December 20, 2007 13:02 ET
AMIMON'S WHDI Receives HDCP Certification From Digital Content Protection
SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - December 20, 2007) - AMIMON
Inc., an emerging leader in semiconductor technology for wireless
transmission of high-definition (HD) video, today announced that its
Wireless High-definition Interface (WHDI™) solution has been approved
for use with digital content protected by the High-bandwidth Digital
Content Protection (HDCP) specification. Digital Content Protection (DCP
LLC), licensor of the HDCP content protection technology specification, has
granted AMIMON's WHDI
solution authorization as an Approved Retransmission Technology (ART).
AMIMON's WHDI chipset enables new wireless HDTV
applications such as wireless HDTVs, wireless multimedia projectors, and
wireless HD video accessories ("wireless for HDMI"
dongles), offering consumers new and simpler options to connect HD sources
to displays throughout the home.
"Wireless transmission technologies must meet stringent requirements to
become a certified Approved Retransmission Technology," said Stephen
Balogh, president of Digital Content Protection LLC. "AMIMON's WHDI
solution meets the HDCP Approved Retransmission Technology Objective
Criteria for HDCP content protection, and will offer consumers a wireless
choice for connecting CE devices throughout the home."
"WHDI chipsets have been available for several months, and have been
demonstrated to reliably deliver high-quality HD video throughout the
home," said Noam Geri, AMIMON's vice president of marketing and business
development. "The HDCP ART approval ensures that the WHDI products that
will be offered to consumers by several original equipment manufacturers in
2008 meet the stringent security requirements of the content industry."
AMIMON will demonstrate its WHDI
technology at the 2008 International CES event, which runs January 7-10,
2008 in Las Vegas. To coordinate a demonstration at AMIMON's hospitality
suite (Hilton Suite No. 23117), e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also, the Innovations Design and Engineering Showcase at CES will feature
AMIMON's WHDI chipset in the Sands Expo and Convention Center, Innovations
Plus, Booth No. 70621.
technology enables wireless transmission in the 5GHz unlicensed band of uncompressed HD video streams with
equivalent video data rates of up to 3 Gbps (including 1080p) using 40 MHz
of bandwidth. Video data rates of up to 1.5 Gbps (including 1080i and 720p)
can be delivered using 20 MHz of bandwidth. WHDI has been demonstrated at
ranges of up to 100 feet through walls, and has a latency of less than one
AMIMON is a fabless semiconductor company pioneering
wireless uncompressed high-definition video for universal connectivity
among CE video devices. AMIMON's uncompressed Wireless High-definition
Interface (WHDI) allows
flat-panel televisions and multimedia projectors to wirelessly interface to
all HDTV video sources at a quality equivalent to that achieved with wired
interfaces such as component video, DVI and HDMI™.
The company is headquartered in Herzlia, Israel, with offices in Santa
Clara, Calif., USA, Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, South Korea. More information
is available at www.AMIMON.com.
WHDI is a trademark of AMIMON, Ltd. All other trademarks or registered
trademarks are those of their respective holders.