New member company for AVB-promoting AVnu Alliance
AVnu Alliance, the industry consortium that certifies Audio Video Bridging (AVB) products for interoperability, has announced Crestron, a leading provider of control and automation systems, as its latest member.
The membership addition of Crestron marks the first AVnu Alliance member to create solutions for smart home and commercial buildings, and furthers the progression of AVB in professional audio/video and residential markets. As a result of this new addition, the Avnu Alliance now possesses a grand total of 65 members worldwide.
John Pavlik, Crestron director of architecture & design, comments: “Our commitment to standards makes us the perfect candidate to join the AVnu Alliance to ensure interoperability among networked AV devices and provide the highest quality streaming AV experience. We’re excited to collaborate with fellow AVnu Alliance members and utilize our expertise to promote the adoption of AVB standards to provide a better end-user AV experience.”
Rick Kreifeldt, AVnu Alliance president, adds: “It is extremely motivating to have Crestron join our membership ranks. Crestron understands the importance of having pieces of a complex system work together and as a leader in residential and commercial automation systems, they will lend incredible knowledge and value to the Alliance, while extending our commitment to the AVB ecosystem. The AVnu Alliance is fostering a new networking ecosystem of interoperable devicesby working with industry leading members such as Crestron.”