|[March 17, 2014]
Silicon Image Launches Dual Screen Android App Development Contest
SUNNYVALE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Image (NASDAQ: SIMG), a leading provider of HD connectivity
solutions, today announced that it is sponsoring a contest for Android (News - Alert)
application developers to enable dual screen experiences. The "Dual
Screen App Challenge" promotes the creation of games, entertainment and
productivity applications that leverage leading mobile-to-display
connectivity technologies including MHL® and WirelessHD®.
Submissions are now being accepted, and winners will be announced at GDC
Europe (Aug. 11-12, 2014 in Cologne, Germany). The total contest
prize pool is $100,000.
With an ecosystem of over half a billion MHL-enabled devices and a
growing number of WirelessHD products, this contest provides a great
opportunity for mobile game developers to showcase their creativity by
introducing unique games and other applications for mobile devices when
connected to external HD displays.
How to Participate:
Contest Dates - Submissions are open from Monday, March 17,
2014 until Monday, July 21, 2014.
Category - Submissions will be accepted in the following three
Technology - Submissions must showcase MHL or WirelessHD
technology use cases between mobile devices and displays.
Other Criteria - Submissions will be judged on the following
Best use and display of different content and information on dual
Best use of Silicon Image technologies and features
Innovation & creativity
In addition, the public will be able to vote on all submissions starting
on July 21st, at the conclusion of the submission period. The
five submissions that get the most public votes will also win prizes. To
enter your game/app or for more details about the contest, please visit
the contest website at http://siliconimage.challengepost.com.
Be sure to follow #mobile2screen for the latest updates on the contest.
"We are very excited to sponsor this contest for Android application
developers," said Jim Chase, chief evangelist and senior director of
business development at Silicon Image, Inc. "With the advanced
processing and graphics power of the latest generation of mobile
processors, smartphones and tablets with MHL and WirelessHD connectivity
can enhance traditional mobile applications to enable a truly immersive
dual screen, real-time, high quality video experience. These
applications will establish a new category of compelling interactive
gaming, productivity and home entertinment content for consumers."
All games and apps will be reviewed by a team of mobile industry
Michael Bergen, Senior Business Development Manager, Silicon Image,
Magnus Ekenheim, Head of Developer Technical Services, Sony Mobile
Mark Murphy, Owner, CommonsWare
Mike Schwartz, Membership Manager, Application Developers Alliance
Neil Trevett, Vice President Mobile Ecosystem (News - Alert), Nvidia
Kristan Uccello, Developer Advocate, Google
Mike Yuen, Senior Director, Snapdragon Gaming, Qualcomm (News - Alert)
Silicon Image at the Game
Developers Conference from March 17-21, 2014 in San
At GDC, Silicon Image will be showcasing MHL technology and 60GHz
WirelessHD demonstrations at its booth #2023 from March 19-21, 2014 at
the Moscone Center in San Francisco. For editors interested in meeting
with Silicon Image during GDC, please contact Press_relations@siliconimage.com.
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About MHL Technology
The MHL technology standard was developed by promoters Nokia, Samsung (News - Alert),
Silicon Image, Sony, and Toshiba. The MHL Consortium now has
approximately 200 adopters and members supporting the MHL standard,
including some of the largest mobile device and consumer electronics
companies in the world. MHL-enabled products include smartphones,
tablets, DTVs, monitors, projectors, A/V receivers, Blu-ray Disc™
players, cables, TV accessories, adapters, automotive accessories and
more. Since the retail introduction of the first MHL-enabled devices in
2011, the MHL ecosystem has grown to an installed base of over half a
billion products and greater than 300 unique products in the marketplace
About WirelessHD Technology
The WirelessHD standard is the first global 60GHz RF standard for
multi-gigabit data rate wireless connectivity. WirelessHD solutions
deliver Full HD video, audio and data, with near zero latency-enabling
cost-effective, high-quality, end-to-end wireless interactive video
solutions for mobile devices, consumer electronics, personal computing
and display applications.
About Silicon Image, Inc.
Silicon Image is a leading provider of connectivity solutions that
enable the reliable distribution and presentation of high-definition
content for mobile, consumer electronics, and PC markets. The company
delivers its technology via semiconductor and intellectual property
products that are compliant with global industry standards and feature
market leading Silicon Image innovations such as InstaPort™ and
InstaPrevue™. Silicon Image's products are deployed by the world's
leading electronics manufacturers in devices such as mobile phones,
tablets, DTVs, Blu-ray Disc™ players, audio-video receivers, digital
cameras, as well as desktop and notebook PCs. Silicon Image has driven
the creation of the highly successful HDMI® and DVI™ industry standards,
the latest standard for mobile devices - MHL®, and the leading 60GHz
wireless HD video standard - WirelessHD®. Via its wholly-owned
subsidiary, Simplay Labs, Silicon Image offers manufacturers
comprehensive standards interoperability and compliance testing
services. For more information, visit us at http://www.siliconimage.com/.
This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning
of federal securities laws and regulations, including, but not limited
to, statements regarding the growth in the market for MHL- or
WirelessHD-enabled products and the availability, performance,
functionality, features, benefits and applications of Silicon Image's
MHL- or WirelessHD-enabled semiconductor products. These forward-looking
statements involve risks and uncertainties, including the risk that the
market for MHL- or WirelessHD-enabled products will not grow as
anticipated, the risk that Silicon Image's MHL- or WirelessHD-enabled
products will not perform as anticipated or provide the functionality,
features and benefits described in this news release, as well as the
risks and uncertainties described from time to time in Silicon Image's
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC (News - Alert)), which could
cause the actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by
these forward-looking statements. Silicon Image assumes no obligation to
update any forward-looking statement.
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