4K 60fps and FHD 120fps Mobile SlimPort Transmitter Makes USB-C Smartphones AR and VR Ready
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — February 21, 2016 — Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. today announced the availability of its SlimPort® ANX7688, the first single-chip mobile transmitter to support 4K 60 frames per second (4096x2160p60) or FHD 120 frames per second (1920x1080p120) video resolution from a smartphone or tablet with full function USB-C™, ideal for applications such as augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) which require superior video processing and performance.
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SlimPort ANX7688, the first 4K 60fps, FHD 120fps single-chip transmitter to support DisplayPort over USB-C for AR and VR ready smartphones. (Photo: Business Wire)
Made to pair seamlessly with Qualcomm-based USB-C smartphones and tablets, the ANX7688 is a single-chip bridge integrated circuit (IC) that converts the HDMI and USB interfaces of the application processor (AP) to DisplayPort™, integrating a converter bridge, a high speed mux, USB-PD support for fast charging, with the latest HDCP 2.2 content protection, and therefore enabling a full function USB-C connector on the mobile device.
“ANX7688 puts Analogix years ahead of the competition to enable DisplayPort over USB-C capability on smartphones and tablets,” said Andre Bouwer, vice president of marketing for Analogix. “Besides enabling big screen connectivity, SlimPort video out makes smartphones AR- and VR-ready in anticipation of head mounted displays moving into the mainstream, enabling an ever growing range of experiences for entertainment and productivity.”
The ANX7688 is currently sampling and partner reference designs are available to facilitate and accelerate time to market. Product demonstrations are taking place during this week’s Mobile World Congress 2016, at Analogix’s SlimPort booth #7F03 in Hall 7 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona.
About Analogix Semiconductor
Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. designs and manufactures semiconductors for the digital multimedia market, from portable devices such as smartphones to high-end graphics cards and large, high-definition displays. Analogix is the market leader in providing end-to-end interface connectivity semiconductor solutions for DisplayPort, including the SlimPort family of products, and an industry leader in mobile display controllers, such as low-power, high-speed timing controller solutions. The DisplayPort standard is an innovative, packetized digital interface for high-resolution video and audio that was developed by the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA). SlimPort branded products are compliant with DisplayPort, Mobility DisplayPort (MyDP), and DisplayPort Alternate Mode over the USB Type-C connector.
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