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HDBaseT Alliance adds 23 members

March 1, 2011

HDBaseT, the cross-industry alliance formed to promote and standardise HDBaseT technology for whole-home distribution of uncompressed HD multimedia content, has confirmed the addition of 23 companies to its membership base.

Founded by LG Electronics, Samsung, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Valens Semiconductor, the HDBaseT Alliance has experienced notable growth since its incorporation in June 2010.

The new members are: Bel Stewart Connector, Extron Electronics, Microsemi, Pulse Electronics Data, Silver Telecom, Tyco Electronics, Crestron Electronics, CWIN Technology, Elka International, Gefen, Grandbeing Technology, Hank Electronics. Himax Technologies, Intersil Corporation, Kordz, Lastar, Legrand / Ortronics, MiniFrame, Smart Home Engineering, SURE-FIRE Electrical Corporation. Transformative Engineering and Vaux Electronics.

“All of these companies play a pivotal role in defining and advancing the development and adoption of the HDBaseT standard,” said Ariel Sobelman, president of the HDBaseT Alliance. “With the support of our members and their valuable expertise in different areas of the multimedia distribution and networking industry, HDBaseT technology is well positioned to become the installer and consumer’s first choice for multimedia connectivity.”

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