Valens Colligo Further Empowers Today’s Education Sector

ISE 2016, Amsterdam – February 9, 2016 Valens, the developer of HDBaseT™ technology and founder of the HDBaseT Alliance, will be demonstrating the value that HDBaseT brings to the education sector, and showcasing the Collaborative Classroom of today at the HDBaseT Alliance stand.  HDBaseT enables real-time, no-latency sharing of high-throughput content among teachers and students, whether in the same physical place or not.

With Valens Colligo, an HDBaseT Spec 2.0-compliant family of chipsets, new features, such as native USB 2.0 and daisy-chaining, enable touch-screen functionality and optimize screen sharing, for a distance of up to 100m/328ft.

At this year’s ISE, the HDBaseT Alliance will be showcasing NEC’s new HDBaseT-enabled Switcher and Receiver solution (NP01SW2), together with an NEC interactive ultra-short-throw projector. The NEC HDBaseT Switcher and Receiver solution is the world’s first device that enables the transmission of audio and video, controls, USB and PoE with one cable.

“With HDBaseT, NEC is able to enhance the product’s capabilities to cater to the needs of the education sector.  Valens Colligo’s support of USB brings additional features that are particularly relevant to this market.”

Ulf Greiner, Senior Product Line Manager, NEC Display Solutions

“In addition to USB 2.0 and daisy-chaining, Valens Colligo supports enhanced audio capabilities, multistreaming and transmission of 4K video over longer distances. For the education sector, it’s a win-win situation, as HDBaseT enables the professionals in this sector to utilize the existing cabling infrastructure and upgrade the school multimedia environment.”

Micha Risling, Sr. Vice President Marketing & Business Development, Valens

At ISE 2016, the HDBaseT Alliance will be demonstrating the Collaborative Classroom at its stand, Hall 5, Stand U92.

About Valens 
Established in 2006, Valens provides semiconductor products for the distribution of uncompressed ultra-high-definition (HD) multimedia content. The company’s HDBaseT technology enables long-reach connectivity of devices over a single cable and is a global standard for advanced digital media distribution. Valens is a private company headquartered in Israel.


Sandra Welfeld