Changes in Interfaces Could Really Help 8K Adoption

by Bob Raikes

There have been a number of significant developments in recent weeks in the world of display, and especially monitor, interfacing over recent weeks. It’s time for me to catch up. First, in September, the …

Tags:Display Stream (DSC)| DisplayPort| HDMI| Interfaces| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| USB| VESA

Covid, Inc. Supports the Future With 8K HDMI Cable

by Artem Alekseenko

Celebrating its 40th year as the premier industry-trusted connectivity supplier, Covid Inc. announced the latest HDMI cable to its vast portfolio, the EC-HD31 8K HDMI non-plenum cable. Backward compatible for 4K/60 4:4:4 resolutions, the …

Tags:Cable| HDMI| Super Hi-Vision (8K)

Affordable 4K Gaming Gets Even Better HDMI 2.1: AOC Gaming U28G2XU2

by Artem Alekseenko

AGON by AOC – one of the world’s leading gaming monitor1 and IT accessories brands – presents the new 28″ (71 cm) gaming monitor AOC GAMING U28G2XU2, successor of the current U28G2XU. Thanks to …

Tags:Desktop Monitors| HDMI| MMD (AOC Philips)

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 …

Tags:Cables| HDMI| Interfaces

What is Source-Based Tone Mapping?

by Chris Chinnock

Source-Based Tone Mapping (SBTM) is a new technology developed by the HDMI Forum to solve a specific problem. The problem is an inconsistent viewing experience when the source device (set top box, gaming console, …

Tags:HDMI| HDR - High Dynamic Range

Links Week Ending 14th January 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the second part of this week. (quite a few this week as we …

Tags:Acer| Big Data/AI| CES 2022| Dell| Desktop Monitors| Financial Data| Game Playing| HDMI| IPS| JOLED| Kopin| LG Electronics (LGE)| Mergers & Acquisitions| Microdisplays| OLEDs| Optics| Patents| PlayStation| Samsung Display| Smartphones| sony| TCL| Testing| Virtual Reality

 HDMI 2.1a Adds SBTM

by Bob Raikes

What They Say HDMI has introduced HDMI 2.1a which adds a single feature, “Source-Based Tone Mapping” which is a way for source and sink devices to communicate on optimum tone mapping. There are other …

Tags:HDMI| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Interfaces

HDMI 2.0 Is Being Relabeled as HDMI 2.1

by Bob Raikes

What They Say TFTCentral published a story about a Chinese monitor that claimed to have HDMI 2.1 ports, although the interfaces seemed to be HDMI2.0. The story was picked up by Toms Hardware and …

Tags:HDMI| Standards