Fiber extenders from Icron Technologies achieve 5-Gbit/sec throughput

Two USB 3.0 100-m fiber extenders from Icron Technologies -- the branded USB 3.0 Spectra 3022 and its OEM equivalent, the USB 3.0 SP3022 -- support throughput up to 5 Gbits/sec, and can extend USB 3.0 beyond 100 m over multimode fiber-optics.

Fiber extenders from Icron Technologies achieve 5-Gbit/sec throughput
Fiber extenders from Icron Technologies achieve 5-Gbit/sec throughput

Two USB 3.0 100-mfiber extenders -- the branded USB 3.0 Spectra 3022 and its OEM equivalent, the USB 3.0 SP3022 -- support throughput up to 5 Gbits/sec, and can extend USB 3.0 beyond 100 m over multimode fiber-optics. Both are two-port extenders that incorporate ExtremeUSB features such as plug-and-play capability (no drivers required) and compatibility with Windows, Linux, and Mac OSs. The USB extenders will comply with the AIA USB3 Vision standard upon its release. The metal housing, locking USB and power connectors, and optional mounting rack support industrial machine-vision in applications such as factory automation.
Icron Technologies
Burnaby, BC, Canada


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NEW PRODUCT PRESS RELEASE

USB 3.0 Spectra 3022 and USB 3.0 SP3022 100m Fiber Extenders Now Commercially Available From Icron Technologies

Icron Technologies Corporation, a leader in USB and KVM extension technology, announced the commercial launch of two USB 3.0 100 meter fiber extenders: the Icron branded USB 3.0 Spectra 3022 and its OEM equivalent, the USB 3.0 SP3022.

These new extender systems support USB throughput up to 5Gbps, extending USB 3.0 up to 100 meters and beyond over multimode fiber optics. Both models are two port USB extenders that incorporate the ExtremeUSB suite of features such as plug and play capability (no software drivers required) and compatibility with Windows (including Windows 8), Linux and Mac operating systems. Additionally, both models come with 2-year warranties and will be AIA USB3 Vision compliant upon the standard’s release.

These USB 3.0 extenders are ideal for Machine Vision and security camera applications, and have been successfully tested with USB 3.0 cameras from the leading industrial camera manufacturers including IDS Image Development Systems, Point Grey Research, NET New Electronic Equipment, and Ximea.

“While Icron’s new USB 3.0 Spectra products support any application requiring USB 3.0 extension, these models were designed with USB3 Vision in mind,” said Robert Haefling, Icron Technologies President & CEO. “The performance and industrial design of these new products, including metal housing, locking USB and power connectors, and optional mounting rack are all features required by today’s Machine Vision industry.”

Both the USB 3.0 Spectra 3022 and the USB 3.0 SP3022 are available immediately from Icron Technologies.

Contact Information.
Media: Olga Borge, Marketing Communications, olgab@icron.com
Sales: Tom Strade, VP of Sales, tstrade@icron.com

About Icron Technologies Corporation
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 PC Video and USB devices over many media types including Cat 5, Fiber, Wireless, DisplayPort, Coax, Powerline, and over a corporate LAN. Icron’s extension products are deployed in a wide range of applications including digital home connectivity, industrial automation, medical imaging, aerospace, interactive whiteboards, digital signage, remote desktop extension, security, enterprise computing, isolated USB, and point-of-sale markets, or anywhere a PC needs to be remotely located from a display or peripheral device. www.icron.com

Keyword tags: Icron, USB3 Vision, Point Grey, IDS, NET, Ximea, USB 3.0 machine vision cameras, USB 3.0 extender

Icron Technologies Corporation
4664 Lougheed Highway, Suite 221
Burnaby, B.C., V5C 5T5 Canada

Ph: +1 604 638 3920
Fx: +1 604 638 3930

SOURCE: Icron Technologies

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