industry-supported, uncompressed, all-digital audio/video interface. HDMI
provides an interface between any audio/video source, such as a set-top box
(HDTV Receiver), DVD player, and A/V receiver and an audio and/or video
monitor, such as a digital television (DTV).|
The new HDMI digital
The advantages of HDMI over existing analog interfaces such
as composite, S-Video and component video are.
- Superior, uncompressed digital video and
- Simple, user-friendly connector that replaces the maze of
cabling behind the entertainment center.
- Integrated remote control.
popular interface enabling the transmission of high-definition content. HDMI
opens the floodgate of digital content from major motion picture
HDMI is fully backward-compatible with DVI
using the CEA-861 profile for DTVs. HDMI DTVs will display video received from
existing DVI-equipped products, and DVI-equipped TVs will display video from
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- Quality HDMI
transfers uncompressed digital audio and video for the highest, crispest image
- All Digital HDMI ensures an all-digital rendering of video without
the losses associated with analog interfaces and their unnecessary
- Low-cost HDMI provides the quality and
functionality of a digital interface while also supporting uncompressed video
formats in a simple, cost-effective manner.
- Audio HDMI supports multiple
audio formats, from standard stereo to multi-channel
- Ease-of-use HDMI combines video and multi-channel audio into
a single cable, eliminating the cost, complexity, and confusion of multiple
cables currently used in A/V systems.
- Intelligence HDMI supports
communication between the video source (such as a DVD player) and the DTV,
enabling new functionality.
HDMI technology has been designed
to use standard copper cable construction at long lengths. In order to allow
cable manufacturers to improve their products through the use of new
technologies, HDMI specifies the required performance of a cable but does not
specify a maximum cable length. Cables are expected to be lengths of up to 15
A Type Plug
A Type Receptacle
B Type Plug