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        DGE-100

        Digital Graphics Engine 100

        Provides a high-performance graphics engine for the Crestron® TSD-2220 and third-party touch screen displays. Supports advanced Smart Graphics® technology with dual-window HD video from HDMI and streaming sources. Its low-profile, surface-mountable design fits virtually anywhere.
         

        The DGE-100 Digital Graphics Engine transforms an HD touch screen display into an advanced Crestron® controller. Featuring Crestron Smart Graphics® technology, the DGE-100 provides for the creation of a completely custom graphical environment combining advanced controls for audio & video, lighting, shades, HVAC, security, and other functions with dual-window video display, annotation, audio feedback, and web browsing. Its low-profile, surface-mountable design allows for a discreet installation behind a flat-panel display, under a table, or inside a lectern or equipment rack.

        The DGE-100 features an HDMI® output for connection to the display device, and includes a USB HID port for touch, mouse, and/or keyboard input. Additional control ports are provided to enable control of the display device and other equipment. A single HDMI input allows an AirMedia® wireless presentation gateway or other high-definition video source to be connected and displayed on screen. Additionally, H.264 streaming video signals can be received over a high-speed Ethernet connection.[1] Ethernet also provides the interface to a Crestron control system.

        Touch Screen Interface
        The DGE-100 pairs perfectly with a Crestron TSD-2220 HD Touch Screen Display to deliver a high-definition 21.5 in. touch screen control panel that’s ideal for home automation, corporate multimedia presentation, and command center applications. Third-party touch screens of varying sizes can be used with the DGE-100 to fulfill a range of control, collaboration, video display, and interactive kiosk solutions.

        OSM Interface
        On-screen menu (OSM) capability offers an alternative to touch screen control, enabling a fully-customizable control menu to appear on any TV or video display, with simple navigation provided using the same Crestron handheld remote that’s controlling the TV. A USB mouse may also be used. The DGE-100 delivers stunning menu graphics that pop up unobtrusively at the edge of the screen alongside the video image, letting you quickly adjust lighting and climate control settings, lower the shades, check security system status, and lock or unlock the front door without interrupting the movie or TV program you’re watching. Detailed alert messages can also appear on screen in case of a security alarm, doorbell, or other event. You can even pop up a live streaming camera window to see who’s at the door or coming up the driveway.

        Smart Graphics® Technology
        The DGE-100 uses Smart Graphics to deliver the ultimate user experience and the ultimate value by enabling the creation of dynamically rich user interfaces with incredible efficiency and unparalleled functionality. Using Smart Graphics, programmers can swiftly integrate fluid gesture-driven controls, animated feedback, rich metadata, embedded apps and widgets, and full-motion video for a deeply engaging and ultra-intuitive touch screen experience.

        Crestron Smart Graphics offers these enhancements and more:

        • Cool-looking graphical buttons, sliders, knobs, and gauges that are intuitive and fun to use
        • Kinetic effects to enhance the feeling of realism, with lists and toolbars that scroll with momentum at the flick of a fingertip
        • Drag-and-drop objects that snap into place, offering an easy way to switch sources
        • Dashboard widgets to personalize the touch screen with clocks, weather, news, and other information [2]
        • A power-saving screensaver that can display the time, temperature, and other text content at a reduced brightness level
        • Customizable themes allowing a completely different look and feel for every user, event, or season
        • Fully-developed SmartObjects® technology that enables sophisticated control over complex devices with minimal programming
        • A consistent look and feel across touch screens of varying sizes

        HD Streaming Video
        High-definition streaming video capability makes it possible to view security cameras and other video sources over the network right on the touch screen. Native support for H.264 and MJPEG formats allows the DGE-100 to display live streaming video from an IP camera, a streaming encoder (Crestron CEN-NVS200, DM-TXRX-100-STR, or similar), or a DigitalMedia™ switcher.[1]

        HDMI® Input
        An HDMI input is included to allow a local HD video source to be connected and displayed. Wireless presentation capability can also be enabled by connecting an AirMedia gateway to the HDMI input, allowing Wi-Fi® enabled laptops and mobile devices to connect wirelessly to the DGE-100.[3]

        HDCP Support
        Support for HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) ensures seamless compatibility with content-protected DVD, Blu-ray Disc® player, broadcast TV, and Internet TV sources.

