PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 6, 2015--Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), the leading provider of customizable smart connectivity solutions, today announced an expansion of the company's video line supporting the superMHL? and HDMI R specifications for tomorrow's living room. The new SiI9398 receiver and SiI9630 transmitter can deliver 8K 60fps with 12-bit color utilizing multi-lane superMHL technology. They also support the HDMI 2.0 specification at full 18Gbps. Both chips offer key features such as High Dynamic Range (HDR) and an expanded color gamut to deliver true-to-life picture quality from set-top boxes (STBs), game consoles, and media players to TVs and monitors over a single, reversible cable.
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SiI9398 ?V 2:1 Dual Mode Video Receiver
SiI9398 is a dual mode video receiver. One receiver port can support superMHL or HDMI 2.0 signals, while the second port supports HDMI 2.0 signals.
SiI9630 ?V Dual Mode Video Transmitter
The SiI9630 is a dual mode superMHL/HDMI video transmitter that supports 8K 60fps when used with the SiI9398. It will also work with previously announced superMHL receivers, including the SiI9396 and SiI9779.
Lattice is one of the world's leading providers of advanced connectivity solutions. As a Founder of both HDMI and MHL R standards, and through the company's extensive experience with compliance and interoperability testing, Lattice is uniquely positioned to offer field-proven solutions that can be rapidly and reliably integrated into home theater products.
"8K solutions will deliver an amazing audio visual experience to consumers," said Marshall Goldberg, senior product marketing manager at Lattice Semiconductor. "Our customers demand products that deliver the highest resolution and dynamic range along with the widest color gamut to create next-generation home theater systems that go beyond 4K."
Evaluation kits for the SiI9630 and SiI9398 will be available in Q4 2015.
Key superMHL features supported:New reversible superMHL connector 12-bit 8K 60fps video Expanded color gamut (BT.2020) High Dynamic Range (HDR) Dolby Atmos R, DTS:X?, 3D audio, and other object audio formats Up to 40W power delivery
About Lattice Semiconductor
Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ: LSCC) is the global leader in smart connectivity solutions, providing market leading intellectual property and low-power, small form-factor devices that enable more than 8,000 global customers to quickly deliver innovative and differentiated cost and power efficient products. The Company's broad end-market exposure extends from consumer electronics to industrial equipment, communications infrastructure and licensing.
Lattice was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon. In March 2015, the Company acquired Silicon Image, which is a leader in setting industry standards including the highly successful HDMIR, DVI?, MHLR and WirelessHDR standards.
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