Silicon Image Announces Three New MHL Products for Connectivity of Mobile Devices and HDTV
Silicon Image announced the availability of three new MHL™ Products, 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.
The three new Silicon’s Image of MHL products include:
• SiI9244 MHL transmitter for power-sensitive mobile devices
The SiI9244 is a low-power MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) transmitter designed for power-sensitive consumer electronics devices such as mobile phones, digital cameras, portable media players and HD camcorders.
SiI9244 MHL transmitter
• SiI9381A HDTV port processor for both HDMI and MHL connectivity
The SiI9381A port processor supports four HDMI input ports with InstaPort™ S – Silicon Image’s single-second HDMI port switching technology. The SiI9381A also integrates HDMI 1.4 Audio Return Channel (ARC) and Content Type detection. MHL™ support is included, providing the ability for SiI9381A to seamlessly interface to MHL-enabled mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
SiI9381A HDTV port processor
• SiI9292 MHL-to-HDMI low-power bridge
The SiI9292 enables the design of low-power, MHL-to-HDMI accessories such as docking stations, converters and adapters, enabling HD audio and video connectivity between mobile devices enabled with MHL and HDTVs and displays with HDMI inputs.
SiI9292 MHL-to-HDMI low-power bridge
(Photos from Silicon Image Website)
More information about MHL-enabled HDTV can be found at Silicon Image Website