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Icron Technologies Showcases USB 3.0 Extension With 12 Leading Machine Vision Manufacturers at VISION Stuttgart

BURNABY, BC–(Marketwired – October 23, 2014) – Icron Technologies Corporation, a leader in USB and video extension technology, announced today it will be demonstrating USB 3.0 extension with twelve of the foremost vision camera and interface manufacturers during the Vision show at Messe Stuttgart, Germany from November 4th to 6th.

USB 3.0 cameras and interface products will be in operation at extended distances of 15 meters over copper with Icron’s USB 3.0 Spectra™ 3001-15 active cable and 100 meters over fiber with the USB 3.0 Spectra™ 3022 from the following twelve companies:

  • Acamar
  • Basler
  • IDS Imaging Development Systems
  • Lumenera
  • Matrix Vision
  • Mightex Systems
  • NET New Electronic Technology
  • Pleora
  • Point Grey Research
  • Sentech
  • The Imaging Source

Icron’s Spectra series extends USB 3.0 at 5Gbps, provides locking connectors per AIA USB3 Vision™ specification and includes the ExtremeUSB® suite of features such as transparent USB extension, true plug and play (no software drivers) and compatibility with all major operating systems including Windows® 8.

“We are extremely pleased to announce that our ExtremeUSB extension technology works with every USB 3.0 industrial camera it has been tested with,” said Glenn Antonelli, Icron’s Vice President of Marketing. “Demonstrating our transparent USB 3.0 extension technology at the Vision show, supporting a number of different cameras, from different camera manufacturers validates its robustness and suitability for Machine Vision applications.”

Icron’s demonstration will be in the Icron Technologies booth (Hall 1, Stand I65) at Messe Stuttgart for the entire exhibition.

To learn more about Icron’s ExtremeUSB extension solutions, please visit icron.com.

About Icron Technologies Corporation

Icron Technologies is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance USB and video extension solutions for commercial and industrial markets worldwide. Icron’s patented extension technology extends Video and USB devices over many media types including Cat 5e, Fiber, Wireless, DisplayPort®, and over a corporate LAN. Icron’s extension products are deployed in a wide range of applications including pro AV, industrial automation, machine vision, medical imaging, aerospace, interactive whiteboards, remote desktop extension, security, enterprise computing and isolated USB, or anywhere a PC needs to be remotely located from a display or peripheral device. icron.com


VISION is the world’s leading trade fair for machine vision. The who’s who in the machine vision industry meet in Stuttgart and presents an incomparable range of products and services: from sensors to processors, from cables to cameras, from software to illumination systems. Complete machine vision systems and very specific applications for many different industries are exhibited – from mechanical engineering and the automotive industry through to the medical technology industry and many, many more industries besides. Special event modules such as the Integration Area and the Industrial VISION days forum help support the diverse interests of visitors. messe-stuttgart.de/en/vision/

Media Contact Information:

Icron Technologies:
Lydia Ko
Product Marketing Specialist


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