SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cavium, Inc (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications and digital home applications, today announced the availability of enhanced wireless display adapters that are designed to deliver an optimized user experience with the latest Android 4.2 release for mobile devices. Through these enhancements, major smartphone and tablet OEMs using Android 4.2 will be able to offer the consumers a superior wireless display experience when using Cavium-based receiver designs. Cavium's wireless display solutions have already been deployed in the market with a broad range of tier 1 mobile and adapter OEMs. This capability can further accelerate the adoption of wireless display on mobile devices by enabling end-to-end optimized functionality as the industry moves to the new Android 4.2 release.
Until now, adding wireless display capability to a smartphone or a tablet has required significant development effort to build the transmit software on the mobile device from the ground up, with the effort varying by application processor, operating system version, and Wi-Fi ® module. The native Android support for wireless display functionality will now slash the development cost and significantly reduce the time to market for smartphone and tablet OEMs deploying this feature across different application processors and different versions of the operating system. The Android specific optimizations of Cavium's receivers offer time-to-market advantages to OEMs, while the flexibility of Cavium's solutions enables differentiation and customization. Cavium's USB-powered, small form-factor, low cost, and now Android-optimized reference platforms are ideally suited to address the needs of the mobile industry, as the OEMs and mobile operators seek new paths for bringing value-add features to consumers."We are very excited to support the native wireless display functionality in Android 4.2," said Raj Singh, General Manager of Cavium's Digital Home and Office Division. "Cavium's PureVu™ Media SoC has already experienced rapid adoption among top tier OEMs within the mobile industry due to its differentiating features and low latency. Our latest adapter enhancements create an optimized end-to-end solution for mobile OEMs and operators, which they can leverage to deliver differentiated products within an accelerated timeline."