Broadcom Drives Wireless Media Sharing Across Consumer Electronics Ecosystem
Best Buy, NVIDIA and others adopt Broadcom Miracast™ Solution
BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2013
BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress 2013 --
oBroadcom is among first vendors to deliver end-to-end Wi-Fi CERTIFIED
oBroadcom Miracast solution gains traction in PC, smart TV and gaming
oGrowth opportunity with more than 1.5 billion Miracast devices expected to
ship in 2016^1
Broadcom Corporation(NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in
semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced
broad adoption of its Miracast solutions by industry leaders across a range of
consumer electronics products. Visit Broadcom @ Mobile World Congress for more
Broadcom offers the most complete Miracast software solution, enabling ultra
low-latency gaming, 3D and 4K display formats and advanced content protection
for reduced time-to-market across a broad and diverse set of platforms.
Miracast, a Wi-Fi Alliance standard, transmits video over a robust wireless
connection to allow consumers to stream movies, play games and access
thousands of applications on a larger screen without delay or interruption.
As a testament to its proven solutions, Broadcom Miracast-compatible devices
are among the first to interoperate with wireless display on Nexus 4 as part
of Android 4.2, Jelly Bean. Industry leaders, including LG Electronics and
Nintendo, have selected Broadcom for its connectivity expertise and now have
the ability to add Miracast capabilities to improve the experience of their
users. Through strategic partnerships and product innovation, Broadcom is
playing a pivotal role in delivering Miracast solutions to support a broad
spectrum of consumer electronics products for immediate deployment.
In addition to its Miracast software solution, Broadcom offers a portfolio of
wireless HDMI dongle designs that includes its dual-band MIMO Wi-Fi device and
high-performance media processor. This high-performance, USB-powered solution
leverages 5GHz MIMO technology in a compact design that adds Miracast
capabilities to existing consumer devices, simplifies upgrades and lowers
total cost for OEMs.
"Intel is excited to collaborate with Broadcom on their Wi-Fi CERTIFIED
Miracast HDMI dongle solutions. This collaboration enables consumers who have
a PC, phone or a tablet featuring Intel® Wireless Display to enjoy their
personal and online content on an even broader set of consumer devices," said
Kerry Forell, Intel WiDi Product Manager.
Broadcom is extending its leadership as the first vendor to offer a wireless
HDMI dongle design based on the IEEE 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard, further reducing
latency and enabling simultaneous high-definition video streaming across
A range of Broadcom Miracast solutions are currently in production with major
technology manufacturers and retailers.
oBest Buy's Rocketfish Miracast dongle is currently available at retail
oMiracast support for NVIDIA Tegra 4-powered devices will be available in
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Patrick McGinnis, Vice President, Best Buy Exclusive Brands
"Best Buy is dedicated to delivering technology products that provide more
choice, value and improved experiences for our customers. As a leader in Wi-Fi
innovation, Broadcom is an ideal partner for Best Buy as we introduce our
Rocketfish dongle with Miracast technology for a new viewing and entertainment
Matt Wuebbling, Director, Tegra Product Marketing, NVIDIA
"Pairing NVIDIA Tegra processors with Broadcom's leading wireless solutions
will allow consumers to share photos, stream HD movies and play amazing games
on the big screen seamlessly. We've worked closely with Broadcom to bring this
groundbreaking wireless display technology to market."
Edgar Figueroa, CEO,Wi-Fi Alliance
"We congratulateBroadcomon its Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Miracast reference design as
well as inclusion of its software in our test bed.Broadcom's participation in
the development of this program has been instrumental in the achievement of an
industry-wide certification for this program."
Dino Bekis, Broadcom Senior Director, Wireless Connectivity Combo Group
"As a leader across all segments of the Wi-Fi market, Broadcom is uniquely
positioned to drive mass adoption of Miracast technology. The integration of
Broadcom's solution into a broad-based foundation of devices from major
consumer electronics vendors and retailers will allow consumers to simply and
effortlessly share content across the continuously expanding environment of
^1 IHS iSuppli Research, Wi-Fi Alliance Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Miracast™ Press
Release, September 12, 2012
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