Category Archive: DisplayPort

Oct 03 2011

Standard Program Recent Update (2): UPnP and DisplayPort

UPnP List Allion as Independent Certification Vendor for UPnP Pre-Certification Testing For those seeking for UPnP Pre-Certification Testing, UPnP Forum has officially listed Allion as its Independent Certification Vendors (ICVs). Allion is also the only ICV to be listed on the website. Members can feel free to contact Allion for pre-certification testing services and obtain …

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Apr 14 2011

Top Leading Industry Standards (2): HDMI, DisplayPort and SATA

In the second article, we will continue introducing the next three industry standards: HDMI, DisplayPort and SATA. 4. HDMI *HDMI Logo HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) is a digital interface standard for connecting all HD components. HDMI supports all video/audio formats by one single cable. The CEC allows HDMI devices to control each other when …

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Nov 08 2010

WiGig and VESA Team Up for Wireless DisplayPort


Anyone who has ever set up an IT monitoring station or a living room entertainment system knows that cables can be a nuisance. Luckily, hope is on the way: The WiGig Alliance and Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) are partnering to create wireless DisplayPort, which will allow users to connect high-definition display and audio systems …

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Jul 29 2010

New DisplayPort Cable Adapter Certification Program

The Video Electronics Standards Associate (VESA) recently introduced a new certification testing and DisplayPort Certified Logo for Dual-mode DisplayPort cable adaptors. These dual-mode cable adaptors allow for seamless interoperability between a Dual-mode DisplayPort PC or graphics card and a DVI monitor or HDMI TV. The certification program was designed to help customers identify cable adaptors …

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Jul 13 2010

VESA Releases Updated Embedded DisplayPort Standard

The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) has issued the latest version of the Embedded DisplayPort (eDP) standard. eDP version 1.2 offers several enhancements to the original standard release, including increased simplicity and improved performance capabilities. Notebook PCs using the new eDP standard will begin production the first half of 2011. Major updates in the eDP …

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May 27 2010

VESA Issues Internal DisplayPort Standard for Flat Panel TVs

The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) recently issued the Internal DisplayPort (iDP) interface standard to enhance inside-the-box connectivity for flat panel TVs. Based on the DisplayPort 1.2 standard, iDP is designed to replace Low Voltage Differential Signaling (LVDS) by using a simpler and higher-performing connectivity technology. The VESA iDP standard addresses the connection between a …

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Feb 08 2010

DisplayPort 1.2 Opens New Data Opportunities

As we recently highlighted, Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) formally unveiled the eagerly awaited DisplayPort v1.2 specification. This new extension offers a number of new features: in addition to doubling the data rate and providing multi-streaming capabilities, DisplayPort v1.2 has the ability to transfer audio, video, USB, Ethernet, power, and data from multi-touch panels, cameras, …

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Jan 26 2010

VESA Unveils DisplayPort v1.2

Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) has finalized the long awaited DisplayPort v1.2 specification, offering improved performance and a multitude of new features. DisplayPort v1.2, which doubles the transfer rate from the version 1.1 specification from 10.8Gbps to 21.6Gbps, is paving the way for higher performance, faster refresh rates, and 3D stereo display. Among the new …

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Dec 17 2009

DisplayPort and USB 3.0 Named Among Top Technologies of 2010

Earlier this quarter, Maximum PC compiled a list of top technologies in 2010. We think this list is worth sharing as it gives some insight into where the industry is headed which will influence the test, validation and certification ecosystem. Several technologies we regularly cover on the Blog including USB, PCI, SATA and DisplayPort are …

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Oct 01 2009

Apple Moves Smaller with Mini DisplayPort

The Mini DisplayPort interface is a smaller version of the traditional DisplayPort plug and connector, and was first publicly announced by Apple in 2008. Apple products featuring the Mini DisplayPort connector include the MacBook family of laptops, the iMac, Mac Mini, Mac Pro and the entire Apple Cinema line of displays. The user-friendly Mini DisplayPort …

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