Rose Electronics Exhibiting USB and KVM Solutions with Icron Technologies’ Extension Technology at InfoComm 2018

Rose displaying USB 1.1, 2.0, 3.1, and KVM extenders with live demonstrations of USB 3-2-1 over CAT 6a cable and OM3 fiber

Burnaby, British Columbia – June 6, 2018 – Icron Technologies Corporation, a leader in USB and video extension technology, and Rose Electronics, a pioneer in developing KVM switch technology, will be exhibiting a full range of USB and KVM extension solutions with Icron’s patented ExtremeUSB® and ExtremeUSB-C™ technologies at InfoComm 2018 from June 6-8, 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Rose’s extension showcase at show booth N1528 will include models for USB 1.1, 2.0, 3.1, as well as KVM for USB combined with video. The marquee display will feature live demonstrations of the new CrystalLink USB 3-2-1 Fiber and CrystalLink USB 3-2-1 CATx extenders for simultaneous USB 3.1, 2.0, and 1.1 extension. The fiber variant extends USB 3-2-1 devices up to 200m over OM3 fiber while the CATx model extends up to 100m using CAT 6a/7 cable. Both extenders include the ExtremeUSB-C suite of features such as transparent USB extension, true plug and play (no software drivers required), and compatibility with all major operating systems: Windows®, macOS™, Linux®, and Chrome OS™.

“All our USB and KVM extension solutions are solid performers, but we have really seen a huge demand for the recently launched CrystalLink USB 3-2-1 series,” said David Rahvar, General Partner at Rose. “There is a real need out there for reliable USB 3-2- extension over the same link cable, especially copper, to keep up with the rapid pace of USB web conferencing room installations.”

“Meeting room spaces are undergoing a major transformation to be much more functional and collaborative through the use of USB 3.1 web conferencing,” said Glenn Antonelli, Director of Business Management at Icron. “Rose Electronics has always been amongst the first to provide new solutions for ProAV integrators beginning with KVM switching, and they will continue to remain at the forefront by leading the way with USB 3-2-1 extension.”

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About Icron Technologies
Icron Technologies, now part of Maxim Integrated, 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™, Linux® and Chrome OS™ 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. Learn more at and

About Rose Electronics
Rose Electronics, based in Houston, TX, with offices in major cities around the world, is recognized as the pioneer of KVM switch technology, offering the industry’s most comprehensive range of local and remote server management products such as Digital KVM IP, KVM switches, KVM extenders, KVM Rack Drawers and Video Splitters. Rose Electronics products are known for their quality, scalability, ease of use and innovative technology. Rose products are used in a wide variety of applications such as accessing, controlling, managing, and monitoring thousands of local and remote multi-platform servers worldwide. When combined with our system expertise, our customers come up with new applications for them every day. They depend upon Rose products for their robust operation in commercial, industrial, educational, and military applications.

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