February 24, 2009
| by Steve Crowe
Gefen is now shipping its UWB (ultra wideband) Wireless for HDMI Extender.
The unit, designed for ceiling mounted displays and outside applications, sends HD resolutions (up to 1080p, 24fps) and 5.1 surround sound up to 33 feet (10 meters.)
It has three video inputs (two HDMI, one component) with two-channel audio.
With support for three A/V sources, it also acts as a source switcher between three devices from the same flat-panel TV. The sources are selected by using the IR blaster.
The Wireless for HDMI Extender also features:
Built-in interference cancellation to avoid noise from nearby electronics
- CEC (Consumer Electronic Control) support
- WiMedia Alliance compliance and FCC certification
- Full compliance with HDMI and HDCP
- Support of HDMI 1.3 Lip Sync features for source devices