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

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

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

ICDM Has IDMS V1.1 and Other Acronyms

by Bob Raikes

One of my favourite sayings as a manager has always been “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it”. I’m not sure where the quote came from (Drucker and Deming are both widely …

Tags:Measurement| SID Society| Standards

What is the Resolution?

by Bob Raikes

Last week, I looked at ‘How Black is Black?‘ and today I’m reporting on another paper from SID (34-4), presented by Samsung Display , on a new way to specify resolution. Issues about defining …

Tags:Measurement| SID Display Week 2021| Standards| Testing

ICDM Updates Exec Committee

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The ICDM (International Committee on Display Measurement) has a new committee. Chair: Mike Wilson, WestarSecretary: John Penczek, Luminex TechnologiesEditor: Johan Bergquist, Den ConsultingAt Large Members: Richard Austin, Gamma Scientific Michael Becker, …

Tags:Standards| Testing

Certified Logo Program to be Applied to 8K TVs Starting January 1, 2021

by Artem Alekseenko

The 8K Association (8KA), the cross-industry group dedicated to promoting the growth of the 8K ecosystem, has published an updated performance specification for the powerful 8K Association Certified mark program. TV shoppers looking for …

Tags:Certification| Standards| Super Hi-Vision (8K)