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[January 06, 2014]

Silicon Image 4K Ultra HD Video Processor Selected for OPPO Digital's New Blu-Ray Disc™ Player

SUNNYVALE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--

Silicon Image (NASDAQ:SIMG), a leading provider of HD connectivity solutions, today announced that its 4K Ultra HD adaptive scaling video processor with VRS® ClearView™ technology has been designed into OPPO Digital's new BDP-103D Blu-ray Disc™ player. The SiI9616 video processor uses adaptive techniques designed to scale both video and graphics up to 4K Ultra HD resolution at 60 frames per second and sharpen Blu-ray-quality video by enhancing image details and nuances.

"As the 4K Ultra HD market gains momentum, we continue to look for technologies that will offer differentiating features to our customers," said Jason Liao, chief technology officer and vice president of product development at OPPO Digital, Inc. "We selected Silicon Image's (News - Alert) video processor for the impressive 4K scaler and the comprehensive video enhancement technologies offered by VRS ClearView. By applying detail and edge enhancements, the OPPO BDP-103D increases image sharpness without injecting unnatural image artifacts, creating an exceptional consumer viewing experience."

The SiI9616 Video Processor

  • Integrated HDMI® 2.0 and MHL® interfaces for home theater and mobile connectivity
  • Adaptive scaling engine to convert images from native resolution to 4K Ultra HD resolution
  • VRS ClearView technologies to enhance picture quality

"OPPO is well-recognized as a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art, award winning Blu-ray players," said Tim Vehling, senior vice president and general manager, connectivity products group t Silicon Image, Inc. "We are pleased that OPPO chose to incorporate our VRS ClearView and Ultra HD (4K) scaling technology into their latest Blu-ray player. We believe that the OPPO Blu-ray player will provide consumers with amazingly vibrant and pristine picture quality."


Silicon Image VRS ClearView Technology

Silicon Image's proprietary VRS ClearView technology performs real-time, adaptive video processing to independently clean and scale video and graphics, greatly improving image quality. Products that incorporate VRS ClearView technology can transform content from low-resolution, heavily compressed sources such as streaming media and downloaded Internet videos into high-quality HD video. They can also convert SD and HD video content into extremely high-resolution 4Kx2K video, making today's home theater equipment ready for the next generation of 4K Ultra HD displays.

For more information about Silicon Image's portfolio of video processor solutions contact your local Silicon Image sales office.

About OPPO Digital, Inc.

Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, OPPO Digital designs and markets high quality digital electronics that deliver style, performance, innovation, and value to A/V enthusiasts and savvy consumers alike. The company's attention to core product performance and strong customer focus distinguishes it from traditional consumer-electronics brands. With products that speak for themselves and relying on word-of-mouth, OPPO Digital does not have any dedicated Marketing and Sales personnel. We spend our energy on product design and customer service.

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/.

Forward-looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities laws and regulations, including, but not limited to, statements regarding the availability, performance, functionality, features, benefits and applications of Silicon Image's SiI9612 and SiI9616 products, and VRS ClearView technology. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including the risk that Silicon Image's SiI9612 and SiI9616 products, and VRS ClearView technology 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.

Silicon Image and the Silicon Image logo are trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks of Silicon Image, Inc. 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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