MHL Consortium Reaches 200 Adopter Milestone
SEOUL, South Korea -- May 28, 2013
MHL, LLC today announced that the leading mobile connectivity solution – MHL^®
technology – now has 200 adopters. Since the introduction of the first
MHL-enabled devices in 2011, the MHL ecosystem has continued to grow with an
installed base of more than 260 million products from many of the world’s
leading consumer and mobile device companies.
MHL enables mobile devices to output home theatre quality video and digital
audio to HD displays while simultaneously charging the device. With MHL,
consumers’ phones can be transformed into a gaming console, a fully functional
portable office, or a home theater system. MHL-enabled products include
smartphones, tablets, DTVs, TV accessories, Blu-ray Disc™ players, audio /
video (AV) receivers, monitors, projectors, adapters, automotive accessories,
cables, and more.
Key features of the current MHL 2 standard include:
*Greater than 900mA power to charge your mobile device
*1080p/60 full HD content protected video
*Up to 8 channel surround sound
*Fully interoperable remote control features
*No lag when playing games or other interactive uses
“Reaching 200 adopters is a testament to the strength of the MHL standard and
its commitment to enhancing the mobile experience,” said Dr. Judy Chen,
president, MHL, LLC. “We continue to innovate to stay ahead of the fast
changing mobile and CE marketplace, bringing new and compelling technologies
The MHL Consortium is hosting its 2nd annual PlugFest, May 28-29, 2013 in
Seoul, South Korea. This MHL adopter event provides manufacturers an
opportunity to test the interoperability of their products within the large
ecosystem of MHL-enabled devices. Manufacturers use the MHL Compliance Test
Specification (CTS), a series of tests defined by the MHL Consortium, to help
assess their compliance to the MHL Specification.
To see a full list of MHL licensees and MHL-enabled products, or learn more
about how to become a part of the growing MHL community, please visit
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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.
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 number of MHL adopters and the demand
for MHL technology and MHL-enabled products and 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.
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United States and/or other countries.
Kristin Uchiyama, 408-962-4280
Allison DeLeo, 415-694-6711
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