Middle Atlantic Products and Icron Technologies Co-host “Universal Serial Bus (USB) Technology Exploration for AV Design and Integration” Presentation at InfoComm 2017

ProAV connectivity pioneers reunite in Orlando for in-depth speaking session on June 15th

Burnaby, British Columbia – June 8, 2017 – Icron Technologies Corporation, a leader in USB and video extension technology and Middle Atlantic Products (a brand of Legrand), global leader in AV infrastructure solutions, announced the two companies will jointly present the technical session “Universal Serial Bus (USB) Technology Exploration for AV Design and Integration” on Thursday June 15th at InfoComm 2017.

This entertaining ninety-minute class will prepare participants for the future of USB with an in-depth exploration of every facet of USB technology including:

  • An overview of USB 1.1, 2.0, 3.1 Gen 1 and 2 topologies;
  • How emerging USB applications will support DisplayPort® and HDMI video through USB-C;
  • Understanding the hierarchy of USB communication to parse out critical details for interactive solutions;
  • Managing data storage solutions to meet expectations; and
  • Ensuring physical infrastructure will support both current design objectives and future scalability

“The class is intended for AV professionals with at least a couple years of industry experience under their belts, looking to gain a better understanding of how USB works and where things are headed,” said Joseph Cornwall, Technology Evangelist at the Data Communications Division of Legrand, Middle Atlantic Products and session co-host. “The USB world is rapidly changing with the emergence of USB 3.1 and USB-C; what an exciting time to be in the industry with so many new opportunities just around the corner.”

“I am delighted to once again team up with Legrand’s Joe Cornwall to provide an overview of USB technical basics; as well as provide a glimpse into all the new possibilities that USB 3.1 and USB-C will enable,” said Sukhdeep Hundal, Icron’s CTO and session co-host. “For those who want to be up-to-date on all things USB including the delivery of 4K video content, this class is an InfoComm must.”

InfoComm class # IS087: “Universal Serial Bus (USB) Technology Exploration for AV Design and Integration” takes place on June 15th from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando. While free of charge, the class is offered on a first-come, first-served basis so best to register early.

More information about Middle Atlantic Products is available at www.middleatlantic.com.

Middle Atlantic Products has been part of the Legrand group since its acquisition in 2011.

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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® and ExtremeUSB-C™ suite of features such as transparent USB extension, true plug and play (no software drivers required) and compatibility with Windows®, macOS™ and Linux® operating systems. Icron’s extension products are deployed in a wide range of applications including proAV, 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 Middle Atlantic, Legrand and Legrand, North & Central America
Legrand is a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth, including, in particular, connected devices stemming from Legrand’s global Eliot (Electricity and IoT) program. Legrand reported sales of $5.6 billion in 2016. Legrand has a strong presence in North and Central America, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include C2G, Cablofil, Electrorack, Luxul, Middle Atlantic, Nuvo, OCL, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Pinnacle, QMotion, Quiktron, Raritan, Solarfective, Vantage, Wattstopper, and Wiremold. Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI, Corporate Oekom Rating and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819) www.legrand.us.

About InfoComm 2017
InfoComm 2017 is the largest, most exciting event in North America focused on the pro-AV industry, with 1,000 exhibitors, thousands of products, and 40,000 attendees from 110+ countries. The InfoComm show 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. The InfoComm 2017 exhibition is being held June 14-16 at the OCCC in Orlando, FL. For complete details, visit www.infocommshow.org.