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Jeff Boccaccio

Jeff Boccaccio

Jeff Boccaccio is president of DPL Labs. Jeff can be reached at info@dpllabs.com.

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Jeff's Latest Posts

HDMI Corner: 4K UHD Issues Are Beginning to Roll In

We are finally seeing true 4K 18Gbps content arriving, with in-field infrastructures not being able to support it.

Jeff Boccaccio · May 19, 2016

HDMI Corner: How to Meet Multiroom Challenges via RF Modulation

While RF modulation does have some drawbacks, it has some really cool advantages as well. Read on to learn just how this works.

Jeff Boccaccio · May 05, 2016

HDMI Corner: Avoid Surprises with Legacy Cables and 4K 60Hz

The expansion to 18Gbps provides integrators with a choice: do the necessary tests with your legacy cables in the field, or leave yourself open to new challenges.

Jeff Boccaccio · March 29, 2016

HDMI Corner: Can Fiber Really Go the Distance?

As the interface demands more bandwidth, integrators need to invest in robust and reliable transmission lines. Fiber-optic cable, an active cable product, is slowly becoming a bigger player for long-distance applications.

Jeff Boccaccio · March 16, 2016

Unearthing New HDMI Facts, Real-World Answers

Jeff Boccaccio, president of DPL Labs, looks back on the year, including a new testing process for 4K and HDR.

Jeff Boccaccio · December 09, 2015

The Science Behind ‘Active’ HDMI Cables: Part 1

HDMI 2.0 has forced many to look at new and current active cable devices, not only for bandwidth, but also for length and cable size. In the first of a three-part series, we define the term “active HDMI cable” and what makes them tick.

Jeff Boccaccio · February 06, 2014

Understanding & Fixing HDMI Noise

HDMI noise issues can be of two flavors, ingress (entering) or egress (exiting). In HDMI we are concerned about both.

Jeff Boccaccio · October 01, 2013

HDMI to Cat 5/6: Are 1- or 2-Wire Solutions Best?

Going from an extravagant HDMI cable to Cat 5/6 seems pretty incredible. Jeff Boccaccio explains how this transition can be done reliably.

Jeff Boccaccio · May 14, 2012

Pros & Cons of HDMI Baluns

Using HDMI baluns has become common practice, but there are problems with this solution.

Jeff Boccaccio · October 20, 2010