Silicon Image MHL® Solution Deployed in Roku Streaming Stick™
Low-Power MHL Technology Supports New Streaming Device
SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- November 12, 2012
Silicon Image (NASDAQ: SIMG), a leading provider of HD connectivity
solutions, today announced that its SiI8334 MHL^® (Mobile High-Definition
Link) transmitter has been designed into the Roku Streaming Stick™, a wireless
product that plugs into the MHL port of Roku Ready^® devices to seamlessly
deliver Roku’s growing collection of high-definition (HD) streaming
entertainment including video, music and games. The Roku Streaming Stick
leverages the key features of MHL technology, including 1080p uncompressed
video with up to eight channels of digital audio, concurrent power, and remote
control functionality provided by the Roku Ready device.
“MHL technology allows the Roku Streaming Stick to be completely cordless and
fully integrates the streaming functionality into the consumer electronics
device making the user experience even simpler for the consumer,” said Jim
Funk, senior vice president of product management at Roku. “Plugged into a
Roku Ready device, the Roku Streaming Stick offers instant access to movies,
TV shows, live sports, music, games and more from over 600 entertainment
channels available on the Roku platform.”
The Roku Streaming Stick features Silicon Image’s SiI8334 MHL transmitter for
HD audio and video. Designed for consumer electronics devices, the SiI8334
transmitter enables the Roku Streaming Stick to provide HD video and audio
simultaneously while getting power from a Roku Ready device, thus eliminating
the need for an external power supply or cables.
“MHL technology and the Roku Streaming Stick are enabling an optimized HD
entertainment experience for today’s consumers,” said Tim Vehling, vice
president of product marketing at Silicon Image, Inc. “The Roku Streaming
Stick is the latest innovative product in the growing ecosystem of MHL-enabled
devices which includes smartphones, tablets, DTVs, monitors, AV receivers, and
For more information on Silicon Image’s broad portfolio of production-proven
MHL semiconductor and IP solutions for mobile, DTV and home theater
applications, please visit: www.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 standard for mobile devices - MHL®, and the
leading 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/.
This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
federal securities laws and regulations, including, but not limited to,
statements regarding the features and benefits of MHL technology and the
performance, functionality, features, and benefits of Silicon Image’s
MHL-enabled semiconductor products. These forward-looking statements involve
risks and uncertainties, including the risks that 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.
Silicon Image and the Silicon Image logo are trademarks, registered trademarks
or service marks of Silicon Image, Inc. in the United States and/or other
countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of
their respective owners in the United States and/or other countries.
Silicon Image, Inc.
Gabriele Collier, 408-616-4088
Nicole Colwell, 415-694-6702
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