Maintaining Signal Integrity in the 4K World: Extending and Switching UHD Video for Mission-Critical Applications

Bob Ventresca, VP Worldwide Marketing, Thinklogical

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Robert Ventresca is responsible for Thinklogical’s worldwide marketing and corporate communications operations. Previously, Bob was Vice President of Marketing for Netkey, Inc., a leading provider of software and hardware technology for interactive kiosks and digital signage that was acquired by NCR Corp.

With 30 years of experience including more than 25 years in the technology industry, Bob has held senior-level marketing, public relations, communications and investor relations positions with government agencies and public and privately-held companies including the U.S. Department of the Army,, Brodeur Partners, IMA and Hyperion. He holds a BS degree in Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University.


The requirements to distribute and manage UHD and 4K video in AV and IT environments is increasing exponentially. New high-resolution, video-intensive applications in defense, intelligence, post-production, simulation, live events, and other industries place extreme demands on AV and IT infrastructures, requiring higher bandwidth and performance while limiting signal latency and pixel loss.

Addressing these requirements in mission-critical applications where maximum video quality and integrity is paramount – while maintaining an upgrade path to support future, yet unidentified formats and resolutions — involves new approaches to signal management technology.

Attendees of this session will learn:

·  the pros and cons of current video extension and switching approaches and what impact they have on performance and signal integrity

·  how customers and integrators can evaluate and apply the appropriate signal management technology solution to meet the specific application need and budget