HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) is a well-known data transfer cable that helps in the transmission of high quality audio and video from a storage unit to the display device. These data cables support standard, enhanced and high definition video. HDMI cables also support 8-channel digital audio along with digital television (DTV) over a single cable. They currently support image resolutions of 720p, 1080i and 1080p.
Which companies support HDMI?
Some of the world’s leading electronic manufacturers like Hitachi, Panasonic, Sony and Silicone Image support HDMI data transmission. Additionally, the use of HDMI cables is also endorsed by leading major motion picture companies like Fox, Warner Bros and Disney.
The advantages of using HDMI cables
Superior, uncompressed digital audio and video, user friendly connectors, single cable, integrated remote control and transmission of high quality data are some of the advantages offered by HDMI cables.
Ready for the future
Generally, HDTVs use half of the HDMIs 5 GB available bandwidth. With a large capacity to spare, HDMI cables can be used for incorporating new technology and capabilities in the future.
What are the different types of HDMI cables?
HDMI 1.4, as well as v1.2, v1.2a and v1.3 are some of the different varieties of HDMI cables available. Research the market carefully and opt for an HDMI cable that meets your needs and requirements.
Are HDMI cables backward compatible with DVI (Digital Visual Interface)?
HDMI cables are fully compatible with the DVI using CEA-861 profile. The data transmitting cables are also compatible with HDTVs and set top boxes using DVI-HDTV inputs.