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Don Shaver

Sr. Director of Marketing for Video Products

Recent Posts

BlueRiver® and the SDVoE Alliance™ Lead the Future of Networking at InfoComm 2019

Posted by Don Shaver on 04 June 2019

The largest annual professional audiovisual tradeshow in North America, InfoComm, is taking place next week from June 8-14. The AV industry’s biggest names will be descending on Orlando to showcase their newest products. Ranking as one of the fastest growing shows for attendance by Trade Show News, InfoComm offers the greatest collection of audio, digital signage and visual products of any tradeshow all under one roof. A crowd of 44,000 attendees from 110 countries will be flocking to InfoComm’s 1,000 exhibitions to get a glimpse into the industry’s future.

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Tags: Professional AV, Events, BlueRiver

BlueRiver® on Display with Christie SDVoE-enabled Technology

Posted by Don Shaver on 07 May 2019

Christie’s performance-driven Terra™ display solutions are being used to operate immersive, multi-screen events around the world. The lineup of Terra controllers, transmitters and receivers integrate Semtech’s BlueRiver® technology for Software Defined Video Over Ethernet (SDVoE™) to display video content in real-time, artifact-free and with zero-frame latency.

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Tags: Professional AV, BlueRiver

BlueRiver® for SDVoE™: Disrupting The Pro AV Market

Posted by Don Shaver on 16 April 2019

In this Q&A with Don Shaver, Semtech’s Vice President, Video Products, we explore the pivotal role Semtech’s BlueRiver® platform for Software Defined Video over Ethernet (SDVoE™) plays in transforming the Pro AV industry.

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Tags: Professional AV, BlueRiver

PureLink’s IPAV Pro Series with BlueRiver® Achieves a New Benchmark for Rental and Staging Applications

Posted by Don Shaver on 08 April 2019

PureLink GmbH, a German-based manufacturer and distributor of professional AV equipment has embedded Semtech’s BlueRiver® platform for Software Defined Video Over Ethernet (SDVoE™) into its new IPAV Pro Series product line. Our comprehensive BlueRiver chipset and software API helped PureLink build a high performance video system for demanding professional applications.

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Tags: Professional AV, BlueRiver

IDK Introduces BlueRiver®-based SDVoE™ Encoder with SDI Input

Posted by Don Shaver on 02 April 2019

Semtech’s BlueRiver® platform continues to pave the way for the future of AV signal distribution over IP. The new SDVoE™-compatible NINJAR NJR-T01SDI encoder with 3D/HD/SD-SDI input is now available to the AV market. The high performance solution was built using Semtech’s BlueRiver chipset and software API.

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Tags: Professional AV, BlueRiver

LANG AG Demonstrates a New Level of Interoperability at ISE 2019

Posted by Don Shaver on 11 March 2019

“AV-over-IP Interoperability” was certainly the buzz at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE). Thanks to LANG AG, Europe’s premier systems integrator and visual presentation provider, attendees had the chance to see live demonstrations of software defined video over Ethernet (SDVoE™)-based products from a variety of vendors work seamlessly together as a platform for AV distribution and signal processing.

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Tags: Professional AV, Events, BlueRiver

BlueRiver® Technology Transforms the Matrix at ISE 2019

Posted by Don Shaver on 14 February 2019

Software Defined Video over Ethernet (SDVoE™) powered by Semtech’s BlueRiver® technology captivated the 80,000 plus attendees at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE). The technology consists of BlueRiver NT1000 and NT2000 AV-over-IP chipsets and a comprehensive software Application Programming Interface (API). BlueRiver is at the heart of SDVoE-based network architectures that are rapidly displacing matrix switches in professional AV switched systems.

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Tags: Professional AV, Events, BlueRiver