Valens Fires Back at Semtech with VS3000 Chipset for Uncompressed 4K/60/4:4:4

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Less than 24-hours after the Semtech AVX Transcoder Chip announcement clearly aimed at HDBaseT, Valens, the developer of HDBaseT technology, announced today its latest chipset — the VS3000, the first chipset in the Valens Stello family of AV chipsets. The VS3000 claims to be the first solution that enables long-distance transmission (100m/328ft) of uncompressed HDMI2.0 […]

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Semtech Just Did a Mic-Drop on HDBaseT

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Semtech Corporation today announced its new AVX chipset series — basically, think HDBaseT or, we guess, what everyone wishes HDBaseT was — a consistent and standard “send” and “receive” platform where all the participants worked together. Semtech, with AVX, simultaneously transmits uncompressed-quality 4K-video, multi-channel audio, Gigabit Ethernet, USB and other control signals over CatX or […]

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2019: The Year of AV-Over-IP — But Don’t Believe the Hype!

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There’s no doubt in my mind that 2019 will be the year we look back on that the industry transitioned from signal routing and distribution via HDMI and so-called “digital-media” to AV-over-IP. Certainly not the entire industry — just most of it. But buyer, specifier, installer and designer beware. Not all AV-over-IP is the same, […]

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SDVoE Alliance to Offer AV-over-IP Education Sessions at Integrate 2018

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At Integrate 2018 in Sydney Aug. 22-24, the SDVoE Alliance will offer a series of training sessions focusing on Ethernet as the transport for AV signals in professional AV environments and the ecosystem around the SDVoE platform which allows software to define AV applications. The sessions will be presented by Victor Vettorello of Christie, Domenic […]

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SDVoE Alliance and Audinate Collaborate on AV Control Platform

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SDVoE Alliance and Audinate today announced their collaboration on an integrated AV control environment. In addition, Audinate has joined the SDVoE Alliance as a contributing member. Dante distributes an unlimited number of uncompressed audio channels across IP networks. It is an audio networking standard for pro audio manufacturers and has been adopted by more than […]

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Semtech Announces New Features for BlueRiver AV-over-IP Platform

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Semtech Corporation today announced an updated feature set for its BlueRiver AV-over-IP chipset which allows manufacturers of AV transmitters and receivers to address important requirements in key markets including industrial and rental and staging environments. New BlueRiver capabilities include support for two data ports enabling failover to a second Ethernet switch when necessary in applications requiring high availability and support for automatic media […]

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AptoVision Acquired by Semtech Corporation

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Semtech Corporation, a supplier of analog, mixed-signal semiconductors and algorithms, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire AptoVision Technologies Inc., a privately-held provider of uncompressed, zero-frame latency, Video over IP solutions addressing the exciting Pro AV market. The acquisition is expected to add over 30 employees based in Montreal. AptoVision CEO Kamran Ahmed will join Semtech reporting to Gary […]

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