The Truth About the New TechLogix “Gaming Market” Fiber Optic Cables

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TechLogix Networx has launched HDMI and DisplayPort video cables that they claim are specifically designed for electronic gaming and esports competition. Huh? The press announcement said, “Unlike traditional video cables which are limited in length and video-processing speed, TechLogix cables leverage a fiber optic core that supports true, real-time 8K and 4K120 video with bandwidths […]

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VESA Details New DisplayPort 2.0 Spec – Aimed at 8K Video and Beyond

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The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) announced last week that it has released version 2.0 of the DisplayPort (DP) audio/video standard. DP 2.0 is the first major update to the DisplayPort standard since March 2016 and provides up to a 3x increase in data bandwidth performance compared to the previous version of DisplayPort (DP 1.4a), […]

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Did You Know VESA DisplayHDR Standards Exist for LCD and OLED Displays

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The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) says 60 display products across 13 display OEMs have been released to market that have achieved DisplayHDR certification, with more expected to be introduced in the coming months. First introduced in December 2017, DisplayHDR is the display industry’s first fully open standard specifying high dynamic range (HDR) quality for […]

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VESA Intros DisplayHDR True Black High Dynamic Range Standard for OLEDs and Emissive Displays

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The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) has introduced its new DisplayHDR True Black high dynamic range (HDR) standard, a variant on VESA’s High-Performance Monitor and Display Compliance Test Specification (DisplayHDR). The new standard has been optimized for emissive display technologies, including organic light emitting diode (OLED) and future microLED displays. DisplayHDR True Black allows for […]

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B-Tech Debuts Pop-Out Mounts for Smaller Screens

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B-Tech AV Mounts has launched two new flat-screen wall mounts specifically designed to allow recessed and video wall installs of small and medium sized displays. Featuring B-Tech’s pop-out technology, the BT8308 and BT8309 mounts cater for screens up to 42-inches and 25 kilograms, with VESA fittings from 75×75 up to 200×200. The first range of […]

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VESA Publishes Display Compression Standard for Mobile Applications

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The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) today formally introduced the VESA Display Compression-M (VDC-M) standard, a new display interface compression standard designed for embedded mobile display applications, including smart phones and other hand-held devices. Developed in collaboration with the MIPI Alliance, VDC-M provides a higher level of compression ratio (up to 5:1) at the same visually lossless quality level as […]

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VESA Rolls Out DisplayHDR Test Tool for HDR Display Performance Verification Aimed at Professional Users

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The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) today released a new DisplayHDR test tool that allows users to confirm the display parameters set forth in VESA’s High-Performance Monitor and Display Compliance Test Specification (DisplayHDR), including brightness, color and contrast performance of high dynamic range (HDR) laptop and desktop monitors. The new DisplayHDR Test tool has a command line interface that enables professional and lab-level users […]

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ErgoMounts Adds Floor-Standing Digital Signage Mount

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ErgoMounts expanded their Infinity Video Wall Series with a new free standing floor base version. The Infinity TV Floor Stand can support both VESA and Non-VESA compliant screens with interfaces up to 600×400 millimeters and weighing up to 70 kilograms. Manufactured out of light-weight aluminium components, ErgoMounts claims this stand can be assembled in a matter of minutes. A heavy duty […]

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VESA Readies 8K Resolution Ecosystem With DP8K Certified DisplayPort Cables Certification

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The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) today announced that DP8K Certified DisplayPort cables — native DisplayPort cables that are guaranteed to support DisplayPort High Bit Rate 3 (HBR3) — are now available in the marketplace. HBR3 is the highest bit rate (8.1 Gbps per lane) supported by DisplayPort standard version 1.4 and provides the speed required to drive 8K video […]

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VESA Defines New Standard to Help Speed PC Industry Adoption of HDR in Laptop and Desktop Monitors

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The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) today announced it has defined the display industry’s first fully open standard specifying high dynamic range (HDR) quality, including luminance, color gamut, bit depth and rise time, through the release of a test specification. The new VESA High-Performance Monitor and Display Compliance Test Specification (DisplayHDR) initially addresses the needs of laptop displays and PC desktop monitors […]

