|[January 08, 2013]
Silicon Image Looks to Expand MHL® 2.0 Ecosystem with Reference Design Platforms for MHL Accessories
SUNNYVALE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Image (NASDAQ:SIMG), a leading provider of HD connectivity
solutions, today announced three turnkey reference platforms designed to
quickly bring to market new accessories supporting the latest MHL®
2.0 mobile connectivity standard. Built around the latest Silicon Image (News - Alert)
MHL 2.0 bridge ICs, the reference designs enable original equipment
manufacturers (OEMs) to deliver to market new MHL 2.0 enabled
accessories, including multimedia audio/video docking stations as well
as adapters that deliver content to HDMI®, DVI, and analog
VGA monitors and displays.
Silicon Image has been at the forefront of MHL technology, contributing
to the technology's robust ecosystem and market adoption worldwide. With
a growing MHL ecosystem of an estimated 190 million smartphones and
tablets and 30 million displays and accessories that shipped by the end
of 2012, these new reference platforms are designed to enable
manufacturers to quickly bring to market new products that interoperate
with the large MHL installed base of devices.
"Mobile device OEMs continue to take full advantage of the MHL value
proposition as the adoption rate of the technology continues to
accelerate," said David Kuo, director of product marketing at Silicon
Image, Inc. "Silicon Image's new MHL 2.0 turnkey reference designs have
been developed to enable OEMs to quickly meet market demands for a new
class of mobile accessories that include multimedia docking station and
adapters to connect to any display type."
The Silicon Image RK-9296, RK-9296AUD and RK-1296 turnkey reference
platforms are designed to comply with the latest MHL 2.0 specification,
accelerating OEMs design, development and production times at the lowest
bill of material (BOM) costs.
Reference Design Details:
RK-9296: Turnkey solution for MHL 2.0 to HDMI adapters
RK-1296: Turnkey solution for MHL 2.0 to VGA
RK-9296AUD: Turnkey solution for new class of multimedia audio
/ video docking stations for MHL-enabled devices.
MHL technology enables 1080p60 uncompressed video in 2D and 3D formats
with up to eight channels of digital audio while simultaneously charging
the mobile device. Silicon Image offers a broad portfolio of
production-proven MHL semiconductor and IP solutions for mobile, DTV and
home theater applications. For more information about Silicon Image's
MHL product portfolio, please visit: www.siliconimage.com.
Note to editors: Silicon Image will be showcasing its HD connectivity
solutions for mobile, wireless, DTV and home theater applications during
the 2013 International CES (News - Alert) at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las
Vegas, NV from Jan. 8-11, 2013 at booth #MP25575 in South Hall 2. To
schedule a meeting, please contact: Press_relations@siliconimage.com.
About Silicon Image, Inc.
Silicon Image is a leading provider of connectivity solutions that
enable the reliable distribution and presentation of high-definition
content for consumer electronics, mobile, and PC markets. The company
delivers its technology via semiconductor and intellectual property
products that are compliant with global industry standards and feature
market leading Silicon Image innovations such as InstaPort™ and
InstaPrevue™. Silicon Image's products are deployed by the world's
leading electronics manufacturers in devices such as desktop and
notebook PCs, DTVs, Blu-ray Disc™ players, audio-video receivers, as
well as mobile phones, tablets and digital cameras. Silicon Image has
driven the creation of the highly successful HDMI® and DVI™ industry
standards, the latest standard for mobile devices - MHL®, and the
leading 60GHz wireless HD video standard - WirelessHD®. Via its
wholly-owned subsidiary, Simplay Labs, Silicon Image offers
manufacturers comprehensive standards interoperability and compliance
testing services. For more information, visit us at http://www.siliconimage.com/.
This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning
of federal securities laws and regulations, including, but not limited
to, statements regarding the growth in the adoption of the MHL
specification and the market of MHL-enabled products, the features and
benefits of MHL technology and the availability, performance,
functionality, features, and benefits of Silicon Image's MHL-enabled
semiconductor products and turnkey reference platforms. These
forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including
the risks that the growth in the adoption of the MHL specification
and/or the market of MHL-enabled products will slow or not continue and
that Silicon Image's MHL-enabled products and reference platforms will
not perform as anticipated or provide the functionality, features and
benefits described in this news release, as well as the risks and
uncertainties described from time to time in Silicon Image's filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC (News - Alert)), which could cause the
actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by these
forward-looking statements. Silicon Image assumes no obligation to
update any forward-looking statement.
Silicon Image and the Silicon Image logo are trademarks, registered
trademarks or service marks of Silicon Image, Inc. in the United States
and/or other countries. All other trademarks and registered
trademarks are the property of their respective owners in the United
States and/or other countries.
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