InfoComm: Wireless AV: What’s the Best Way to Do It?

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By Tim Kridel Special to InfoComm International Cutting the cord can be a great way to eliminate trip hazards, add network connectivity to a new camera or display or eliminate an unsightly rat’s nests of cables. But going wireless can also create headaches if the design and execution aren’t spot-on. The AV industry has a […]

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WHDI Finalizes Spec For Multi-Room HD Streaming

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The Wireless Home Digital Interface (WHDI) consortium finalizes its WHDI 1.0 standard for streaming uncompressed 1080p video. It’s based on Amimon technology — other competing wireless technologies also offer multi-room capability but almost all use compression. The 5GHz-band technology will be demonstrated at CES in January. The finalized standard would ensure interoperability among different-branded devices […]

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Heavyweights to Hammer out Standard for Wireless Multi-Room Media Delivery

AMIMON, Hitachi, Motorola, Samsung, Sharp and Sony banded together to form a special interest group to develop a new industry standard for multi-room audio, video and control using Wireless Home Digital Interface (WHDI) technology. They even say they’ll have it done by year’s end. The consortium points to the WHDI video-modem‘s ability to operate in […]

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