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VESA Forms Special Interest Group Focused on Emergent Virtual and Augmented Reality Markets

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The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) today announced it has formed a Special Interest Group (SIG) that addresses standardization for the fast-growing augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) markets. Well known for developing the ubiquitous DisplayPort and Embedded DisplayPort (eDP) standards, VESA also previously defined the long-standing Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) standard–which works with VGA, HDMI, DisplayPort and […]

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Shuttle Computer Group Debuts DS77U Digital Signage Player

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Shuttle Computer Group is debuting the DS77U series of digital signage players here at DSE in Las Vegas. The DS77U series, designed for supporting both 12-volts and 19-volts inputs, is an industry-grade platform for use in commercial applications that require long-term operations like in automotive, digital signage, kiosks and more. The one-pound Shuttle DS77U/U3/U5/U7 product series is based on Intel’s latest Kaby Lake […]

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VESA Highlights Growing DisplayPort Alt Mode Adoption and Latest DisplayPort Developments

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If you want to understand the future of digital-video routing, follow the USB-C connector — it’s being adopted by everyone from computer companies to tablet companies (even Apple). So, no more VGA and, potentially for high-end applications, no more HDMI. The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) today announced that, thanks to escalating adoption by OEMs and chipmakers, the […]

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VESA Launches Full Compliance Test Spec for USB Type-C Devices Using DisplayPort Alt Mode

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The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) today announced the completion of its compliance test specification (CTS) for products incorporating the USB Type-C connector and the DisplayPort Alternate Mode (“Alt Mode”) standard. The new CTS documents allow VESA members to have their products compliance tested through VESA’s Authorized Test Centers (ATCs) worldwide, or by completing self-testing […]

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VESA Develops Early Certification Program for USB Type-C Devices Using DisplayPort Alt Mode

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The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) has announced the official launch of its early certification test program for products incorporating the new USB Type-C connector and the DisplayPort Alternate Mode (“Alt Mode”) standard. Using the DisplayPort Alt Mode standard, a USB Type-C connector and cable can deliver full DisplayPort audio/video performance (driving monitor resolutions of […]

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VESA Publishes DisplayPort Standard Version 1.4, Now USB Type-C and Thunderbolt Compatible

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The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) today announced it has published version 1.4 of the DisplayPort (DP) audio/video standard. The first major update to DisplayPort since version 1.3 was released in September 2014, DP 1.4 is also the first DP standard to take advantage of VESA’s Display Stream Compression (DSC) technology. DSC version 1.2 transport […]

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VESA Updates Display Stream Compression Standard

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The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) today announced it has released version 1.2 of the Display Stream Compression (DSC) Standard. An extension to the feature set offered in version 1.1, DSC v1.2 was developed to support a wider range of display applications — in particular, externally connected displays such as PC monitors and televisions. A […]

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Shuttle Offers Value Priced XPC Nano Small Form Factor Computer with Windows Bing 8.1 Pre-Installed

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Shuttle Computer announced its XPC Nano line of barebone computers, including the NC01UBING, a fully configured system with Windows Bing 8.1 pre-installed, designed specifically for commercial applications like digital signage. The new line of Nano SFF computers boast low price points and an elegant palm-sized, 0.5 liter, stylish design in black with gold trim. Available […]

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AVF Introduces Wheeled Monitor and SMART kapp Stand

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Audio Visual Furniture’s (AVF) SYZ42 is a uniquely designed mobile stand that can handles both a flat-screen from 40″-60”, but it’s also the first mobile stand (it integrates rear-mounted ball-bearing wheels) that accommodates the SMART kapp system as well. Designed to be tilt-rolled — meaning, when it’s free-standing, it doesn’t move as the wheels are […]

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DENON Intros Four New Loudspeakers Aimed at Meeting Room Installs

