An Introduction to Icron

Icron, an Analog Devices brand, is a leading technology developer and manufacturer of high-performance USB 3-2-1 and video extension and switching 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, 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 products are deployed under the Icron brand or as OEM/private label in a wide range of applications including ProAV, industrial automation, broadcasting, machine vision, medical imaging, aerospace, education, digital signage, or anywhere a computer needs to be remotely located from a display or peripheral device

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.