The HDMI 2.1 specification introduces compression by way of VESA’s Display Stream Compression, but what does that mean for integrators looking to stock the best possible cables?
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Curious to figure out what exactly HDMI 2.1 cables provide for the market and what makes them so special? CEDIA’s David Meyer goes over what integrators should know.
A dozen years ago, Dolby acquired the company that collaborated on inventing High Dynamic Range (HDR). These days the trick is getting it to work properly and deliver the best pictures possible.
When 4K HDR video is streamed straight to TVs, we need eARC to extract multichannel audio formats like Dolby Atmos over a single HDMI cable from eARC-enabled displays to eARC-enabled receivers. Sony will be first at CEDIA 2018.
HDBaseT and other HDMI extenders might be ‘certified’ for bandwidth but not necessarily video quality. At CEDIA Expo 2018, ask about compression schemes for 4K and HDR, including Display Stream Compression and Color Space Conversion.