launching at around $1,000 the Belkin Flywire is not cheap, but if you need to transmit those HiDef signals to your TV in the next room (or even out on the patio) and you don’t fancy running cables then it might be for you.
Any of its 6 source inputs can be selected by IR remote and it supports 480p, 720p, 1080i, and 1080p/24 true Cinema resolutions and its HDCP-compliant too. A cheaper “R1” model with “In-Room” range will be available too for around $700. launch is set for October in North America, Europe and Asia with the R1 due Q1 2009.
“FlyWire lets you place your HDTV anywhere. It allows you to wirelessly connect to, and switch among, several video-source devices: high-definition or standard-definition, digital or analog. It supports the most advanced high-definition standards, including 1080p/24, for today’s high-end 120Hz TVs.
This innovative wireless HD interface from Belkin lets you connect your complete line of high-definition and standard-definition components, such as Blu-ray® players, digital video recorders (DVRs), HD set-top boxes, Wii, PS3™ or Xbox® video-game consoles, or standard DVD players/recorders.
With a range capable of reaching your entire home, FlyWire enables you to relocate or hide your components and mount your flat-panel HDTV anywhere, on any wall or surface, inside or outside of your house. You can enjoy HD programming from your HD set-top box, play the most intense video games with no latency, and watch HD movies at 1080p for a true Cinema experience.”
Lets you disconnect the AV cables from the HDTV
Allows you to place or mount your HDTV anywhere in your house
Supports 480p, 720p, 1080i, and 1080p/24 true Cinema resolutions
Maintains highest HDMI™ single-link video resolution
Works with HDCP-compliant devices
Selects inputs from the IR remote control (supplied)