Aug. 27, 2014 12:00 UTC

MACOM to Showcase Industry Leading 12G-SDI Portfolio for 4K Video at Booth 8.C01 (Hall 8) at IBC 2014 in Amsterdam, Netherlands

12G-SDI Chipset allows for 4K Video at 60 Frames-Per-Second on a single link


LOWELL, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (MACOM), a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions for broadcast video infrastructure, today announced that it will host a series of live demonstrations highlighting its newest 12G-SDI chipset in booth 8.C01 (Hall 8) during IBC 2014 from September 12-16, 2014 at the RAI Amsterdam in The Netherlands.

With the proliferation of 4K capable displays, content providers are looking to maximize consumer’s visual experience by providing higher resolution 4K content. This increase in resolution means that more data needs to be transmitted. MACOM has dramatically improved the communication of 4K content with its introduction of 12G-SDI. This innovation is a material improvement over multiple 3G SDI streams, enabling a user friendly; lower cost, lower power, and higher density solution that will allow stunning content in 4K resolution and 60 frames per second. 12G-SDI is the latest data rate in the evolution of the SDI standard and is required in order to support 4K video resolutions at 60 frames per second over a single coaxial cable, or optical fiber.

MACOM will highlight Ultra-HD 4K video transport solutions featuring its industry-leading family of 12G-SDI cable drivers, adaptive cable equalizers, reclockers and crosspoint switches. All 12G capable parts are shipping now in volume.

MACOM’s 12G-SDI products address advanced video transport applications for manufacturers of next-generation 4K/8K video production solutions including:

  • Broadcast video routing and production switchers
  • Broadcast video distribution amplifiers
  • Broadcast video cameras and monitors

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M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. ( is a leading supplier of high performance analog RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products that enable next-generation Internet and modern battlefield applications. Recognized for its broad catalog portfolio of technologies and products, MACOM serves diverse markets, including high speed optical, satellite, radar, wired & wireless networks, CATV, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. A pillar of the semiconductor industry, we thrive on more than 60 years of solving our customers' most complex problems, serving as a true partner for applications ranging from RF to Light.

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