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ClearOne Joins AVnu Alliance to Support Audio Video Bridging
Posted on Monday, July 18, 2011

SALT LAKE CITY,July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO), a global communications and entertainment solutions company, today announced its membership to the AVnu Alliance™, the industry forum which promotes IEEE Audio Video Bridging (AVB) standards. ClearOne joins the growing list of industry stakeholders in the Automotive, Professional, and Consumer Electronics industries who promote Audio Video Bridging AVB and its role in delivering the highest quality A/V experience.

"We are an ardent proponent of technology standards and strongly support the AVnu Alliance mission," said Michael Braithwaite, ClearOne's chief strategy officer. "Joining AVnu will help ensure that StreamNet™ products leverage AVB standards and seamlessly operate on networks with other AVB components." StreamNet is ClearOne's innovative technology for distributing, synchronizing and controlling AV content over Internet protocol networks.
"Adopting AVB will let us extend StreamNet to a new level of performance," said Braithwaite. "We will use it in developing professional, leading-edge AV streaming products that reliably deliver rich multi-media content in high-traffic network environments."
Audio Video Bridging is a set of standards currently in development by the IEEE 802.1 Task Group. The standards provide professional quality AV to be effectively transported over Ethernet with guaranteed quality of service and low latency.
"Audio Video Bridging provides a robust standards-based foundation for AV distribution for a broad range of applications," said Lee Minich, Marketing Work Group chair of AVnu Alliance and president of Lab X Technologies. "We welcome ClearOne and their expertise in AV conferencing and networking, and their sharing of our collective vision of an interoperable AVB ecosystem."