Medialon control Products such as Medialon Manager, Medialon Showmaster, use plug-in drivers called MXM (Medialon XObject Modules) to control devices. It exists a wide range of MXMs for most popular devices on the market connected through Serial, Midi, Time Code*, Infrared*, Modbus*, OPC*, TCP/IP etc.
There are also MXMs plug-ins to add functionalities or control the new type of devices encountered in modern AV / IT installations: SQL Database for data management, FTP Site for media management and transfer, Email engine, Telephony engine to build up a DTMF server, etc. Medialon Manager really brings the power of AV/IT to Show and Media Control.
These plug-ins are developped by Medialon or certified developpers. Most of them are free, some third party developpers sell their Mxms.