SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 9, 2014 – Simplay™ Labs, LLC, the leading provider of standards compliance and interoperability testing services for consumer electronics (CE) and mobile devices, today announced the industry’s first DCP authorized High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2 protocol analyzer. Digital Content Protection LLC (DCP) is an organization that licenses technologies for protecting premium commercial entertainment content. The SL-8800 has been designed to ensure the secure delivery of premium content such as 4K Ultra HD by validating that source, sink, and repeater devices are compliant to the HDCP 2.2 specification. The SL-8800 protocol analyzer supports Version 2.0 of the HDMI® specification and is upgradable to support the MHL® 3.0 specification with an SL-8800-M3X adapter module.
“With the latest technology advancements supporting 4K Ultra HD resolution, HDCP 2.2 compliance testing is a critical certification for manufacturers to ensure their product will process native 4K content,” said Solomon Langley, general manager of Simplay Labs. “We are excited to deliver the first DCP authorized HDCP 2.2 protocol analyzer and look forward to helping manufacturers achieve their time-to-market goals.”
“The SL-8800 is a significant advancement in HDCP compliance testing capability supporting the current leading display interconnect standards – with more to follow,” said Tim Mostad, President of Vprime LLC. “We are pleased to serve as Simplay’s distributor of this DCP authorized test tool and believe that the SL-8800 base product design has the room to grow to deliver value to users for many years.”
The SL-8800 is available now with a MSRP of $29,900 through Vprime, Simplay Labs’ primary distributor. The M3X adapter is ready for order. For more details, please contact sales@Vprime.com or visit Vprime at www.vprime.com.
About Simplay Labs, LLC
Simplay Labs, LLC is the leading provider of standards compliance and interoperability testing services for consumer electronics and mobile devices that incorporate HDMI, MHL, HDCP and WiSA-based technologies. Simplay Labs also provides PrimePass certification to verify the transmission of premium content. Simplay Labs and its worldwide Authorized Testing Centers (ATCs) offer device manufacturers a full suite of testing programs, test equipment, development and performance tools designed to ensure the highest level of performance and interoperability amongst devices transmitting and receiving premium digital audio/video content. Simplay Labs is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Silicon Image, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIMG). For more information, visit www.simplaylabs.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 technology, performance, features and benefits of the SL-8800 HDCP 2.2 protocol analyzer. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including those described from time to time in Silicon Image’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that 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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