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Following the introduction of the company’s compact DN-304SAM audio monitors, Denon Professional, introduced four loudspeakers for conference rooms and meeting spaces. The announcement includes the bi-amplified two-way DN-306SA and DN-308SA, and tri-amplified three-way DN-506SA and DN-508SA. Designed for presentations, collaborative discussions and critical multimedia playback, the Denon Professional DN-306SA and DN-308SA offer the following specs: […]

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VESA’s New DisplayPort 1.3 Standard Pushes Bandwidth to 32.4 Gbits/sec

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The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) announced the release of the DisplayPort 1.3 audio / video (A/V) standard. An update to the widely used DisplayPort 1.2a standard, this latest version increases the maximum link bandwidth to 32.4 Gbps, with each of four lanes running at a link rate of 8.1 Gbps/lane-a 50 percent increase from […]

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Middle Atlantic Takes Aim at Chief and Peerless-AV with Debut of Display Carts

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The new FlexView Series from Middle Atlantic is a collection of display stands and carts aimed at ProAV applications like hospitality and education. Middle Atlantic claims that their FlexView solutions feature the lowest profile display mount in the industry as well as a smaller base for unimpeded, up close display interaction.  In addition, it enables […]

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Crimson AV to Add to DSA Series of Spring-Loaded Monitor Arms at InfoComm

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Crimson AV told us today it will add to its DSA Series of spring-loaded monitor stands specifically designed for challenging commercial AV applications at InfoComm next week. Aimed at the hospitality, entertainment, retail, education, healthcare facilities, houses of worship and digital signage markets, the stands are meant for cost-conscious buyers of ProAV gear. The new […]

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Multibrackets Debuts Floorstand Mount with Casters for Large LCDs

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Swedish mount company Multibrackets has introduced a new floor stand with locking casters and a mounting bracket for large screen displays. Capable of mounting screens from 63″ up to 100″, the Floorstand HD is powder-coated white with a maximum weight capacity of over 300+ pounds. Optional shelves can be mounted to hold set-top boxes, media […]

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HP Intros New 55” LCD and Signage Player

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HP’s new 55-inch native 1920×1080 resolution LED-lit LCD display debuted today at the DSE show in Las Vegas along with a new media player. HP’s widest “commercial-grade” LED display, the 55-inch HP LD5535, includes IPS (In-Plane Switching) panel technology that enables 178-degree viewing angles. Content management is handled via the network to a built-in USB […]

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Peerless-AV Intros DS-VWM770 Universal Mosaic Video Wall Display Mount

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Today Peerless-AV launched what it is calling AV’s first “universal mosaic video wall mount” with the DS-VWM770. The DS-VWM770 allows for video displays between 46″ to 70″ to be positioned at virtually every angle. Displays securely attach to the mount in 15° increments ranging from 0° to 360°, providing repeatability and adjustability from display to […]

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Premier Mounts Ships Heavy Duty Mounts

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Premier is now shipping its FPS-200 and PSD-HDCA. The PSD-HDCA’s claim to fame is a one-step process with no special tools required. The PSD-HDCA adapter proves versatile with its ability to adapt to any of Premier Mounts PSD dual pole stands, UFA adapter plates or AV shelves, providing a wide array of mounting options. With […]

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VESA Finishes DisplayPort v1.2 Spec

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The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) unveils DisplayPort Version 1.2, the comprehensive extension to the original DisplayPort standard with many new benefits: 2x the maximum data transfer rate from DisplayPort v1.1a (10.8 Gbps to 21.6 Gbps) for higher performance 3D stereo displays, higher resolutions and color depths, and faster refresh rates multiple monitor support from […]

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DisplayPort: VESA’s Standard Sparks HDMI Controversy

The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) new roadmap for display connectivity convergence plans to provide seamless connectivity with new and existing TVs, monitors and projectors using a USB-sized DisplayPort connector. DisplayPort is designed to replace DVI, LVDS and eventually VGA, making digital display connections easier, more readily available and more functional. “DisplayPort is not being […]

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