SUNNYVALE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — January 6, 2014 — Silicon Image (NASDAQ: SIMG), a leading provider of HD connectivity solutions, today announced that it will demonstrate an automotive infotainment system with rear seat entertainment from HARMAN incorporating MHL® technology at the 2014 International CES. The high performance and responsiveness of MHL makes it an ideal automotive connectivity technology, allowing passengers to enjoy videos and music playing from their phone to the rear seat entertainment systems in the car.
“HARMAN is always bringing the latest technologies into the automotive space and we see MHL as a natural choice for consumers who want to enjoy and share their smartphone content on a rear-seat entertainment system,” said Sachin Lawande, president, Infotainment at HARMAN.
With more than 325 million MHL-enabled smartphones shipped in just three years, MHL technology has become the world’s leading smartphone interface. MHL technology enables mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets to deliver the latest movies and games to the passenger screens of the car.
“HARMAN’s technology demo shows what can be accomplished when the right technologies are brought together to build an intuitive and unique user experience,” said Tim Vehling, senior vice president and general manager, Connectivity Products Group at Silicon Image. “We are pleased that HARMAN has recognized the value in MHL technology as a no-compromise, high-definition audio and video link that enriches the in-vehicle experience.”
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-Friday, January 10, 2014.
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HARMAN designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of infotainment and audio solutions for the automotive, consumer, and professional markets. It is a recognized world leader across its customer segments with premium brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, and Mark Levinson® and leading-edge connectivity, safety and audio technologies. The company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 14,600 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $4.5 billion for the twelve months ended September 30, 2013. The company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR. Please visit www.harman.com for more information.
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 growth in the market for MHL-enabled products and the availability, performance, functionality, features, benefits and applications of Silicon Image’s MHL-enabled semiconductor products. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including the risk that the market for MHL-enabled products will not grow as anticipated, the risk that Silicon Image’s MHL-enabled 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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