The MHL Consortium

The MHL Consortium is made up of Nokia, Samsung, Silicon Image (a Lattice Semiconductor company), Sony, and Toshiba. MHL connects popular mobile devices to TVs, other consumer electronics, and automotive products. MHL is constantly innovating to stay ahead of the technology curve. To date, more than 900 million MHL-enabled products have been shipped worldwide since 2011.


MHL Members

The MHL Consortium has hundreds of members supporting the MHL standard, including leading mobile device and consumer electronics companies. The diverse MHL product ecosystem consists of adapters, automotive accessories, AV receivers, Blu-ray Disc™ players, cables, TVs, monitors, projectors, smartphones, tablets, TV accessories, and more!


MHL Benefits

MHL believes our partners are the cornerstone of our business and are critical to achieving our mutual success. We welcome opportunities to work closely with members to promote their products and help drive consumer awareness. Other benefits of membership include:

  • Access to the full suite of MHL specifications
  • Interoperability and compliance testing
  • Certification, trademark, copyright and logo usage
  • Trademark, copyright, and IP protection
  • Participation in marketing and promotional campaigns
  • Product listing on the MHL website for additional exposure


MHL's growing global community includes adopters from all over the world!

Become An Adopter

Adopter membership is open to all companies interested in building products implementing the MHL specification. Become a part of the MHL global community.


Gordon Hands
President, MHL, LLC

Gordon Hands is a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of engineering and marketing experience in the semiconductor industry. As president, he is charged with the general management of the Consortium and its ongoing efforts in the licensing and promotion of the superMHL™ and MHL® specifications worldwide.

Prior to his appointment as President, Mr. Hands served as the director of marketing at Lattice Semiconductor where he successfully launched several important product families. In addition, he led Lattice’s USB Type-C initiative to establish the company as a strategic enabler of this emerging, smart connectivity standard. He also managed the definition and execution of Lattice’s strategy to enter the mobile consumer space. Before Lattice Semiconductor, Mr. Hands was a strategic marketing engineer at AMD/Vantis where he led initiatives around new product definition, creation and expansion.

Mr. Hands holds a Bachelor’s in Engineering from the University of Birmingham, England and an MBA from Arizona State University.

Follow him on Twitter @gordon_hands to receive regular updates from our president.