Parallax Control Hardware is available for purchase by both AV Integrators and AV Programmers.
The Parallax AV Control system allows programmers to deploy control using reliable and cost-effective solutions that utilize programming tools they are already familiar with. This makes the system easy to use and efficient, providing a hassle-free solution for deploying control to any location.
Now featuring Node Red for Streamlined Testing and Rapid Deployment for Your Control System Logic
.NET C# Console Code
Code your back-end logic with a .NET console application.
Code your back-end logic with our package for Node-Red.
Drag and Drop User Interface
Code your user-interface with drag and drop software using the Parallax Control Engine. Deploy to Android, iOS, Mac, PC.
Pre-assembled and pre-flashed environment: Start coding instantly. No need to run scripts and spend hours setting up your environment.
Supports Digital Signage through full-size HDMI port
Deploy UI to iPad, Android, iOs, PC.
Estimated to Ship in 1-2 weeks
The CM4 Nano is an excellent choice for commercial AV applications, featuring a range of connectivity options, including RS232, IR, and GPIO ports. These ports provide versatile and reliable connectivity to a variety of AV components, allowing for easy integration and control of devices such as projectors, displays, and audio systems. With its powerful quad-core ARM Cortex-A72 processor and up to 8GB of LPDDR4 RAM, the CM4 Nano is capable of handling complex AV tasks with ease, making it an ideal choice for digital signage, interactive displays, and other AV applications. Its compact size and flexible design also make it an attractive option for space-constrained AV installations.
The Parallax control engine is a powerful and flexible tool for controlling and managing audio and video systems, with the ability to customize user interfaces and support a wide range of control capabilities.
The Parallax control processor offers flexibility to accommodate both Node Red and C# programmers. For those who prefer Node Red, the Parallax control engine includes Node Red for easy testing and fast deployment of control system logic. For those who prefer C#, the full power of C# and Unity, the most powerful editor on the market, is available to create tailored user-interface functionalities. This means that regardless of your programming preference, the Parallax control processor offers the tools and support needed to create a customized and efficient control system.
Pre-assembled and pre-flashed environment: Start coding instantly.
Support for basic Digital signage with full size HDMI port
Deploy UI to iPad, Android, iOs, PC with our Unity Software plugin
Easily reproduce any UI
Reproduce UI as per client specifications using drag and drop no code UI system.
Add your own custom UI code
Extend the existing UI toolset and build your own UI tools.
UI Conversion from Other Manufacturers
Easily reproduce any user-interface design in minutes, without writing any code. Deploy to Android, iOs, MacOs, PC in seconds.
Add control to your product with the Parallax Control Engine
Integrate your hardware or software product with the Parallax Control Engine for RS232, RS485, IP and GPIO control.
We chose to use the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 (CM4) processor in our product due to its exceptional performance and flexibility. With its quad-core processing power of up to 1.5 GHz, the CM4 provides fast and responsive performance, which is essential for our application. The CM4’s compatibility with a wide range of peripherals and interfaces, as well as its ability to run various operating systems, made it a versatile choice for our product. Additionally, the CM4’s low cost makes it an accessible option for many users, allowing us to create a product that is both high-performing and cost-effective. Overall, the Raspberry Pi CM4 processor was the ideal choice for our product due to its powerful performance, flexibility, and affordability.
The Parallax control system utilizes the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 (CM4) as its core processor, taking advantage of its high performance, flexibility, and compatibility with a wide range of peripherals and interfaces. It offers extensive control capabilities for IP, RS232, RS485, GPIO, IR, relay, and analog devices. This allows users to control and monitor a wide range of devices from a single platform, making it a highly efficient and versatile solution.
The Parallax control system can also control HDMI and USB matrix switching components, allowing users to switch and distribute signals to various displays and devices. This is particularly useful for conference rooms, digital signage, and similar applications. The system provides an intuitive interface for easy configuration and management of multiple devices from a single platform, making it a powerful and versatile solution for a range of applications.
The Parallax control system can control PTZ cameras, allowing users to remotely adjust the pan, tilt, and zoom functions, as well as recall pre-defined positions. This feature is particularly useful in security and surveillance applications. The system provides an intuitive interface for managing multiple cameras from a single platform, making it an excellent choice for applications that require remote camera control.
