Israeli Valens and Daimler Partner to Optimize In-Car Connectivity

8 November, 2016

HDBaseT Automotive technology enables simultaneous transmissions of high speed video & audio, USB, data, and power over a single, unshielded twisted-pair cable. Valens’ technology could reduce future car weight by 150 kg

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HDBaseT Automotive technology enables simultaneous transmissions of high speed video & audio, USB, data, and power over a single, unshielded twisted-pair cable. Valens’ technology could reduce future car weight by 150 kg

valnesValens and Daimler today announced their collaboration to bring HDBaseT Automotive into cars in the near future. At the forefront of in-vehicle connectivity today, Daimler has selected HDBaseT Automotive as the technology of choice to guarantee high performance of advanced infotainment, ADAS, and telematics systems. Valens, as the inventor of HDBaseT and founder of the HDBaseT Alliance, brings the technology and expertise to accomplish the goal of commercializing HDBaseT-enabled vehicles in the near future.

Valnes is the developer of HDBaseT Automotive , a technology that enables up to 6Gbs tunneling of audio, video, data, USB and more, with native networking capabilities over a single unshielded twisted-pair (UTP) cable for up to 15m (50ft), targeting the existing 100BASE-T1 comparable channel utilized today in the automotive sector. The VA600T illustrates the clear benefits brought by HDBaseT Automotive, including high-bandwidth, top performance, feature-rich capabilities, and near-zero latency transmission, through a highly robust and EMC-resistant solution.

Valens CEO Dror Jerushalmi
Valens CEO Dror Jerushalmi

“Valens has led the revolution in digital connectivity in the AV sector, and we are looking forward to repeating this success in the automotive market. Over the years, Daimler has led the market with the integration of innovative technologies to maximize the driving experience, and we are honored to be part of the efforts in optimizing in-vehicle connectivity.” Said Dror Jerushalmi, Valens’s CEO.

Dr. Jan Bauer, an excutive at Diamler said “One of Daimler’s strategic focus is to be a technological leader – in ‘green’ technologies, safety, autonomous driving and connectivity. HDBaseT Automotive is a perfect fit as its architectural benefits, reliability and robustness lead to a superior driving experience to our customers.”

Valens cooperation with Diamler comes ontop of another recent cooperation with a leading international player – only last week, the Israeli company has announced a collaboration with European chip giant STMicroelectronics.

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