Silicon Image GameChanger™ 60 GHz WirelessHD™ Reference Designs for Mobile Products Now Available

Demonstrations at 2012 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--Silicon Image, a leading provider of wireless and wired HD connectivity solutions, today announced the availability of the Silicon Image GameChanger™ 60 GHz WirelessHD™ low power reference designs for notebooks PCs, tablet computers, and smartphone accessories. GameChanger reference designs are complete 60 GHz transmitter and receiver systems that support interactive wireless HD video and audio transmission between portable devices and larger WirelessHD compliant HDMI® or MHL™-enabled displays and projectors. These system level solutions are based on Silicon Image's third-generation 60 GHz wireless chipset which is specifically designed for high quality, ultra-low latency HD video applications and provides all of the functionality needed to enable a complete WirelessHD solution.


Silicon Image's WirelessHD chipset consists of the SiI6310 60GHz RF Transceiver, the SiI6320 WirelessHD Transmitter Network Processor and the SiI6321 WirelessHD Receiver Network Processor and supports full 1080P/60 high-definition video with near-zero latency, a necessity for gaming, video conferencing, and other interactive video applications.

"The Silicon Image GameChanger reference designs enable a new class of interactive HD video applications for portable devices by allowing HD content to be viewed on large screens with no wires and no delays," said Jim Chase, marketing director for wireless products at Silicon Image. "We continue to drive our 60 GHz wireless solutions to new performance levels that meet the needs of mobile device makers and pave the way for a new generation of feature-rich products."

The GameChanger reference designs include FCC and EU regulatory tested RF module designs that are optimized for seamless integration into ODM and OEM mobile devices. All hardware components, production ready firmware, detailed schematics and related documentation needed to develop cost-effective, high-quality, end-to-end embedded wireless video solutions are provided with each design.

Silicon Image GameChanger solutions will be demonstrated February 28 through March 1 at the 2012 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Hall 2, booth 2C06 and March 7-9 at the 2012 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. To schedule a meeting, please contact: press_relations@siliconimage.com.

About Silicon Image, Inc.

Silicon Image is a leading provider of wireless and wired 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 standards for mobile devices - SPMT™ and MHL™, and the standard for 60GHz wireless HD video - 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/.

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