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What is HDMI ?

HDMI is beginning to become the standard connection for audio and video devices. HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a single cable capable of carrying fully uncompressed digital video (up to and surpassing 1080P resolution) and uncompressed digital audio, including the latest audio standards such a Dolby True HD and DTS HD Master Audio. HDMI connects digital audio/video sources such as set-top boxes, Blu-ray Disc players, personal computers (PCs), video game consoles (such as the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360), and AV receivers to compatible digital audio devices, computer monitors, and digital televisions. HDMI is the only connection available today that carries both 100% uncompressed digital audio and video. HDMI is High Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) and the core technology of Digital Visual Interface (DVI). HDMI supports standard, enhanced, or high-definition video plus standard to multi-channel surround-sound audio.

HDMI Cable Breakdown

HDMI is a signal that is all-digital and not compressed. All the predecessors of HDMI were analog interfaces. HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is the first and only industry-supported, uncompressed, all-digital audio/video interface. HDMI was developed by a group of CE and PC companies including Hitachi, Panasonic, Phillips, Silicon Image Inc, Sony, Thompson & Toshiba. HDMI is a digital format, unlike analog, where some amount of noise, or static, is constantly present. HDMI is an uncompressed, all-digital signal audio/video interface with 5 Gbps of available bandwidth. HDMI transfers uncompressed all-digital audio and video and eliminates losses associated with analog quality meaning that the image quality will be of the highest degree. HDMI is constantly evolving to meet the needs of the marketplace, and now you can even get Wireless HDMI devices.

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