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

VESA Updates DP to V2.1

by Bob Raikes

What They Say VESA updated DisplayPort to V2.1 which supersedes V2.0 and VESA said that all DP 2.0 certified products could support DP 2.1. The changes to the specification align DP better to USB …

Tags:DisplayPort| Interfaces| VESA

USB-IF Announces Publication of New USB4 Specification

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The USB-IF said a few weeks ago that it would introduce a new USB4 V2.0 to double the speed of the interface to 80Gbps using existing hardware, but with few details. …

Tags:DisplayPort| Interfaces| Standards| USB

Links Week Ending 16th September 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 end of this week. There are a lot again as I was …

Tags:BenQ| Big Data/AI| CAD-CAM-CAE| DisplayPort| HD+ (Germany)| Huawei| IFA 2022| Interfaces| Kopin| OLED TVs| Panasonic| Smart TV| Smartphones| Touch Displays| TVs (TV Sets)| UST Projectors| Virtual Reality

USB Promoter Group Announces USB4 Version 2.0

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The USB Promoter Group announced USB4 Version 2.0 which adds a capacity for up to 80Gbps over active cables and ‘up to 80Gbps’ using existing 40Gbps-rated copper cables and connectors. Protocol …

Tags:DisplayPort| HFR - High Frame Rate| Interfaces| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| USB| USB Monitors

Driving The Future Of Automotive Displays With Video Compression

by Bob Raikes

What They Say published an article by Rambus that looked at the topic of the big boost in video transport inside cars and the challenges because cars need to meet strict EMC requirements, …

Tags:Automotive| Interfaces| Mipi

UCIe Adds Nvidia, but Still Not Apple

by Bob Raikes

What They Say We published a pointer to an article about the UCIe chip interface New Chip Interconnect is ‘Incredibly Important’ back in the spring. Notable as missing from the long list of the …

Tags:Interfaces| Nvidia| Semiconductors| Standards

HYPHY Eases Pain Points for 8K Displays

by Bob Raikes

A favourite area of the Display Week show is the iZone which provides a way for small start-ups or not yet commercial research projects to show what they are doing with a low level …

Tags:Display Drivers| Interfaces| R&D (Research & Development)| Super Hi-Vision (8K)

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

Meta Platforms Dissolves Team Developing New AR and VR Operating System

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The Information reported that Meta has stopped working on operating systems for AR and VR, quoting three people with knowledge of the situation. It is said to have dispersed the team …

Tags:Android| Augmented Reality| | Interfaces| Operating Systems| PlayStation| sony| Virtual Reality

MIPI to Host Virtual Event on New Automotive Interface

by Bob Raikes

What They Say MIPI’s Automotive Industry Forum is producing a technical overview of the recently adopted MIPI A-PHY v1.1, followed by an interactive session for OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers to provide input on …

Tags:Events| Interfaces| Mipi