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

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Semtech's presence at NAB 2013 highlights six new 6G UHD-SDI solutions for broadcast</i> </p>

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

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

08:00 EDT Tuesday, April 09, 2013

CAMARILLO, Calif. (Business Wire) -- 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 technology.

“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


Semtech, the Semtech logo, and Gennum are registered marks of Semtech Corporation.

Semtech Corporation
Pauline Cadena
(805) 389-2755

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