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IFA 2017 Features HDMI Technologies Along with Launch of Premium USB Type-C to HDMI Cables

Back on the road again, the HDMI LA Team was demonstrating the latest HDMI technologies at the 2017 IFA in Germany. One of the highlights at June’s Computex show was a selection of USB Type-C to HDMI cables. Now at IFA that was augmented by the first of those cables to be part of the Premium HDMI Cable Certification Program, and their packaging displayed the program’s unique authentication labels.

Also featured at the booth were demonstrations of HDMI Alt Mode enabled source devices connected to 4K HDMI displays with the new cables. These sources are able to utilize HDMI technology and features and also connect directly to HDMI displays without the need of adapters or converters. Information was also available for the upcoming HDMI 2.1 specification release.

Ongoing press briefing sessions and interviews were taking place at the booth, and HDMI Adopters and manufacturers scheduled meetings and dropped by to meet the HDMI LA team. The HDMI LA Team included: Rob Tobias, President and CEO; Jeff Park, Director of Technology; and Val Robbins, Marketing and Events Specialist.

Photo above: Rob Tobias shows off a selection of Premium HDMI Cables including top European brands HAMA and Avinity to the media.

By | September 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Computex 2017 Showcases HDMI Alt Mode for USB Type-C with First Market-Ready Cables and Multiple Demos

The HDMI LA Team has a booth at Computex 2017 in Taipei and one of the highlights is a selection of USB Type-C to HDMI cables. Manufacturers with cables on display include Elka, Amphenol and Sure-Fire; and Computex attendees are excited these cables are ready to bring to market. Accessories such as cables have to be ready-to-go to support HDMI Alt Mode enabled devices as they get ready to launch in the near future.

Also featured at the booth are demonstrations of HDMI Alt Mode enabled source devices including a digital camcorder and a PC tablet connected to 4K HDMI displays with the new cables (photo above). These sources are able to utilize HDMI technology and features and also connect directly to HDMI displays without the need of adapters or converters.

Press briefing sessions and interviews are taking place at the booth, and HDMI Adopters and manufacturers are scheduling meetings and dropping by to meet the HDMI LA team. Available at the booth are: Rob Tobias, President and CEO; Jeff Park, Director of Technology; Val Robbins, Marketing and Events Specialist; Mike Ma, Marketing and Business Development Manager, Taiwan; Gwen Sun, Adopter Services.

Elka USB Type-C to HDMI Cable

 

Ready to Market Packaging on Display at Computex

 

Jeff Park, Val Robbins, Mike Ma, Gwen Sun

By | May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Joint Promotion at CES 2017 Highlights Premium Experience

Ensuring the best performance for consumers of the latest UHD products is the shared mission of two important industry programs. In our HDMI Licensing Administrator (HDMI LA) booth we featured our Premium HDMI® Cable Certification Program with a display of some of our prominent cable manufacturer program participants; and we also featured a display from our promotional partner the UHD Alliance (UHDA) showing their Ultra HD Premium™ certified products.

Premium HDMI Cables on display featured Rocketfish, Vanco, Legrand, Panasonic, Liberty AV, and Belkin. The UHDA’s Ultra HD Premium demo displayed a Panasonic UltraHD Blu-ray player and Panasonic 4K/UHD TV. UHDA Promotions Group members Toshiroh Nishio and Dan Schinasi were on hand to show their demonstration.

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Photos:
• Some of the world’s top Premium HDMI Cable manufactures were featured in the HDMI LA booth.
• UHDA Promotions Group Chairman Dan Schinasi displays the group’s Ultra HD Premium products

HDMI Alt Mode for USB Type-C Launched at IFA Berlin

The HDMI Licensing team demonstrated HDMI Alt Mode for USB Type-C at the IFA ShowStoppers press event in Berlin on September 1. This coincided with the release of the global press announcement on the new specification. HDMI licensing President Rob Tobias and Senior Technology Manager Jeff Park are pictured here with the demo that included an HDMI-enabled laptop with USB Type-C connected directly to an HDMI display using the new USB Type-C to HDMI cable. Now there are no adapters needed to connect to any HDMI display or TV, and native HDMI features can be incorporated into source devices that utilize USB Type-C.

For more information:

IFA HDMI Alt Mode for USB Type-C Demo: http://www.dealerscope.com/techconnect/industry-events/hdmi-usb-type-c-cable-ifa-2016/

HDMI Alt Mode for USB Type-C: http://www.hdmi.org/manufacturer/HDMIAltModeUSBTypeC.aspx

Press Release: http://www.hdmi.org/press/press_release.aspx?prid=144

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