SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Image, Inc.(NASDAQ:SIMG), a leading provider of HD
connectivity solutions, today announced the availability of the
industry’s first 4K Ultra HD MHL® 3.0 receiver
featuring support for HDCP
2.2, the latest High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection technology
that protects high-value digital motion pictures, television programs
and audio against unauthorized interception and copying. DTVs,
projectors, and A/V receivers that include the Silicon Image SiI9679 MHL
3.0 receiver are able to securely receive premium 4K Ultra HD commercial
entertainment content protected under HDCP 2.2 technology. The SiI9679
MHL 3.0 HDCP 2.2 receiver will sample in Q4 of 2013 and is targeted for
mass production in Q1 of 2014.
“As a leading provider of MHL and HDMI® solutions,
Silicon Image consistently incorporates the latest capabilities
requested by consumers and content owners alike,” said Jeffrey M.
Gilbert, Ph.D., chief technology officer at Silicon Image. “We work
closely with content owners to create devices that enable the secure
transmission of digital assets, and the increased level of security
offered by HDCP 2.2 is an important component in protecting high-value
4K Ultra HD content.”
In addition to supporting resolutions up to 4K Ultra HD and enhanced 7.1
surround sound with Dolby® TrueHD and DTS-HD, the SiI9679 MHL
3.0 receiver also enables connectivity to a wide variety of source
devices by also being compatible with the MHL 1.0, MHL 2.0, HDMI 1.4 and
HDMI 2.0 specifications.
Silicon Image will demonstrate the SiI9679 receiver featuring MHL 3.0
and HDCP 2.2 during CEATEC 2013 held in Chiba, Japan from October 1-4,
2013. For media interested in meeting with Silicon Image, please
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 technology
solutions, visit www.siliconimage.com/technologies/mhl.