With the desktop PC market in decline it also doesn't come as a surprise that companies like PNY Technologies are entering additional markets to help sales revenues stay up. That said, PNY today announced the company's new high performance 5-Port Smart HDMI Switch with wireless remote that has an MSRP of $49.99. PNY says this is an ideal solution to expand the amount of HDMI ports available on an HDTV. The PNY 5-Port Smart HDMI Switch connects up to 5 HDMI devices via one HDMI port.

PNY 5-Port Smart HDMI Switch

The new PNY 5-Port Smart HDMI Switch utilizes HDMI Smart Technology, featuring auto-switching from one device to another, LED indicators, and onboard manual switching control. The HDMI Switch is also powered to maintain superior signal quality with up to 1080p HD video playback. The included wireless remote allows for easily switching from one device to another.

PNY 5-Port Smart HDMI Switch Back

The PNY 5-Port HDMI Switch easily connects to one HDMI port on an HDTV and converts to 5-HDMI inputs. Available in a matte black finish, with a sleek and slender aluminum frame of 4.38" x 3" x 1", this new HDMI Switch from PNY was designed to be a great enhancement to many of the HDTV's consumers own today.

"The PNY 5-Port Switch offers a simple solution to expand the amount of HDMI ports available on your HDTV, taking the hassle out of switching HDMI cables back and forth from one device to another," said Nicholas Mauro, senior marketing manager for PNY. "The switch provides seamless transition between multiple HDMI-enabled devices, for instant access to view the content you desire -- from your favorite show on cable, movies on your Blu-ray, websites on your PC, and even pictures from your smartphone. Consumers can upgrade their HDMI capabilities without having to upgrade their HDTV's."