Valens Semiconductor (NYSE: VLN), a provider of high-performance connectivity solutions for the audio-video and automotive markets, today announced that it has been named a CES 2024 Innovation Awards Honoree in the Embedded Technologies category. This year’s CES Innovation Awards program received a record number of over 3000 submissions. The announcement was made ahead of CES 2024, happening January 9-12 in Las Vegas, NV. The Company’s latest innovations for in-vehicle connectivity advancing Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), autonomous and vehicle safety, as well as the VS6320 chipset, will be showcased at LVCC West Hall #W317.
Valens Semiconductor’s VS6320 chipset, which addresses a critical need in the global videoconferencing, information technology (IT), industrial and medical markets, was recognized for its outstanding design and engineering of this new high-performance and efficient long-distance single-chip extension solution.
“We are excited to receive the prestigious CES Innovation Award for the fifth time, this time for our VS6320 chip, which was recognized for its breakthrough technology that solves the growing need for extension of USB peripherals in conference rooms of all sizes, in education, medical and industrial applications,” said Gabi Shriki, SVP, Head of Audio-Video at Valens Semiconductor.
“With the proliferation of USB peripherals supporting high-bandwidth applications like high-resolution cameras and recording devices, we identified the growing need for a professional grade USB3.2 extension solution. The amount of interest we are seeing prior to the launch of the VS6320 is phenomenal. We are already seeing companies investing in embedding the VS6320 into their products, and we expect revenues to begin ramping during the second half of 2024. Our customers, who choose to deploy this highly integrated chipset in their products, will benefit from a resilient, long-distance, reduced power consumption, smaller size, cost-effective solution,” concluded Shriki.
Valens Semiconductor’s VS6320 provides extension of high-performance USB3.2 Gen1 peripherals at up to 100 meters/328 feet over category cable. It supports both USB3 (Superspeed 5Gbps) and USB2 (480Mbps), all types of USB transfer protocols (BULK, ISO, INT, Control), as well as dedicated control signals (UART, GPIO) over category cables. The VS6320 is set to comply with the upcoming HDBaseT-USB3 standard.
The CES Innovation Awards program, owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), is an annual competition honoring outstanding design and engineering in 29 consumer technology product categories. Those with the highest rating receive the “Best of Innovation” distinction. An elite panel of industry expert judges, including members of the media, designers, engineers and more, reviewed submissions based on innovation, engineering and functionality, aesthetic and design.