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HDBaseT Alliance Demos Whole-Home Network at CES

The HDBaseT Alliance announced that it will demonstrate its whole-home network technology at International CES 2011 being held in Las Vegas, Jan. 6-9, 2011.

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HDBaseT Alliance to Demonstrate the HDBaseT™ Whole-Home Network at CES 2011

The HDBaseT demonstration will showcase full HD video, audio, Internet, power and controls sent through a single 100m LAN cable throughout a multi-room home setting

2011 International CES

BEAVERTON, Ore.–HDBaseT Alliance, the cross-industry alliance formed to promote and standardize HDBaseT™ technology for whole-home distribution of uncompressed high-definition (HD) multimedia content, today announced it will demonstrate its HDBaseT technology as a whole-home networking solution at International CES 2011 in Las Vegas, Jan. 6-9, 2011. The demonstration will showcase an HDBaseT network, connecting several devices between a living room, bedroom and home office setting using a single LAN cable.

As consumer electronic (CE) devices proliferate within the home, consumers are strategically placing these devices in various locations and demanding the flexibility to easily push and consume entertainment content. Although this networked experience is possible with current wired technologies, most are not conducive to saving money, space nor time, and require several cables with unique connectors. The HDBaseT standard provides an all-in-one connectivity solution with its unmatched 5PlayTM feature-set, converging full HD video, audio, Internet, 100 watts of power and controls through a single 100m/328ft LAN cable.

“HDBaseT is an all-in-one technology that capitalizes on an inexpensive, familiar cable and connector already installed in many homes, and is an ideal solution for the whole-home network of today,” said Ariel Sobelman, president of the HDBaseT Alliance. “This technology cuts down the bundle of cables and brings together a home’s CE devices into a feature-rich, yet efficient, network. HDBaseT enables a whole-home experience with the flexibility and features consumers demand, while using a single, long-reach LAN cable with RJ45 connectors, already common in households for its Ethernet use.”

About the HDBaseT Demonstration
The Alliance will showcase how an HDBaseT-connected home can send the 5PlayTM feature set – full HD video, audio, Internet, controls and 100 watts of power – via a single, 100m/328ft LAN cable. In the live demonstration, the HDBaseT network will easily push content using a media hub controller, such as a personal smart phone. The living room, bedroom and home office settings will provide visitors with a hands-on experience of the HDBaseT-connected home. Using one controller, visitors will push content from a 3D Blu-ray player, game console and personal computer to strategically placed displays.

To meet with the HDBaseT Alliance at CES and experience the HDBaseT-connected home, contact or call 503-619-0656.

About HDBaseT Alliance
The HDBaseT Alliance is comprised of leading cross-industry companies formed to promote and standardize the HDBaseT™ technology for whole-home distribution of uncompressed HD multimedia content. The cornerstone of HDBaseT technology is 5Play™, a feature set that converges uncompressed full HD digital video, audio, 100BaseT Ethernet, power over cable and various control signals through a single LAN cable.

Members supporting HDBaseT technology will play a pivotal role in defining the future of multimedia transmission and data communication in the CE and content provider industries.