About

About

Kramer

Kramer has been on the leading edge of Pro AV innovation for over 35 years. With hundreds of employees and partners serving thousands of customers across six continents, we remain committed to delivering smart technology products and solutions for a wide variety of markets and applications.

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Reliability

We integrate peace of mind into each and every one of our products and solutions

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Customer Satisfaction

We literally go to the ends of earth to make our customers happy.

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Technology Innovation

For over 35 years, our focus on R&D has helped us lead the Pro AV industry into the future.

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Real Business Value

Our cutting-edge technologies and solutions are built to strengthen your business.

About Kramer

1981 wurde Kramer mit Leidenschaft und Entschlossenheit gegründet, um Innovationen im Videobereich einzuführen. Seitdem sind wir konsequent gewachsen und haben uns in einer blitzschnell voranschreitenden Branche weiterentwickelt. Zusammen mit unseren Partnern und Distributoren betreuen wir heute Pro AV-Kunden auf sechs Kontinenten leidenschaftlich mit innovativen Lösungen, die auf modernsten Cloud-Technologien, fortschrittlichen Softwareanwendungen und branchenführender Hardware basieren.

Unser Ruf basiert auf der Bereitstellung von bahnbrechenden Innovationen seit über drei Jahrzehnten. Wir stehen hinter jedem Produkt, das wir liefern, und sind stolz darauf, persönliche Beziehungen zu unseren Kunden aufrechtzuerhalten. Das unterscheidet uns von unseren Mitbewerbern. Durch die Kombination von Innovation, extremer Zuverlässigkeit und Kundenservice haben wir uns einen Namen gemacht.

Dr. Joseph Kramer

AV Beyond The Box

In unserem Kern sind wir ein Technologieunternehmen, das sich darum bemüht, bessere, intelligentere Lösungen zu finden, nicht größere Boxen. Bei Kramer gehen wir über End-to-End-Lösungen hinaus, die hochmoderne Cloud-Technologien, fortschrittliche Software und bewährte Hardware kombinieren. Das Ergebnis ist, dass unsere Kunden die benötigten Lösungen erhalten, ohne extra für Funktionen bezahlen zu müssen, die sie nicht benötigen.

Kramer Solutions Leverage 3 Key Technologies

Hardware

Hardware

Instead of expensive all-in-one boxes, we offer a line of over 4,000 specialized hardware devices. Our vast array of products allow each customer to find a solution perfectly tailored to their connectivity and functionality needs.

Software

Software

Our innovative, user-friendly software solutions for AV network management and wireless presentation and collaboration have replaced cumbersome and out-dated hardware, saving customers time and maintenance costs. 

Cloud

Cloud

Our cutting-edge cloud technologies form the foundation for Kramer's revolutionary new Control solution. Kramer Control systems are easy to build, manage, scale, and maintain remotely, with no programming knowledge required.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Recognition

VP-734 Wins New Product Award

VP-734 Wins New Product Award

Kramer’s VP-734 Presentation Switcher/4K30 UHD Scaler wins the New Product Award - Video at the 2017 WFX Awards.

Kramer 860 Wins AV Accessory of the Year

Kramer 860 Wins AV Accessory of the Year

Kramer’s 860 Signal Generator and Analyzer wins AV Accessory of the Year at the 2017 AV Awards.

Kramer's Audio DSP over IP Wins InfoComm 2017 Best of Show

Kramer's Audio DSP over IP Wins InfoComm 2017 Best of Show

The KN-DSP100, the first ever audio DSP over IP, wins Tech & Learning Best of Show at InfoComm 2017.

Kramer Maestro Wins InfoComm 2017 Best of Show

Kramer Maestro Wins InfoComm 2017 Best of Show

Innovative meeting space automation technology wins Tech & Learning Best of Show at InfoComm 2017.

VIAshare Wins InfoComm 2017 Best of Show

VIAshare Wins InfoComm 2017 Best of Show

Kramer’s wireless peer-to-peer screen/file sharing software application wins Tech & Learning Best of Show at InfoComm 2017.

Kramer Video Content Overlay (VCO) Wins ISE 2017 Best of Show

Kramer Video Content Overlay (VCO) Wins ISE 2017 Best of Show

Kramer VCO wins AV Technology Best of Show award at ISE 2017, selected from more than 1,100 exhibiting manufacturers.

Kramer AOCH/60 Wins ISE 2017 Best of Show

Kramer AOCH/60 Wins ISE 2017 Best of Show

Kramer AOCH/60 active optical UHD pluggable HDMI cable wins Installation Magazine's Best of Show award at ISE 2017.

Kramer VIA GO Wins 2017 InAVation Award

Kramer VIA GO Wins 2017 InAVation Award

Kramer VIA GO wireless presentation solution wins InAVation award for small group presentation (less than 20 people).

Kramer Control and VIA Campus win rAVe's Best of InfoComm 2016

Kramer Control and VIA Campus win rAVe's Best of InfoComm 2016

Kramer Control and Kramer VIA Campus wireless presentation & collaboration solution for education and training win Best of InfoComm 2016 from rAVe Publications.

