New HDMI revision adds HDMI Cable Power for longer cables

by Bob Raikes

What They Say HDMI 2.1a Amendment 1 has been announced with a new feature, HDMI Cable Power that can be used to support active cables if the source device can provide that power. HDMI …

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VESA Positive on DisplayPort Developments

by Bob Raikes

We met with VESA only a couple of months ago at CES, so there was not a huge amount of news, but there were plenty of discussions! The new version of DisplayStream Compression is …

Tags:Cables| Display Stream (DSC)| DisplayPort| Fibre optics| Interfaces| Mobile Display Monitor| MWC 2018| VESA| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 09

DisplayPort Cables for 8K at 60 FPS Now Available

by Andrew Fenn

The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) has announced that DP8K Certified DisplayPort cables—native DisplayPort cables that are guaranteed to support DisplayPort High Bit Rate 3 (HBR3)—are now available in the marketplace. HBR3 is the …

Tags:Cables| CES 2018| DisplayPort| Large Display Monitor| VESA| Vol 25 - Issue 01

Extron Equalises HDMI Signals

by Tom Allen

Extron has unveiled an HDMI cable equaliser/extender called the HD 4K 101 Plus, which can handle up to DCI-4k resolution, 60fps and 4:4:4 subsampling. Designed to be used at the end of a long …

Tags:Cables| HDMI| Large Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 32

Marseille’s Cable Upscales to 4k

by Tom Allen

Upscaling HDMI cables, which contain chips to scale content from 1920 x 1080 to UltraHD, have been available for some time, but not widespread. We have previously reported on a $40 cable from Seiki, …

Tags:Cables| CEDIA 2015| HDMI| Large Display Monitor| Technicolor| Upscaling| Vol 22 - Issue 40