Editor’s note: HDBaseT is an underwriter of AVNation.
Hangzhou, China, April 12th, 2017 –Hikvision, the worldwide leader in innovative, award-winning video surveillance products and solutions, announced today that it has joined the HDBaseT Alliance as an Adopter member.
The HDBaseT Alliance was established in 2010 by LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Valens to promote and standardize HDBaseT for the transmission of ultra-high-division multimedia content.
“HDBaseT expands the technological possibilities we can offer our customers, allowing for more bandwidth and longer distances without compromising on quality and performance. We are happy to join the HDBaseT Alliance and contribute the Hikvision technology to this important environment,” said Mr. Qian Xuefeng, General Manager of Display and Transmission BU, Hikvision.
HDBaseT technology, powered by Valens, enables all-in-one connectivity between high-definition video sources and remote displays, through a single cable for up to 100 meters with category cable, or kilometers with fiber, including the transmission of ultra-high-definition video & audio, Ethernet, USB, control signals, and up to 100W of power.
“We are happy to welcome Hikvision to the HDBaseT Alliance. Our goal is to bring the leading companies in the field to help us enrich even further the ecosystem we have built. Hikvision’s HDBaseT products will provide customers with an optimized solution for the transmission of ultra-high definition content,” said Ariel Sobelman, President, HDBaseT Alliance.
About the HDBaseT Alliance
The HDBaseT Alliance advances and promotes the adoption of HDBaseT technology as the global standard for ultra-high-definition, digital connectivity. Since its founding in 2010 by LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics, Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Valens, the Alliance has brought together the leading names in the consumer electronics, professional AV, industrial and automotive sectors, and it counts today with more than 180 members and thousands of products.
Hikvision is the world’s leading supplier of video surveillance products and solutions. Featuring the industry’s strongest R&D workforce, Hikvision uses its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities to design and develop innovative CCTV and video surveillance products. The company’s complete product suite includes Smart IP cameras, HD analog cameras, speed domes, NVRs, DVRs, video management software, access control and alarm systems, encoders, decoders, and other elements of sophisticated security systems. Hikvision products serve a diverse set of vertical markets that includes retail, banking and finance, transportation, education, commercial, government, and residential applications. Since its inception in 2001, Hikvision has played an active role in video surveillance market, devoting 8% of its annual revenue to research and development for continued product innovation. Hikvision, which is publicly listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, has a truly global presence with regional offices in nearly 20 locations around the world.