Kramer Control wins InfoComm 2016 Best of Show

Kramer Control wins InfoComm 2016 Best of Show

Kramer Control wins AV Technology Best of Show at InfoComm 2016. Products were judged based on "the proposed value proposition/ROI, richness and relevance of the feature set, perceived ease of installation, ease of management, and user friendliness."

Kramer Control wins Best Commercial Integrator award

Kramer Control wins Best Commercial Integrator award

Kramer Control wins Best Commercial Integrator award at InfoComm 2016 for large-scale control systems. BCI awards highlight the "most outstanding new products, solutions and services that could impact the commercial integration industry in 2016."

Kramer Control wins InfoComm 2016 Best of Show

Kramer Control wins InfoComm 2016 Best of Show

Kramer Control wins Best of Show at InfoComm 2016 from Government Video Magazine.

Kramer Control wins rAVe Top 10 Tour

Kramer Control wins rAVe Top 10 Tour

Kramer Control selected for rAVe Publications Top 10 Tour at InfoComm 2016. The ten honorees were chosen as "must-sees" among 75 submissions.

VIA Campus wins InfoComm 2016 SCN Installation Products award

VIA Campus wins InfoComm 2016 SCN Installation Products award

Kramer VIA Campus wireless presentation & collaboration solution for education and training wins SCN Installation Products award for Most Innovative Collaboration Product at InfoComm 2016.

Kramer Network wins InfoComm China 2016 Best Of Show

Kramer Network wins InfoComm China 2016 Best Of Show

Kramer wins InfoAV China's Best of Show award for Kramer Network Virtual AV Services, an enterprise software platform for AV management, configuration and distribution, at InfoComm China 2016.

Kramer Network wins Installation Magazine Best of Show

Kramer Network wins Installation Magazine Best of Show

Kramer Network Virtual AV Services wins Best of Show from Installation Magazine at ISE 2016. The judges asserted that "[Kramer Network] brings consistency of interface, ease of use and convenience to business and educational environments.”

K-Touch 3 wins 2016 InAVation award

K-Touch 3 wins 2016 InAVation award

Kramer Room Control, featuring K-Touch 3, wins a 2016 InAVation award at ISE for management and control.

Forbes endorses VIA

Forbes endorses VIA

Forbes article endorses Kramer’s award-winning line of VIA wireless collaboration and presentation solutions as one of “5 top technologies” people should integrate into their businesses [October 2015].

VIA Collage™ wins InAVation award

VIA Collage™ wins InAVation award

Kramer VIA Collage™ wins the InAVation award in the Collaboration category in front of 600 guests at the Gashouder in Amsterdam during ISE 2015.

VIA Collage™ wins ISE 2015 Best of Show

VIA Collage™ wins ISE 2015 Best of Show

Kramer VIA Collage™ wins Installation Magazine’s Best of Show at ISE 2015. VIA Collage was characterized by the judging team as a “powerful real-time collaboration solution.”

VIA Collage™ wins Innovative Products award

VIA Collage™ wins Innovative Products award

Kramer VIA Collage™ wins Sound & Video Contractor Magazine Innovative Products award, the presentation and collaboration solution's fourth major award in 2014.

VIA Collage™ wins Best of Show

VIA Collage™ wins Best of Show

Kramer VIA Collage™ wins an AV Technology Best of Show award at InfoComm 2014.

VIA Collage™ wins Impact Products award

VIA Collage™ wins Impact Products award

VIA Collage™ wins Impact Products award, hosted by Commercial Integrator. The magazine's readers nominated 29 products that made a significant impact on their businesses during the past year.

VP-771 wins InAVation award

VP-771 wins InAVation award

VP-771 wins the InAVation award for a Video Processing or Distribution Product. The VP-771 is a 9-input ProScale™ Presentation Switcher/Scaler with speaker outputs.

VIA Collage™ wins Best of Show

VIA Collage™ wins Best of Show

Kramer VIA Collage™ wins Best of Show at InfoComm 2014 from Government Video Magazine and Sound & Video Contractor Magazine.

Kramer wins independent 4K HDBaseT Category cable challenge

Kramer wins independent 4K HDBaseT Category cable challenge

Kramer wins independent 4K HDBaseT Category cable challenge at InfoComm 2014, conducted by Redband Radio and AVNation.

Kramer wins Manufacturer of the Year

Kramer wins Manufacturer of the Year

Kramer wins Manufacturer of the Year for the Kramer VP-771 Switcher/Scaler at the 2013 AV Awards

Kramer VP-771 wins Systems Product of the Year

Kramer VP-771 wins Systems Product of the Year

Kramer VP-771 Presentation Scaler/Switcher wins 'Systems Product of the Year' at the 2013 AV Awards.

