AVB is an IEEE 802.1 standard that ensures high quality, low latency and time synchronized transfer of digital audio and video data through an Ethernet port. With AVB, products are able to send multiple audio and video channels at the same time through one AVB capable high-speed Ethernet connection.
In the world of AVB, AVnu is an organization of professionals interested in promoting the use of AVB standards and the purchase of AVB compatible devices. This AVB advocacy group was founded by Broadcom, Cisco, Harman, Intel, and Xilinx, and is promoted by a variety of audio and video technology companies such as Apple.
Along with general promotion, AVnu also works to create AVB compliance tests and procedures to continue the research behind AVB and ensure that the AVB technology in today’s market is as efficient as possible.