Semtech’s Professional AV Interface Conversion Devices Leveraged by Broadata Communications for Quad/12G SDI Wall Plate

Semtech’s Professional AV Interface Conversion Devices Leveraged by Broadata Communications for Quad/12G SDI Wall Plate

New solution is ideal for use in professional high-resolution camera systems and broadcast applications

CAMARILLO, Calif., Jun. 2, 2022 – Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading global supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced that Broadata Communications, a design and development house for the transmission of digital multimedia solutions over fiber, has chosen to integrate Semtech’s GS12170 SDI/HDMI bridge ASIC solution that is uniquely designed to convert between SDI and HDMI 2.0 interface standards, into its new Quad/12G SDI wall plate. When the GS12170 chip is paired with any of Semtech’s BlueRiver® devices, it can enable SDI over IP networks. Inclusion of Semtech’s SDI/HDMI bridge chip also further enables low-power, seamlessly connected, uncompressed 4K video, multi-channel audio, and large amounts of metadata to cross the barrier between HDMI and SDI without requiring an expensive FPGA. Semtech’s ASIC is essential to enable the Software Defined Video over Ethernet (SDVoE™) network-based applications.

“Our vision was a new 1-gang wall plate enabling SDI over an SDVoE network. The challenge of designing this solution was accounting for the heat and space,” said Robert Waldo, president and CEO, Broadata Communications. “Thankfully, Semtech’s solutions, the GS12170 SDI/HDMI bridge and BlueRiver AVP2000 AV processor, feature low power capabilities which enable a fan-less wall plate design.”

Semtech’s BlueRiver platform alongside the GS12170 bridge solution complements Broadata’s new wall plate, providing uncompressed, near zero latency, UHD/4K video over standard Ethernet. The unique form factor and fan-less design of the Broadata wall plate is especially designed to support professional high-resolution camera systems.  

“As the SDVoE ecosystem continues to grow, end markets are demanding a greater variety of video interfaces. The combination of Semtech’s GS12170 and AVP2000 enable SDI over the SDVoE network,” said Don Shaver, vice president of video products for Semtech’s Signal Integrity Products Group. “Best of all, Semtech’s focus on reducing power consumption provides our customers greater flexibility when it comes to compact industrial design.”

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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

About Broadata Communications

Broadata Communications, Inc, (BCI), was founded in 2000 in Torrance, California, as a design and development house for the transmission of digital multimedia solutions over fiber. Over the past 2 decades, we have grown from a regional manufacturer into a global audio/video connectivity solutions provider specializing in market-proven products for the transmission, extension and convergence of Video, Audio, Data and Control over fiber, and SDVoE. As a US-based manufacturer, Broadata believes controlling all aspects of product lifecycle from concept thru launch to ensure we consistently deliver robust and high-quality solutions that exceed expectations and keep your customers up and running. We believe that collaborating with integrators in the field and together with your customers, we can help to offer innovative solutions that solve your real-world integration problems. From our first innovation that pioneered 4K over fiber, our robust product line of Fiber, and Video Over IP solutions ensures we will have the products to help you configure a system that is easy to install, use and operate. Working with a wide variety of industry segments including entertainment, broadcast, medical, professional audio/video, government, and military, we have the breadth of experience required to set new standards of excellence in the verticals we practice within. Let us help you elevate the customers AV journey. More information can be found at

About Semtech

Semtech Corporation is a leading global supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms for infrastructure, high-end consumer 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

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