Dr. Joseph Kramer wins the  "Adele De Berri Pioneer of AV" award

Dr. Joseph Kramer wins the "Adele De Berri Pioneer of AV" award

InfoComm honors Dr. Joseph Kramer, Founder, President & Chairman of Kramer Electronics with the "Adele De Berri Pioneer of AV" award at InfoComm 2013.

Malissa Dillman wins Educator of the Year award

Malissa Dillman wins Educator of the Year award

Malissa Dillman, Kramer's Training & Education Manager, is presented with the award for 2013 Educator of the Year.

Milestones

Milestones

1980-1989

Beginn des Unternehmens.

1981

Eröffnung der europäischen Vertriebseinrichtung.

Einführung des ersten PAL-Videoprozessors mit Bildoptimierung und Farbsteuerung.

1982

Patente für mehrere neue Technologien.

1983

Introduced the first combined video/audio processor.

1984

14 Titelberichte zu neuen Produkten in führenden europäischen Videozeitschriften veröffentlicht.

1986

Die ersten PAL S-Video (YC) Prozessoren und Verteiler wurden auf der Photokina vorgestellt.

1988

Einführung der Kramer Produktlinie VP - Pionierarbeit bei der Konvertierung und Verteilung von Computergrafiken.

1989

1990-1999

Implementierung der neuen Chip-Technologie in der Kramer Broadcast-Produktreihe.

1990

Die Broadcast-Serie wurde in fünf führenden Fernsehstudios in Europa installiert.

1992

First company to develop high bandwidth TP (twisted-pair) products.

1996

US-Tochtergesellschaft gegründet.

Der schnellste VGA-Grafik Verteilverstärker wurde entwickelt.

1997

Das tragbare batteriebetriebene Testgerät für Videosignale wurde patentiert.

1998

Patented Kramer TOOLS, which receive Readers Choice Award from Broadcast Engineering Magazine.

1999

2000-2009

The VP-800, a VGA/XGA Color Bar Generator, receives the Pick Hit Award from Video System Magazine at the NAB show in Las Vegas.

Opened UK subsidiary. Finalist for the Manufacturer of the Year Award from AV Magazine in the UK.

2000

Expanded product line to include Scalers, Scan Converters and Presentation Matrix Switchers.

2001

  • Opened sales offices and warehouses in China.
  • Expanded product line with the introduction of Wall Plate Interfaces and accessories. Developed and introduced the extremely popular, ultra high performance, cost effective, ProScale™ Digital Scaler/Switchers.

2002

  • Opened sales offices and warehouses in France, Australia and Singapore.
  • Acquired Sierra Video Systems, a leading provider of high-quality digital and analog audio and video equipment for the worldwide broadcast, post-production, presentation and professional video marketplaces.

2003

Opened sales offices and warehouses in Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and Italy.

2004

  • Celebrated 25th anniversary.
  • Product warranty extended to seven years on all new machines.
  • Opened offices in Sweden, South Korea, Germany, Poland and India.

2006

Opened office in Canada.

2007

  • Introduced SummitView™ Integrated Media/Room Control Systems.
  • Introduced Cobra™ High Resolution/Long Distance Twisted Pair Transmission Line of Products.

2008

  • Introduced Kr-isp® Advanced Sync Processing, sync signal waveform restoration to ensure a wide range of computer compatibility.
  • Premiered first digital (HDMI, DVI) over fiber optic devices for long-distance digital transmission.

2009

2010-2015

Introduced high-fidelity omnidirectional flat ceiling speakers for boardrooms.

2010

  • Celebrated 30th Anniversary.
  • Introduced modular line of Digital Matrix Switchers.

2011

  • Sierra Videos Aspen won Star Superior Technology Award at NAB show.
  • The Digital Step-in™ system won AV Award for Systems Product of the Year.
  • Opened offices in Switzerland, HK, Finland and New Zealand.

2012

Kramer & ComQi sign global strategic partnership agreement for manufacturing and selling media distribution products

2013

RapidRun system added to Kramer’s Cable & Connectors product line

2013

InfoComm honors Dr. Joseph Kramer with Pioneer of AV Award

2013

Kramer wins Manufacturer of the Year at AV Awards 2013

2013

The VP-771 Switcher/Scaler wins Systems Product of the Year at AV Awards 2013

2013

Kramer and Calibre join forces to offer the most comprehensive range of scalers in the industry

2013

New office opened in Chile

2013

VIA launched

2014

VIA Collage™ wins Best of Show at InfoComm from Government Video and Sound & Video Contractor magazines

2014

VIA Collage™ wins Best of Show at InfoComm from AV Technology magazine

2014

Kramer wins independent 4K HDBaseT category cable challenge at InfoComm, conducted by Redband Radio and AVNation

2014

New office opened in Kenya 

2014

New office opened in Turkey

2015

K-Touch 3 launched

2015

2016

K-Touch 3 wins InAVation award at ISE

2016

35th anniversary of Kramer's founding

2016

Kramer Network is unveiled at ISE and wins Installation Magazine's Best of Show

2016

Kramer@Work launched at ISE

2016