CEDIA EXPO 2011, SUNNYVALE, USA: Silicon Image Inc., a leading provider of wireless and wired HD connectivity solutions, announced that its 60GHz WirelessHD technology is featured in Epson’s new line of Home Cinema projectors delivering true uncompressed and lossless high-definition digital video, audio and data.
Silicon Image’s WirelessHD chipset consists of the SB9221 Network Processor and the SB9211 RF Transceiver, which provide all of the functionality needed to enable a complete WirelessHD solution. The chipset enables a cost-effective, high-quality, end-to-end wireless video solution for consumer electronics, personal computing and display applications.
Key features of the WirelessHD chipset include:
* 4Gbps over-the-air data transfer rate.
* FCC and EU regulatory tested and passed modules.
* Industry standard compliant (WirelessHD 1.0, HDMI 1.4a).
* Embedded CPU for managing WirelessHD protocol.
* Fully compatible with HDMI-CEC.
* Low-power designs need only passive heat-sinking.
* Small form factor packages.
“We are excited to see our 60GHz wireless solution featured in Epson’s premium Home Cinema projectors," said Jim Chase, marketing director for wireless products at Silicon Image. “By operating at 60GHz, our chipsets are designed to avoid interference issues seen with other wireless audio/video solutions based on 2.4GHz and 5GHz. Our solution improves the consumer experience by delivering lossless image quality and ultra low latency performance.”
Each PowerLite projector ships with a WirelessHD adapter using the SB9210 and SB9220 WirelessHD transmitter chipset which allows any HDMI-enabled source device to display content on the projector wirelessly via the adapter.