Atlona recently announced that Velocity™, its network-based AV control innovation
introduced earlier this year, is now shipping and available through Atlona partners and
dealers worldwide.

Velocity was introduced as a networked AV control platform for Atlona and third-party
products in commercial AV environments ranging from individual meeting rooms up to
an entire campus or enterprise. Key benefits include very fast, configuration-based,
highly intuitive AV control systems, with centralised management for multiple clients
and site installations, and full redundancy capability that avoids downtime anywhere
in a client’s AV control installation. Its innovative network-based system architecture
supports unprecedented scalability limited only by the capacity of the facility’s IT

Velocity is comprised of three distinct elements that work together as a single, unified
Velocity Control Gateway is a software and IP-based control processor designed for
several AV systems over a network. Atlona offers the Velocity Control Gateway as a
server appliance that can interface with up to 250 devices or as software for hosting
on IT server infrastructure to serve up to 5,000 devices. This expandability,
unmatched by traditional AV control processors, is unprecedented in scale and value.
An IP-based system architecture with automatic failover allows full redundancy in
facilities with two Gateways in operation. All control system setup and management
are available by accessing the Gateway through a web browser.

Velocity Touch Panels, available in 5.5′ and 8′ screen sizes that include hardware for
wall or surface mounting, and support for standard PoE, enable seamless user
operation and interaction with AV systems. Additionally, the Velocity Control System
allows easy BYOD integration with tablets, smartphones, and laptops, as well as PC
desktops and touch displays. The web-based graphical user interfaces are
automatically generated by the Velocity Control Gateway during system configuration
and are easily accessible to the touch panels or BYOD user devices. Velocity includes
pre-built and customizable GUI themes with intuitive static and dynamic visual

Velocity Cloud is a centralised online resource for AV integrators, AV/IT
administrators, tech managers, and technicians to remotely configure monitor and
service Velocity Control Systems for their clients. Velocity Cloud enables access to a
client’s Velocity installation from anywhere worldwide through a web browser. It
empowers integrators with a host features to deliver premium technical support
through system setup and troubleshooting, continuous system monitoring, event
notifications, instant alerts, system backup and restoration, software and security
updates, usage reporting, analytics, and much more. Velocity Cloud provides an
essential foundation for offering managed services to clients.

“Velocity’s architecture and design concepts provide immediate value to systems
integrators through intuitive configuration and accelerated deployment times while
providing long-term benefits through a scalable platform that can open larger
integration opportunities and broader support services with their end customers,’ said
David Shamir, director of product management, Atlona. “Velocity’s innovative platform
for streamlined integration into new and existing IT infrastructure also makes it a
perfect complement for use with emerging AV over IP applications, minimising clutter
and complexity in multi-room and facility-wide scenarios.’

Velocity includes Atlona’s award-winning 10-year limited product warranty and
customer support services so that commercial AV integrators can specify, purchase,
and install with confidence. For more information about Velocity, visit