While some form of wireless HD video has been demonstrated before, a group of heavy weight consumer electronics companies have partnered to build what they hope is the next wireless HD video standard – WiHD has been talked about since 2006 (or so, I think). At the moment, Wireless HD 1.0 can reach 4Gbps, which seems enough to accommodate 1080p videos. We’ll take a closer look on the products that will be announced at CES.
The partnering companies are: Intel, LG, Matsushita, Panasonic, NEC, SAMSUNG, SiBEAM, Sony and Toshiba. That’s a good chunk of the display market right there. I wonder how soon this will extend to computer displays as well… Press release, Tech overview