Silicon Image Looks to Expand MHL® 2.0 Ecosystem with Reference Design Platforms for MHL Accessories

  Silicon Image Looks to Expand MHL® 2.0 Ecosystem with Reference Design
  Platforms for MHL Accessories

Three Turnkey Reference Platforms Designed to Accelerate Time-to-Market of MHL
      Accessories including MHL Multimedia Stations and Display Adapters

2013 International CES

Business Wire

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- January 8, 2013

Silicon Image  (NASDAQ:SIMG), a leading provider of HD connectivity solutions,
today announced three turnkey reference platforms designed to quickly bring to
market new accessories supporting the latest MHL^® 2.0 mobile connectivity
standard. Built around the latest Silicon Image MHL 2.0 bridge ICs, the
reference designs enable original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to deliver to
market new MHL 2.0 enabled accessories, including multimedia audio/video
docking stations as well as adapters that deliver content to HDMI^®, DVI, and
analog VGA monitors and displays.

Silicon Image has been at the forefront of MHL technology, contributing to the
technology’s robust ecosystem and market adoption worldwide. With a growing
MHL ecosystem of an estimated 190 million smartphones and tablets and 30
million displays and accessories that shipped by the end of 2012, these new
reference platforms are designed to enable manufacturers to quickly bring to
market new products that interoperate with the large MHL installed base of

“Mobile device OEMs continue to take full advantage of the MHL value
proposition as the adoption rate of the technology continues to accelerate,”
said David Kuo, director of product marketing at Silicon Image, Inc. “Silicon
Image’s new MHL 2.0 turnkey reference designs have been developed to enable
OEMs to quickly meet market demands for a new class of mobile accessories that
include multimedia docking station and adapters to connect to any display

The Silicon Image RK-9296, RK-9296AUD and RK-1296  turnkey  reference
platforms are designed to comply with the latest MHL 2.0 specification,
accelerating OEMs design, development and production times at the lowest bill
of material (BOM) costs.

Reference Design Details:

  *RK-9296: Turnkey solution for MHL 2.0 to HDMI adapters
  *RK-1296: Turnkey solution for MHL 2.0 to VGA
  *RK-9296AUD: Turnkey solution for new class of multimedia audio / video
    docking stations for MHL-enabled devices.

MHL technology enables 1080p60 uncompressed video in 2D and 3D formats with up
to eight channels of digital audio while simultaneously charging the mobile
device. 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 MHL product portfolio, please

Note to editors: Silicon Image will be showcasing its HD connectivity
solutions for mobile, wireless, DTV and home theater applications during the
2013 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV from
Jan. 8-11, 2013 at booth #MP25575 in South Hall 2. To schedule a meeting,
please contact:

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 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 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

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 growth in the adoption of the MHL specification and
the market of MHL-enabled products, the features and benefits of MHL
technology and the availability, performance, functionality, features, and
benefits of Silicon Image’s MHL-enabled semiconductor products and turnkey
reference platforms. These forward-looking statements involve risks and
uncertainties, including the risks that the growth in the adoption of the MHL
specification and/or the market of MHL-enabled products will slow or not
continue and that Silicon Image’s MHL-enabled products and reference platforms
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

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.
Sherrie Gutierrez, 408-616-4017
Racepoint Group
Nicole Colwell, 415-694-6702
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