AMIMON Unveils the WHDI Stick for Easy Wireless PC to TV Connectivity

  • Posted on: 7 October 2010
  • By: chw staff

According to Amimon Consumer Electronic manufacturers will bring a new wireless PC to HDTV solution out next year. It is called the WHDI Stick and is currently being demonstrated at the CEATEC Show in Japan. The WHDI Stick is a small version of the recently released Asus WiCast and HP Wireless TV, which allows you to stream whatever is on your tablet, laptop, netbook or desktop PC onto a television wirelessly.

Measured just 81.3x29.9x15.5 mm, it is almost the same size as a standard USB Stick/flash drive.  According to Amimon, the WHDI Stick will be offered as a transmitter-receiver set. The transmitter will plug directly into a HDMI port of a netbook or notebook and is powered by the USB port.  The WHDI Stick will transmit the PC screen directly to TVs embedded with WHDI or to any TV using a WHDI receiver adapter that connects to the TV via HDMI.

The WHDI Stick is plug-n-play, so once plugged in, it is recognised by the computer and television and is ready to stream.  With a low latency rate of less than one millisecond you can play PC games and other interactive content on the big screen. WHDI Stick supports High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) revision 2.0 and WHDI Security, allowing you to watch Blu-ray movies and other copy-protected content on a HDTV.

About WHDI
The WHDI standard delivers the highest image quality in-room and multi-room HD wireless link, including uncompressed 1080p/60Hz HD video. WHDI utilizes a 40MHz channel in the 5GHz unlicensed band.  WHDI includes support for all 3D formats required by the HDMI™ 1.4a specification and range of over 100 feet, through walls. WHDI supports HDCP revision 2.0, providing superior security and digital content protection, and full compatibility with HDMI.