Understanding the features and benefits of HMDI

Technology has changed drastically over the years. New developments in the field of television have seen everyone now own a flat screen TV and the introduction of HD technology. HMDI is one acronym which is now commonly banded about.

What does HMDI stand for?

HMDI is an acronym which stands for High Definition Media Interface. It is the most convenient way of transmitting data between two electrical components. It is an alternative to DVI or component video.
Some of the devices which contain HMDI outputs are as follows:

• DVD players
• Cable boxes
• Satellite boxes
• Blu-ray players

An HMDI cable has 19 wires rolled into a single cable. This interface resembles a large USB connection.
What are the benefits of using HMDI cables?

The HMDI cable uses a bandwidth of 5 gigabytes per second. It can thus easily transmit an uncompressed HD signal. Another advantage of using HMDI is that HMDI also includes audio thus there is no need to buy separate audio cables.

HMDI can thus deliver the best HD picture along with the best sound quality without the unnecessary need of extra cables.

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