Icron Technologies Announces New Maverick Extension Platform Featuring ExtremeUSB® 2.0 and 3.0 with intoPIX TICO UHD Video over Single Cable at InfoComm 2016

Industry’s First 100m single CAT X cable solution extending UHD 4Kp60 4:4:4 video with USB 2.0 and 3.1 Gen 1 demonstrated live at Icron booth C5838 from June 8th to 10th in Las Vegas

Burnaby, British Columbia – June 6, 2016 – Icron Technologies Corporation, a leader in USB and video extension technology and intoPIX, an innovative provider of video compression solutions, announced today Icron is demonstrating its new “Maverick” USB and UHD video extension platform that incorporates intoPIX’s visually lossless TICO video compression technology. The Maverick platform is being showcased in Icron’s booth C5838 at InfoComm 2016 from June 8th through June 10th at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Maverick platform features Icron’s proprietary ExtremeUSB® technology to extend USB 2.0 and USB 3.1 Gen 1 in combination with TICO UHD 4Kp60 4:4:4 video over a single CAT X cable up to 100 meters, or a single LC-LC fiber cable up to 200 meters.

The highly flexible OEM platform includes the ExtremeUSB suite of features such as transparent USB extension, true plug-and-play (no software drivers required) and compatibility with all major operating systems: Windows ® OS X® and Linux® and supports all USB 3.1 Gen 1, 2.0 and 1.1 devices. Additionally, Maverick includes intoPIX’s award-winning TICO low latency visually lossless video compression technology and offers unparalleled performance for handling UHD 4K p60 with full 8- or 10-bit in 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 color spaces for accurate image clarity.

“The ProAV industry is certainly going to benefit from this new and highly innovative extension platform with unparalleled performance in extending both UHD video and USB over a single cable,” said Jean-Baptiste Lorent, Product & Marketing Manager at intoPIX. “Our TICO lightweight compression provides a truly lossless compression, with no impact on latency and this represents a real breakthrough delivering cost-effective high resolution high frame rate video. We are very pleased to be a contributor to this game changing platform.”

“This is an industry first and quite an achievement; the intoPIX TICO compression engine coupled with our ExtremeUSB technology pushes the boundaries of video and peripheral extension,” said Tom Schultz, Product Manager at Icron. “With visually lossless 4Kp60 4:4:4 video, USB 3.1 at 5 Gbps, and Gigabit Ethernet support, our Maverick extension platform creates an entirely new performance class of USB and video extension offering OEM customers unrivaled features and flexibility to suit their own solutions for specific markets.”

A live demonstration of the Maverick platform will be featured at booth C5838 from June 8th through 10th during InfoComm 2016 in Las Vegas.

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About Icron Technologies
Icron Technologies is the leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance USB and video extension solutions for commercial and industrial markets worldwide. Icron’s patented extension technology extends USB and video devices over many media types including CAT 5e/6/7, Fiber, Wireless, DisplayPort® and over a corporate LAN while featuring the ExtremeUSB® suite of features such as transparent USB extension, true plug and play (no software drivers required) and compatibility with Windows®, OS X® and Linux® operating systems. Icron’s extension products are deployed in a wide range of applications including pro AV, industrial automation, machine vision, medical imaging, aerospace, interactive whiteboards, digital signage, remote desktop extension, security, enterprise computing and isolated USB, or anywhere a computer needs to be remotely located from a display or peripheral device. icron.com

About intoPIX
intoPIX is a leading supplier of image compression technology to audiovisual equipment manufacturers. We are passionate about offering people a higher quality image experience and have developed FPGA IP-cores and software tools that enable leading-edge TICO Lightweight compression, JPEG 2000 compression, security, video over IP and hardware enforcement. More information on our company, customers and products can be found on www.intopix.com.

About InfoComm 2016
InfoComm 2016 is the largest event in the United States focused on the pro-AV industry, with nearly 1,000 exhibitors and 40,000 attendees from 110+ countries. The InfoComm show features the latest audiovisual technology from the world’s leading suppliers to the pro A/V industry. InfoComm 2016 is being held June 4 – 10 with exhibits from June 8-10, in Las Vegas, Nevada at the LVCC. For complete details, visit www.infocommshow.org