Silicon Image (NASDAQ: SIMG), a leading provider of HD connectivity solutions today announced the expansion of its Shanghai research and development (R&D) center to support the increased demand for the Company’s mobile technologies in China and other Asia-Pacific regions. The expanded Silicon Image Electronics Technology Shanghai facility, which also functions as the head office for Silicon Image in China, employs approximately 150 people in engineering, sales and support positions. Engineering efforts at this location are focused on advanced connectivity technologies for mobile and consumer electronics devices. Silicon Image also operates a sales office in Shenzhen, China. The Shanghai R&D center is one of three world-class engineering sites operated by Silicon Image worldwide; two other centers are located in Sunnyvale, CA, USA and Hyderabad, India.
“We opened the Shanghai R&D center in 2008 and have seen the R&D team become an integral part of our global engineering group as well as a key contributor to new technology developments,” said Camillo Martino, chief executive officer at Silicon Image, Inc. “Shanghai, with its highly skilled workforce, excellent university system and first-rate infrastructure, has proven to be an ideal location to serve our customers in China, who integrate our technologies into innovative mobile and consumer electronics products for this dynamic and vibrant marketplace.”
Silicon Image has been a noted presence in China since 2006 with its products based on the HDMI ® technology standard widely adopted by Chinese consumer electronics manufacturers. Most recently, Silicon Image products based on the MHL ® mobile connectivity standard have been integrated by a number of mobile device manufacturers in China. In addition, Silicon Image's wholly-owned subsidiary, Simplay Labs, LLC, has Authorized Test Centers (ATCs) in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, where manufacturers can submit their HDMI and MHL-enabled products for interoperability testing and certification.
For more information about Silicon Image’s technology solutions, visit: http://www.siliconimage.com.For a listing of available positions at the Shanghai R&D center, visit: http://www.siliconimage.com/company/careers/. 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/. 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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