Silicon Image Introduces Industry’s First MHL® 3.0 4K Ultra HD Solution for Mobile Devices

  Silicon Image Introduces Industry’s First MHL® 3.0 4K Ultra HD Solution for
  Mobile Devices

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- December 16, 2013

Silicon Image, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIMG), a leading provider of HD connectivity
solutions, today announced the industry’s first 4K Ultra HD MHL^® 3.0 solution
comprising mobile transmitter, bridge, and multimedia switch integrated
circuits (ICs). MHL is the leading HD and 4K Ultra HD connectivity standard
for connecting a mobile device to large screen displays, while simultaneously
charging the device. Silicon Image’s solution is the first to provide an
end-to-end MHL 3.0 solution that enables mobile device manufacturers to
deliver pristine 4K Ultra HD video resolution to displays while simultaneously
transferring USB data over the same micro-USB connector.

“Silicon Image continues to lead the industry in HD connectivity solutions by
delivering the first suite of products featuring MHL 3.0 functionality and 4K
Ultra HD support to deliver cinema quality resolution from mobile devices to
displays,” said David Kuo, senior director of marketing at Silicon Image.
“With Silicon Image’s MHL 3.0 ICs, mobile device manufacturers can seamlessly
incorporate the new enhancements of MHL 3.0 into their flagship products that
feature interactive Ultra HD mobile PC and gaming applications.”

With double the bandwidth compared to MHL 2.0, MHL 3.0 delivers 4K Ultra HD
resolution and a wider color gamut to create a more brilliant visual
experience, while protected by the latest HDCP 2.2 standard. A bi-directional
channel enables concurrent 4K video and high-speed peripheral support of mass
storage and input devices such as a touch screen, keyboard and mouse.

The MHL technology standard was developed by promoters Nokia, Samsung, Silicon
Image, Sony, and Toshiba. The MHL Consortium now has approximately 200
adopters and members supporting the MHL standard, including some of the
largest mobile device and consumer electronics companies in the world.
MHL-enabled products include smartphones, tablets, DTVs, monitors, projectors,
A/V receivers, Blu-ray Disc™ players, cables, TV accessories, adapters,
automotive accessories and more. Since the retail introduction of the first
MHL-enabled devices in 2011, the MHL ecosystem has grown to an installed base
of more than 400 million products and greater than 300 unique products in the
marketplace today.

Product Details

The SiI8620 MHL 3.0 transmitter IC has been designed to work with the latest
generation of 4K Ultra HD capable mobile application processors, while the
SiI9394 MHL 3.0-to-HDMI 2.0 bridge IC enables connecting to legacy HDMI 1.x
and next-generation HDMI 2.0 displays and monitors. Together, they
simultaneously transmit up to 4K 2160p Ultra HD resolution video and USB data
through an enhanced version of Silicon Image’s Media Data Tunneling (MDT)
technology. MDT takes advantage of the high-speed data channel defined in the
MHL 3.0 specification for simultaneous Ultra HD video and data transmission
that includes support not only for USB, but also touch screen, keyboard, and
mouse. The devices also implement the latest HDCP 2.2 encryption to protect
premium content delivery and are backwards compatible with legacy MHL 1.0,
2.0, and HDCP 1.x standards.

In addition, the high-performance SiI6031 MHL 3.0 multimedia switch IC is
available for OEMs who choose to use a single 5-pin connector in their mobile
devices for both USB and MHL connections. The SiI6031 is co-located with the
SiI8620 MHL 3.0 transmitter IC and supports switching between an MHL 3.0 port
and two USB ports.

Silicon Image at the 2014 International CES – Las Vegas, Nevada

Silicon Image will be showcasing its HD connectivity solutions by invitation
only in the Meeting Place #MP25975, South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention
Center during the 2014 International CES from Tuesday, January 7, 2014-Friday,
January 10, 2014. For editors interested in meeting with Silicon Image during
International CES, please contact to schedule
a briefing.

For more information about Silicon Image’s mobile products, 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 mobile,
consumer electronics, 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 mobile
phones, tablets, DTVs, Blu-ray Disc™ players, audio-video receivers, digital
cameras, as well as desktop and notebook PCs. 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 market for MHL-enabled products and the
availability, performance, functionality, features, benefits and applications
of Silicon Image’s MHL-enabled semiconductor products. These forward-looking
statements involve risks and uncertainties, including the risk that the market
for MHL-enabled products will not grow as anticipated, the risk that Silicon
Image’s MHL-enabled 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
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.
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