The Parallax control system allows users to control Biamp audio digital signal processors (DSPs) from their custom-designed user interface. This enables users to remotely adjust audio settings, including input and output levels, EQ, and other audio processing parameters. With the Parallax control system's comprehensive set of tools and APIs, users can easily integrate audio control into their custom interface. This feature makes the Parallax control system an ideal solution for a variety of control applications.
The Parallax control system can also direct and control camera streams as video sources for an integrated AV system. This enables users to switch between camera feeds, adjust settings, and even pan, tilt, and zoom the camera from their custom-designed user interface. With this feature, users can create a unified control system for both audio and video components, streamlining control and management. The Parallax control system is a versatile solution for various control applications in different industries.
Control power sequences through on-board ethernet ports for projectors and displays
Control power, sleep, video sources, tv channels, video based zone control
Page to specific zones, talkback, record, stream live and archive
Manage and monitor your nationwide higher-ed or corporate locations from a single app
The Parallax Control Engine can be deployed globally within minutes to client sites, anywhere in the world where AWS data centers are located, without requiring any hardware processor.
The Parallax Control Engine benefits IT administrators in several ways. It enables quick implementation, reduces downtime, and increases efficiency. With the global deployment feature, IT administrators can easily manage and control operations across multiple locations from a central location, saving time and resources. Additionally, the lack of need for a hardware processor reduces costs associated with physical hardware, making it a cost-effective solution for organizations. The Parallax Control Engine is a powerful tool that can help streamline operations and improve overall performance for IT administrators.
The Parallax Control Engine cloud version offers a simple solution for hosting an S3 server on AWS, which allows the server to be securely and reliably hosted and scaled as needed. By connecting to a client site through a VPN, data can be transmitted securely between the S3 server and the client site, ensuring the protection of sensitive information. The Parallax Control Engine is hosted on the S3 server, and by using VPN, it can connect to devices on-site and provide control of AV devices. This means that IT administrators can easily manage and control AV devices from a remote location, which can save time and resources while increasing overall efficiency. Overall, the Parallax Control Engine cloud version provides a powerful and cost-effective tool for organizations looking to host and manage an S3 server on AWS while connecting it securely to their client site via VPN.
The Parallax Control Engine cloud version offers a simple and effective solution for controlling legacy RS232 endpoints with Ethernet to Serial adapters. This feature allows IT administrators to control any number of legacy RS232 endpoints, such as AV devices, through a network connection. By using Ethernet to Serial adapters, the Parallax Control Engine cloud version can bridge the gap between legacy RS232 endpoints and modern networked systems, making it possible to control and manage these endpoints remotely. This means that organizations no longer need to replace legacy equipment to bring it up to modern standards. Instead, they can use the Parallax Control Engine cloud version to connect and control these legacy endpoints through a network connection. This feature can save organizations significant time and resources while improving the overall efficiency of their AV systems.
The Parallax Control Engine cloud version provides IT administrators with a powerful and efficient tool for taking control of the AV integration process using their existing network infrastructure. By leveraging their existing network, IT administrators can quickly and easily connect the Parallax Control Engine cloud version to their AV devices, allowing them to remotely control and manage those devices. This means that IT administrators no longer need to physically access each device, reducing the time and resources required for maintenance and troubleshooting. Additionally, the Parallax Control Engine cloud version can automate routine tasks, such as turning devices on and off or adjusting volume settings, freeing up IT administrators to focus on more critical tasks. Overall, the Parallax Control Engine cloud version provides a streamlined and efficient approach to AV integration, allowing IT administrators to take control of their AV systems using their existing network infrastructure. This can save time, reduce costs, and improve the overall efficiency of their operations.
The Parallax Control Engine cloud version is a must-have tool for IT administrators looking for a streamlined and efficient approach to AV integration. With its custom-built UI, tailored user-experience, and dashboards optimized for PC, Mac, Android, and iOS, the Parallax Control Engine provides a seamless and intuitive user experience that makes it easy to control TCP/IP device endpoints through your existing network infrastructure. Additionally, the Parallax Control Engine's ability to automate routine tasks can save IT administrators valuable time and resources, freeing them up to focus on more critical tasks. With the option to work with our in-house SWE to automate processes or certify your own staff, the Parallax Control Engine cloud version provides the flexibility and control needed to meet the unique needs of your organization. Overall, the Parallax Control Engine cloud version is a powerful and cost-effective tool that can help IT administrators take control of their AV systems and streamline their operations in any way they see fit.
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