60GHz WirelessHD® Reference Design Supports Premium 4K Resolution
with Cable-Quality Experience
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Image (NASDAQ: SIMG), a leading provider of HD connectivity
solutions, today announced a wireless video connectivity solution
capable of supporting 4K Ultra HD resolution. Based on Silicon Image’s
60GHz WirelessHD® technology, this reference design includes both
transmitter and receiver devices capable of sending full, bit accurate
video at data rates up to 8Gbps.
With 4K displays expected to become more prevalent in the mainstream
consumer market, this solution will provide cable-quality wireless
connectivity between 4K displays and sources. This solution leverages
Silicon Image’s production-proven, third-generation 60GHz WirelessHD
chipset, offering a robust wireless connection free from Wi-Fi
interference, and with near-zero latency that is ideally suited for home
theater and interactive gaming applications.
“Our 4K Ultra HD WirelessHD reference design will allow consumers,
gamers, and home theater enthusiasts to upgrade to 4K technology without
sacrificing ease of connectivity or design elegance,” said Jim Chase,
senior marketing director for wireless products at Silicon Image.
“WirelessHD is the ideal solution to allow consumers to enjoy 4K Ultra
HD content in their homes without adding complex cabling or compromising
quality or performance.”
The reference design includes complete design schematics, documentation,
and software available. Standardized 60GHz modules are used, which
reduces development cost and time-to-market. OEMs can bring 4K Ultra HD
wireless adapter products to market quickly and with minimum design
effort by utilizing this new adapter reference design.
Silicon Image at the 2014 International CES – Las Vegas, Nevada
Silicon Image will be showcasing its HD connectivity solutions by
invitation only in the Meeting Place #MP25975, South Hall of the Las
Vegas Convention Center during the 2014 International CES from Tuesday,
January 7, 2014 to Friday, January 10, 2014.
For editors interested in meeting with Silicon Image during
International CES, please contact Press_relations@siliconimage.com
to schedule a briefing.
For more information about Silicon Image’s WirelessHD
products, visit http://www.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 mobile, consumer electronics, 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 mobile phones,
tablets, DTVs, Blu-ray Disc™ players, audio-video receivers, digital
cameras, as well as desktop and notebook PCs. 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 performance, functionality, features and
benefits of Silicon Image’s 4K Ultra HD WirelessHD reference design and
WirelessHD technologies. These forward-looking statements involve risks
and uncertainties, including the risk that these technologies and
products 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), 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.
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Silicon Image, Inc.
Sherrie Gutierrez, 408-616-4017
Allison DeLeo, 415-694-6711
Source: Silicon Image, Inc.