        Web Browsing
        Using its built-in web browser, the DGE-100 provides access to online program guides and other web-based services at the touch of a button, allowing for touch screen control of DVRs and other appliances without having to pick up a separate tablet or smartphone. The web browser may also be used to simply browse the Internet, check traffic conditions, or look up a recipe. [2]

        Multi-Touch Support
        Paired with the TSD-2220 or other multi-touch compatible touch screen display, the DGE-100 affords enhanced capabilities for browsing web pages using multi-touch gestures.

        On-Screen Keyboard
        An on-screen multi-language keyboard allows for quick entry of passwords, URLs, and text searches.

        Built-in Annotation
        Whether conducting a high-level boardroom meeting or training seminar, sharing ideas in a huddle space, or watching sports in your home theater, annotation helps put the fine point on any presentation. Native to the DGE-100, annotation provides the ability to illustrate your thoughts on-the-fly, letting you draw and write over video and computer images, and sketch out ideas on a whiteboard screen.

        Remote annotation capability allows multiple participants, each with a separate touch screen, to draw with their fingertips over the same video image or whiteboard, enabling enhanced collaboration in a classroom, courtroom, or council chamber. Remote annotation works using multiple DGE-100’s and other Crestron touch screens. Adding a dedicated DGE-100 to the main display in any room allows the annotation session to be viewed by the entire audience.

        Crestron AirBoard™ Capture System Compatibility
        The DGE-100 can be used to view presentation content captured by a Crestron CCS-WB-1 Crestron AirBoard™ whiteboard capture system. Connection to the room display, AV system, or conferencing codec is handled by the DGE-100. The captured presentation is then streamed to the DGE-100 over the network and fed to the room system via the DGE-100’s HDMI® output.

        Device Controller
        The DGE-100 includes built-in RS-232 and IR control ports to allow for programmable control of the connected display and other devices via the control system. Additional control capability is afforded by harnessing the CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) signal embedded in HDMI. Via its Ethernet connection to the control system, the DGE-100 provides a gateway for controlling the display device right through its HDMI connection, potentially eliminating the need for any dedicated serial cables or IR emitters.

        Low-Profile Installation
        The DGE-100 mounts conveniently to a wall, ceiling, or other flat surface. Its compact, surface-mountable form factor fits easily behind a flat panel display, beneath a tabletop, or inside a lectern or other furniture. It can even be attached directly to a single rack rail in the back of an equipment cabinet. It can be powered using the wall mount power pack (included), or PoE (Power over Ethernet) for a true one-wire solution.

        Enterprise Grade Security
        Crestron digital graphics engines employ enterprise-grade networking with robust security features such as 802.1X authentication, TLS encryption, HTTPS connectivity, and Active Directory® software integration. These features are imperative to protect your network against service interruptions and malicious intrusions, and to ensure compliance with your organization’s stringent network policies. Cloud-based provisioning and management streamlines the process of configuring and monitoring every digital graphics engine on the network and keeping them updated. Additional support for SNMP allows every digital graphics engine to be monitored by your IT administrator alongside every other device on the network.

        Crestron XiO Cloud™ Service
        Crestron XiO Cloud is Crestron’s unifying cloud-based platform for remotely provisioning, monitoring, and managing Crestron devices across an enterprise or an entire client base. Crestron XiO Cloud enables installers and IT managers to deploy and manage thousands of devices in the amount of time it would ordinarily take to manage just one. It provides a zero-touch solution that allows complete configuration of device settings without any hardware in hand, then simply connect each device on site and let Crestron XiO Cloud push out the settings, licenses, drivers, and firmware updates – automatically and securely – for a quick and painless, ready-to-use deployment.

