Matrox Imaging announces capture card for DVR applications

Monday September 24, Las Vegas – Today at ASIS 2007, Matrox Imaging is announcing the Matrox Morphis DVR-16, a scalable video capture card with real-time multi-channel compression specifically designed for today’s Digital Video Recorders (DVRs). “The Morphis DVR-16 card is designed for multiple-channel recording applications,” explains Fabio Perelli, Product Manager, Matrox Imaging. “It has all the features needed for DVR applications that require compression of audio and video - at a very competitive price.”

The Morphis DVR-16 captures from NTSC, PAL, RS-170 and CCIR video sources. A PCI/PCIe card, the Morphis DVR-16 is scalable and can record from 4 to 16 channels of compressed video and audio. Each channel supports motion, blind and night detection, as well as detection of video loss. The hardware engine can perform real-time compression in MJPEG, and MPEG-4 formats. The display overlay also supports region blanking.

Software support is available for Microsoft Windows XP, and consists of the field-proven, hardware-independent Matrox Imaging Library (MIL)/ActiveMIL or MIL-Lite/ActiveMIL-Lite development toolkits for creating custom applications. Pricing for Matrox Morphis DVR-16 is $895 US OEM (quantity 1) and will be available Q4 2007.

About Matrox Imaging

Established in 1976, Matrox Imaging is a leading designer of PC-based hardware and software for machine vision, image analysis, medical imaging, and video surveillance. Products include frame grabbers, vision processors, imaging platforms, smart cameras, and development software. Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Matrox is a privately held company with international offices in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, and Hong Kong. For more company information, visit: