DisplayPort 2.0: Here We Go with the Numbers Game Again…

by Pete Putman

Last Monday, the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) held a press briefing on the latest iteration of DisplayPort, version 2.0. Display interfacing standards remain both a fascination and pet peeve for me; the former …

Tags:DisplayPort| HDMI| Interfaces| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| UltraHD & 4K

HDMI 2.1: Much Ado About Nothing?

by Pete Putman

Last Thursday, a joint press conference was held in New York City by the HDMI Licensing Administrator to update attendees on the latest version of HDMI – version 2.1. V2.1, which was officially announced …

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

HDR on Projectors can be Tricky

by Chris Chinnock

You may have noticed that a lot of home theater and some ProAV projectors are now advertising HDR support. That should mean that they are able to detect and HDR signals and switch into …

Tags:HDR - High Dynamic Range| Interfaces| Projectors| Vol 25 - Issue 35

THine’s Cumulative V-by-One Shipments Reach 100 Million Units

by Andrew Fenn

THine Electronics, a provider of high-speed serial interface and mixed-signal LSI, said that it has shipped over 100 million units of its V-by-One series. The company says V-by-One delivers the value of a smart …

Tags:Back Panel| Interfaces| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD| Vol 25 - Issue 34

HDBaseT Alliance Becomes an Affiliate of Worlddidac

by Bob Raikes

The HDBaseT Alliance, the cross-industry group tasked with promoting and advancing the HDBaseT standard, has become an affiliate of Worlddidac, a global trade association that says that it is dedicated to the development of …

Tags:Back Panel| Education| HDBaseT| Interfaces| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 10

MWC 2018 Roundup Part 1

by Bob Raikes

Abenecel was at the 4YFN event and is based in Korea. The company is a technology licensing company that has a patented compression pre-processing system that can be used for graphics files and can …

Tags:360 Degree Video| Augmented Reality| Automotive| Codecs| Flexible Displays| Interfaces| Mobile Display Monitor| MWC 2018| Projectors| Retail| Smartphones| Virtual Reality| Vol 25 - Issue 09

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

VESA Enjoying DisplayPort Success

by Bob Raikes

Vesa was in the South Hall although it listed itself as DisplayPort. The company was in a very positive mood as DisplayPort, especially in its Alt-mode, continues to gather momentum. At the show, there …

Tags:CES 2018| DisplayPort| Interfaces| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| VESA| Vol 25 - Issue 02

HDMI 2.1 Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) is a Future-Proof Solution

by Chris Chinnock

The new HDMI 2.1 specification includes an improved audio return channel as part of the specification. Not only does it increase bandwidth, but it addresses connectivity issues when routing audio through an AVR, multiple …

Tags:3D Object-based Audio| HDMI| Interfaces| Large Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 46

LDM Product Round Up Vol 24 #45

by Bob Raikes

AOC has put model numbers on the monitors that it previewed at Gamescon (Vol 24 #30 Product Round-Up). The AG273QCX is a 27″ curved TN model with 144Hz of refresh and QuadHD (2560 x …

Tags:Curved Displays| Game Playing| Interfaces| Kiosks| Large Display Monitor| Media Players| MMD (AOC Philips)| Peerless AV| Vol 24 - Issue 45

HDMI 2.1 Finalised – Support for 4K120 and 10K

by Bob Raikes

HDMI has formally released Version 2.1 of the HDMI specification that includes a new Ultra High Speed HDMI cable that will support uncompressed 8K video with HDR. The outline of the specification was released …

Tags:HDMI| Interfaces| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)| Vol 24 - Issue 45