“Active cables offer optimal reach and power while simplifying the design of the high-speed serial link between the host ASIC and the cable connector,” said Imran Sherazi, Vice President, Marketing and Applications, in Semtech’s Gennum Product Group. “Teaming up with TE to demonstrate these advantages helps to increase industry awareness and adoption of Active Cables as a solution for system designers.”A public demonstration of the event will be on display September 17-19, 2012 at ECOC in Amsterdam, OIF Booth #269. Additional information can be found at: http://www.oiforum.com/public/OIF_Interoperability_ECOC_2012.html Several companies, including Semtech, will unite under the banner of the Optical Internetworking Forum to showcase multi-vendor participation in OIF interoperability. The OIF’s physical layer and link layer demonstrations will feature host ASICs with VSR SERDES, host PCB traces, optical module connectors, module retimers, active copper cable assemblies, optical transceivers, host ASICs with LR SERDES, backplane PCBs and backplane connectors. About Semtech Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for high-end consumer, computing, communications 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 http://www.semtech.com. About TE Connectivity TE Connectivity is a global, $14 billion company that designs and manufactures approximately 500,000 products that connect and protect the flow of power and data inside the products that touch every aspect of our lives. Our nearly 100,000 employees partner with customers in virtually every industry — from consumer electronics, energy and healthcare, to automotive, aerospace and communication networks — enabling smarter, faster, better technologies to connect products to possibilities. More information on TE Connectivity can be found at http://www.te.com. =========================================================
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