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Silicon Image Announces World’s First Full-Bandwidth Dual-Mode HDMI® 2.0/MHL® 3.0 IC with HDCP 2.2

Silicon Image (NASDAQ: SIMG), a leading provider of HD connectivity solutions, today announced the world’s first full bandwidth, dual-mode HDMI® 2.0/MHL® 3.0 integrated circuit (IC) with full support for HDCP 2.2 – supporting content owners’ requirements to ensure the secure delivery of premium content.

The SiI9777 supports 4K Ultra HD video, as outlined in the latest HDMI 2.0 specification, allowing manufacturers to build televisions and set-top boxes that transmit 4K video at 60 frames per second. The SiI9777 also supports 4K video input from MHL 3.0-enabled smartphones and tablets. The dual-mode Sil9777 HDMI 2.0/MHL 3.0 port processor is expected to sample to customers during the first quarter of 2014.

“Silicon Image is the first to provide a 4K UHD connectivity IC that delivers content at the highest bandwidth with full HDCP 2.2 for both the MHL 3.0 and HDMI 2.0 specifications,” said David Kuo, senior director of marketing at Silicon Image. “With our most advanced port processor solution, the Sil9777, DTV manufacturers can offer consumers the ultimate 4K Ultra HD experience at home when watching blockbuster Hollywood movies, TV broadcasts, sports and more.”

The dual-mode Sil9777 port processor supports:

  • 4K Ultra HD resolution @ 50/60Hz as outlined in the HDMI 2.0 specification
  • HDCP 2.2 premium content protection
  • MHL versions 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0, with video input resolution up to 4K

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 to Friday, January 10, 2014.

For editors interested in meeting with Silicon Image during International CES, please contact [email protected] to schedule a briefing.

For more information about Silicon Image’s port processors and DTV/Home Theater solutions, visit http://www.siliconimage.com/

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 http://www.siliconimage.com/.

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 availability, performance, functionality, features, benefits and applications of Silicon Image's Sil9777 product. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including the risk that Silicon Image's Sil9777 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.

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