By PSW Staff • January 3, 2014 AVnu Alliance, the industry consortium that certifies Audio Video Bridging (AVB) products for interoperability, welcomes Crestron 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. Standing at 65 global members, AVnu Alliance is seeing accelerated momentum for AVB across a breadth of markets including professional A/V, automotive, and residential with member companies working together to drive AVnu-certified devices as the highest performance, most reliable, more flexible, and more affordable market solutions. “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,” states John Pavlik, Crestron director of architecture & design. “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.” “It’s extremely motivating to have Crestron join our membership ranks,” adds Rick Kreifeldt, president of AVnu Alliance. “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 devices by working with industry leading members such as Crestron.” The AVnu Alliance is testing AVB-enabled networking devices at its appointed testing house, the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) and has many products in the certification process. AVnu Certification is available to alliance member companies. AVnu Alliance Crestron Comments Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Tagged with: AVB Avnu Alliance Crestron Networking · all topics Subscribe to Live Sound International Subscribe to Live Sound International magazine. Stay up-to-date, get the latest pro audio news, products and resources each month with Live Sound.