Gefen Shows Four New Cable -Free Extension Solutions at CES

Computers, Cameras, Televisions, Displays and Projectors are all Going Wireless with one of Several New Solutions from Gefen

Las Vegas, NV - Reliable cable free extension is becoming a reality for solutions provider, Gefen. The connectivity solutions provider announces three wireless solutions at CES, two in production and one slated for distribution by end of the first quarter of 2007. While each model differs in features and application, each operates with the same basic format: a sender device connects to the signal's source, and a receiver connects to the signal's extended destination. The cables that traditionally connect sender to receiver are replaced by alternative cable -free methods, best suited to the signal's format.


Wireless USB Extender
This model allows any four USB devices (1.1 or 2.0) to operate with the computer, connected with no cables, up to 100 feet in distance line of sight. Sender is a small, plug -in dongle connected to the computer's USB port. It features Wisair Technologies' ultra -wideband wireless technology operating in the 3.5GHz range. The receiver is a four -port hub capable of transfer rates up to 400 Mbps. Any USB device, including printers, digital cameras, scanners and USB storage devices, can operate wirelessly off the USB hub. The anticipated delivery date is January 2007 with a MSRP of $249.

Wireless Component Video+Audio Extender
This wireless extension system delivers pure HD audio and video up to 60 feet through two walls or 100 feet line of sight. Small sender and receiver units offer support for component video inputs and outputs, delivering HD video in resolutions ranging from 480i to 1080i. Each unit supports both analog and digital audio, which accompanies the video, creating a captivating HD experience. Based on 802.11, a, b, g and n standards, this sender/receiver system features an IR back channel for remote control. The anticipated deliver date is January 2007 with a MSRP of $1499.

Wireless HDMI Extender
Radio signals transmit HDTV video and audio from compact sender (source) to receiver (television) located up to 30 -feet away (line of sight) with flawless resolutions up to 1080i. Based on ultra -wideband technology by Tzero Technologies, this system supports HDMI sources, outputting HDCP -compliant video with accompanying audio to any HDMI display. Produces a flawless output of HD video, and allows consumers to eliminate the unsightly tangle of cables in their home theater environments. Wireless transmission speed reach up to 400 Mbps, supporting even the most stringent demands of HD video. anticipated delivery date is Q1 2007 with a MSRP of $499.

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About Gefen:
Gefen leads the industry in just -in -time audio/video solutions for both professionals and consumers with an eye for superior quality and reliable performance. In the HD digital domain, Gefen delivers advanced technologies with multi -platform extension, switching, distribution and conversion capabilities. Gefen equipment is valued all over the world in professional AV/IT and consumer electronics/home theater environments. Their add -on hardware maximizes system functionality by enabling AV systems to operate beyond their original capabilities. A selection of high quality cabling is also available. Visit www.gefen.com for detailed product information.

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