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HDMI 2.1

Boccaccio: Don’t Leave Test Results of Eye of the Beholder

By Jeff Boccaccio · May 17, 2019 • Jeff Boccaccio of DPL Labs discusses the testing procedures available for HDMI 2.1, including the self-testing going on right now.

Vanco HDMI 2.1 Ultra High Speed Cables Support 8K and Beyond

By Lisa Montgomery · May 3, 2019 • Two new lines of cables from Vanco offer futureproof solutions for handling 4K, High Dynamic Range and support for 10K and higher.

Interview: Vanco President Discusses A/V-over-IP Adoption, HDMI 2.1, More

By CE Pro Editors · April 16, 2019 • Mark Corbin talks with CE Pro about some of the connectivity challenges integrators face and the future of A/V-over-IP adoption.

Why Distributors Are Digging Deeper Into HDMI Education

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.

Samsung Promotes HDMI 2.1, Big Screens, New Features As 2019 4K, 8K TV Lineup Hits Retail

By Joe Palenchar · March 29, 2019 • TV features making their Samsung debut include HDMI 2.1 capabilities, sound that automatically compensates for room acoustics and viewing distance, the Apple TV app, and more.

LG to Introduce ThinQ AI Flagship TVs at CES 2019

By CE Pro Editors · January 4, 2019 • LG's latest flagship line of TVs will feature built-in Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and a new Alpha 9 Gen 2 intelligent processor capable of refining HDR content.

$2,199 Marantz 4K Surround Pre-Processor is IMAX Enhanced Certified, Dolby Atmos Ready

By Robert Archer · September 17, 2018 • The newly announced $2,199 Marantz AV7705 Surround Pre-Processor is among the first of a new wave of IMAX Enhanced products, and it supports immersive audio, along with state-of-the-art 4K video.

eARC at CEDIA: The One Question to ask TV and AVR Manufacturers

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.

Microsoft Xbox One X Becomes First Device to Support New HDMI 2.1 Features

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.

Copper vs. Fiber: Don’t be a Scaredy Cat

By Robert Archer · February 23, 2018 • Fiber optic cabling beats copper (Cat x) when it comes to long distances, high bandwidth, reliability and future-proofing, but smart-home integrators are hung up on fiber myths and high prices.

Don’t Get Too Psyched for 48Gbps - HDMI 2.1 Rollout Could be Painfully Slow

By Jeff Boccaccio · January 26, 2018 • It will take time to get to certified 48Gbps, especially as HDMI 2.1 testing and certification tools get developed.

30 Most Popular Home Tech Stories of 2017: IoT, Alexa, Z-Wave Win the Year

By Julie Jacobson · December 27, 2017 • Besides a hands-on look at an Onkyo A/V receiver, CE Pros mostly read anything about Amazon Alexa, Sonos, Control4, Z-Wave, Google, Nest and other IoT news in 2017.

Metra Ethereal 4K HDMI Cables Offer 18Gbps Data Rate, HDR Support.

By Robert Archer · December 20, 2017 • Metra Home Theater Group's new Ethereal MHX and MHY cables employ new design concepts that enable the products to carry 4K signals over longer distances.

Metra Explains ‘Truth’ about HDMI 2.1

By Jason Knott · December 1, 2017 • Calling some manufacturers claims ‘flat-out lies,’ Metra Home Theater Group addresses HDMI cable length for transmitting 4K signals in white paper and video.