Industry’s first consumer-ready implementation of a wireless USB link over 60GHz is achieved with Icron’s ExtremeUSB® technology and QEOS’ game-changing single-chip CMOS transceiver
Burnaby, British Columbia – June 17, 2014 – Icron Technologies Corporation, a leader in USB and video extension technology, and Quantum Electro Opto Systems Sdn. Bhd. (QEOS™), a leading provider of high-speed, low-power connectivity, intelligent video security solutions and CMOS millimeter-wave solutions, today announced the industry’s first successful implementation of an indoor-optimized 60GHz wireless USB 2.0 link with QEOS’ new 60GHz single-chip transceiver delivering wireless multi-gigabit throughput and optimized for indoor usage.
The solution is powered by Icron’s ExtremeUSB® extension technology and the QEOS single-chip CMOS millimeter wave connectivity solution to wirelessly transfer data or video over USB. A live concept demonstration is available for public viewing during InfoComm14 at the Las Vegas Convention Centre beginning tomorrow through Friday June 20th.
“USB over wireless offers customers an elegant and flexible extension solution for installations where eliminating cables proves beneficial,” said Robert Haefling, Icron’s President and CEO. “Moreover, joining with QEOS to deploy a millimeter-wave 60GHz wireless solution is very compelling as it provides a future development path toward supporting USB 3.0, 3.1 and HD video applications.”
“We are excited to work with Icron to combine our industry’s first 60GHz single-chip CMOS solution with their impressive USB extension technology to demonstrate the first indoor use, consumer-friendly 60GHz USB link,” said Gabriel Walter, CEO QEOS. “We are confident this demonstration will quickly pave the way for new exciting products in consumer, industrial and prosumer markets.”
This demonstration, like all Icron extension solutions, includes the ExtremeUSB suite of features such as transparent USB extension, true plug and play, and compatibility with Windows®, Linux® and Mac OS X® operating systems.
- Icron Technologies: Lydia Ko, Product Marketing Specialist, [email protected]
- QEOS: Romain Pelard, Director of Product Management and Marketing, [email protected]
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, 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, military, interactive whiteboards, security, enterprise computing and isolated USB, or anywhere a PC needs to be remotely located from a display or peripheral device. icron.com
About Quantum Electro Opto Systems Sdn. Bhd. (QEOS)
QEOS is a leading provider of high-speed, low-power connectivity and intelligent video security solutions, delivered via a portfolio of innovative technologies in optical, wireless, and wireline data communications and advanced video technology and applications. QEOS most recently has added multi-gigabit wireless solutions via its acquisition of Centric Technologies in Los Altos, CA. For more information visit the website at: www.qeosystems.com.
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