Manufacturers of DTV, Blu-ray Disc player, set top box, audio/video receiver and other home theatre products are now able to incorporate key features of the HDMI 1.4 Specification Version 1.4 in their next-generation products.
In addition to 3D over HDMI, the SiI9389 port processor also offers HDMI Ethernet Channel, which simplifies the connectivity infrastructure that enables personal entertainment technologies like LiquidHD to bring new services and applications to the home. Silicon Images LiquidHD technology is a suite of protocols that runs over standard IP networks such as those that include HDMI Ethernet Channel functionality.
Another key advancement is the Audio Return Channel feature which drives a high quality S/PDIF signal through a single HDMI cable, further simplifying home theatre connectivity.
For more information on the SiI9389 port processor and the complete family of HDMI Specification Version 1.4 products please http://www.siliconimage.com.