Alereon, Inc. has announced several new wireless HDMI reference designs: The AL5750 1080p Wireless UWB Audio/Video Adapter, the AL5810/11 Wireless HDMI Encoder/Decoder and the AL5820/21 Wireless HDMI Encoder/Decoder with 3D support. All reference designs feature the company's ECMA and ISO standard AL5000 worldwide ultra wideband chipset.
Based on the new SMSC UFX6000 USB Graphics Adapter the AL5750 adapter wirelessly supports up to 1080p in both standard and wide screen aspect ratios. Video output includes HDMI (v1.3 compliant) and optional VGA + stereo analog connectors. The design also includes two optional USB ports. Sample application: wireless desktop universal docking station.
The AL5810/11 provides wireless support for HDMI to HDMI cable replacement applications, including High-bandwidth Digital Copy Protection [HDCP] support. The AL5810/11 Wireless Encoder/Decoder, based on the Taifatech Encoder/Decoder supports 1080p with HDCP and is designed for cost-sensitive applications such as wireless HDMI cable replacement applications in conference rooms and for wall mounted HDTVs.
The AL5820/21 Wireless Encoder/Decoder with 3D support is based on the Cavium PureVu-3Dô CNW5302 Full-HD Video Co-Processor. This solution supports 1080p-60 with HDCP utilizing Caviumís SLL Technologyô for achieving low latency. The AL5820/21 is targeted at high-performance designs that support 3D applications with unsurpassed video quality. This solution is ideal for in-room wireless HDMI cable replacement applications for connecting set-top boxes or Blu-ray DVD players for large wall-mounted HDTVs including gaming console applications.
Availability The AL5750 will be available to initial customers in January 2011. The AL5810/11 and AL5820/21 solutions will be available to initial customers in February 2011. For additional information, visit www.alereon.com.