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Wireless Home Digital Interface Training at CEDIA 2010

WHDI LLC, the organization responsible for managing the Wireless Home Digital Interface (WHDI), announced that it will hold and participate in several information sessions at the upcoming CEDIA Expo, Sept. 22-26, 2010 in Atlanta, GA.

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WHDI to Provide Industry Training at CEDIA 2010

Sessions to Demonstrate WHDI Use Cases for Products Coming to Market This Holiday Season

SANTA CLARA, CA–(September 14, 2010) -  WHDI LLC, the organization responsible for managing the WHDI™ (Wireless Home Digital Interface™) standard, today announced it will be providing several educational opportunities at the upcoming CEDIA Expo, September 22-26, 2010 in Atlanta, GA. The CEDIA Expo is the preeminent tradeshow for the residential electronic systems industry. At the CEDIA EXPO WHDI will be educating attendees on the WHDI standard and how WHDI is implemented.

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* On Wednesday, September 22 at 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. WHDI president Leslie Chard will be a panelist on the “HDMI Hot Seat: HDMI Integration Issues” panel; it’s part of CEDIA’s “Future Technology Discussions.”

* On Friday, September 24 at 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. WHDI will be hosting “The Future of Wireless A/V Distribution in the Home” educational training seminar; the course will be lead by Leslie Chard and Noam Geri VP of marketing for WHDI promoter AMIMON. The session will cover the pros and cons of the latest wireless technologies, their use cases and current and future products.

o To register, please go to Course code MPT951
o Location: Classroom A304 Convention Center

WHDI is the leading global standard for the wireless distribution of HD video, enabling the ability to connect HD sources (STBs, 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. WHDI supports all 3D formats required by the HDMI™ 1.4a specification. 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 and full compatibility with HDMI.

About WHDI
WHDI is a Consortium formed by leading CE manufacturers to develop a comprehensive new industry standard for multi-room audio, video and control connectivity utilizing Wireless Home Digital Interface (WHDI™) technology. The new standard aims to ensure that CE devices manufactured by different vendors will simply and directly connect to one another.

The WHDI Promoters are: AMIMON Inc., Hitachi, Ltd., LG Electronics, Inc., Motorola Inc., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Sharp Corporation and Sony Corporation.