HDMI stands for High Definition Multimedia Interface. The technology was introduced in 2002 and has changed the way the world watches television. HDMI has undergone numerous upgrades since 2002, adding enhanced audiovisual transmission features with each version.
If you are a fan of High Definition (HD) entertainment then it is time you tried out the latest version of the technology, called HDMI 1.4. Here we have discussed some of the outstanding capabilities of HDMI 1.4.
Ethernet connectivity with HDMI 1.4
Ethernet connectivity with HDMI 1.4 offers bi-directional digital data transmission. It has been added for sharing internet connectivity. With HDMI 1.4, you will not need an additional cable for the same purpose. Transmission at speeds in excess of 100 megabytes per second is possible with HDMI Ethernet connectivity. All the internet protocol applications you may want to use and share are instantly initialised.
The HDMI 1.4 audio return channel
If you are looking for upstream audio signal transmission and playback, your solution lies in HDMI 1.4. The number of cables required in the past has been reduced by this technology and it enables direct audio reception through the 8 audio channels.
HDMI 1.4 and 3D format support
HDMI 1.4 has the capability to accommodate every 3D format and all the 3D resolutions possible. The input to output ratio gets standardised and the signal gets rendered at a standard dual flow high resolution of 1080p.
HDMI has revolutionised digital connectivity for private and commercial electronic systems and computers for the foreseeable future.