Semtech Enables the Future of Video Transport with New 6G UHD-SDI Platform On Display at NAB 2013

  Semtech Enables the Future of Video Transport with New 6G UHD-SDI Platform
  On Display at NAB 2013

  Semtech’s presence at NAB 2013 highlights six new 6G UHD-SDI solutions for

2013 NAB Show

Business Wire

CAMARILLO, Calif. -- April 09, 2013

Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and
mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced six new 6G ultra-high
definition-SDI (UHD-SDI) components. These 6G UHD-SDI parts allow the industry
to build systems to transport higher resolution television formats - both
UHDTV and 4k digital cinema.

These new parts provide twice the density, half the power and outstanding
performance all at a substantially lower cost than competitive 3Gb/s
multi-link components. Semtech is working closely with key broadcast equipment
manufacturers such as Evertz, a leading maker of products that encompass all
aspects of broadcast production, which is now using 6G UHD-SDI components.

Semtech’s Gennum Product Group will be showcasing its latest 6G UHD-SDI
solutions at the National Association of Broadcasters show in Las Vegas in
booth #N2116, at their invitation-only VIP suite. Evertz is also at NAB in
booth #N1503.

Semtech is announcing the GS6042 adaptive cable equalizer; the GS6080 and
GS6081 cable drivers and the GS6050, GS6051 and GS6052 reclockers. With this
comprehensive family of 6G UHD-SDI components, customers are in a position to
design UHD-SDI capable products today. Semtech’s customers at NAB will be
launching a multitude of different products enabled by Semtech‘s 6G UHD-SDI

“Semtech has a history of innovating in the video market. We are focused on
providing solutions to address the challenges presented by UHDTV and 4k. We
have worked with several key customers to ensure these products meet the
demanding market requirements and are pleased to work with Evertz to address
its next-generation product needs,” said Gary Beauchamp, Senior Vice President
& General Manager, Gennum Product Group.

Eric Fankhauser, Evertz Vice President Advanced Product Development said, “We
are always looking for the latest technology to incorporate into our products.
Semtech’s 6G UHD-SDI components allow us to solve our technical challenges.”

The new 6Gb/s products from Semtech are pin-compatible to prior Semtech 3Gb/s
products allowing customers an easy transition to higher data rates. Key
Semtech personnel will be on hand at the NAB show to discuss details around
specific product launch timing, pricing and detailed features.

About Semtech

Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal
semiconductors for high-end consumer, computing, communications and industrial
equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well
as the global community. The company is dedicated to reducing the impact it,
and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to
reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green
technology and designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967,
Semtech is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC.
For more information, visit

About Evertz

Evertz is a leading global manufacturer of broadcast equipment and solutions
that deliver content to television sets, on-demand services, WebTV, IPTV, and
mobile devices. Evertz has expertise in delivering complete end-to-end
broadcast solutions for all aspects of broadcast production including content
creation, content distribution and content delivery. Evertz delivers cutting
edge hardware and software solutions for television broadcast, telcos,
satellite, cable TV, and IPTV providers. For more information, visit


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