By Jeff Boccaccio · April 17, 2019 • Jeff Boccaccio says the balance between power and data rate in HDMI cables is something integrators need to keep an eye on.
By Robert Archer · April 5, 2019 • The Metra HDM-GA2 Gigabit Accelerator is now available to help integrators bolster existing HDMI infrastructure systems to support 4K and 8K resolutions.
By Jeff Boccaccio · April 2, 2019 • Distributors that utilize educational advantages and put forth extra effort in servicing their accounts can become a major resource for custom integrators.
By Andrew Nichols · March 27, 2019 • Google's streaming-centric gaming platform gives gamers the ability to play 4K HDR games on phones, tablets, PCs, and TVs without expensive consoles or other pieces of proprietary hardware.
By Robert Archer · February 12, 2019 • The CS-IRKITCCUS IR extender kit incorporates code learning capabilities to allow integrators to easily set up and control TV lifts, curtains, screens, and more.
By CE Pro Editors · January 29, 2019 • Metra Home Theater Group will be bringing its Velox product line and Ethereal's MHX cables to ISE 2019, among others.
By Jeff Boccaccio · January 4, 2019 • Even the best HDMI lab testing can't catch the cable interoperability issues that dealers discover in the field. Share the data!
By CE Pro Editors · October 1, 2018 • WyreStorm NHD-250-RX Multiview/multiscreen network receiver enables pinch-and-zoom capability, and arbitrary window placement.
By CE Pro Editors · September 4, 2018 • Vanco to demo new Spot for Dot amplification system for Amazon Echo Dot at CEDIA Expo 2018. Evolution HDMI-over-IP, Beale Street Audio and Pulse amplifiers also showcased.
By David Meyer · August 28, 2018 • 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.
By David Meyer · August 27, 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.
By Jeff Boccaccio · August 27, 2018 • HDMI guru Jeff Boccaccio explains compromises with 4K HDR video distribution, compression schemes like Display Stream Compression, and tough choices for integrators.
By Andrew Nichols · August 6, 2018 • The $499 Xbox One X gaming console will sport new HDMI 2.1 features like Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) in an upcoming firmware update.
By Jeff Boccaccio · July 3, 2018 • HDMI cables, power supplies and DC currents don't always play well together.
By By Mark Corbin · June 29, 2018 • Integrators should eye extenders, matrix switchers, touchpanels, fiber leads, HDMI cable, mounts, IP cameras and racks that suit both resi and commercial applications.