Crestron Showcases DigitalMedia 8G, Featuring a Valens HDBaseT Chipset, Delivers
HD Video, Audio, Ethernet, Power over Cable and Various Controls, All over a
Single Cat 5e/6 Cable
ROCKLEIGH, N.J. & HOD-HASHARON, Israel–(Business Wire)–
Embedded with Valens` HDBaseT chipset, Crestron today announced its new
DigitalMedia 8G technology, which allows schools, government and businesses to
experience and enjoy HD digital entertainment content and multimedia AV
presentations like never before. HDBaseT technology, built into the
next-generation Crestron platform, provides an unrivaled feature-set that
converges full uncompressed HD video, audio, 100BaseT Ethernet, high power over
cable and various control signals through a single 100m/328ft shielded CAT5e/6
“Crestron is an industry leader and an ideal partner to showcase the benefits of
Valens` HDBaseT technology,” said Micha Risling, vice president of sales and
marketing, Valens Semiconductor. “With the HDBaseT chipset embedded in these
high-performance components and Crestron`s DigitalMedia platform managing the
network, cabled-networking is now more efficient, affordable and intuitive,
providing the consumer with a single-wire solution to surpass all their
Crestron booth #C5203 will highlight DigitalMedia 8G, showcasing the powerful
HDBaseT chipset implemented in the new DM-RMC-100-C receiver and DM-TX-201-C
“DM 8G utilizing Valens` HDBaseT chipset is the most technologically advanced
solution for optimum digital media distribution,” said Dan Jackson, research and
development engineer, Crestron.
For additional information regarding Crestron DigitalMedia, please visit
http://www.crestron.com/digitalmedia. To learn more about Valens and the HDBaseT
technology, visit www.hdbaset.org or www.valens-semi.com.
For 40 years Crestron has been the world’s leading manufacturer of advanced
control and automation systems, innovating technology and reinventing the way
people live and work. Providing integrated solutions to control audio, video,
lighting, computer, IP and environmental systems, Crestron streamlines
technology, improving the quality of life for people in corporate conference
rooms, hotels, classrooms, auditoriums, and in their homes. Crestron’s
leadership stems from its dedicated people who are committed to providing the
best products, programs and services in the industry.
In addition to its World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has
sales and support offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin
America and Australia.
About Valens Semiconductor
Valens Semiconductor is a leading provider of semiconductor products for the
distribution of uncompressed HD multimedia content. The Company has developed
HDBaseT enabling the distribution of uncompressed HD multimedia content over
longer distances and with higher reliability at the lowest cable cost.
In late 2009, together with international market leaders, Valens cofounded the
HDBaseT Alliance to promote and standardize the HDBaseT technology.
Founded in 2006, Valens is a private company with offices in Israel, Japan,
Hong-Kong, USA and local representatives in Korea, Taiwan and China.
Crestron Electronics, Inc.
Jeff Singer, 800-237-2041
Mr. Micha Risling, +972-9-7626918
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