IHS Markit Analyses the Wired Interface Market

by Bob Raikes

Wireless connectivity could be the future but when it comes to transfer of high-data, ultra-high definition video and secured transmission there is no better match to bandwidth and features provided by the wired interface …

Tags:DisplayPort| HDMI| Large Display Monitor| MHL| Mobile Display Monitor| USB| Vol 24 - Issue 30

DS25 Lattice says 8K is Coming

by Bob Raikes

Marshall Goldberg is from Lattice and was with Silicon Image before it was acquired by Lattice. He tends to work on things that are two to three years out, he said. He explained the …

Tags:Display Summit 2016| Fibre optics| HDMI| Infocomm 2016| Large Display Monitor| MHL| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| superMHL| Vol 23 - Issue 24

Is This the Right Time to Buy a UHD TV?

by Tom Allen

UltraHD TVs are now well-established in the market; it is difficult to find a 55″+ set that is FullHD any more. Similarly, HDR is now in its second year of mainstream use. However, technology …

Tags:DisplayPort| HDMI| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Interfaces| MHL| Vol 23 - Issue 38

Lattice Promotes MHL and Snap

by Bob Raikes

Lattice Semiconductor took over the space previously occupied by Silicon Image, which Lattice acquired earlier this year (Lattice Semiconductor Closes Acquisition of Silicon Image). The company was promoting SuperMHL (although the MHL group had …

Tags:CES 2016| HDBaseT| HDMI| Large Display Monitor| MHL| Mobile Display Monitor| USB| Vol 23 - Issue 02

MHL Persevering with Alt Mode

by Bob Raikes

MHL was at the show to promote itself and was, like VESA, focusing on its USB Type C “Alt” Mod. However, the group started by telling us about the latest design win – the …

Tags:CES 2016| Large Display Monitor| MHL| Mobile Display Monitor| USB| Vol 23 - Issue 02

VESA Happy with Type C Progress

by Bob Raikes

The first meeting we had on the show floor was with VESA, which was highlighting DisplayPort. The big development over the last year has been the introduction of USB Type C interfaces that include …

Tags:CES 2016| Display Stream (DSC)| DisplayPort| Large Display Monitor| MHL| Mobile Display Monitor| VESA| Vol 23 - Issue 02

Digital Focus is All About Cameras

by Tom Allen

Taking place in the Grand Hyatt Hotel again, Digital Focus is a press event that is – technically – not affiliated with IFA. Unlike Showstoppers, companies do not need to have space on the …

Tags:Cameras| IFA 2015| Imaging| Large Display Monitor| MHL| Mobile Display Monitor| USB| Vol 22 - Issue 36

It’s All Gone Mobile at Showstoppers

by Tom Allen

Showstoppers is the official pre-IFA press event, consisting only of those companies with a presence on the show floor. It is a chance for journalists to see representatives in a (very, very slightly) less …

Tags:Epson| IFA 2015| Large Display Monitor| MHL| Microsoft| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Rugged Displays| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 36| ZTE

Keep HDMI and Develop MHL Says Lattice (DS13)

by Bob Raikes

Marshall Goldberg is from Lattice Semiconductor, which recently bought Silicon Image, the developer of HDMI and MHL and the owners of the SiBeam wireless technology. Goldberg went through the history of HDMI from V1.4 …

Tags:Display Summit 2015| HDMI| Infocomm 2015| Large Display Monitor| Lattice Semiconductor (Silicon Image)| MHL| Vol 22 - Issue 26

Options for Wired Infrastructure Multiply Creating New Opportunities

by Chris Chinnock

It used to be that organizations would set up multiple wired infrastructure networks to handle phone, data, video, audio, control, security, KVM, etc. Now, multiple options are emerging that can allow one or two …

Tags:HDBaseT| MHL| Networks| Video over IP (VIP)| Vol 22 - Issue 20

BenQ’s Business Projectors Are Connected

by Tom Allen

Three new DLP projectors have been released by BenQ, for business users. Connectivity is a focus, with an MHL-HDMI port and optional wireless through BenQ’s QCast dongle. The MW727 is the flagship model, and …

Tags:BenQ| Business Projectors| DLP Projectors| Large Display Monitor| MHL| Projectors| Vol 22 - Issue 15

One Connector to Rule Them All…

by Bob Raikes

Last week, Apple, along with its new Watch products, announced its latest MacBook notebook. One of the stand out features was that the small size and weight, enabled, in part, by the decision to …

Tags:Apple| DisplayPort| Interfaces| MHL| USB| Vol 22 - Issue 12