Parade USB4/TBT4 Retimer Ships in Copilot+ PCs with Snapdragon® X Elite and Snapdragon® X Plus

Posted June 26th, 2024


San Jose, Calif.— 26 June 2024 —Parade Technologies, Ltd. (Taiwan OTC: 4966.TWO), a leading high-speed interface, video display, and touch controller IC supplier, announces PS8830 USB4/TBT4 retimer shipping in key OEM customer Copilot+ PCs based on Snapdragon X Elite and Snapdragon X Plus platforms which offer game-changing AI performance and efficiency.
The PS8830 USB4/TBT4 retimer is optimized for use with the Snapdragon X Elite and Snapdragon X Plus platforms. The PS8830 is compliant with USB-IF USB4 specification supporting up to Gen 3×2 40Gbps (2x 20Gbps) and Thunderbolt 4 featuring TBT 3.0 up to 41.25Gbps (2x 20.625Gbps). USB4 tunneling of DP 1.4a and USB 3.2, and DP 2.1 alt mode up to UHBR20 are supported.
Customer implementations with Snapdragon X Elite and Snapdragon X Plus platforms may also include Parade PS185 DP-HDMI 2.0 converter for adding HDMI connectivity, PS8719 USB 3.2 Gen 1 redriver and PS8811 USB3.2 Gen 2 retimer for USB-A connectivity, benefiting from their proven performance and industry leading compatibility.
“Through extensive support for Snapdragon X Series platforms, we have enabled USB4/TBT4, a complex and challenging high-speed technology for our mutual customers,” says Jimmy Chiu, Executive VP of Marketing at Parade Technologies. “OEMs can readily offer Copilot+ PCs with Snapdragon X Series platforms with the PS8830 USB4/TBT4 retimers along with the PS185 DP-HDMI 2.0 converter and PS8719/PS8811 USB-A 3.2 retimer solutions. This allows for ease of design and greatly reduces development time and cost.”
The PS8830 is in production in a 6mm x 6mm 105-ball BGA package.
PS185 is in production in a 56-pin 7x7mm QFN package.
PS8719 is in production in a 24-pin TQFN package.
PS8811 is in production in a 36-pin 4.2×4.2mm QFN package.
About Parade Technologies
Parade Technologies, Ltd. is a leading supplier of mixed-signal ICs for a variety of increasingly used high-speed and display interface standards used in network and storage systems, computers, automotive, consumer electronics, and display panels. Parade is a fabless semiconductor company founded in 2005 and publicly listed on Taipei Exchange (TPEx) in 2011 (stock code: 4966). Parade’s portfolio of signal conditioning IC products serves the growing demand for high-speed data integrity solutions for HDMI™, DisplayPort™, USB, and PCI Express interface applications.
Parade leverages its close relationships with market leading Tier-1 OEMs to develop ICs that enable competitive system capabilities. Parade is also a key contributor to industry standards development organizations. The company’s devices integrate proprietary technologies that offer superior signal integrity as well as improved system integration and power efficiency. As a result of the company’s “standards-plus” design philosophy, Parade ICs have been designed into products offered by nearly every leading computer and display vendor worldwide.
Reginald Conley
Parade Technologies
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