Intel’s Thunderbolt 5 and Daisy Chaining 8K Monitors

by Shawnee Blackwood

Intel is open to licensing Thunderbolt 5 to non-Intel platforms but how does it compare to HDMI, DisplayPort, DisplayLink, and USB4 for multi-monitor support.

Tags:DisplayPort| HDMI| Intel| showcase| Thunderbolt| USB

India to Standardise on USB Type-C

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The India Times reports that India is to follow the EU in standardising on USB Type-C for electronic devices including smartphones, notebooks and tablets and the regulation could be in place …

Tags:Apple| India| USB

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

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

EU Mandates USB Type-C

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The European Parliament passed the regulation, recommended by the EU Commission, that will mean that all new phones and tablets sold in the EU from the autumn of 2024 will have …

Tags:iOS (Apple)| Smartphones| USB

USB Promoter Group Announces USB4® Version 2.0

by Artem Alekseenko

The USB Promoter Group announced the pending release of the USB4® Version 2.0 specification, a major update to enable up to 80 Gbps of data performance over the USB Type-C® cable and connector. The …


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

Links Week Ending 1st July 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. Plugable USB-C Triple 4K Display Docking Station review: …

Tags:Brazil| China| Display Hubs & Splitters| Financial Data| OLEDs| Samsung| Semiconductors| Smartphone Market| TVs (TV Sets)| UDC| USB| USB Monitors

HP launches new Thunderbolt G4 Dock

by Bob Raikes

What They Say HP has a new Thunderbolt dock range, the G4. It features dual DisplayPort 1.4 outputs as well as HDMI 2.0, USB-C (with DisplayPort alt mode) and Thunderbolt 4 ports to support …

Tags:DisplayPort| HP Inc| Power Supplies| Thunderbolt| USB

Links Week Starting 2nd May 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 first part of this week. AOC: New gaming display with 280 Hz …

Tags:Asus| Augmented Reality| Desktop Monitors| Game Playing| Power Supplies| R&D (Research & Development)| Robotics| Russia| Satellite| Semiconductors| USB| USB Monitors| Virtual Reality

EU Adopts USB-C for Chargers

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Following a recommendation by the European Commission last year, the European Parliament decided to go to an assembly vote over whether to mandate the USB-C connector as a universal charging standard …

Tags:Europe| Legislation| Power Supplies| USB