Alliance today announced that Belkin
has joined the Alliance, enabling Belkin to integrate HDBaseT technology
into its lines of audio/video products for commercial and consumer
applications. Belkin has also announced its new HDBaseT HDMI audio/video
extender solution for high performance AV connectivity over Cat5e long
The HDBaseT technology enables the delivery of uncompressed high
definition video, audio, Internet, controls and power over a single
cat5e/6 cable up to 100 meters, eliminating the common issues
professional installers face concerning cable distance and location of
available power outlets.
"Joining the HDBaseT Alliance presents us with an exciting opportunity
to add our solutions to the expanding HDBaseT product ecosystem, and
play a role in helping the technology itself evolve to meet the demands
of our customers," said Sydney Wen, product development manager, Belkin.
"Our new HDBaseT products provide unique benefits for AV installers by
providing a long-distance solution that significantly reduces the time
and labor costs associated with installation and management."
"Belkin has established itself as a trusted developer for audio/visual
products for businesses and consumers worldwide," said Micha Risling,
marketing chair for the HDBaseT Alliance. "Adding Belkin to the HDBaseT
Alliance confirms that the demand for HDBaseT technology continues to
grow, and Belkin will help meet tat demand as it continues to integrate
the technology into its products."
The Belkin HDBaseT provides installers with a point-to-point solution
that ensures interoperability when working with components from multiple
AV brands. It eliminates the requirement for setting up a complex
network of runner cables, pigtails, breakouts or color-coded wall plates
by deploying a universal protocol for heterogeneous AV environments. It
also supports custom long-run capability with PVC, Plenum and Riser.
The new Belkin HDBaseT is available now through Belkin's worldwide
network of distributors and value added resellers.
Belkin Joins the HDBaseT Alliance
Belkin is a new member of the HDBaseT Alliance, a cross-industry
alliance that promotes and provides a technical standard for HDBaseT
technology for the distribution of uncompressed HD multimedia content.
Founded by LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics, Sony Pictures
Entertainment and Valens Semiconductor, the HDBaseT Alliance and its
member companies work together to create a global standard for advanced
digital media distribution.
About Belkin Business
Belkin Business, a division of Belkin International, offers technology
solutions for office, classroom, IT infrastructure, and mobile
environments. A proven technology leader for more than 30 years,
organizations worldwide trust Belkin for its unwavering commitment to
product quality, and expertise in creating solutions designed to address
customer requirements in business, government and education. With a
global supply chain and broad provider network, Belkin commands a
purchasing power that delivers greater value and unparalleled execution
advantages to customers. The company's line of commercial products are
available through Belkin's global network of distributors and resellers.
Headquartered in Playa Vista, California, the company is represented in
more than 25 countries and can be found on the Web at http://www.belkin.com/us/business/enterprise.
About HDBaseT Alliance
HDBaseT Alliance is comprised of leading cross-industry companies formed
to promote and standardize HDBaseT™ technology for whole-home and
commercial distribution of uncompressed HD multimedia content. The
cornerstone of HDBaseT technology is 5Play™, a feature set that
converges uncompressed full HD digital video, audio, 100BaseT Ethernet,
power over cable and various control signals through a single LAN cable.
Members supporting HDBaseT technology play a pivotal role in defining
the future of multimedia transmission and data communication in the
consumer electronics and content provider industries. For additional
information on HDBaseT Alliance and membership benefits, visit www.HDBaseT.org.
HDBaseT Alliance on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/HDBaseTAlliance
HDBaseT and 5Play are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDBaseT
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