Kandou announced Matterhorn™ USB-C® multiprotocol retimer with USB4™ support is deployed in products from five of the top six PC OEMs.
These products, the first of which recently received USB4 compliance certification, include laptops and mobile computing devices sold worldwide by companies in the U.S., China, Japan, and Taiwan.
Matterhorn, the only commercially available USB4 retimer to work across all system-on-chip (SoC) platforms, is also being implemented in designs that will be deployed in desktop and gaming platforms available to consumers later this year.
“The adoption of Matterhorn, named for the mountain in the Alps, by five of the six top PC OEMs reinforces the incredible accomplishment by everyone at Kandou,” comments Amin Shokrollahi, Founder and CEO of Kandou. “We managed our ascent through a global pandemic and successfully delivered a chip sought after by some of the most discerning electronics manufacturers.”
Kandou’s Matterhorn solutions follow the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) specification for USB4 and support long reach with no compromise on signal integrity to give system designers enhanced flexibility in system development and USB4 implementation. Improved user experiences include enhanced display graphics, faster data transfer between USB4-connected devices, and improved battery life of mobile products.