Kandou Secures 2022 Supply Chain Capacity for USB4 Retimer Chips

Volume Shipping Under Way for PC Customer Systems

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND –– January 20, 2022 –– Kandou today announced it has secured foundry capacity and backend IC packaging and testing services to meet all 2022 customer requirements for its Matterhorn™ USB-C® multiprotocol retimer with USB4™ support.

The innovative leader in high-speed, energy-efficient chip-to-chip links began shipping volume production of Matterhorn in December 2021.

We correctly anticipated strong demand for Matterhorn more than a year ago. By engaging with our tier 1 supply chain early, we worked hard to secure capacity commitments needed to support our customers’ volume requirements through 2022.

Author Details
Frank Lavety, Kandou's General Manager

The Matterhorn™ family of USB-C® multiprotocol retimer solutions supports USB4™, USB3.2, DisplayPort™ and Thunderbolt™ for host and device applications. Matterhorn provides excellent signal integrity that enables long channels across inexpensive PCB materials with low active power consumption of only 820 milliwatts, giving system designers the flexibility to optimize their USB4-enabled systems for improved battery life, reduced system costs and maximum data transfer.

See the Press Release for full details.

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