Semtech Collaborates with Intel to Develop LiDAR Technology

Semtech’s optical semiconductor devices are integrated into the Intel® RealSense™ LiDAR Camera L515

CAMARILLO, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 18, 2021Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high-performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced a collaboration with Intel to develop optical semiconductor platforms for Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR). Semtech’s advanced laser drivers and programmable transimpedance amplifiers (TIAs) are integrated into Intel RealSense LiDAR Camera L515, enabling the creation of a market leading power-efficient, high resolution consumer LiDAR.

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Semtech’s optical semiconductor devices are integrated into the Intel® RealSense™ LiDAR Camera L515 (Photo: Business Wire)

Semtech’s optical semiconductor devices are integrated into the Intel® RealSense™ LiDAR Camera L515 (Photo: Business Wire)

The collaboration between Intel RealSense technology and Semtech’s Signal Integrity Products Group has focused on enabling the L515 camera to work in very low signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) environments. The TIAs feature low input referred noise (IRN), which in turn allows the L515 to be a power-efficient, high-accuracy LiDAR system at a very high resolution of up to 23 million depth points per second.

“We have been working with Intel on LiDAR for several years, and Semtech already has two generations of LiDAR chips in production. In addition, we are currently developing future chipsets together for deployment in this new exciting market,” said Gary Beauchamp, Executive Vice President and General Manager for Semtech’s Signal Integrity Products Group.

The L515 leverages the Semtech TIA’s high bandwidth to deliver high-precision depth and less than 16mm error at max operating range. Coupled with high frequency laser modulation, the L515 demonstrates unparalleled capability to sense small objects as small as 7mm diameter 1m away1.

“Intel® RealSense™ technology has been used to develop products and solutions for use in Robotics, Logistics, Scanning and other computer vision applications. The Intel RealSense LiDAR Camera L515 using Semtech’s TIA technology delivers unparalleled precision and is the world’s smallest, high-resolution LiDAR depth camera, making it suitable for a variety of use cases,” said Sagi BenMoshe, Chief Incubation Officer, Corporate Vice President and General Manager, Emerging Growth and Incubation Group at Intel.

Visit here for more information or to order the new Intel RealSense LiDAR depth camera L515.

1 Tested at Intel labs on 80% reflective , 7mm diameter cylinder with 7mm height, using L515 XGA resolution.

About Semtech’s Optical Products

Semtech’s optical networking product platforms provide high-performance signal integrity for optical module solutions used by leading companies in the data center/enterprise networking, wireless infrastructure and passive optical network/Fiber to the X (FTTX) markets. For more information, visit https://www.semtech.com/products/signal-integrity.

About Semtech

Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms for high-end consumer, enterprise computing, communications, and industrial equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The Company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit www.semtech.com.

About Intel® RealSense™ Technology

Intel RealSense technologies are fundamentally reshaping the future by equipping devices with the ability to see, understand, interact with and learn from their environment. Intel RealSense provides a wide variety of vision-based solutions, from the world’s smallest high-resolution LiDAR camera to low power, platform-agnostic stereo depth cameras, as well as customizable software. Continuously expanding its range, Intel RealSense’s end-to-end solutions enhance use cases in areas such as Robotics, 3D Scanning, Facial Authentication, Measurement and Logistics.

© Intel RealSense and the Intel RealSense logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) in the United States and other countries.

Forward-Looking and Cautionary Statements

All statements contained herein that are not statements of historical fact, including statements that use the words “designed to,” or other similar words or expressions, that describe Semtech Corporation’s or its management’s future plans, objectives or goals are “forward-looking statements” and are made pursuant to the Safe-Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results of Semtech Corporation to be materially different from the historical results and/or from any future results or outcomes expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors are further addressed in Semtech Corporation’s annual and quarterly reports, and in other documents or reports, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ( www.sec.gov) including, without limitation, information under the captions “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” and “Risk Factors.” Semtech Corporation assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release, except as required by law.

Semtech, the Semtech logo are registered trademarks or service marks of Semtech Corporation or its affiliates.

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Contact:

Linh Dinh
Semtech Corporation
(408) 510-2704
ldinh@semtech.com




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