Silicon Image Introduces New UltraGig™ 6400-Based GameChanger Accessory Reference Designs for Mobile Devices

  Silicon Image Introduces New UltraGig™ 6400-Based GameChanger Accessory
  Reference Designs for Mobile Devices

      New Designs Add Robust, 60GHz WirelessHD® Connectivity to MHL® or
       HDMI®-enabled Mobile Devices for Highly Interactive Applications

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- July 30, 2013

Silicon Image  (NASDAQ: SIMG), a leading provider of HD connectivity
solutions, today announced the availability of two new 60GHz WirelessHD^®
GameChanger mobile reference designs for smartphone and tablet accessories.
These new reference designs leverage the capabilities of Silicon Image’s
UltraGig™ 6400 mobile transmitter to provide a cable-like wireless connection
between portable devices and large displays. The reference designs are
optimized for latest-generation mobile platforms and are ideally suited for
interactive HD video applications including gaming, productivity and

“Smartphones and tablets are rapidly becoming the device of choice where
consumers spend the majority of their connected life,” said Philip Solis
research director, at ABI Research. “As consumers expand the use of
smartphones and tablets for interactive video applications, there is increased
demand for connecting these powerful devices to larger displays for an
enhanced entertainment experience. Consumers will benefit from solutions like
WirelessHD, which addresses the demand for high-quality wireless video

The small plug-and-play reference designs convert MHL or HDMI video signals
output from mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets to high-quality,
low-latency WirelessHD video. Connections to displays and projectors are
achieved via WirelessHD 1.1 receivers that are available from multiple ODMs
worldwide. In addition, select latest-generation MHL-enabled smartphones and
tablets provide power from the device battery to the UltraGig 6400-based
GameChanger accessory, further simplifying and reducing the transmitter
accessory cost.

“These new Silicon Image GameChanger™ mobile reference designs take advantage
of the full capabilities of the UltraGig 6400 to allow the latest mobile
devices in the market to easily connect to large HD screens with
interference-free 60GHz technology," said Jim Chase, senior marketing director
for wireless products at Silicon Image. “By utilizing these designs,
manufacturers can quickly develop HDMI-to-WirelessHD or MHL-to-WirelessHD
accessories that will allow consumers to wirelessly connect their current
mobile devices to projectors and large displays.”

The Silicon Image GameChanger mobile reference designs include all hardware
components, production ready firmware, detailed schematics and related
documentation needed to develop a complete mobile HDMI-to-WirelessHD or
MHL-to-WirelessHD accessory product. For more information about Silicon
Image’s technology solutions, visit

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 functionality, features and benefits of the Silicon
Image UltraGig 6400 transmitter and WirelessHD technology. These
forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including the risk
that these technologies and 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
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