By Jeff Boccaccio · January 20, 2017 • As True 4K Ultra HD products hit stores, you're going to have to use 'active' cables with much higher power demands. Where will all that power come from?
By Jeff Boccaccio · December 28, 2016 • Just because a product can pass an HDMI test does not mean it will always work within varied system environments. Under Rev 2.0b this only gets more complicated.
By Jeff Boccaccio · December 15, 2016 • What happens when an HDMI cable boasts 18Gbps but can't fight its way out of 10.2Gbps? Let's sort through the question of HDMI speed once and for all.
By Jeff Boccaccio · November 25, 2016 • Nine times out of 10, fiber’s performance will surpass copper by a huge margin. Jeff Boccaccio spells out some bacis factors when it comes to running fiber.
By Jeff Boccaccio · November 10, 2016 • DPL Labs tests the integrity of an HDMI 5-volt line, which is the lifeblood of HDMI and 'should never be messed with.'
By Robert Archer · October 26, 2016 • With true, uncompressed Ultra HD 4K content now available, Tributaries Cable's new Aurora line of products deliver 18Gbps connectivity.
By Jeff Boccaccio · October 10, 2016 • Manufacturers and integrators alike are tripping over themselves trying to 'make the jump' to high-speed 4K transmission.
By Jeff Boccaccio · June 29, 2016 • The plan was to evangelize, but what DLP Labs found the great Global Sources Electronics tradeshow in Hong Kong was bigger than they could have expected.
By Jeff Boccaccio · March 29, 2016 • 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.
By Jeff Boccaccio · March 16, 2016 • As the interface demands more bandwidth, integrators need to invest in robust and reliable transmission lines. Fiber-optic cable, an active cable product, is one of the many options for long-distance applications.
By Julie Jacobson · March 7, 2016 • New Aurora HDMI cable from Tributaries is DPL-certified to deliver 18 Gbps data rates for 4K/60 video with HDR over active optical fiber.
By Jeff Boccaccio · December 10, 2015 • Jeff Boccaccio, president of DPL Labs, looks back on the year, including a new testing process for 4K and HDR.
By Jeff Boccaccio · October 6, 2015 • Both Underwriters Laboratory (UL) and HDMI Licensing, LLC are launching test and certification programs for 4K-capable HDMI cables. Jeff Boccaccio, the original HDMI certification guy, weighs in on the challenges.
By Jeff Boccaccio · August 6, 2015 • Jeff Boccaccio from DPL Labs says the thirst for HDR will drive the upper bandwidth demand limits, hard and fast.
By Jeff Boccaccio · July 14, 2015 • HDMI operates at frequencies so high they are generally accepted and treated as an RF signal environment. This is one reason cables are built with such a large emphasis on shielding.