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VESA Announces New Mobility DisplayPort Standard

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The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) today announced the release of the Mobility DisplayPort (MyDP) Standard. MyDP is an extension of the DisplayPort connectivity standard that enables mobile devices to share high-definition video, audio, and 3D content with the broad universe of larger external displays through common, widely adopted connectors. Offering the industry’s highest mobile-to-display image resolution, MyDP allows consumers to experience their mobile content in full, uncompressed 1080p (HDTV).

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How about some ports for 4K resolutions with 7.1 uncompressed sound and stuff?
 
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If i read this correctly, this is huge news!

Basically they are converting the micro-USB port to a HDMI port. This would resolve the problem with cheap tablets that don't include video output ports.

It would be amazing if this standard would be backwards compatible but i guess there's a hardware component to this standard beyond the cables. Although i imagine digital data is digital data, the difference would have to be in voltages and frequencies as is seems to be not a rerouting of the HDMI wires to the USB pins because they talk about bandwidth and peripherals.
 
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no, best I can tell from reading this is that they have made a new smaller, slimmer Display Port connector. And as we already know, there are DP to HDMI converters
 
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Don't we already have mini DP on graphics cards? What's wrong with that standard?
 
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With the MyDP standard, high-quality audio, video, and 3D content can be shared from a mobile device to a larger external DisplayPort or HDMI equipped display, including a PC monitor, digital signage display or HDTV, using the micro-USB connector found on the majority of smartphones and tablets.
To me the "using micro-USB" part sounds like... they are using the micro-USB to do the video thing.
 
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To me the "using micro-USB" part sounds like... they are using the micro-USB to do the video thing.
Thanks, I didn't catch that under the mountain of fluff. :laugh:
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haven't they heard about MHL?