Icron Technologies Showcases USB 3.0 Extenders with Fifteen Leading Machine Vision Camera Manufacturers at Automate 2015

ExtremeUSB® extension for USB 3.0 at 15 meters over copper and 100 meters over fiber on display (booth #339) from March 23rd to 26th at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois

Burnaby, British Columbia – March 19, 2015Icron Technologies Corporation, a leader in USB and video extension technology, announced today it will be demonstrating USB 3.0 extension with fifteen of the foremost vision camera manufacturers during the Automate 2015 Show in Chicago from March 23rd to 26th.

USB 3.0 machine vision cameras will be in operation at extended distances of 15 meters over copper with Icron’s USB 3.0 Spectra™ 3001-15 active cable and 100 meters over fiber with the USB 3.0 Spectra™ 3022 from the following fifteen companies:

Icron’s Spectra series extends USB 3.0 at 5 Gbps, provides locking connectors per AIA USB3 Vision specification 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.

“Our Spectra USB 3.0 extension solutions are proven robust for machine vision and industrial applications and have been qualified by major industrial camera manufacturers for 24/7 usage operation,” said Glenn Antonelli, Vice President at Icron Technologies. “ExtremeUSB technology, whether extending USB 3.0 fifteen meters over active copper or one hundred meters over fiber, ensures consistent performance and enables a much broader range of use for USB 3.0 cameras.”

Icron’s USB 3.0 extension solutions will be on display at the Icron Technologies booth (#339) at McCormick Place in Chicago for the entire exhibition as well as at the following camera vendor booths:

  • Acamar Booth — #297
  • JAI Booth — #148
  • Lumenera Booth — #151
  • Mightex Booth — #943
  • The Imaging Source Booth — #1136
  • XIMEA Booth — #1188

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

Media Contact Information:

  • Icron Technologies: Lydia Ko, Product Marketing Specialist, press@icron.com

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 Automate
Automate is the largest solutions-based showcase of automation technologies in North America. Formerly the International Robots, Vision & Motion Control Show which date back to 1977, Automate now demonstrates the full spectrum of automation technologies and solutions for a broad array of industries. The show is held once every two years. Right at the front of Automate, companies that provide integration of automation, robotics and machine vision will show actual demonstrations of systems. This will allow attendees to see live demos solving challenges they face in their industry, and also to learn from solutions used in other industries that may be beneficial to them. The rest of the show features the latest automation, robotic, vision and motion control technologies and systems on display from leading global suppliers. automateshow.com