HDMI Forum Releases v2.1 of HDMI Specification

HDMI 2.1 spec has support for VRR, 10K resolution, and Dynamic ...

The specification is available now to all HDMI 2.0 adopters.

If you're looking for more information, check out the HDMI Forum's Release Presentation. The new spec includes support for resolutions up to 10K (10240x4320) at refresh rates up to 120 Hz. Dynamic HDR formats are also supported, and bandwidth capability is increased up to 48Gbps.

November 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/Korea IT times- HDMI Forum, Inc. today announced the release of Version 2.1 of the HDMI® Specification which is now available to all HDMI 2.0 adopters.

HDMI 2.1 is more a future-facing update than one that will directly affect current devices, seeing as we're still just starting to reach the point where 4K video is becoming commonplace, to say nothing of 8K resolution or technologies like dynamic HDR video that HDMI 2.1 in theory will be able to support. Resolutions up to 10K are also supported for commercial AV, industrial and specialty usages. Quick Media Switching aims to end jarring black screens when videos switch, and eARC lets HDMI's audio return channel handle lossless audio.

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Quick Frame Transport (QFT) reduces latency for smoother no-lag gaming, and real-time interactive virtual reality. But 120Hz-plus displays are already coming in the first quarter of 2018 in the form of glorious G-Sync HDR monitors by Asus and Acer, and Nvidia's next generation of graphics cards - hopefully due sooner than later - will presumably have the power to drive such demanding displays.

According to details provided by the HDMI Forum, the new HDMI v2.1 specification will be backward compatible with all previous HDMI standards but will also need the new ultra high-speed HDMI cable for those new upgrades. It also introduces Auto Low Latency Mode, which automatically sets the ideal latency to give the smoothest viewing experience possible. It ensures full compatibility between audio devices and upcoming HDMI 2.1 products.

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