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Black Box Joins HDBaseT Alliance

June 16, 2014

Becomes part of the growing HDBaseT ecosystem in HD video extension

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX), a leading technology solutions provider, announced today it has joined the HDBaseT Alliance (http://www.HDBaseT.org/) at the Adopter level. HDBaseT Adopters have access to finalized specifications and updates, are listed as members on the HDBaseT Web site, provide feedback on finalized specifications, and more.

HDBaseT is a connectivity standard for distribution of uncompressed HD multimedia content. HDBaseT technology converges full HD digital video, audio, 100BaseT Ethernet, power over cable, and various control signals through a single LAN cable. This is referred to as 5Play, a feature set that sets HDBaseT technology above the current standard.

The HDBaseT Alliance is a cross-industry alliance to promote and standardize HDBaseT technology for end-to-end distribution of uncompressed HD multimedia content.

Erik IndresØvde, Audio Visual Product Manager for Black Box, says, “We are very excited to be members of the HDBaseT Alliance. Black Box has several HDBaseT products for signal extension which will soon be available to our customers. We have staked out our position in the growing HDBaseT ecosystem, and being members of the Alliance enables us to certify our HDBaseT products to ensure the highest standard.”

Black Box will be exhibiting several HDBaseT products at InfoComm in Las Vegas, June 18–20, 2014. Visit Booth #N1963.

About Black Box

Black Box is a leading technology solutions provider dedicated to helping customers build, manage, optimize, and secure their IT infrastructure. Black Box delivers high-value products and services through its global presence and over 4,000 team members. To learn more, visit the Black Box Web site at http://www.blackbox.com.

Black Box® and the Double Diamond logo are registered trademarks of BB Technologies, Inc.



Black Box Corporation

Gary Doyle, 724-873-6788

Vice President of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations

Email: pr@blackbox.com

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