Seven Belden Cabling and Connectivity Solutions and Projects Recognized for Innovation
ST. LOUIS, September 14, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Belden Inc., a global leader in signaling solutions for mission-critical applications, today announced that it has been recognized as one of the best in the industry with two award programs notable: Wiring installation and maintenance Innovators Award and Commercial integrator and CEPro Best New Technologies Award (TNT). This year, Belden received:
The Installation and maintenance of wiring The Innovators Awards program examines and recognizes the most innovative applications of cabling and communications technology products and systems within the structured cabling industry. The winners were recognized at BICSI’s Fall 2021 Conference on August 22, 2021 in Las Vegas.
Platinum Award in the Value-Added Programs category:
The Belden Engineering Center for R&D and Innovation-Shanghai plays a critical role in the research and development of critical solutions for Belden customers and has world-class equipment to serve cable and connectivity research, new technology development and product innovation. It is the first laboratory in the world certified under the VDE TDAP program for the listed standards.
Gold medals in the Wiring category:
Belden Ethernet / IP Fire Resistant Cable and Test System is designed for unexpected situations like a deep tunnel on fire, where the signal transmission systems must remain operational for long hours in order for the surveillance systems to keep functioning. The cable remains alone under 842 degrees Celsius of fire for more than three hours. During this period, the data transmission is consistent and stable.
Belden OptiTuff ™ Mini Fiber Optic Cables use rugged thermoplastic material as a cost effective and premium alternative to traditional metal shielded cable. They offer superior durability and crush resistance compared to unshielded fiber optic cables, making them one of the most versatile fiber optic cables available.
Gold medals in the Applications and Case Studies category:
Belden provided a complete end-to-end cabling and connectivity solution to support the first indoor-outdoor stadium ever built. The cabling infrastructure supports groundbreaking technology, such as an Oculus video card suspended from the roof, as well as Wi-Fi 6, digital ticketing and highly sophisticated mobile wireless access.
Belden provided cables and Digital Electricity ™ connectivity to support the use of digital electricity as Circa Resort & Casino Las Vegas ” backbone power distribution infrastructure. This makes it the smartest building on the Strip and the capabilities of this longer-distance wiring make for a different customer experience than any other casino or resort.
Belden’s 10GXS Category 6A cables and REVConnect connectivity were used for PoE LED lighting in Dubuque Countythe historic courthouse, the 67,000 square foot secondary road facility and the 10,000 square foot Dubuque County office building. Belden solutions provided fast installation and reliable performance over long distances.
The TNT Awards annually recognize new and exceptional products and services presented at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE). A team of judges select the best products and services in several commercial and residential categories. Solutions that stand out for their offer of technological innovation, advantages for integrators and advantages for end users are honored.
A winner in the Specialty AV Cables or Connectors category:
The REVConnect Shielded FlexPlug eliminates compatibility issues when connecting terminals; it works with any IoT device that uses an RJ45 socket. Supporting the award-winning REVConnect termination process, the shielded FlexPlug can be deployed in applications where a field terminated outlet prevents direct connection due to size and cable routing constraints.
“We are proud and honored to be recognized for our innovation and customer experience,” said Ashish Chand, Executive Vice President, Industrial Automation at Belden. “Since 1902, we have focused on the continuous improvement of innovation. We bring together and cultivate the best talent in the company, and we continue to invest in research and development, even in difficult times like the global pandemic.
“To be recognized each year is an honor and a special accomplishment,” says Julie Furber, Executive Vice President, Smart Buildings at Belden. “Our solutions are focused on creating value for end users and installers. As we find new ways to support their goals, innovation is at the center of this process. We are delighted that Cabling installation and maintenance, Commercial integrator and CEPro recognized these efforts.
To learn more about these solutions, as well as the types of technologies and applications they support, visit www.belden.com.
Belden Inc. offers a comprehensive product portfolio designed to meet the critical network infrastructure needs of industrial and enterprise markets. With innovative solutions focused on the reliable and secure transmission of the increasing amounts of data, audio and video needed for today’s applications, Belden is at the center of the global transformation to a connected world. Founded in 1902, the company is headquartered in Saint-Louis and has manufacturing capabilities in North and South America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit us at www.belden.com; follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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