Icron Technologies’ Demonstrating New Maverick Platform Extending 4Kp60 Video + USB 2.0/3.0 over Single CAT X Cable at IBC2016 Show in Amsterdam

Industry’s First 100m single CAT X cable solution extending UHD 4Kp60 4:4:4 video with ExtremeUSB® 2.0 and 3.1 Gen 1 at intoPIX booth 10 D.31 from September 9th to 13th at the RAI

Burnaby, British Columbia – September 6, 2016 – Icron Technologies Corporation, a leader in USB and video extension technology and intoPIX, an innovative provider of video compression solutions, announced today a live demonstration of Icron’s new “Maverick” platform featuring Icron’s proprietary ExtremeUSB® USB 2.0 and USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB 3.0) technology in combination with intoPIX’s TICO lightweight compression engine extending 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 Maverick extension platform will be showcased at intoPIX booth 10 D.31 at IBC2016 from September 9th through 13th at the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, NL.

The highly flexible OEM Maverick 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 offering unparalleled performance for handling UHD 4Kp60 with full 8-or 10-bit in 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 color spaces for accurate image clarity.

“Broadcasting professionals demand the highest quality in video and USB signal transfers over extended distances without accepting throughput delays,” said Jean-Baptiste Lorent, Product & Marketing Manager at intoPIX. “Icron’s new Maverick platform couples their industry leading ExtremeUSB extension technology with our TICO lightweight video compression, latency-free solution for a truly breakthrough experience.”

“Flexibility is probably the key attribute of our new Maverick platform,” said Tom Schultz, Product Manager at Icron. “With visually lossless 4Kp60 4:4:4 video, USB 3.1 at 5 Gbps, and Gigabit Ethernet side channel support, our Maverick extension platform creates an entirely new performance class of USB and UHD video extension offering OEM customers unrivaled capabilities to suit their own solutions for specific broadcast needs; as well as many other markets and applications.”

A live demonstration of Icron’s Maverick platform will be featured at intoPIX’s booth 10 D.31 from September 9th through 13th.
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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 at intopix.com.

About IBC2016
IBC2016 is the leading global tradeshow for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of electronic and media entertainment. The exhibition covers fifteen halls across the RAI and hosts over1,600 exhibitors connecting with over 55,000 attendees from more than 170 countries. The exhibition runs between September 9-13, 2016. For more details, please visit ibc.org.