SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Analogix Semiconductor, an
innovator in high performance analog and mixed signal devices for the
digital media market, today announced the sampling of the industry's first
functional DisplayPort(TM) and legacy DVI IC, the ANX9801 DisplayPort
transmitter, which is based on the standard backed by the Display Systems
Committee of VESA (Video Electronics Standards Association).
Analogix's ANX9801 DisplayPort transmitter targets PC graphics adapter
boards and provides the benefits of deep color and WQXGA resolution. The
ANX9801 also includes a single link DVI + HDCP transmitter circuit, thereby
offering legacy digital interface support, which enables output to an HDMI
display as well. Analogix's entire DisplayPort product line and IP cores
aim to reduce development costs and bill of materials for all DisplayPort
"DisplayPort leverages technologies implemented in bit-serial
communications to reduce cost and increase bandwidth limitations for
advanced displays," said Bill Eichen, President & COO Analogix. "We are
enthusiastic about the support and interest expressed by the DisplayPort
industry leaders in our product line."
In addition to the ANX9801, Analogix also announced it will begin
sampling its ANX9811 DisplayPort receiver ICs in Q4 2006, and a family of
related DisplayPort devices in Q1 of 2007. List pricing for the ANX9801 is
$3.25 each in10k volumes.
DisplayPort Interface Specification
The DisplayPort interface specification, ratified in May 2006 by VESA,
is backed by Dell, HP, Lenovo, ATI, NVIDIA, Genesis, Samsung, Philips, LG
and other leaders in the PC and display markets. DisplayPort provides a
high- quality digital interface for video and audio content in a highly
extensible format. This enables a wide range of source and display devices
to be simply and securely connected. The standard has broad applications
including LCD, plasma, CRT and projection displays, as well as PCs and
other sources of image content. DisplayPort is an open standard.
About Analogix Semiconductor
Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. is an innovator in high-performance analog
and mixed signal devices for the multimedia and communications markets. The
company was the first to deliver cost-effective HDMI interfaces with 25m
reach over low cost cables. Analogix is headquartered in Santa Clara,
California, and has a design center in Beijing, China. For more
information, visit http://www.analogix.com .
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