Enhanced HD Video Connectivity between Mobile Devices and HDTVs for Consumers
Silicon Image announced the availability of its first products that include support for the new MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) standard an MHL transmitter, an MHL-to-HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) bridge and an MHL-enabled HDTV port processor. MHL is a new mobile HD interface standard optimized for directly connecting mobile phones and other portable devices to high-definition televisions (HDTVs) and displays, while simultaneously providing power to charge mobile device batteries over a single cable. With the introduction of three new parts, Silicon Image will enable manufacturers of mobile devices, HDTVs, cables and accessories to quickly build a comprehensive end-to-end mobile HD video ecosystem based on the new MHL connectivity standard. Silicon Image's MHL-enabled products include: the SiI9244 MHL Transmitter, SiI9381A HDTV Port Processor, and the SiI9292 MHL-to-HDMI Bridge.