Monster and RedMere Announce “Smart” Ultra-Thin HDMI-Certified Consumer Electronics Cables
– New Ultra-Thin Cables Will Feature RedMere’s MagnifEye Active Chip Technology, Providing 10.2 Gigabit per second data rate –
Last update: 12:00 p.m. EDT March 16, 2009
NEW YORK, Mar 16, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — RedMere, a leader in silicon chip development, announced today that it has teamed up with Monster, the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance audio/video cables and accessories, to introduce the world’s thinnest “smart” active HDMI-certified cables. Featuring RedMere’s MagnifEye Active chip technology, the new ultra-thin Monster cables will provide optimum performance when used with a wide range of products, including portable video and audio devices, home theater components and on-the-go computer storage applications. The innovative RedMere technology will enable Monster cables to deliver a new industry-leading data rate, and the implementation of the new ultra-thin cable will result in easier cable management and portability. Details on the introduction of the new Monster cables will be announced shortly.
“Monster has always delivered cables which match the performance and style of the products they connect, whether it’s a DV camera, a games console or a home theater system. Using RedMere’s MagnifEye Active chip technology, Monster is adding intelligence directly into the cable, creating a range of smart cables which use the chip to adapt to the changing conditions in the application. These cables are smaller and lighter, matching the sleek appearance of the CE products they connect,” said Peter Smyth, CEO of RedMere.