SUNNYVALE, Calif.-- September 30, 2013 -- Silicon 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 contact: Press_relations@siliconimage.com.
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.
About MHL Technology
Using as few as five wires, MHL technology delivers up to 4K Ultra HD uncompressed video with up to eight channels of digital audio while providing power to the mobile device. Consumers can connect their MHL-enabled devices to the big screen to watch HD videos, play video games or work on business presentations. Consumers are also able to control MHL-enabled mobile devices using the existing DTV remote. MHL-enabled products include adapters, automotive accessories, AV receivers, Blu-ray Disc™ players, cables, DTVs, monitors, projectors, smartphones, tablets, TV accessories and more. Since the introduction of the first MHL-enabled devices two years ago, the MHL ecosystem is continuing to grow and now features an installed base of more than 330 million MHL-enabled products from over 200 adopters. For more information visit the MHL Consortium website at http://www.mhlconsortium.org/.
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/.