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January 04, 2011 08:23 ET

AMIMON and 35.com Unveil WHDI Mobile to Display Connection Device

The WHDI Wireless Smart Display Sleeve Slides Onto a Smartphone to Provide a Wireless Video Connection to a Display

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - January 4, 2011) - CES - AMIMON, the market leader in wireless HDTV semiconductor solutions, and 35.com, enterprise solutions provider, announced today the WHDI™ Wireless Smart Display; the WHDI Wireless Smart Display is based on WHDI (Wireless Home Digital Interface™) technology from AMIMON. The WHDI Wireless Smart Display is the world's first device to enable an HD wireless connection between a smartphone and display; the WHDI Wireless Smart Display will available in March 2011. 

35.com's WHDI Wireless Smart Display mobile phone sleeve transmitters and receiver touch displays feature AMIMON's chipsets. The mobile phone sleeve enables wireless transmission of HD video without any delay. On the display side the WHDI Technology enables it to receive video in real time and in parallel send control signals from the display to the mobile phone. WHDI technology can be designed in a compact form-factor that's easily embedded into mobile devices. Additionally, WHDI technology has low power consumption that delivers long battery life. With WHDI technology, users can leverage all of a smartphone's applications: internet access, email, video, etc. and display on a remote monitor for business and personal use; any content or applications on a smartphone can be viewed, accessed, controlled and operated from a display or touch panel.

"The WHDI technology's robust quality, small form factor and low power consumption make it ideal for portable and mobile devices," said Dan Dariel, Director of Product Management for AMIMON. "There is enormous amount of content and applications on smartphones and AMIMON's WHDI technology gives users the ability to access it and operate it from a large display."

"We see strong use-cases for wireless mobile to display using AMIMON's WHDI technology in business, enterprise and consumer environments," said Kevin Gong CEO of 35.com. "Our first generation products featuring the WHDI technology will be sleeves for smartphones, our next generation of product will be smartphones embedded with this technology. When connected to a touch screen display AMIMON's WHDI technology turns a smartphone into a tablet PC."

AMIMON and 35.com will showcase the WHDI Wireless Smart Display at the 2011 International CES show, which runs January 6-9 in Las Vegas in AMIMON's suite, No. 23121, at the Las Vegas Hilton and at the 35.com booth #36052 South Hall. (To coordinate a demonstration, e-mail CES2011@amimon.com).

In addition to the WHDI Wireless Smart Display, AMIMON will be demonstrating a wide variety of products including AMIMON's WHDI Stick, which has been selected as a CES Innovations 2011 Design and Engineering Award honoree in the "Video Components" category.

AMIMON's wireless technology is the basis of the WHDI (Wireless Home Digital Interface) standard. The WHDI standard delivers the highest image quality for in-room and multi-room HD wireless connections, including uncompressed 1080p/60Hz HD video. WHDI utilizes a 40MHz channel in the 5GHz unlicensed band. WHDI includes support for all 3D formats required by the HDMI™ 1.4a specification and range of over 100 feet (30 meters) through obstacles and walls. WHDI supports HDCP revision 2.0, providing superior security and digital content protection, and full compatibility with HDMI.

About AMIMON
AMIMON is a leading provider of wireless high-definition video semiconductor solutions for universal connectivity among CE video devices. AMIMON is a founding member of the Wireless Home Digital Interface (WHDI) consortium formed by leading CE companies to define a new industry standard for in-room and multi-room wireless HDTV connectivity.

AMIMON is headquartered in Herzlia, Israel, with offices in Santa Clara, Calif., USA; Tokyo, Japan; Seoul, Korea; Taipei, Taiwan and Shenzhen, China. More information is available at www.amimon.com and www.whdi.org.

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

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