HDTV Supply gives you 7-ways to control their HDMI Modular Matrix Switchers:
Free iPad App
Free Android App
Free Web GUI used with any web browser like Googles Chrome, Apples Safari, Microsoft's Edge, Firefox & more
Its serial RS232 port
Front panel push-buttons
Optional 7" Color Touchscreens
Optional Control4 & Elan drivers
...but if you are interested in more, see our DTVGameControl hardware/software combo. The application is simple and easy to use because its based on your floor plan. The hardware/software combo will even automatically turn on all of your TV's to the desired TV channel and a time each morning of your choosing.
HDTV Supply Inc and Automation Connection Inc have teamed up to offer a solution for Homes, Sports Bars and Restaurants that allows an iPad to control and manage dozens of Cable boxes or DirecTV™ Receivers and dozens of TVs when coupled with HDTV Supplys low cost WolfPack family of HDMI Matrix Switchers.
DTVGameControl is an iOS turn key application is perfect for controlling & managing Cable boxes or DirecTV Receivers, Video Tiling, Video Walls, even Audio in Sports Bars, Night Clubs or Restaurants The unique user friendly sports guide gives you the ability of putting a single game on to multiple televisions with one tap of a finger. We think it's the best because DTVGameControl paired with our 4K WolfPack 16x32 Matrix Switcher, for example, allows the iPad to become the complete remote control for all of your TVs and it also allows the user to see what is playing on the selected Cable boxes or DirecTV receivers in real time, prior to changing the channel. This gives you and your staff the ability to really focus on your customers rather than wasting time scrolling for games.
The hardware to control our WolfPack HDMI Modular Matrix Switchers are based around the Global Cache IP2IR-P. The iTach TCP/IP to IR (Infrared Control) With Power Over Ethernet iTach IP2IR seamlessly connects, monitors and controls the matrices via infrared devices over a network and the Internet. An example of the power of this hardware/software combo using, for example, our 4K WolfPack 16x32 Matrix Switcher you can do the following with an iPad:
Send any of your 16 - DirecTV™ receivers to any of your 32 - TVs...in any combination
Change any of the 16 - DirecTV™ TV channels
Raise or lower any of the 32 - TVs volume
Change the TVs being viewed in your Video Wall
Turn ON all your 32 - TVs in the morning...even automatically
Turn OFF all your 32 - TVs at night
No programming or processor is necessary
Put a single game on to multiple televisions with one tap of a finger
Audio control/ zone control - using Harmon BSS BLU, DBX ZonePro and Symetrix Zone Mix 761
Video Wall control
Morning Sequence - Preset channel and timer control
Supports Display and source control via IR, CEC and RS232
Do all of the above, plus more, with the Free iOS App, an iPad and the above options
DTVGameControl will also need 3rd Party Control Products (Reference Only) we can get totals for you depending on your needs:
Apple iPad with latest iOS
Hardwire iPad to Network Parts MC704LL/A & MK0W2AM/A
Extra WolfPack Output (For Video Preview Window)
URayTech Video Encoder
Global Cache iTach IP to IR (GC-IP2IR-P)
Xantech 791-44 (Power Supply Not included)
Xantech Power Supply for 791-44 (PS12-1.25)
IR Emitter (Global Cache -IR-E or Xantech 283D)
DirecTV (Green) 8way Splitter
75 Ohm Terminator (Terminate all unused Splitter ports and IRD port)
DTV Game Control Features:
DTVGameControl: Choose from HDTV Supply's WolfPack Matrix, Modulation or Non Matrix (DirecTV receivers strapped to the back of each TV) versions available. Depending on the distribution, our application will accommodate the smallest to the largest of venues. This is a Professional Solution is used for the control and management of DirecTV receivers and Matrix Video Switchers in a commercial environment. A DTVGameControl Preferred Dealer is available for installation and setup, if necessary.
DTVGameControl Morning Sequence: This feature will automatically turn on all of your TV's to the desired DirecTV channel and a time each morning of your choosing.
SECURE: DTVGameControl is Passcode Protected allowing you to create and control the passcode for all authorized users and staff. No more "well meaning" customers messing with the video!
FLOOR PLAN BASED: The application is simple and easy to use because its based on your floor plan. Simple to see what's playing on all of your TV's with easy touch control.
No more "which table wants what game?". It's as easy as simply touching the TV on your iPad screen.
FIND GAMES FAST: "Game Day" tabs detail sporting events currently playing. Provides quick access throughout the day to ALL daily sports games by zip code and sport themed icons, even program the Favorites tab. Your staff will no longer be embarrassed searching for a game while your customers miss the next Sports Center highlight play.