        Ongoing Crestron XiO Cloud services facilitate daily management and monitoring of every device through a single dashboard with comprehensive reporting and logging, live status viewing and alerts, performance metrics and analytics, scheduled actions and updates, and more. As requirements grow and evolve, new features and functionality can be added easily to one or many devices at any time without ever going on site. Crestron XiO Cloud is a subscription-based service offering an adaptable SaaS (Software as a Service) solution with graduated levels of functionality and unlimited scalability. For more information about Crestron XiO Cloud, please visit https://www.crestron.com/xiocloud.

        NOTE: The level of Crestron XiO Cloud functionality available varies by device. New Crestron XiO Cloud functions may be added for devices in future firmware updates.

         
        Key Features
        • Touch screen graphics engine for the Crestron® TSD-2220 or a third-party USB HID compliant touch screen
        • Also supports OSM applications without a touch screen
        • HDMI® output supports display resolutions up to Full HD 1080p60 and WUXGA
        • Displays dual-window or full screen video from HDMI and H.264 streaming sources [1,3]
        • Supports video input resolutions up to 1080p60 via HDMI
        • Receives H.264 streaming video signals up to 1080p60/25Mpbs [1]
        • HDCP 1.4 compliant (HDMI only)
        • Crestron Smart Graphics® technology
        • Built-in annotation capabilities
        • Compatible as a video source for Crestron AirBoard™ whiteboard capture system
        • Customizable audio feedback
        • Built-in web browsing
        • On-screen multi-language keyboard
        • Customizable screensaver
        • USB 2.0 port supports most USB HID compliant touch screens, mice, and keyboards
        • High-speed 10/100 Ethernet LAN port
        • Enables device control via CEC, IR, and RS-232
        • Powered via PoE or local power pack
        • 100-240V universal power pack included
        • Enterprise grade security
        • Web based configuration
        • Cloud-based provisioning and management
        • SNMP monitoring support
        • Compact, surface-mountable form factor fits in tight spaces
        1. Supports up to two simultaneous streaming inputs with a maximum combined total bitrate of 25 Mbps.
        2. Web browsing, weather information, and certain other functions require an Internet connection.
        3. The HDMI input signal cannot be downscaled by more than 4x. For instance, a 1920x1080 source signal can be displayed no smaller than 480x270 pixels.
        4. HDMI connections require an appropriate adapter or interface cable to accommodate a DVI or Dual-Mode DisplayPort signal. CBL-HD-DVI interface cables are available separately.
        5. With or without reduced blanking.
        6. With reduced blanking only.

        This product may be purchased from an authorized Crestron dealer. To find a dealer, please contact the Crestron sales representative for your area. A list of sales representatives is available online at https://www.crestron.com/How-To-Buy/Find-a-Representative or by calling 855-263-8754.

        The specific patents that cover this and other Crestron products are listed online at https://www.crestron.com/legal/patents.

        Certain Crestron products contain open source software. For specific information, visit https://www.crestron.com/opensource.

        Crestron, the Crestron logo, AirMedia, Crestron AirBoard, Crestron XiO Cloud, DigitalMedia, Smart Graphics, and SmartObjects are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Crestron Electronics, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.  Blu-ray Disc is either a trademark or registered trademark of Blu-ray Disc Association in the United States and/or other countries.  HDMI is either a trademark or registered trademark of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and/or other countries.  Active Directory is either a trademark or a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.  Wi-Fi is either a trademark or registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance in the United States and/or other countries. Other trademarks, registered trademarks, and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Crestron disclaims any proprietary interest in the marks and names of others. Crestron is not responsible for errors in typography or photography. Specifications are subject to change without notice. ©2018 Crestron Electronics, Inc.

