Broadata’s LinkBridge™ Extender Line Featuring ExtremeUSB® Technology Being Showcased at InfoComm14

New HDMI/DVI video plus USB 2.0 extension solution on display at InfoComm14 booth C6038 from June 18th to 20th in Las Vegas, Neveda

Burnaby, British Columbia – June 18, 2014 – Icron Technologies Corporation, a leader in USB and video extension technology, and Broadata Communications Inc, maker of digital optical, HDBaseT, and matrix switchers for HD video, audio, and data multimedia communication applications, today announced that Broadata is enhancing its LinkBridge extender line by incorporating ExtremeUSB® technology to offer customers reliable and robust video extender solutions supporting USB 2.0.

Broadata’s LinkBridge extenders support a complete system design with signal transport over a single multimode fiber optic cable for long distances up to 400m and over a single Cat 5e/6 cable for distances up to 100m. By incorporating ExtremeUSB, robust USB 2.0 functionality is supported over the same single link cable.

LinkBridge extender solutions featuring HDMI + USB 2.0 and DVI + USB 2.0 will be on display by Broadata during InfoComm14 at the Las Vegas Convention Centre in Nevada beginning today through Friday June 20th at booth C6038.

“We have been collaborative partners with Icron for some time, and we are proud to continue our development together. We feel that with our combined technologies we can offer unique solutions that solve problems in the marketplace and provide competitive cost saving solutions.” said Jim Banda, Director of Sales, Medical Market.

“Broadata has a well earned reputation for providing high-quality products designed for a variety of markets including medical, military, and proAV,” said Glenn Antonelli, Icron’s Vice President of Marketing. “Applications for these markets often require USB devices, in conjunction with video, to operate beyond distances specified by the USB standard. Broadata’s customers will certainly benefit with the addition of ExtremeUSB in the LinkBridge product portfolio.”

Broadata’s LinkBridge extender demonstration at InfoComm14 includes the ExtremeUSB suite of features such as transparent USB extension, true plug and play (no software drivers), and compatibility with Windows®, Linux® and Mac OS X® operating systems.

To learn more about Broadata’s LinkBridge extender solution, please visit or drop by booth C6038 during the show.

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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, Fiber, Wireless, DisplayPort®, and over a corporate LAN. Icron’s extension products are deployed in a wide range of applications including pro AV, industrial automation, machine vision, medical imaging, aerospace, military, interactive whiteboards, security, enterprise computing and isolated USB, or anywhere a PC needs to be remotely located from a display or peripheral device.

About Broadata Communications
Broadata Communications, Inc. is an established high-technology company designing, manufacturing and marketing digital optical, HDBaseT, and matrix switchers for HD video, audio, and data multimedia communication applications. BCI is a privately held, California-based corporation, in Torrance, California. BCI was spun-off in September 1999 as an independent California Corporation from Physical Optics Corporation (POC), a leader in cutting edge optical communications and optoelectronic technologies since 1985. Under BCI’s former identity, POC’s Applied Technology Division, the company has a growing and successful track record producing commercial products for the transmission of high speed digital multimedia (video, audio, and data) over fiber.

About InfoComm14
InfoComm 2014, held at the Las Vegas Convention Centre in Las Vegas, Nevada, is the largest professional AV show in the world, with more than 950 exhibitors and 35,000+ attendees from over 110 countries. This is your once-a-year opportunity to see the latest audiovisual technology, learn the skills that will advance your career, and grow your professional network.