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Full Line of MHL Products Offered at Best Buy Stores

  Full Line of MHL Products Offered at Best Buy Stores

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- November 13, 2012

MHL, LLC, today announced that a full line of Rocketfish MHL^® accessories is
now available at Best Buy locations nationwide and at bestbuy.com, making it
easier than ever for consumers to display content seamlessly from their mobile
devices to the screen of their choice. Offered at more than 1,000 stores and
online, Rocketfish’s MHL accessories complement Best Buy’s existing MHL lineup
of smartphones, tablets, AVRs, Blu-ray Disc™ players, and TVs.

“Rocketfish is pleased to complete the MHL ecosystem within Best Buy stores by
offering accessories that enable the connection of MHL-enabled mobile devices
to the larger HDTV screen. Our innovative MHL HDTV Adapter enables the TV
remote to navigate and control most apps and content on the mobile device; as
well as providing continuous power, 1080p video and up to 7.1 surround sound.
This creates an ideal user experience, converging the booming smartphone and
tablet business with the home theater,” said Brian Dunfee, Product Line
Director at Rocketfish.

With close to 200 million MHL devices currently on the market, accessories are
an essential part of MHL’s robust ecosystem. With these accessories now widely
available at all Best Buy locations, it has never been easier for consumers to
enjoy the benefits of MHL. Rocketfish’s MHL offerings at Best Buy include the
Rocketfish 8’ MHL cable that enables a direct connection between an
MHL-enabled mobile device and an MHL-enabled TV. There is also a Rocketfish
MHL-to-HDMI^® HDTV adapter that enables consumers to connect their MHL device
to any TV with an HDMI port.

“The availability of Rocketfish MHL adapters and cables in Best Buy’s retail
channels is a significant step forward for MHL,” said Judy Chen, president of
MHL, LLC. “This is the first time that MHL’s entire ecosystem of products is
available at over 1,000 nationwide Best Buy locations.”

The MHL Consortium has more than 170 adopters, founders, and contributors
supporting the MHL standard, including some of the largest consumer
electronics and mobile device companies in the world. By the end of 2012, the
MHL, LLC estimates that more than 220 million MHL-enabled products will have
shipped worldwide since the inception of the standard.

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About MHL, LLC

MHL, LLC is the Agent for overseeing and administering the adoption,
licensing, and promotion of the MHL Specification. The MHL Specification was
developed by Nokia Corporation, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Silicon Image,
Inc., Sony Corporation, and Toshiba Corporation as a standard for mobile wired
video/audio connectivity, which will enable the development of
standard-compliant mobile and display products across a broad connectivity
ecosystem. MHL, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Silicon Image, Inc. For
more information please visit http://www.mhltech.org.

Forward-looking Statements

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, functionality, performance, advantages and
benefits of the MHL Specification, MHL technology and MHL-enabled mobile and
display devices as well as the future of mobile entertainment and
productivity. These forward-looking statements involve risks and
uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the risks and uncertainties
described from time to time in Silicon Image’s filings with the Securities and
Exchange Commission (SEC). These risks and uncertainties could cause the
actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by the
forward-looking statements contained in this news release. Silicon Image
assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement.

MHL and the MHL logo are a trademark, registered trademark or service mark of
MHL, LLC 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.

Contact:

MHL, LLC
Kristin Uchiyama, 408-962-4280
kristin@mhltech.org
or
Racepoint Group
Allison DeLeo, 415-694-6711
adeleo@racepointgroup.com
 
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