An Introduction to Icron

Icron is a Maxim Integrated brand, as well as a leading global developer and manufacturer of high-performance USB and video extension solutions for commercial and industrial markets including Medical, Military,  Industrial Automation,  Machine Vision, ProAV, Education, and Mining/Exploration. Icron’s patented extension technology extends USB and video devices over many media types including CAT 5e/6/7, Fiber, Wireless, PowerLine and over a corporate LAN.
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Patented Technology
Icron’s patented extension technology is built into the ExtremeUSB® suite of features offering customers:

  • Simplicity: True plug and play (no software drivers)
  • Reliability: Patented USB extension
  • Durability: Commercial grade, robust connections
  • Compatibility: Works with all devices and operating systems

Product Flexibility
Icron’s USB and USB + Video extension products are available in several different forms to suit particular customer needs:

  • Finished goods with Icron branding
  • Finished goods unbranded suitable for private label
  • Turnkey boards available for custom housing or integration
  • Core modules available for integration
  • Chipsets available for high volume integration

Industry Leader
Icron is a member of the USB Implementer’s Forum (USB-IF), TICO Alliance, HDMI Adopters, Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA™), and SDVoE Alliance.

Bright Future
Icron has evolved from USB 2.0 extension to USB + Video extension (KVM), and now is leading the way with USB 3.1 Gen 1 and USB 3.0 extension solutions which is making significant waves in ProAV and the Machine Vision industries.

Maxim + Icron: Enabling a Connected World

As our world links more tightly together, you’ll need underlying technologies to bring intelligence and connectivity to your products or systems. With its acquisition of Icron Technologies Corporation, Maxim Integrated extends its focus on solutions for Industry 4.0, building automation, and healthcare/wellness.

Maxim has been focused on creating industrial solutions for smarter, more automated factories and buildings, paving the path to industrial convergence. In the healthcare and wellness space, the company is continuing to advance its sensor solutions, low-power microprocessors, and embedded security technologies. With this acquisition, Maxim expands its portfolio to include additional data compression and audio/video transmission solutions.

Icron will be a subsidiary of Maxim, which means that the brand and ExtremeUSB® extension technology you respect and trust will remain. You’ll be able to interact with us in all of the usual ways for order entry, sales fulfillment, product development, and support. Together, our combined expertise in USB and video extension technologies will result in next-generation solutions that will assist you in overcoming challenges as you design and install solutions that connect our world.

For any questions, please contact [email protected].

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