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Analog Devices Acquires HDMI Business from INVECAS

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today announced that it has acquired the High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) business of INVECAS specializing in embedded software and system level solutions. This addition will provide ADI with complete audio and video solutions to meet the growing needs of enterprise and consumer markets.

The acquisition of INVECAS’ HDMI business positions ADI to deliver more complete solutions throughout the entire customer journey from chip, to certification, to end product. They are thrilled to enhance ADI’s capabilities with the addition of this group’s expertise. Through this acquisition, ADI will also increase the company’s role in the standards body representing HDMI – which helps shape the future of all HDMI connected technologies, such as HDMI 2.1 feature sets and lower power consumption. In addition, ADI will incorporate certification and compliance capabilities, ensuring support for customers throughout their HDMI development cycles, from concept to pre-compliance and release.

This can provide expanded offerings that will allow our customers greater adoption of these technologies with even broader feature sets and lower power consumption. With the acquisition of INVECAS’ HDMI business, ADI is augmenting its portfolio of sensing technologies and solutions that enhance human interaction and experiences. Opening new applications and dynamic user interfaces enabled by a broad portfolio of technologies that, when combined with the company’s technical expertise, will allow devices to interact with the world in groundbreaking ways.

The INVECAS HDMI technology group has a long history in the space, stemming from Silicon Image, a semiconductor company founded in 1995, where the HDMI technology was first created. This team’s leadership will continue to play a critical role in the combination of ADI’s audio and visual business units.

With the acquisition of INVECAS’ HDMI business, ADI is augmenting its portfolio of sensing technologies and solutions that enhance human interaction and experiences. Opening new applications and dynamic user interfaces enabled by a broad portfolio of technologies that, when combined with the company’s technical expertise, will allow devices to interact with the world in groundbreaking ways.

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