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Unprecedented Flexibility for Audio and Video


Individually route audio and video using familiar Dante Controller software, with no need for breakouts or matrix switches.

Easily send audio channels to any of the 2000+ Dante-enabled products currently available while sending video to any number of Dante AV-enabled screens.

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Dante AV Overview with Scott Higgins

Scott Higgins, Audinates Sr. Product Manager of Video guides you through video and Dante AV


Dante AV Module

The Dante AV Module is a hardware solution for interfacing audio and video with a 1 Gbps network, delivered as a compact, castellated circuit board. The Dante AV Module is codec-agnostic, allowing manufacturers to utilize the 1 Gbps codec of their choice while getting all the benefits of the Dante’s easy-to-use software and API for unified control of both audio and video. The Dante AV Module provides complete interoperability with all Dante audio devices.

Dante AV Module is an ideal AV over IP transport and management solution, perfectly aligning video with audio, to support demanding applications in professional AV.

Dante AV Module is easily included into AV over IP product designs such as encoder and decoder endpoints, matrix switches, mixing panels, video wall processors, conferencing systems, and much more. With a rich set of control interfaces, support for Dante Device Protocol, packet bridging, AES67, plus video and HDCP encryption, the Dante AV Module can seamlessly connect an AV product with networked control to the growing ecosystem of both Dante AV and Dante Audio-enabled products.

  • Compact Power – 8 in or out audio, 1 in or out video, plus 1Gbps Ethernet interface in a 50mm x 50mm package
  • Simple audio and video interfacing – I2S interface allows direct connection to a wide variety of ADC, DAC, DSP and amplifier chips and the 32 bit video interface can be interconnected to any video codec running at up to 800Mbps
  • HDCP on board processing – Dante AV Module provides logic in a turnkey design for HDCP over networking.
  • Point to Multipoint and Point to Point Distribution – Dante AV Module supports both unicast and multicast video distribution of both HDCP protected and unprotected content. HDCP multicast is managed by Dante Domain Manager.
  • Rich set of control interfaces – Choice of SPI, UART, and GPIO interfaces enable sophisticated products with networked control
  • Firmware updatable –  Software updates with new features and fixes can be loaded via the network
  • Device monitoring: Signal presence, latency statistics and clock stability statistics exposed to Dante Controller for real-time device status monitoring

View the Dante AV Module Specifications

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Dante AV Product Design Suite

The optional Dante AV Product Design Suite is a complete, turnkey AV-over-IP endpoint product design which incorporates the Dante AV Module. It consists of a comprehensive set of documents and software to deliver complete, fully interoperable AV products quickly and reliably. It includes schematics and even a complete bill of materials so you can begin creating your next product right away.

Dante AV Product Design Suite gives manufacturers a fast path to market for high performance, easy to use, AV-over-IP products.

The Dante AV Product Design Suite incorporates an implementation of the popular JPEG2000 codec, which delivers visually perfect results at 4K60 with low latency. Products designed with the Suite may be configured to encode or decode via simple software selection. The Dante AV Product Design can be easily customized to suit an OEM’s specific requirements and provide competitive differentiation.

  • Complete turnkey solution for AV-over-IP products with the Dante AV Module and Dante AV Product Design Suite
  • Schematics and Bill of Materials – included for easy project ramp up
  • Fully time-aligned and separately routable audio and video streams
  • Instant compatibility with over 2000 existing Dante-enabled audio products
  • Unified control of audio and video using familiar tools - Dante Controller and Dante Domain Manager
  • No need to replace network infrastructure. Dante AV works with already installed, cost-effective 1Gbps network gear
  • Visually perfect video using network-efficient JPEG2000 codec
  • Fully validated implementation of HDCP 2.2 over IP
  • Complete Dante control API for integration with manufacturers' tools and user interfaces
  • Easy control of remote devices via USB HID, serial, and IR over IP

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Dante AV Module Specifications

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Dante AV Product Design Suite Specifications


Dante AV Authorized Implementer Program

The Authorized Implementer Program is ideal for manufacturers seeking to quickly add Dante AV-based products in the shortest possible time.

The program gives manufacturers access to turnkey ODM products such as full-featured PTZ cameras and receive/transmit AV-over-IP video endpoints that can be “white-labeled” with the manufacturer's brand. They also get immediate expertise in developing new video products, such as hardware design, software development, supply chain management and regulatory compliance.

Authorized Implementers

Working with a Dante AV Authorized Implementer, manufacturers get a head start towards getting a product to market using a base design which can be customized to suit their unique requirements.

Bolin Technology

Patton Electronics

Become an Authorized Implementer

If you are an ODM or design firm seeking to expand your market by manufacturing Dante AV products for other OEMs, the Authorized Implementer Program may be a perfect opportunity for you.

If you are interested in working with an Authorized Implementer or becoming an Authorized Implementer for Dante AV, contact our Sales team and an Audinate representative will reach out to you.


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