Press Release

Blustream US is now shipping the next solution in its video over IP portfolio, the Contractor Series IP50HD. With essentially no limitation on project size, the new ultra-flexible 1080p transmitter and receiver pair offer unrivalled installation opportunities. They are perfectly suited for a range of commercial applications requiring robust HD video over IP support, such as command and control rooms, digital signage, and workstation management installations.

"With their infinite scalability, drag and drop simplicity, and exceptional longevity, our video over IP solutions are well-established internationally and are now winning over integrators in the US," said Jason Fitzgerald, Product Manager at Blustream US. "The new IP50HD 1080p solution adds a Video over IP option to our popular Contractor Series, delivering incredible value with our market-leading configuration and control software."

The Blustream Contractor HD Video over IP distribution platform delivers AV and control signals over a 1Gb network. Using the industry-leading Blustream ACM200 control module, the IP50HD boasts simplified integration with third-party control platforms and uses the company’s Drag and Drop TV visual control application, ensuring a seamless experience during installation and for the end user. The IP50HD-TX 1080p HDMI transmitter and the IP50HD-RX 1080p HDMI video scaling receiver use H.265 compression technology to deliver HDMI, as well as bidirectional IR, RS-232, and USB/KVM up to 100 meters over a standard network architecture. The transmitter includes a HDMI loop-out for cascading to multiple devices. Both devices can be powered via PoE from the network switch or locally should the switch not support PoE. With multiple configuration options available, the multicast HD solution is ideal for both residential and commercial installations.

The Contractor Series IP50HD 1080p Video Distribution Solution is now shipping. For more information, visit