Pericom Expands Mobile Platform Connectivity Solutions New Switching and Power Management Products Target Thunderbolt, USB and Video Protocols BEIJING -- (Marketwired) -- 04/08/13 -- INTEL DEVELOPER FORUM (IDF) -- Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM), a leading supplier of serial high-speed connectivity, signal-conditioning and timing solutions, today announced new switching and power management products targeting advanced connectivity requirements of the latest CPU chipsets for mobility and related applications. The new power management products control platform voltage distribution with unique features for mobile platforms, while the new switching products are optimized for Thunderbolt, USB, and HDMI/DP(DisplayPort(TM)) switching applications. Pericom will display these new devices at the IDF Intel Developer Forum, Beijing, PRC, April 10-11, 2013 at Booth E51. "Our newly announced switching and power management product solutions are optimized with unique industry features that improve customer platform performance," said Alex Hui, Pericom president and CEO. "We continue to focus our product development on providing industry leading features in our targeted mobility, server/storage, embedded, and networking markets." The 2 new power management load switches sequence the voltage turn-on in mobile platforms to help conserve battery drain. Pericom offers industry unique linear slew rates which provide a smooth voltage ramp, with the benefit of preserving battery life. The new 10.3Gbps Thunderbolt high speed switch is designed to multiplex and de-multiplex the main Thunderbolt data paths into individual signals from the graphics processor and route them to a platform connector or end point. The switch includes two 10.3Gbps full duplex data paths, can accept DP and HDMI signals, and offers extremely low power and signal attenuation to preserve high speed signal integrity and system performance. The 2 new HDMI/DP high speed switches can accept a very wide signal range, which enables the platform's video stream to operate, even if the external signal is less than optimum. The new USB signal switch adds a unique feature that protects the CPU chipset from accidental over-voltage damage via USB connector reversal or mishandling. Unit growth of Peri com's targeted platforms show a healthy 56% 3 year growth for TAB to 222Mu, and a strong 31% 3 year growth to 528Mu for PC/NB (IDC, June 2012). Availability: Samples and production quantities for all products are available now. -- PI3PD22920 - Power management load switch with linear slew and active low control. -- PI3PD22919 - Power management load switch with linear slew and active high control. -- PI3TB212 - Thunderbolt / HDMI / DP full duplex switch with low power operation. -- PI3WVR12612 - HDMI/DP wide voltage range signal switch with added DDC (Display Data Channel) switch. -- PI3WVR12412 - HDMI/DP wide voltage range signal switch. -- PI3USB102E - USB signal switch with over-voltage protection feature. Budgetary Pricing - for 10Ku OEM quantities -- PI3PD22920 and PI3PD22919 - $0.37 -- PI3TB212 - $1.49 -- PI3WVR12612 - $1.60 -- PI3WVR12412 - $1.50 -- PI3USB102E - $0.80 Additional information and volume pricing quote is available by contacting Pericom worldwide sales, or by visiting www.pericom.com/contact to request a specific product price quote. Supporting Resources: Pericom Semiconductor Corporation website Power Management products Switching Products Thunderbolt HDMI/DP High Speed Switches USB Signal Switch IDF Intel Developer Forum High Resolution Graphics: Access high resolution graphics connected to the press release. Previous Pericom Press Releases with related product information: http://www.pericom.com/company/news/press-releases/2013/pericom-launches-hiflex-clock-generator-family-2/ http://www.pericom.com/company/news/press-releases/2012/pericom-targets-low-power-high-performance/ http://www.pericom.com/company/news/press-releases/2011/pericom-enables-high-speed-serial-connectivity-for-latest-cpu-chipsets/ About Pericom: Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM) enables serial connectivity with complete solutions for computing, communications and consumer market segments. 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Pericom Expands Mobile Platform Connectivity Solutions
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