         
        Crestron XiO Cloud Features
        Manage Firmware  
        Configure Settings  
        License Management N/A
        Remote Actions  
        Deploy Custom Programming  
        Live Status  
        Interactive Dashboard  
        Alerts  
        Detailed Features
        Learn More about XiO Cloud
        Graphics Engine
        Crestron Smart Graphics, landscape or portrait orientation, local and remote annotation, multi-language web browser [2], multi-language on-screen keyboard, screensaver, scalable dual streaming video windowing (displays any combination of HDMI and/or streaming sources) [1,3], setup and diagnostics via web browser or onscreen UI
        Languages
        Smart Graphics Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (UK), English (US), Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai
        On-Screen Keyboard Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (UK), English (US), Finnish, French (Canada), French (Switzerland), German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian Bokmal, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
        Web Browser Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian Bokmal, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Romansh, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
        Memory
        RAM 2 GB DDR3-SDRAM
        Flash 4 GB
        Maximum Project Size 1 GB
        Communications
        Ethernet 10/100 Mbps, auto-switching, auto-negotiating, auto-discovery, full/half duplex, TCP/IP, UDP/IP, CIP, DHCP, SSL, TLS, SSH, SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol), SNMP, IPv4 or IPv6, Active Directory authentication, HTTPS web browser setup, Crestron XiO Cloud client, IEEE 802.1X, IEEE 802.3af and IEEE 802.3at Type 1 compliant, web browser setup, Crestron control system integration
        USB Host Supports the Crestron TSD-2220 touch screen display and most third-party USB HID compliant touch screens, mice, and keyboards
        USB Device For computer console (installer setup and firmware update)
        RS-232 2-way device control and monitoring up to 115.2k baud with hardware and software handshaking (via control system)
        IR/Serial 1-way device control via infrared up to 1.1 MHz or serial TTL/RS-232 (0-5 Volts) up to 19.2k baud (via control system)
        HDMI HDCP 1.4, EDID, CEC
        Pointing Device Support
        The DGE-100 is compatible with the Crestron TSD-2220 touch screen display and most thrid-party USB HID compliant touch screens, mice, and keyboards.
        Streaming Decoder
        Video Formats H.264 (MPEG-4 part 10 AVC), MJPEG
        Audio Formats AAC stereo
        Bitrates Up to 25 Mbps [1]
        Resolutions Up to 1080p60
        Video
        Input Signal Types HDMI (DVI & Dual-Mode DisplayPort compatible [4])
        Output Signal Types HDMI (DVI compatible [4])
        Input Resolutions 640x480@60Hz, 720x480@60Hz (480p), 720x576@50Hz (576p), 800x600@60Hz, 848x480@60Hz, 852x480@60Hz, 854x480@60Hz, 1024x768@60Hz, 1024x852@60Hz, 1024x1024@60Hz, 1280x720@50Hz (720p50), 1280x720@60Hz (720p60), 1280x768@60Hz, 1280x800@60Hz, 1280x960@60Hz, 1280x1024@60Hz, 1360x768@60Hz, 1365x1024@60Hz, 1366x768@60Hz, 1400x1050@60Hz, 1440x900@60Hz, 1600x900@60Hz, 1600x1200@60Hz, 1680x1050@60Hz, 1920x1080@24Hz (1080p24), 1920x1080@25Hz (1080p25), 1920x1080@50Hz (1080p50), 1920x1080@60Hz (1080p60), plus any other resolution allowed by HDMI up to 148MHz pixel clock
        NOTE: Interlaced video is not supported
        Output Resolutions 640x480@60Hz, 800x600@60Hz, 1024x768@60Hz[5], 1280x720@50Hz (720p50), 1280x720@60Hz (720p60), 1280x800@60Hz [5], 1366x768@60Hz [5], 1440x900@60Hz [5], 1600x900@60Hz [6], 1600x1200@60Hz, 1680x1050@60Hz [5], 1920x1080@50Hz (1080p50), 1920x1080@60Hz (1080p60), 1920x1200@60Hz
        Audio
        Input Signal Types HDMI (Dual-Mode DisplayPort compatible) [4]
        Output Signal Types HDMI
        Input/Output Format 2 channel LPCM
        Audio Feedback Formats MP3
        Connectors
        CONSOLE, USB (1) USB Micro-A connector, female
        USB computer console port
        Type A to Micro-A USB cable included
        IR 1 - 2 (1) 4-pin 3.5 mm detachable terminal block
        Comprises (2) IR/Serial ports
        IR output up to 1.1 MHz
        1-way serial TTL/RS-232 (0-5 Volts) up to 19200 baud
        COM (1) 5-pin 3.5 mm detachable terminal block
        Bidirectional RS-232 port
        Up to 115.2k baud, hardware and software handshaking support
