New generation of Valens HDBaseT chipsets enables transmission of 4K over longer distances

Valens2A new generation of Valens chipsets compliant with the HDBaseT 2.0 specification is now available and will be demonstrated at at NAB Show exhibition held between April 7 – 10 in Las Vegas.

Enabling the transmission of 4K video over longer distances, The Valens Colligo family adds support for multiple cable types and interfaces, including USB 2.0, HDMI 2.0 and audio interfaces, as well as infrastructures such as fiber optics which allow transmission over much longer distances. All the new chips feature enhanced performance, improved robustness and noise resistance.

The Colligo product family comprises of several new chipsets, with the initial introduction of three chips: VS2000 – 5Play™ Gen 2.0; VS2310 – 5Play Gen 2.0 Plus; and VS2311 – 5Play Gen 2.0 Fiber.

The Colligo chips are flexible and designed to address the needs of various markets, particularly Pro-AV, consumer electronics, broadcasting and healthcare. Manufacturers will be able to implement the Colligo chips into new HD projectors, single wire TVs, digital signage displays, multi-stream video switching / distribution / aggregation, daisy chaining, video extenders over CatX / fiber optics cables, AV matrixes and AV receivers.

Engineering samples are available in Q2 2014 and available to order from L2Tek. The HDBaseT Alliance located at booth SU 11914 at NAB 2014 will feature live demonstrations of HDBaseT technology.