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Digital Nirvana Inc. Enhances MonitorIQ Media Management Platform with Matrox Monarch HDX Streaming and Recording Appliance

Dual-channel H.264 encoder adds support for HDMI sources and cloud-based recording to broadcast monitoring, compliance and logging solution

MONTREAL — March 30, 2016 — Matrox® Video today announced that Digital Nirvana Inc. has selected the Matrox Monarch HDX streaming and recording appliance to add important new functionality to its MonitorIQ media management platform.  

MonitorIQ helps broadcasters capture content from multiple sources, create content, and publish to multiple digital platforms while monitoring for quality and compliance.

Matrox Monarch HDX can be used to add support for HDMI sources and cloud-based recording. It extends MonitorIQ's ability to monitor sources in remote locations where a client has a temporary event and it increases ROI because MonitorIQ can then be used to monitor multiple streams from multiple locations. Clients get centralized access on a single, web-based interface to streams that are geographically spread out. Monarch HDX is easy to deploy by simply plugging in a video source and connecting to a network. An added advantage is that the device can be configured remotely by the Digital Nirvana team.

“We used the Matrox Monarch HDX API to integrate live streaming and recording functionality into MonitorIQ,” said Hiren Hindocha, Digital Nirvana’s president and CEO. “Broadcasters can now perform confidence monitoring on multiple feeds from other countries from a single location and we envision a variety of other use cases for the Matrox appliance as well.”

“The Digital Nirvana platform provides a convenient user interface to access, view, analyze, export, repurpose and share content,” said Alberto Cieri, senior director of sales and marketing, Matrox Video.  “Their support for the easy-to-use Monarch HDX will appeal to institutions looking to record or stream events with minimal setup, including houses of worship, universities, hospitals, municipal governments and local broadcasters who may not have budgets to invest in expensive recording units.”

Matrox and Digital Nirvana solutions can be seen in action at the 2016 NAB Show (Las Vegas, April 18-21) in the Matrox booth SL6317 and the Digital Nirvana booth SU10410.

About Digital Nirvana
Since 1996, Digital Nirvana has been empowering customers with innovative knowledge management technologies. By combining media and digital technology expertise, Digital Nirvana makes it possible for organizations to streamline operations and gain competitive advantage with advanced product and service offerings. A comprehensive service portfolio includes media monitoring and analysis, market intelligence and analytics, and learning management services. Digital Nirvana is headquartered in Fremont, California with offices in Hyderabad and Coimbatore, India. For more information, visit

About Matrox Video
Matrox Video is a technology and market leader in the field of 4K, HD and SD digital video hardware and software for accelerated H.264 encoding, realtime editing, audio/video input/output, streaming, A/V signal conversion, capture/playout servers, channel-in-a-box systems and CGs. Matrox's Emmy award-winning technology powers a full range of multi-screen content creation and delivery platforms used by broadcasters, telcos, cable operators, post-production facilities, live event producers, videographers and A/V professionals worldwide. Founded in 1976, Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada. For more information, visit

About New Magic Australia Pty Ltd (Australian and New Zealand Matrox Video Products master distributor)
New Magic Australia Pty Ltd is a recognised leader in the distribution and marketing of multimedia hardware and software, representing a carefully selected range of innovative, leading manufacturers and catering for both the professional and consumer markets. New Magic Australia established in 1993 is the Australian distributor of Blackmagic Design, Convergent Design, Cubix, Hauppauge Computer Works Inc, Cubix, Matrox Video Products and Sony Creative Software products.