Welcome To The Age Of Taurus
Lightware is delighted to announce the debut of the Taurus UCX, a universal matrix switcher designed to tackle the common challenges of meeting rooms and collaboration environments.
This unique connectivity platform allows users to share their content, switch hosts and control their meeting room easily and intuitively.
The Difference Taurus UCX Can Make
Meetings of the Past
- Limited options to use BYOD
- Confusing amount and types of cables and control panels
- Unresponsive room devices such as displays and audio systems
- Complicated configurations
- Delays caused by long setup and ‘problem-solving’
- “It’s just doesn’t want to work!”
Meetings of the Future
- Easy and straightforward connectivity
- HDMI and USB-C right at hand
- Quick and easy set up
- Simplified and automated controls
- No more delays to start meetings because of technical issues
- “It works just as it should!”
Access Multiple Video Conference
in One Room
The Taurus UCX allows users to utilize various video conference applications within the collaboration space from Cisco Webex to MS Teams to Zoom, and also makes it easy and intuitive for users to switch between these depending on the needs of their meetings.
During such meetings hosts doesn't need to worry about their laptops going on 'Stand by' anymore since the Taurus extender and the USB-C connectivity keeps the device charged.
We have created a series of videos that provide further insights into our Taurus UCX product line. Watch more videos to learn more about the unique possibilities it provides.
Lightware Advanced Room Automation is our future-proof room automation platform created for AV integrators as well as for meeting room participants to help them simplify their everyday interaction with AV technology.
- User-friendly, easily-parametrizable software solution
- Modules that eliminate the need of complex programming skills
- Possibility for experienced programmers to write their own modules
LARA will run on Taurus UCX and will be easily configurable through a web browser while meeting room users can easily access their room’s control via a single touch panel. LARA becomes officially available in Q3 this year.
Share & Power Your Device
Just bring your own device, connect it easily and start sharing your desktop with the room right away whilst also charging your laptop in one go. The Taurus UCX offers USB-C connectivity for simplified handling of audio, video, power and control signals via one single cable.
The two USB-C ports on the Taurus UCX devices can not only transfer data and video/audio signals, but can also provide charging with 60W on each port.
Switch & Utilize
Take advantage of all the built-in assets of the room from the USB webcamera to microphones and speaker systems and use them directly with your laptop or other device.
The Taurus UCX provides the possibility for meeting participants and collaborating teams to use their choice of video conferencing platforms while utilizing the USB assets in the room.
Control & Monitor
Access and control room facilities such as lights and shades without the hassle of using multiple controlling platform, as the Taurus UCX allows you to get everything done simply via the native control panel or touchpad that is already used for the video conference system.
The CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) support allows users can control sink devices (e.g. displays, projectors etc) on various end-points through HDMI connectivity, while the built-in web LDC makes it possible to easily configure the device through a web browser.
The Power of C - USB-C
The new Taurus UCX is a Unified Communications platform that allows you to Conveniently Collaborate by simply Connecting your own device via a single USB-C cable to share your Content and Control the meeting room easier then ever before.
It’s time to forget about the frustration and the delays caused by confusing amount of tangled cables and dozens of plugs or stubborn webcams that somehow ‘never want to work’.
The Taurus UCX combines video, audio, control and Ethernet signals into one single cable, and together with the autoswitching and intuitive room control capabilities it brings you the experience of the future. Today.
Introducing Lightware’s Full
Feature USB-C Cables
for Taurus UCX
We are delighted to offer a range of USB-C cables - available in 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 meter versions - that stood our diligent tests and can deliver the full-range of features offered by Lightware’s devices, such as the Taurus UCX.
A Plethora Of Great Features And Capabilities
One Device. Limitless Collaboration. Taurus UCX.
Achieving 4K60 Video
Take a deep dive into the technical solutions behind the Taurus UCX’s capabilities to handle 4K60 RGB video signals on the USB-C input ports without sacrificing the possibility to utilize USB peripherals on the same cable.
Build-In Superspeed USB Hub
The new Taurus UCX comes with a built-in superspeed USB hub and superspeed USB host switch, allowing users to connect USB peripherals and switch between different host devices (such as laptops) easier than ever before.
Differences of USB-C Compatible Devices
Not every USB-C device is created equal, and neither are USB-C cables. Different laptops come with different capabilities and features on what is achievable through USB-C, including DisplayPort Alternate mode and charging.
Universal Switcher with HDMI 2.0 and USB-C connectivity
Universal Matrix Switcher with HDMI 2.0 connectivity and USB 3.1 Gen1 features
Universal Matrix Switcher with HDMI 2.0 and USB-C connectivity
Universal Matrix Switcher with USB-C connectivity and Dante Audio