HDMI cables have transformed the entertainment industry. These cables connect between a television and either a DVD player, Blu-ray player, video game console or internet device.
Developments over the years
The first version of HDMI was available in 2002. Over the years, with advances in technology, there have been constant developments of the transfer protocol. Soon newer models were manufactured. Each of these had added benefits over the previous version. Today the latest version to be introduced is HDMI 1.4a.
Some information about the HDMI 1.4
HDMI 1.4 was launched on the 28th of May 2009. Earlier versions of HDMI came with resolutions that supported pixels upto 1024. However, HDMI 1.4 now supports resolutions up to 4k (3840x 2160). This provides crystal clear cinema like images.
HDMI 1.4 also supports advanced 3D viewing which can enhance your gaming experience. The cable also has an Automotive Connection System that supports a variety of sound formats. The HDMI 1.4 also supports Adobe’s RGB and YCC601 formats. The cable also has a unique Ethernet channel through which multiple internet devices can be connected using a single HDMI 1.4 port.
HDMI 1.4a was launched on the 4th of March 2010.