        HDMI INPUT (1) HDMI Type A connector, female
        HDMI digital video/audio input
        (DVI & Dual-Mode DisplayPort compatible [4])
        HDMI OUTPUT (1) HDMI Type A connector, female
        HDMI digital video/audio output
        (DVI compatible [4])
        USB (1) USB Type A connector, female
        USB 2.0 host port for connection of a USB HID compliant touch screen, mouse, or keyboard
        LAN PoE (1) 8-pin RJ45 connector, female
        10Base-T/100Base-TX Ethernet port
        Power over Ethernet (PoE) compliant
        24VDC 0.75A (1) 2.1 x 5.5 mm DC power connector
        24 Volt DC power input
        PW-2407WU power pack included
        G (1) 6-32 screw
        Chassis ground lug
        Controls & Indicators
        PWR (1) Green LED, indicates operating power is supplied via the local power pack or PoE, flashes while booting
        RESET (1) Recessed pushbutton for hardware reset
        SETUP (1) Red LED and (1) recessed pushbutton for Ethernet setup
        ONLINE (1) Green LED, indicates connection to a control system via Ethernet
        HDMI IN & OUT (2) Green LEDs, indicate HDMI signal presence at the HDMI input or output
        LAN PoE (2) LEDs, green LED indicates Ethernet link status, amber LED indicates Ethernet activity
        Power
        PoE (Power over Ethernet) IEEE 802.3at Type 1 (802.3af compatible) Class 0 (12.95 W) PoE Powered Device
        Power Pack (included) Input: 100-240 Volts AC, 50/60 Hz
        Output: 0.75 Amps @ 24 Volts DC
        Model: PW-2407WU
        Power Consumption 8 Watts (typical)
        Environmental
        Temperature 32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)
        Humidity 10% to 90% RH (non-condensing)
        Heat Dissipation 27.3 BTU/hr
        Enclosure
        Chassis Metal, black finish, with (2) integral mounting flanges, vented sides
        Mounting Freestanding, surface mount, or attach to a single rack rail
        Dimensions
        Height 6.42 in. (163 mm)
        Width 7.40 in. (188 mm)
        Depth 1.35 in. (35 mm)
        Weight
        19.6 oz (554 g)
        Compliance
        UL Listed for US & Canada, IC, CE, FCC Part 15 Class B digital device
        1. Supports up to two simultaneous streaming inputs with a maximum combined total bitrate of 25 Mbps.
        2. Web browsing, weather information, and certain other functions require an Internet connection.
        3. The HDMI input signal cannot be downscaled by more than 4x. For instance, a 1920x1080 source signal can be displayed no smaller than 480x270 pixels.
        4. HDMI connections require an appropriate adapter or interface cable to accommodate a DVI or Dual-Mode DisplayPort signal. CBL-HD-DVI interface cables are available separately.
        5. With or without reduced blanking.
        6. With reduced blanking only.

        This product may be purchased from an authorized Crestron dealer. To find a dealer, please contact the Crestron sales representative for your area. A list of sales representatives is available online at https://www.crestron.com/How-To-Buy/Find-a-Representative or by calling 855-263-8754.

        The specific patents that cover this and other Crestron products are listed online at https://www.crestron.com/legal/patents.

        Certain Crestron products contain open source software. For specific information, visit https://www.crestron.com/opensource.

        Crestron, the Crestron logo, AirMedia, Crestron AirBoard, Crestron XiO Cloud, DigitalMedia, Smart Graphics, and SmartObjects are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Crestron Electronics, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.  Blu-ray Disc is either a trademark or registered trademark of Blu-ray Disc Association in the United States and/or other countries.  HDMI is either a trademark or registered trademark of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and/or other countries.  Active Directory is either a trademark or a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.  Wi-Fi is either a trademark or registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance in the United States and/or other countries. Other trademarks, registered trademarks, and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Crestron disclaims any proprietary interest in the marks and names of others. Crestron is not responsible for errors in typography or photography. Specifications are subject to change without notice. ©2018 Crestron Electronics, Inc.

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