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Belkin cancels FlyWire wireless HDMI system

updated 04:15 pm EDT, Thu July 16, 2009

Belkin cancels FlyWire

After delaying its FlyWire wireless HDMI system, Belkin has now announced it will no longer bring the device to market. According to a company representative, the FlyWire's demise is due to its high $1,499 price tag in the current economy. The FlyWire allowed users to send and receive audio and video sources that included HDMI and analog sources. A small receiver can be hidden behind a wall-mounted TV, for example, eliminating the need for any wires.

A lack of a unified standard has been an ongoing issue with wireless HDMI systems such as Belkin's stillborn device. A rival system from Gefen, which is still on the market, uses ultrawideband (UWB) technology, developed by TZero, which has since filed for bankruptcy, while Belkin uses WHDI technology. [via CNET]



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