November 10, 2009 16:04 ET

AMIMON and Maxim Team Up on WHDI

Maxim and AMIMON Join Forces to Provide Best in Class Wireless Video Solutions

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - November 10, 2009) - AMIMON Inc., the market leader in wireless High Definition semiconductor solutions, and Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM), the industry leader in innovative analog and mixed-signal silicon solutions, announced their collaboration to provide WHDI™ (Wireless Home Digital Interface™) solutions. The companies will offer a joint reference design based on Maxim's WHDI RF chipset MAX2850/MAX2851 that interfaces directly to the AMIMON WHDI baseband chipset AMN 2120/2220.

The WHDI standard enables a new era for the digital home providing robust uncompressed 1080p/60 Hz HD content wirelessly and enabling true in-home multi-room connectivity.

The AMIMON-Maxim WHDI chipset solution can be embedded into CE devices such as LCD and plasma HDTVs, multimedia projectors, notebooks, A/V receivers, Blu-ray DVD players, set-top boxes (STBs), game consoles, DVRs, PCs and HD video accessories/dongles, allowing wireless streaming of uncompressed HD content.

"WHDI is emerging as the leading standard for wireless uncompressed HD connectivity" said Yoav Nissan-Cohen Chairman and CEO of AMIMON. "We are excited to partner with a world-class RF semiconductor vendor such as Maxim to offer WHDI solutions to the market."

Engineers and developers interested in additional information on the AMIMON-Maxim WHDI solution should contact AMIMON at

Companies interested in additional information on Maxim's MAX2850/MAX2851 chipset should contact Maxim Integrated Products at


AMIMON is a fabless semiconductor company pioneering wireless uncompressed high-definition video for universal connectivity among CE video devices. AMIMON is a founding member of the WHDI™ (Wireless Home Digital Interface) SIG formed by leading CE companies to define a new industry standard for multi-room wireless HDTV connectivity.

AMIMON is headquartered in Herzlia, Israel, with offices in California, USA, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and China. More information is available at and

WHDI is a trademark of AMIMON, Ltd. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are those of their respective holders.

About Maxim

Maxim Integrated Products is a publicly traded company that designs, manufactures, and sells high-performance semiconductor products. The Company was founded over 25 years ago with the mission to deliver innovative analog and mixed-signal engineering solutions that add value to its customers' products. To date, it has developed over 6100 products serving the industrial, communications, consumer, and computing markets.

Maxim reported revenue in excess of $1.6 billion for fiscal 2009. A Fortune 1000 company, Maxim is included in the Nasdaq 100, the Russell 1000, and the MSCI USA indices. For more information, go to

WHDI and Wireless Home Digital Interface are trademarks of WHDI, LLC. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are those of their respective holders.

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