Beaverton, OR, March 12, 2018 – The HDBaseT Alliance, the cross-industry group tasked with promoting and advancing the HDBaseT standard, has become an affiliate of Worlddidac, the global trade association dedicated to the development of education worldwide. As an affiliate, the HDBaseT Alliance will work closely with Worlddidac to promote the most suitable audiovisual infrastructure for the classrooms of today and the future.
HDBaseT is a standard for the transmission of audio & video, Ethernet, USB, controls and power, over the same category cable, for up to 100m/328ft. It simplifies installations and optimizes the distribution of content for a better user experience. As today’s classrooms increasingly rely on technology to educate the future generations, the HDBaseT standard, with thousands of products in the market from more than 200 AV manufacturers, is the enabling solution that is easy to install, maintain, and operate.
Worlddidac works on all education sectors, in all countries, and with the relevant national associations. It is the only global association dedicated to the development of education worldwide, creating value for all. Worlddidac members are manufacturers of educational materials, dealers, distributors, international associations, governmental institutions, schools, universities and private entrepreneurs working in education business at all levels and in all fields.
“HDBaseT is the obvious choice for the audiovisual needs of the classroom of today and tomorrow,” said Ariel Sobelman, President of the HDBaseT Alliance. “It brings a clean, clutter-free solution, giving our educational professionals more opportunities without the usual technical challenges. We are excited to work with Worlddidac.”
“We are confident, that this cooperation is highly beneficial for the members of our associations. Together with our members and partners around the globe, we create one of the world’s leading business forums specifically for the promotion of trade and investment within the education market worldwide”, said Danny Gauch, Director General of Worlddidac.
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 200 members and thousands of products.
Worlddidac Association has 65 years of history. It was founded in 1952 in Germany as “Eurodidac” and later changed its name to “Worlddidac” when it moved its headquarters to Bern in 1983. Throughout the years Worlddidac has been organising educational shows, trade missions, forums and conferences in different countries around the world including Vietnam, China, Mexico, Thailand, Kazakhstan, India, Russia, Hong Kong, South Africa, UAE etc. Since 1966 the main event of the Worlddidac Association is the education show in its home country Switzerland.