Live demonstration of the world’s first and only backward compatible USB 3.1 extender system over single CAT 6a cable up to 100m and up to 200m over multimode fiber at ISE stand 8-K270 from February 6-9th at the RAI Amsterdam

Burnaby, British Columbia – January 23, 2018 – Icron Technologies Corporation, a leader in USB and video extension technology, announced today that syscomtec Distribution AG, specialists in visualization technologies, signal management and control in the field of professional audio-visual media, will mark the official launch of Icron’s USB 3-2-1 Raven™ extender series through a live demonstration during the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018 show at the RAI Amsterdam in the Netherlands, February 6th through 9th.

Icron USB 3-2-1 Raven 3104 100m CAT 6a/7 Point-to-Point Extender SystemThe USB 3-2-1 Raven 3104 is the world’s first and only backward compatible USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps) extender system for up to 100m over a single CAT 6a/7 cable, making it ideal for USB 3.1 web conference cameras as well as any other USB 3.1, 2.0 or 1.1 application, while the USB 3-2-1 Raven 3124 provides up to 200m extension over OM3 fiber with additional isolation suitable for medical and secure environments.

Both FCC/CE certified Raven extender models include an Ethernet side channel for LAN pass-through and incorporate the ExtremeUSB-C™ suite of features such as transparent USB extension supporting USB 3, 2 and 1, true plug and play (no software drivers required) and compatibility with all major operating systems: Windows®, macOS™, Linux® and Chrome OS™.

“We are excited to make both USB 3-2-1 Raven models available to the Austrian, German and Swiss markets,” said Claus Lohse, Member of Board at syscomtec. “There is pent up demand from integrators and camera manufacturers for a reliable USB 3.1 extension solution for conference cameras that simultaneously extends other peripherals such as USB flash drives, touchscreens, keyboards and mice – especially over category cable.”

“Whether new builds or retro fits, meeting rooms are being equipped with USB 3.1 web conferencing cameras to take advantage of high bandwidths and resolutions,” said Glenn Antonelli, Vice President of Marketing at Icron. “Until now, there hasn’t been a reliable extension solution to support USB 3.1 as well as USB 2.0/1.1 at the same time over a single CAT 6a cable, which will solve a lot of installation challenges.”

ISE attendees are encouraged to stop by syscomtec’s show stand 8-K270 to view both Raven extender models in action, from February 6th through 9th at the Amsterdam RAI. To purchase the Raven or any other Icron extension solution, please contact syscomtec at +49 (0) 89 666 109330 or email at [email protected].

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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™, 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. icron.com

About syscomtec Distribution AG

syscomtec Distribution AG is the competent partner for transmission technology, signal management, and Digital Signage. The company distributes innovative high-tech products like fiber, HDBaseT and IP-based transmission systems, matrix and switcher for DVI, DisplayPort and HDMI and media players, Digital Signage software and super brightness displays of leading international manufacturers to specialist suppliers and system houses in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. As a procurement distributor syscomtec bridges the distance for their customers logistically to the USA and Asia. In addition to traditional sales, the distributor also supports its partners in the commissioning of complex AV systems and offers consulting services and training. syscomtec Distribution AG was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Oberhaching near Munich.  www.syscomtec.com

About ISE 2018
Integrated Systems Europe is the world´s largest AV systems integration show. The annual four-day event, takes place at the RAI Amsterdam – The Netherlands, from 6-9 February. As the European destination for the international AV and systems integration industry, ISE 2018 will showcase the latest cutting-edge technology, products and solutions being produced for both channel and end-user professionals. In addition, attendees can enjoy an expansive education and personal development programme produced by AVIXA and CEDIA. This will be complimented by a packed schedule of conferences, keynote speeches and exciting show-floor features. Moreover, ISE is an ideal base for networking, socialising and developing new business contacts. ISE 2018 connecting markets and people.