Kia’s CES IVI (In-Vehicle Infotainment) Concept Leverages WirelessHD
for Seamless Mobile Connectivity into the Next-Generation of Connected
World’s first 60GHz connectivity standard supporting Full HD video up
to 1080p60 with near-zero latency (less than 5ms) for real-time
content sharing between devices
Highly integrated solution with embedded smart antennas that ensure
robust connections free from 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wi-Fi interference
Low power solutions optimized for mobile devices to enable real-time,
dual-screen interactivity with external displays
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Image, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIMG), a leading provider of HD connectivity
solutions, today announced that its 60GHz WirelessHD®
technology was selected as a conceptual IVI demonstrator by Kia Motors
Corporation to showcase future connected car trends during the 2014
International CES. Kia’s concept vehicle infotainment system will show
how drivers and rear seat passengers can easily access features such as
navigation and streaming media from WirelessHD-enabled mobile devices
incorporating Silicon Image’s UltraGig™ 6400 chipset.
“Kia selected WirelessHD for this particular concept technology
demonstrator because of its strength in the wireless connectivity
arena,” said Henry Bzeih, Head of Telematics & Infotainment at Kia
Motors. “WirelessHD solutions are one of the enablers for the connected
car by allowing drivers and passengers to benefit from an enhanced
Infotainment experience connecting their device and the in-dash or
Key features of Silicon Image’s WirelessHD Technology
“We continue to see an increase in mobile device connectivity, and we
forecast that in excess of 35 million new vehicles sold worldwide will
be equipped with one or more smartphone connectivity technologies by
2018.” ABI Research VP Dominique Bonte.
“Silicon Image’s WirelessHD solution enhances the in-vehicle
infotainment experience by connecting mobile devices to automotive
displays with cable-like quality and reliability,” said Tim Vehling,
senior vice president and general manager, connectivity products group
at Silicon Image. “We’re extremely pleased that Kia has selected
WirelessHD to showcase a seamless way for drivers and passengers to
access all their mobile content on the road.”
Check out the WirelessHD vehicle infotainment demonstration in action.
Please visit Kia Motors Corporation’s booth #914 in the North Hall of
the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) during the 2014 International CES
from Tuesday, January 7, 2014 to Friday, January 10, 2014.
In addition, Silicon Image will be showcasing its HD connectivity
solutions by invitation only in the Meeting Place #MP25975, South Hall,
LVCC. 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 the Silicon Image UltraGig 6400 mobile transmitter 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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and/or other countries.All other trademarks and registered
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Silicon Image, Inc.
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Source: Silicon Image, Inc.