SOURCE: AMIMON

September 02, 2009 03:03 ET

TCL to Demonstrate AMIMON-Based Wireless HDTVs at the IFA Consumer Electronics Show

AMIMON's Technology Gaining Momentum in the China Market

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - September 2, 2009) - AMIMON Inc., the market leader in wireless HD semiconductor solutions, today announced that Chinese consumer electronics giant TCL will be demonstrating a wireless TV based on AMIMON's WHDI technology at the IFA Consumer Electronics tradeshow in Berlin, September 4 - 9, 2009. The demonstrated TV is embedded with AMIMON's industry leading wireless HD chipset.

Interested IFA attendees are invited to see the demonstration of AMIMON's technology at TCL's booth.

"There continues to be strong industry response for our wireless video technology and the WHDI standard," said Shimon Greenberg, vice president of sales for AMIMON. "As WHDI-based wireless HDTVs proliferate in the market WHDI standard-based video source devices like PCs, Set-Top-Boxes, A/V receivers, etc, will follow fueling mass-market adoption."

"Consumers are looking to connect their wireless HDTVs to all their source devices throughout the home," said Dr. Hubert Fang of TCL. "WHDI-based products will enable consumers to fulfill this demand while maintaining the highest quality HD wireless video."

AMIMON recently announced its second generation chipset, which is the first chipset capable of wirelessly delivering full uncompressed 1080p/60Hz HD content throughout the entire home. It's based on the revolutionary video modem technology operating in the 5GHz unlicensed band, pioneered by AMIMON and the backbone of WHDI.

Key features of AMIMON's second generation chipset include:

--  Designed for the WHDI standard
--  HD video: 1080p/60Hz & high-quality computer graphics; equivalent
    video rates up to 3Gbps
--  Range: multi-room -- beyond 100 feet (30 meters) through walls
--  Latency: less than 1 millisecond
--  Hollywood approved HDCP 2.0 copy protection
--  Low power consumption modes for portable devices
--  Low cost -- mass adoption price points
--  5GHz unlicensed band with support for Dynamic Frequency Selection
    (DFS)
    

About AMIMON

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 Santa Clara, Calif., USA; Tokyo, Japan; and Seoul, Korea. More information is available at www.amimon.com and www.whdi.org.

WHDI is a trademark of AMIMON, Ltd.

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