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IDS GmbH and Icron Technologies Confirm USB 3.0 Product Interoperability

Icron's ExtremeUSB(R) Technology Successfully Extends USB 3 uEye Cameras From IDS

BURNABY, BC--(Marketwired - July 31, 2014) - Icron Technologies Corporation, a leader in USB and video extension technology, and IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH, a leading manufacturer of digital industrial cameras, today announced successful joint product interoperability between IDS' USB 3 uEye LE and ML cameras and Icron's USB 3.0 extension series: the 15-meter Spectra™ 3001-15 active copper extension cable and the 100-meter Spectra™ 3022 fiber based extender system.

Equipped with the latest CMOS sensors from Aptina, e2v and CMOSIS, IDS' powerful USB 3 uEye LE and uEye ML cameras offer excellent image quality, up to 169 fps and a great wealth of additional features. With a range of housing plus board level variants to choose from, IDS USB 3 uEye cameras are well suited for many different applications including machine vision, automation systems, medical and robotics.

Icron's Spectra 3022 extender system is the ideal long distance USB 3.0 extension solution with the capability to extend up to 100 meters and beyond over multimode OM3 fiber optic cabling. For shorter range applications, the Spectra 3001-15 is a bus powered copper cable that extends USB 3.0 at 15 meters while providing a full 5V, 900mA of current. Both extenders support throughputs of 5Gbps and feature locking connectors per AIA USB3 Vision™ specification. Additionally, the extenders come with a two-year warranty and include 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.

For more information about IDS' USB 3 uEye cameras, please visit

To learn more about Icron's ExtremeUSB extension solutions, please visit

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 PC 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.

About IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH
There is no other manufacturer with as much experience in the development and use of USB industrial cameras. Our highly-qualified, motivated, and carefully-trained employees work together with you to find the best solutions for your projects and needs. We develop the high-performance hardware and software for our products directly on site. The superior quality of our products and processes is assured by our certified quality management system. However, it takes more than a good product to establish a long partnership of trust. Defined contact persons and continuous dialog play another important role. Our flexibility is reflected in our wide range of products and we also offer you special solutions tailored specifically to meet your requirements and needs.

Keyword tags: Icron, IDS, machine vision, USB extension, USB 3.0 cable, USB 3.0 cameras, USB 3 uEye, ExtremeUSB

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