Valens Fires Back at Semtech with VS3000 Chipset for Uncompressed 4K/60/4:4:4

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Less than 24-hours after the Semtech AVX Transcoder Chip announcement clearly aimed at HDBaseT, Valens, the developer of HDBaseT technology, announced today its latest chipset — the VS3000, the first chipset in the Valens Stello family of AV chipsets. The VS3000 claims to be the first solution that enables long-distance transmission (100m/328ft) of uncompressed HDMI2.0 […]

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Valens Brings VA6000 Chipset for HDBaseT to AV Market

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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 Adds New HDBaseT Chipsets to the Colligo Family for Plug-and-Play Product Design

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Valens, the developer of HDBaseT and founder of the HDBaseT Alliance (which does absolutely nothing to help or support the HDBaseT standards), announced the availability of the VS200 and VS210 chipsets, for simpler HDBaseT installations where not all 5Play features are necessary. The addition of the VS200 and VS210 to the Valens Colligo family allows HDBaseT […]

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Open Source Culture

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Sometimes the genesis of a blog is a funny thing. I listened to a TedX talk about a month ago on open source culture, and immediately had the inspiration to write this piece but just hadn’t found the time yet. Then last week, Alan Vezina of Jydo, a company I’ve heard of but still need […]

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Valens Announces Testing Services for Spec 2.0 HDBaseT Products

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

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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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Fun with HDBaseT

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HDBaseT has been described as a bridge technology between traditional video transport and IP-based systems, the time for which is rapidly arriving. It’s a technology about which I’ve not been excited for some time; every manufacturer not only uses the same chipset (produced by Valens), but appears to have settled on the same form-factor and […]

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