|[November 13, 2012]
Full Line of MHL Products Offered at Best Buy Stores
SUNNYVALE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
LLC, today announced that a full line of Rocketfish MHL®
accessories is now available at Best Buy (News - Alert) locations nationwide and at
bestbuy.com, making it easier than ever for consumers to display content
seamlessly from their mobile devices to the screen of their choice.
Offered at more than 1,000 stores and online, Rocketfish's MHL
accessories complement Best Buy's existing MHL lineup of smartphones,
tablets, AVRs, Blu-ray Disc™ players, and TVs.
"Rocketfish is pleased to complete the MHL ecosystem within Best Buy
stores by offering accessories that enable the connection of MHL-enabled
mobile devices to the larger HDTV screen. Our innovative MHL HDTV
Adapter enables the TV remote to navigate and control most apps and
content on the mobile device; as well as providing continuous power,
1080p video and up to 7.1 surround sound. This creates an ideal user
experience, converging the booming smartphone and tablet business with
the home theater," said Brian Dunfee, Product Line Director at
With close to 200 million MHL devices currently on the market,
accessories are an essential part of MHL's robust ecosystem. With these
accessories now widely available at all Best Buy locations, it has never
been easier for consumers to enjoy the benefits of MHL. Rocketfish's MHL
offerings at Best Buy include the Rocketfish 8' MHL cable that enables a
direct connection between an MHL-enabled mobile device and an
MHL-enabled TV. There is also a Rocketfish MHL-to-HDMI® HDTV
adapter that enables consumers to connect their MHL device to any TV
with an HDMI port.
"The availability of Rocketfish MHL adapters and cables in Best Buy's
retail channels is a significant step forwardfor MHL," said Judy Chen,
president of MHL, LLC. "This is the first time that MHL's entire
ecosystem of products is available at over 1,000 nationwide Best Buy
The MHL Consortium has more than 170 adopters, founders, and
contributors supporting the MHL standard, including some of the largest
consumer electronics and mobile device companies in the world. By the
end of 2012, the MHL, LLC estimates that more than 220 million
MHL-enabled products will have shipped worldwide since the inception of
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MHL products at Best
Buy or Rocketfish.
About MHL, LLC
MHL, LLC is the Agent for overseeing and administering the adoption,
licensing, and promotion of the MHL Specification. The MHL Specification
was developed by Nokia (News - Alert) Corporation, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.,
Silicon Image, Inc., Sony Corporation, and Toshiba Corporation as a
standard for mobile wired video/audio connectivity, which will enable
the development of standard-compliant mobile and display products across
a broad connectivity ecosystem. MHL, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Silicon Image (News - Alert), Inc. For more information please visit http://www.mhltech.org.
This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning
of federal securities laws and regulations, including, but not limited
to, statements regarding the features, functionality, performance,
advantages and benefits of the MHL Specification, MHL technology and
MHL-enabled mobile and display devices as well as the future of mobile
entertainment and productivity. These forward-looking statements involve
risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the risks and
uncertainties described from time to time in Silicon Image's filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC (News - Alert)). These risks and
uncertainties could cause the actual results to differ materially from
those anticipated by the forward-looking statements contained in this
news release. Silicon Image assumes no obligation to update any
MHL and the MHL logo are a trademark, registered trademark or service
mark of MHL, LLC in the United States and/or other countries. All other
trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their
respective owners in the United States and/or other countries.
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