New certification will guarantee HDMI cables can output 4K

New certification will ensure HDMI cables can output 4K

Whereas many HDMI cables lately can spit out 4K, the outcomes may be hit-or-miss (particularly as you begin exploring longer cable lengths). So the HDMI Licensing group, which manages the interface, has developed a new premium certification to ensure any cable that advertises 4K compatibility truly works for that greater decision. As a part of the certification, corporations will comply with an expanded set of tips when creating cables and in addition check them extra vigorously to ensure they will output the complete 18 Gbps wanted for the HDMI 2.zero spec. It isn’t nearly 4K, both — the certification additionally ensures that cables help excessive dynamic vary (HDR) video. As soon as permitted, the premium licensed cables will sport a tamper proof sticker, which ought to make it simpler to seek out them within the sea of untested cables available on the market. Hopefully, this implies the top of playing with 4K HDMI cable compatibility.

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SOURCE: HDMI Group

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