Icron Technologies and Basler AG Authenticate USB 3.0 Product Interoperability

View a demonstration of vision industry leader Basler’s ace USB 3.0 area scan camera extended with ExtremeUSB® technology at the VISION Show from November 4-6 at Messe Stuttgart, Germany

Burnaby, British Columbia –October 29, 2014 – Icron Technologies Corporation, a leader in USB and video extension technology, and Basler AG, a global provider of premium quality industrial cameras for a wide range of applications, confirmed today joint product interoperability between Basler’s ace USB 3.0 area scan cameras and Icron’s 15-meter USB 3.0 Spectra 3001-15 active copper extension cable.

The Basler ace camera line covers the entire spectrum of highest image quality and fast frame rates in a very small housing. Additionally the Basler ace cameras deliver the best price-performance ratio. The cameras provide a proven stability and flexibility with USB3 Vision, Basler’s ace cameras support up to 850 frames-per-second, VGA to 14MP resolution.

Icron’s Spectra 3001-15 is a bus powered copper cable that extends USB 3.0 at 5Gbps 15 meters while providing a full 5V, 900mA of current and features a locking connector per AIA USB3 Vision™ specification. Moreover, the Spectra cable comes with a two-year warranty and includes the ExtremeUSB® suite of features such as transparent USB extension, true plug and play (no software drivers), and compatibility with all major operating systems including Windows® 8.

A demonstration of Basler’s ace USB 3.0 area scan camera and Icron’s Spectra extender cable will be featured at the VISION show at Messe Stuttgart, Germany in the Icron Technologies booth (Hall 1, Stand I65) from November 4th to 6th.

For more information about Basler’s product offering, please visit baslerweb.com.

To learn more about Icron’s ExtremeUSB extension solutions, please visit icron.com.

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About Icron Technologies Corporation
Icron Technologies is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance USB and video extension solutions for commercial and industrial markets worldwide. Icron’s patented extension technology extends Video and USB 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, interactive whiteboards, remote desktop extension, security, enterprise computing and isolated USB, or anywhere a PC needs to be remotely located from a display or peripheral device. icron.com

About Basler AG
Basler is a global provider of premium quality industrial cameras for a wide range of applications. As a publicly traded company with headquarters in Ahrensburg, Germany (part of the greater Hamburg metropolitan area) we are a leader in the world market of vision technology, with multiple subsidiaries and representative offices in Europe, the United States and Asia. More than 80% of our products are manufactured for export. Basler is the largest unit volume producer of digital cameras for industrial applications in the world. Manufacturers of equipment, machines, and plants incorporate our cameras into their own products. Since 2008, we have also offered Basler network cameras in the growth market for digital video monitoring cameras. Our premium cameras are predominantly used in industrial mass production, medical technology, the life sciences, intelligent traffic systems, as well as in surveillance applications. baslerweb.com

VISION is the world’s leading trade fair for machine vision. The who’s who in the machine vision industry meet in Stuttgart and presents an incomparable range of products and services: from sensors to processors, from cables to cameras, from software to illumination systems. Complete machine vision systems and very specific applications for many different industries are exhibited – from mechanical engineering and the automotive industry through to the medical technology industry and many other industries besides. Special event modules such as the Integration Area and the Industrial VISION days forum help support the diverse interests of visitors. messe-stuttgart.de/en/vision/