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What is DisplayPort Certification and Why is Individual Quality Control Just as Important?

DisplayPort (DP) is a digital interface that transmits audio and video signals. DisplayPort was created to replace DVI and VGA cables in exchange for a higher performing standard that could transfer high quality video and audio signals, as well as offer other features that could allow for better interoperability between advancing technolog...

Why Am I Having 8K Compatibility Issues? Your HDMI Cable Might be the Culprit

The Latest in HDMI 2.1

8K televisions are the latest in-home entertainment technology, incorporating the most recent HDMI 2.1 specification, which has increased its bandwidth capabilities up to 48 Gbps and supports 8K60, 4K120, and even resolutions up to 10K.

HDMI 2.1 also incorporates new features that bolster image quality and bring gaming ...

HDMI 2.0 vs HDMI 2.1 – the Key Differences and More on the New HDMI Spec

The quality of video on our devices has been increasingly significant as our uses for video have become much more embedded within our day-to-day lives for entertainment purposes, gaming, and broadcasting. With many of our devices incorporating video display capabilities, the improvement for video and audio transfer between them has never b...

What are Embedded Systems and How Do They Work?

An embedded system is a computerized controller that uses a real-time operating system to perform a dedicated function or functions within a large electrical or mechanical device. When we use the term Embedded System, we're usually talking about a computer system (usually based on a microcontroller) that is embedded into another device, such ...

Cost Savings and Benefits of Cable Testing with the Advanced Cable Tester v2

Cable testing has been known to be a costly and laborious undertaking when it comes to manufacturing cables. It sometimes requires hundreds of thousands of dollars invested into highly trained personnel and expensive equipment to ensure that each cable passes inspection, sometimes even requiring restructuring of production processes. With the...

How Cable Testing Ensures Safety and Quality of Manufacturing

Testing cables is one of the most importance aspects of cable production. There are multiple features and components within a cable that need to work correctly and safely, and verifying these can easily be missed or disregarded if the proper quality control is not implemented by manufacturing. Performing a set of comprehensive tests that incl...