Sender unit features DVI-compatible HDMI and VGA inputs and outputs. Any combination of HDMI, DVI, and VGA sources and displays can be integrated into a powerful and scalable multi-format AV and controls signal distribution matrix. Sender unit features USB ports capable of extending, routing, and distributing keyboard/mouse/touchscreens and select USB peripherals. Powerful and expandable extended workstations can be integrated in 1-to-l and matrix configurations. Sender can be powered from a PoE-enabled IP switch without the need for external power supplies.