AVer and Icron Jointly Announce USB Product Interoperability

VB342 and CAM520 USB PTZ conference room cameras extend 100m over CAT6a/7 infrastructure using Icron’s USB 3-2-1 Raven

SAN JOSE, Calif.—April 4, 2019—Icron, the developer of ExtremeUSB® extension technology, and AVer Information Inc., an award-winning provider of visual collaboration and education technology solutions, today jointly announced product interoperability between AVer’s VB342 and CAM520 conferencing cameras with Icron’s newest product, the USB 3-2-1 Raven 3104 extender system.

The VB342 by AVer is designed to enhance conference room collaboration with a professional-grade soundbar optimized with a next-generation camera and audio. The VB342 features a voice pick-up range of 12 feet, plug-and-play USB 3.0 connectivity, 165 degrees of viewable area and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) compatibility with built-in USB-to-HDMI DisplayLink connectivity. AVer’s CAM520, a professional-grade pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) camera perfect for mid-size to large conference rooms, features 12x optical zoom, USB 2.0 connectivity, HD 1080p resolution and whisper-silent PTZ features.

Icron’s USB 3-2-1 Raven 3104 is the world’s first backward-compatible USB 3.1 extender system supporting distances up to 100m over a single CAT 6a/7 cable, making it ideal for USB 3.1 or USB 2.0 PTZ conference cameras or any other USB device. It includes the ExtremeUSB-C™ suite of features such as transparent USB extension, true plug-and-play operation with no software drivers required and compatibility with all major operating systems including Windows®, macOS™, Linux® and Chrome OS™.

“Corporations around the world are seeking higher resolutions and better performance from their video conferencing cameras in their training facilities and conference rooms,” said Carl Harvell, director of Product Marketing at AVer. “System integrators and installers often run into a need for long-distance, high-quality connectivity to support our cameras. Through interoperability with Icron’s USB 3-2-1 Raven series, we can offer a tested and highly reliable USB extension for every application.”

“AVer’s market-leading USB PTZ camera solutions are in high demand all around the world due to their reputation for high performance and a high-quality end-user experience,” said Thomas Schultz, senior business manager at Icron. “Icron is pleased to announce interoperability with AVer cameras. Customers can feel confident that they are installing a qualified extension solution with our USB 3-2-1 Raven series that will ensure high throughput, high resolution and reliability.”

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About Icron

Icron is a Maxim Integrated brand, as well as 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® and ExtremeUSB-C™ suite of features such as transparent USB extension, true plug-and-play (no software drivers required) and compatibility with Windows®, macOS™, Linux® and Chrome OS™ operating systems. Icron’s extension products are deployed in a wide range of applications including proAV, 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. Learn more at www.icron.com and www.maximintegrated.com.

About AVer Information Inc.

AVer (averusa.com) is an award-winning provider of visual collaboration and education technology solutions that improve productivity and enrich lives. From accelerating learning in the classroom to increasing competitive advantages for businesses, AVer solutions leverage the power of technology to help people connect with one another to achieve great things. Our product portfolio includes Interactive Flat Panels, USB Video Conferencing Camera Systems, Document Cameras as well as Sync and Charge Solutions for Mobile Devices. We strive to provide industry-leading service and support that exceeds our customers’ expectations. We are also deeply committed to our community and the environment, and employ stringent green processes in all we do. Learn more at averusa.com and follow us on twitter @AVerVC.