Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2007
Radiient Technologies, a Silicon Valley based startup company, today began shipping its latest HDMI product, the Radiient Select-4ce HDMI Hub. The product delivers to customers the company's unique switching technology and ease-of-use for HDMI-equipped sources and displays, especially for flat-panel TV and the new generation of HDMI gaming consoles. It is also compatible with all HD-DVD, Blu-ray disc players, and AppleTV.
The new product is a four input, one output HDMI switch/repeater, packaged in a compact, attractive, consumer-friendly enclosure. The Select-4ce features full HDMI and HDCP compatibility, while offering 1080p input and output resolution capability. The Select-4ce offers full HDMI performance up to the 165MHz HDMI specification limit. It is also functions as a true HDMI signal repeater, delivering a total transmission distance of up to 100 feet (30 meters).
HDMI is the new High Definition Multimedia Interface technology, seen in many new products being brought to market by all major consumer electronics companies. The Radiient Select-4ce HDMI Hub was designed by Jano Banks, the co-founder of Radiient Technologies. Mr. Banks is the co-inventor of the HDMI technology standard.
Mr. Banks stated "Our goal was to design a true best-in-class HDMI switching product, with the virtues of delivering full HDMI specification performance at a new lower price. The Radiient
Select-4ce delivers these qualities, making it the ideal switching hub for HDMI applications for both home entertainment and gaming." The Select-4ce is fully compliance tested and compatibility qualified, bearing the HDMI and SimplayHD logos. More information on these technology marks can be found at http://www.hdmi.org and http://www.simplayhd.com.
The Radiient Select-4ce is shipping now. The suggested retail price is $199. The Radiient Select-4, a professional version of the Select-4ce, is also available, with a new lower MSRP of $299. Additional models in the Radiient HDMI product line will be introduced in the coming months. Radiient is establishing relationships with distributors and authorized resellers for the product line. The company also markets a full line of HDMI-compliant interconnect cables.
Radiient Technologies is composed of a team of industry veterans from Apple Computer, Intel, Cisco Systems, Silicon Image, DVDO Inc., AlphaSmart, and other Silicon Valley companies. The team includes acknowledged industry experts in software, hardware, industrial, and product design. Overall, Radiient team members have authored more than 30 granted U.S. Patents in the fields of consumer electronics and personal computers.
HDMI is a trademark of HDMI LLC. SimplayHD is a trademark of Simplay Labs LLC. HD-DVD is a trademark of the DVD Format/Logo Licensing Corporation (DVD FLLC). Blu-ray Disc (BD) is a trademark of the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA). AppleTV is a trademark of Apple Inc.
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