Why not buy this DTV Game Control for our WolfPack Matrix System today?
Global Cache IP2IR-P iTach IP to IR with PoE Specs:
Ultra compact device for convenient and unobtrusive connectivity
Supports multiple connections, up to 8 iPhone/iPod devices can simultaneously control one iTach
On board web server for fast and easy setup and configuration
Flash upgradeable to accommodate future upgrades in the field
Backwards compatibility with the Global Cache GC-100 Network Adapter
Power input - 802.3af compliant Power over Ethernet (PoE)
Ethernet wired iTach offers Power over Ethernet (PoE) option -- no power supply required
Network connection - RJ45, 10100Mbps
Three independent user selectable IR outputs or sensor inputs - 3.5mm mono jack
Third IR port supports IR blaster
Full spectrum IR learner built in
Includes three IR emitters and one IR blaste
The iTach TCP/IP (Ethernet) devices provide a new level of automation and control flexibility, enabling device networking in bars, restaurants, homes, businesses or schools. The product is based on open systems and standards for easy integration and compatibility with iPhone/iPod/iPad control apps, and high-end control systems.
When one is designing an HDMI Matrix Switch the most important initial specification is the number of inputs and outputs you will need in your facility. The next, and often forgotten, is how the user wants to control those inputs and outputs. HDTV Supply has your back when you're buying one of our WolfPack Family of Modular Matrix Switchers. We have them all shown at Ways to Control Our WolfPack Modular Matrix Systems and here is a summary:
Here Are Numerous Ways To Control Our WolfPack Family Of Modular Matrix Systems:
1 - Xantech Power Supply for 791-44 (PS12-1.25) 1 - $25.00
0 - IR Emitter (Global Cache -IR-E or Xantech 283D)
1 - DirecTV Deca - $40.00
1 - Diplexer 1 - $2.00
1 - DirecTV (Green) 8-way Splitter - $10.00
3 - 75 Ohm Terminator (Terminate all unused Splitter ports and IRD port) 3 @ $0.25 = $0.75
Total One Time Cost: ~$500
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Here is the App from Apples App Store. This is a Professional Solution used for the control and management of Cable boxes and DirecTV receivers and Matrix Video Switchers in a commercial environment. A DTV Game Control Contractor is required for Installation and Setup.
This software & our modular HDMI matrix switchers compete with many third party control systems like the below:
...and we have created this simple and very easy to use software. If you are an end user and want to have a control system from any of the above 3rd party control houses but your budget can't support the price you were quoted just call us for a quote as it will be $1,000s less others have quoted.
Stop Hunting: Our guide service - Saves time and Stops the embarrassment of searching for customers games. DTVGameControl provides staff with quick access to ALL sports games daily by zip code, detailing sporting events and their channels throughout the day.
Software Updates: We keep the app up to date with Apple and other manufactures / We come up with free new features. Check out our latest - Big Game Tab
Add/ Subtract TVs If you are expanding and need to add a TV or three, it is easily done
ROI: Return on Investment, the low recurring cost of DTVGameControl will add up to a conventional control systems cost in 4-6 years.
Morning Timers: Automatically turns your TVs on to your preset channels and settings of your WolfPack matrix system.
Future Proof: It will be the last control system you will need and the matrix system can be expanded or upgraded.
Easy to Use: Minimal staff training as it is a TV floor plan based. The convenience of everything being on one iPad screen allows as fast as you can touch the screen your TV channels will change.
Game Day tabs: All the games that are being played that day are at your fingertips.
One Touch Solution: Will let your staff focus of the customers and customers needs, not the switching of the games!
Security password protected
Switching and control of IR and RS232 devices, Digital Signage, Cable Boxes, DVD players and Audio Processors
Live video preview displayed within DTV Game Control
Global Cache data base IR, RS-232, and CEC control for network based matrix systems
Video Wall and Video Tiling Control
Preset in the morning to: All On Morning Sequence
Quickly move from high definition to standard definition in event of storms
Configurable floor plans, simple single page to multi-story, multiple zone layouts
Live guide data at your fingertips for fast decisions or finding a game quickly
Put a single game on to multiple televisions with one tap of a finger
Consistent programing across all franchise stores so employees are able to use seamlessly when transferred
No computer or proprietary software needed as all programing is done via iPad
Backed up to iCloud for duplication and restoration in minutes to a new iPad
Consistent unified setup simplifies support and help desk
Can manage the DirecTV System with ease and comfort leaving time for management and customer service
Constantly updated with new features
Cable Boxes & DirecTV™ HDMI Matrix Control Software for Bars, Restaurants & Homes