Open Architecture Converters!
Blackmagic OpenGear Converters are fully compatible with the OpenGear standard. OpenGear is an open standard for rack mount converters and processing for television broadcasters. Blackmagic OpenGear Converters are compatible with 20-card models of the 2 RU (rack unit) OpenGear frames. Many manufacturers develop OpenGear cards and frames that can be mixed and matched. OpenGear cards are hot swappable and can be controlled by java based DashBoard network control and monitoring software on Windows™, Mac OS X™ and Linux™.
OpenGear Converter UpDownCross
Lets you convert between multiple SD and HD video standards with high quality up, down and cross conversion. OpenGear Converter UpDownCross even includes a full standards converter, plus adapts SDI audio delay to match video processing for accurate AV sync.