor on your extenders?

All current Key Digital extenders ship with an IR sensor that is powered by the extender.

Q. I will be installing Enterprise AV-Video over IP system for the first time. What will I need to make it work?
Compass Control® Modules

BOSE® SoundTouch™ products are now compatible with the Compass Control® System, the first fully integrated major control system built from the ground up to use iOS & Android devices – as its backbone.

Compass Control® now offers integrators a plug-and-play solution with a BOSE® SoundTouch™ module consisting of a bi-directional driver and a pre-configured GUI template. This module will provide customers with easy access to music playback controls and SoundTouch presets all in one elegant interface. Using the Compass Control® app, BOSE® users have access to key features and incredible sound quality they enjoy from their BOSE® SoundTouch™ devices, while having access to an integrated control system with additional video, climate, security, and automation controls.
:: More Information PDF

Compass Control System Now Available on iOS and Android.
Visit our Sales Resources Section for Compass Control Brochures & Guides, Industry-Specific Solution Sheets, and Product Catalog & Guide.
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