IDT (Integrated Device Technology) announced the PanelPort LinkXtend VLX1000, the first DisplayPort-based single chip solution that offers virtually unlimited cable extension for PCs and mobile computers to connect to monitors and projectors.
Other than signal amplification and re-drive, the LinkXtend does also signal cleaning, signal reconditioning and signal renewing. The chip includes 2.7 GHz x 4 lanes, with a total 10.8 Gbps bandwidth that supports a maximum of 2560 x 1600 pixel resolution.
IDT’s VLX1000 will come in 81-pin BGA package. It will be priced at at $7.50 in quantities of 1,000.