Five New Smartphone Models Targeted for China and India Now Support MHL Based on MediaTek’s MT6592 and MT6595 Octa-Core Mobile Platforms
SUNNYVALE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 12, 2014 — Silicon Image (NASDAQ: SIMG), a leading provider of multimedia connectivity solutions and services, today announced that its reference design partnership with MediaTek has resulted in five new design wins for MHL®-enabled smartphone models from various China and international brands. These new models are the result of Silicon Image’s multi-year partnership with MediaTek, first announced at Mobile World Congress 2013 with the MT6589 quad-core smartphone SoC reference design using Silicon Image’s SiI8338 MHL transmitter. More recently at Mobile World Congress 2014, the MT6592 and MT6595 octa-core smartphone reference designs with the SiI8348 MHL transmitter were announced. With Silicon Image’s MHL transmitters featuring Media Data Tunneling (MDT) technology, device OEMs can deliver a premium smartphone experience that rivals today’s PCs, gaming consoles, and media entertainment devices.
“MediaTek is a valued partner and we are pleased to see our ongoing relationship result in new MHL-enabled smartphone devices worldwide,” said David Kuo, senior director, mobile product marketing at Silicon Image, Inc. “These latest MHL-enabled mobile devices enable global consumers to enjoy a more immersive experience by transforming smartphones into powerful productivity workstations, gaming consoles and home entertainment centers.”
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 technology solutions, visit http://www.siliconimage.com.
About MHL Technology
The MHL technology standard was developed by promoters Nokia, Samsung, Silicon Image, Sony, and Toshiba. The MHL Consortium now has approximately 200 adopters and members supporting the MHL standard, including some of the largest mobile device and consumer electronics companies in the world. MHL-enabled products include smartphones, tablets, DTVs, monitors, projectors, A/V receivers, Blu-ray Disc™ players, cables, TV accessories, adapters, automotive accessories and more. Since the retail introduction of the first MHL-enabled devices in 2011, the MHL ecosystem has grown to an installed base of more than 500 million products and greater than 300 unique products in the marketplace today.
About Silicon Image, Inc.
Silicon Image (NASDAQ: SIMG) is a leading provider of multimedia connectivity solutions and services for mobile, consumer electronics and PC applications. Silicon Image’s semiconductor and intellectual property products feature wireless and wired technologies that deliver connectivity across a wide array of devices in the home, office and on the go. Silicon Image has driven the creation of the industry standards HDMI®, DVI™, MHL® and WirelessHD®, and offers manufacturers comprehensive standards interoperability and compliance testing services via its wholly-owned subsidiary, Simplay Labs. For more information, visit 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 and intellectual property. 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 and intellectual property 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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