News THine announces development of transmission lines for the advanced next-generation high-speed interface standard V-by-One® US

2017.06.05 Release

~The achievements will be exhibited at JPCA Show 2017~

TOKYO (June 5, 2017) – THine Electronics, Inc. (JASDAQ: 6769), the global leader in high-speed serial interface and provider of mixed-signal LSI, has been developing transmission lines for the advanced next-generation high-speed interface standard for 4K and 8K video images “V-by-One® US” with several partner companies, and today announces that its achievement will be exhibited at the booth of DU PONT-TORAY CO., LTD.*1 at JPCA Show 2017 (the 47th International Electronic Circuits Exhibition)*2.

THine has established V-by-One® US technical specification as a next-generation high-speed interface technology that follows THine’s high-speed interface technology V-by-One® HS, which is used as de facto standard inside most 4K TVs over the world.  V-by-One® US technical specification specifies high-speed transmission of 16Gbps (16,000,000,000 bits per second) at a maximum per lane, which is 4 times as fast as V-by-One® HS.  In order to develop transmission lines for 8K video images by V-by-One® US while maintaining the number of transmission lines for transmitting 4K video images by V-by-One® HS, THine has collaborated in development of transmission lines with several harness, connector, and material manufacturers who agree to expansion of V-by-One® US technology.

DU PONT-TORAY CO., LTD., as a manufacturer of materials for flexible flat cables, has provided “Kapton® RR,” a new insulating film for flexible flat cables, and is under feasibility study with THine for developing transmission lines by flexible flat cables that can be adopted to V-by-One® US technical specification.  A flexible flat cable with “Kapton® RR” as an insulating film is designed by Office ECW Co., Ltd.*3  At the booth of DU PONT-TORAY CO., LTD. at JPCA Show 2017 held on June 7 to 9, 2017, “Kapton® RR” and the result of transmission property measurement will be exhibited.

“THine aims to provide several transmission line solutions that can be adopted to V-by-One® US technical specification upon release of ASSP products incorporating V-by-One® US technology targeting the first half of 2018.  THine will expand collaboration with harness, connector, and material providers who agree to popularization of V-by-One® US technology, and provide users with systems for transmitting 4K and 8K video images with lower cost by V-by-One® US technology.  THine continues to aim to contribute to our customers and innovation of video image market as a leading company of high-speed interface technology,” says Yasuhiro Takada, CEO of THine Electronics.

* “V-by-One®” is a registered trademark of THine Electronics, Inc.
* “Kapton®” is a registered trademark of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

*1 DU PONT-TORAY CO., LTD. (President: Kazuo Morimoto, Headquarters: 1-1-1, Nihombashi-Honcho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo), a joint company by Toray Industries Inc. and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, is a world-leading advanced material provider that provides high-function materials such as polyimide film.

*2 JPCA Show 2017 (the 47th International Electronic Circuits Exhibition) is a electronic device total solution exhibition held by Japan Electronics Packaging and Circuits Association on June 7 to 9, 2017 at Tokyo Big Sight.

*3 Office ECW Co., Ltd. (President: Nobuhito Akutsu) is engaged in development of wiring materials for electronic devices and technical design consultant.

About THine Electronics
THine Electronics Incorporated is a fabless maker that provides innovative mixed signal LSI and analog technologies such as V-by-One® HS, LVDS, other high-speed data signaling, timing controller, analog-to-digital converter, ISP, power management and drivers for LEDs and motors in growing niche markets for our customers’ solutions, targeting its strategic markets in flat screen TVs, smart phones, document processing, amusement, industrial application, and automotive markets. THine is headquartered in Tokyo, and has subsidiaries in Taipei, Seoul, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and Shanghai. THine Electronics is listed on JASDAQ of Tokyo Stock Exchange under the security code of 6769.  For more information, please visit

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