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Wireless Video Standard to Support 3D

WHDI LLC, the organization responsible for managing and licensing the Wireless Home Digital Interface standard is planning to release a technical spec update that will document its support for all 3D formats required by the HDMI 1.4a specification. This release is targeted for Q4 2010.   To showcase the 3D capabiliti
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WHDI LLC, the organization responsible for managing and licensing the Wireless Home Digital Interface standard is planning to release a technical spec update that will document its support for all 3D formats required by the HDMI 1.4a specification. This release is targeted for Q4 2010.

To showcase the 3D capabilities, AMIMON Inc., the leading WHDI technology provider, demonstrated 3D HDTV using the current release of the WHDI technology at the recent Computex show in Taipei, Taiwan.

Following the 3D update, the next version of the WHDI standard, “WHDI 2.0,” will include the following:

• Full 3D support (in addition to all HDMI 1.4a required 3D modes, WHDI will support the next generation 1080p 60Hzx2 3D format)
• Support for the next generation 2Kx4K HD format with four times the resolution of 1080p (4,096 x 2,160 pixels)
• WHDI-Wi-Fi integration and same channel co-existence
• Mobile device integration through reduced power consumption and footprint

WHDI was designed to for wireless distribution of HD (full 1080p/60Hz) video, enabling the ability to connect HD sources (STBs, Blu-ray players, PCs, mobile devices, game players, etc.) to TVs throughout and across the home.

The WHDI specification currently supports a high-quality, wireless link which can deliver uncompressed 1080p/60Hz in a 40MHz channel in the 5GHz unlicensed band, conforming to worldwide 5GHz spectrum regulations. Range is beyond 100 feet, through walls, and latency is less than one millisecond. WHDI supports HDCP revision 2.0, providing superior security and digital content protection.

For more information, visit www.wtrs.net.

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