HDMI, or high definition multimedia interface, is an industry supported specification standard that combines audio and video into a single all-digital interface. It is used to connect a television to a DVD player, set-top boxes, Blu-ray players, digital television (DTV) players and other audio visual devices.
HDMI supports high-definition, enhanced, and standard video and the standard multi-channel surround sound audio. All HDMI cables are HDCP (High Bandwidth Digital Content Protection) compliant. The single, high quality cable is used as an all-digital solution to connect all the components of a home theater system, regardless of the manufacturer. An association of major electronics companies including Silicon Image, Toshiba, Thomson (RCA), Sony, Philips, Panasonic and Hitachi helped develop the high definition multimedia interface.Learn More
Seiki is an independent company headquartered in Diamond Bar, California; however, Seiki's parent company, Tongfang Global, Inc., manufacturers the televisions in Beijing, China. Seiki claims to manufacture its own televisions to cut out the middleman and to cut costs.Full Answer >
Depending on required resolution, the maximum length of a VGA cable varies between 30 meters for lower resolutions to only 7.5 meters for higher resolutions. The signal that travels through a VGA cable is analog, which degrades and fades as it travels longer distances.Full Answer >
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All Blu-ray players can play standard DVD movies as well as Blu-ray discs. Blu-ray players not only play standard DVDs, but they also upconvert the DVD to give it a look closer to true high definition.Full Answer >