CAMARILLO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced the shipment of more than 15,000 BlueRiver® AV-over-IP chipsets to be utilized in operating room (OR) applications. BlueRiver technology enables a broad range of medical AV applications and is leveraged to deliver high quality performance over common off the shelf (COTS) 10G Ethernet switches. Cost-effective, zero-latency AV content enables efficient next-generation medical imaging applications.
“Semtech’s BlueRiver technology is tailored to build endpoints that meet the performance, reliability and regulatory requirements in one of the most demanding video markets,” said Don Shaver, Vice President of Video Products for Semtech’s Signal Integrity Products Group. “OR video integration demands the highest quality and the lowest latency. BlueRiver technology meets these performance requirements in addition to providing the flexibility of Ethernet-based solutions to enable the adaptation of workflows. With 15,000 units shipped for medical applications, Semtech further demonstrates the innovative and disruptive uses of BlueRiver in the market today. These units have already been deployed in hundreds of the estimated 30,000+ ORs in the U.S. within the first 18 months of shipments.”
The BlueRiver chipset provides the high quality and zero-latency AV signal distribution required in the OR. Doctors, nurses and other OR staff can monitor AV data from devices including surgical scopes, X-rays and CT/MRI scanners for accurate analysis and diagnosis. Teams collaborate over video to improve patient care and significantly reduce the amount of time needed to provide treatment. By utilizing BlueRiver technology to reduce inefficiency in AV distribution, medical teams can quickly and effectively tend to more patients, improving a medical facility’s return on investment.
About Semtech’s BlueRiver® Platform
Semtech’s BlueRiver® platform brings the disruptive power of Ethernet to AV signal distribution, forever changing the dynamics of the Pro AV industry by allowing installers and OEMs to replace proprietary AV matrix switches with off-the-shelf Ethernet networks that deliver dramatically better price/performance, flexibility and scalability. The BlueRiver platform delivers a single programmable system on chip (SoC), which can be used to replace traditional AV/KVM extenders, matrix switchers, video wall controllers and windowing processors with a simple network of transmitters, receivers and off-the-shelf Ethernet switches. BlueRiver chipsets are the foundation of SDVoE™ technology offering zero-latency, uncompressed 4K streaming over standard Ethernet with unique support for HDMI 2.0a and HDR. They also integrate high-fidelity video scaling, windowing and audio downmixing. For more information, visit www.semtech.com/products/professional-av/blueriver.
Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms for high-end consumer, enterprise 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 www.semtech.com.
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