Black Box

Emerald™ KVM-over-IP Matrix &

Extension – Features HD & 4K

Introducing Unified KVM

Emerald™ 4K KVM over IP is a Unified KVM converged system that delivers pixel-perfect HD or 4K video over an IP network

  • Supports any combination and number of physical and virtual desktops and servers
  • Provides true USB emulation
  • Connect to virtual machines, including VMware®, through PCoIP virtual machine access
  • Virtual machine sharing allows the same virtual machine to be shared between multiple users with keyboard and mouse control
  • Remote Computer and Server Access
    Access and manage an unlimited number of PCs from any location and share resources such as hardware and licenses across a dedicated KVM network, an existing IP network, or even the internet
  • 4K over IP KVM Matrix Switching
    High performance, secure KVM and AV routing of 4K60 DisplayPort 1.2 and HD DVI or DisplayPort 1.1 video as well as transparent USB 2.0 Signals and bi-directional analog audio
  • Out of Band Remote Server Access
    Secure high-speed access to an unlimited number of endpoints like servers, PCs and virtual machines
  • Remote BIOS-Level Access
    Benefit from BIOS-level access to troubleshoot, reconfigure, reboot and power cycle servers remotely
  • Remote Virtual Machine Access
    Provide access to virtual machines, such as VMware and Microsoft over RDP 8.1 or PCoIP, to lower IT costs
  • Network Monitoring
    Set up user access control, monitor bandwidth, receive automated security alerts and more

 Emerald™ Benefits and Features



Even if you’re not quite ready for 4K, you’re still ready for Emerald™. Start with HD and add 4K at your own pace.

  • HD and 4K video transmission over standard IP network infrastructure or a dedicated network
  • Unlimited scalability of endpoints (non-blocking) including virtual machines
  • Enhance your existing Black Box matrix switching solutions with Emerald™



Emerald™ simplifies virtualization, making it simple for you to use any combination of physical and virtual servers for an easy migration path.

  • Any combination and number of physical and virtual servers and desktops
  • Support for VMWare®, Microsoft®, and Citrix™, using RDP, RemoteFX, and PCoIP
  • Users can work anywhere with easy access to everything

HD or 4K video &

USB 2.0 over IP

With more capabilities than other KVM solutions currently on the market,

Emerald™ delivers superior value, lowering your ownership cost.

  • Pixel-perfect, lossless compression of resolutions up to 4K at 60 fps with 10-bit color
  • True USB emulation, supporting Wacom® tablets and other high-speed USB 2.0 devices


and Performance

24/7/365 critical applications in mind, Emerald™ provides for network resilience at every level.

  • Redundant network interfaces supporting both CATx and fiber connections through SFP slots
  • Configurable with redundant paths and server endpoints for fail-safe backup
  • Capable of supporting complete switchover to a backup control room location


Engineered for KVM Networks Extending Across a Building

or Around the World


Emerald KVM Matrix Switching


Dual Network Support for Fail-Safe Operation

Let us help you find the best solution

One of our Emerald KVM experts will help you design and deploy the right KVM solution for your business objectives.



Optimize performance, reliability and workflow efficiency in broadcast and post-production environments


Experience pixel-perfect HD or 4K video resolution for high-quality imaging with no blurring or pixelation


Keep servers off the manufacturing floor in a safe, secure location, across the building, campus or country

Public Safety

Remotely share information between field and operations centers to improve situational awareness and response times


Access, control, and scale physical and remote resources instantaneously in both tactical and strategic environments

Air Traffic Management

Emerald™ was designed with 24/7/365 mission-critical environments like yours in mind


Emerald™ Unified KVM

Emerald™ control room

We work closely with you and understand your needs. Contact us at (852) 3628 5536