C2G and Vaddio Will Be Part of the HDBaseT Alliance Booth at InfoComm 2023

May 17, 2023

C2G and Vaddio will be part of the HDBaseT Alliance Booth 3043 at InfoComm 2023 in Orlando, Florida. There, integrators will get the opportunity to see two new kits from C2G. The new HDMI HDBaseT + USB-B to A + RS232 Over Cat Extender Box Transmitter to Box Receiver will be on display at the […]

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HDBaseT Masterpiece Awards Now Open for Nominations!

May 11, 2023

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST rAVe is thrilled to present the HDBaseT Masterpiece Awards! Know a creative, sky-is-the-limit installation that leverages HDBaseT technology? We’d love to see it! Nominate your installations below and winners will be recognized by HDBaseT at InfoComm 2023 (and will even win some special prizes from HDBaseT Alliance members). Get nominating, […]

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InfoComm 2021 Memorable Moments

November 1, 2021

Last week, #AVtweeps gathered for InfoComm 2021 in Orlando, Florida. For many, it was the first time they had seen this many of their peers in the same room since ISE 2020 in Amsterdam. We asked AV professionals to share their favorite show memories. Here’s what they had to say! What was your favorite part […]

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5 Things to Know About Signal Routing/Switching Before InfoComm 2021

October 21, 2021

Routing and switching is constantly evolving in ProAV — especially with the proliferation of faster internet, higher resolutions and more equipment added to the network daily. Ahead of the show, we spoke with InfoComm 2021 exhibitors to explore what signal routing/switching trends AV professionals should be aware of before they head to Orlando for the […]

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HDBaseT Is About to Go AVaaS and Into the Cloud

October 6, 2020

The HDBaseT Alliance and SyncPro, the developer of CloudOS, are working together to enable cloud connectivity capabilities for HDBaseT products. SyncPro’s cloud platform enables IT teams and Managed Service Providers (MSP) to remotely configure, monitor and maintain audiovideo, unified collaboration and digital signage products. With SyncPro’s CloudOS support, HDBaseT manufacturers can add advanced cloud-based features […]

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An Interview With Gabi Shriki, Co-Founder of the HDBaseT Alliance

February 4, 2020

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM THE HDBASET ALLIANCE This is an interview with Gabi Shriki, Co-Founder of the HDBaseT Alliance, as written by Steph Beckett. It has been edited for clarity.  Shriki is the vice president of the Audio-Video Business Unit at Valens and oversees the Valens’ audio and video business development. He also […]

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Valens Brings VA6000 Chipset for HDBaseT to AV Market

June 4, 2018

At InfoComm 2018, Valens, the developer of HDBaseT and co-founder of the HDBaseT Alliance, will be demonstrating how the VA6000 HDBaseT integrated circuit, originally developed for the automotive market, is benefiting the AV sector, with its transmission of 1Gbps Ethernet, audio, serial control and USB over unshielded single twisted pair lightweight and lower cost cables […]

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Valens Announces Testing Services for Spec 2.0 HDBaseT Products

April 5, 2015

Valens, the developer of HDBaseT technology and a Recognized Testing Facility for the HDBaseT Alliance, has announced the availability of testing and certification services for new products incorporating Spec 2.0 of the HDBaseT Standard. The new testing and certification services conform to the Compliance Test Specification for Spec 2.0 of the HDBaseT standard (CTS 2.0) […]

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March 18, 2015

The two upcoming stops on the Almo Pro A/V E4 AV Tour include Chicago and downtown Los Angeles and this is a must-see show for anyone in those two areas. Why? Almo’s E4 AV Tour is unlike any other distributor’s regional show — that’s a fact. It’s not just glitz and glamor, claims of “first-evers” […]

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ISE 2015: The Executive Tech Talk Show

February 18, 2015

The show is over and it looked to be a very successful venture for many of the manufacturers and solutions providers in the industry. Collaboration, digital signage, high end projection, interactive display technologies and more seemed to be the major focus and the largest draw looked to be Microsoft with their 84″ Surface Hub interactive […]

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InfoComm: Q&A With HDBaseT Alliance President Ariel Sobelman: What’s in Store for Pro AV

February 5, 2015

HDBaseT was introduced to the market roughly five years ago. The idea behind the technology was to be able to transmit and distribute uncompressed high-definition AV content over the most cost-effective and prevalent medium possible — Cat5e cable — over distances unprecedented until then. HDBaseT makes it possible to transmit uncompressed ultra-high-definition AV (up to […]

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17 Stands You Must See at ISE 2015

January 29, 2015

As you may know, Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) is Europe’s — and the world’s — largest AV show. Combining both residential and commercial AV technology in one giant trade show venue at the Amsterdam RAI, the show is nicely spread out in 12 easy-to-navigate halls that you can walk without back-tracking as it’s laid-out in […]

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Let’s Hope IEEE Votes NO on the HDBaseT Adoption

January 6, 2015

Last week, I received an embargoed press release that the HDBaseT Alliance has submitted its so-called standard to be adopted by IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. IEEE adoption is a big deal — not only is the IEEE the world’s largest association of technical professionals with more than 400,000 members in chapters […]

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HDBaseT Adds Barco and Handful of Other Manufacturers

September 10, 2014

The HDBaseT Alliance announced today that Barco has joined the HDBaseT Alliance with the launch the Orion Cinemascope home projector. Barco’s HDBaseT-enabled Residential Orion Cinemascope is the world’s first lamp-based single-chip DLP projector that combines native cinemascope aspect ratio (2,560 x 1,080) resolution with active stereo 3D and high frame rates. It uses 78 percent […]

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InfoComm: HDBaseT Builds a Base in Pro AV

July 11, 2014

By Tim Kridel Special to InfoComm International For a technology that debuted barely four years ago, HDBaseT has amassed an impressive following among pro AV vendors and integrators. Crestron alone, for example, has more than two dozen HDBaseT extenders and other products. One reason is that HDBaseT is a Swiss Army knife in terms of […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up: April 18, 2014

April 18, 2014

In case you missed some of the top stories from this week, here is a second look. The next stop on the Almo ProA/V E4 AV Tour is in Orlando next week, Christie has joined the HDBaseT Alliance by releasing HDBaseT-enabled projectors, Scott Tiner’s latest blog addresses digital signage and its practical placement and more! […]

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Gary’s HDBaseT Petition — A Bridge Too Far?

December 9, 2013

AV social media maven and rAVe Pubs founder Gary Kaye is making waves with a recent blog post in which he lambasted the HDBaseT Alliance for its failure to properly monitor and implement the “standard” of HDBaseT.  His article is well researched, and makes a number of very valid points. A few weeks prior to Gary’s post, another well-respected AV blogger, Leonard […]

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HDBaseT: A Standard-Less Standard

November 21, 2013

I’ve been a fan since the first time I heard about and read the so-called HDBaseT standard. Here’s a system that’s spec’d to send video, audio, control, Ethernet and power (marketed by the HDBaseT Alliance as “5Play”) over a Cat5e or Cat6 cable. Perfect, huh? It is, when it’s done right — and that isn’t […]

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Primeview Launches 84” 4K HDBaseT-enabled Display

June 12, 2013

Orlando, Fla. (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 — HDBaseT Alliance member Primeview at InfoComm 2013 this week will unveil its new 84” 4K HDBaseT-enabled display, a solution to the 4K distance problem that plagues commercial projects. HDBaseT can deliver 4K video up to 100 meters over a single Ethernet cable, making the installation process much simpler and […]

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