Valens and Daimler partner to enable simultaneous transmissions of video & audio, USB, data, and power over a single, unshielded twisted-pair cable
Valens and Daimler 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, advanced driver assistance systems (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.
“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, CEO, Valens.
“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,” said Dr. Jan Bauer, Daimler.
HDBaseT Automotive enables the tunneling of high-speed video and audio, USB, data, and more, with native networking capabilities over a single unshielded twisted-pair (UTP) cable for up to 15m (50ft). HDBaseT Automotive also allows for daisy-chaining and multistreaming.