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Apr 13, 2017

Why Cables Matter

As a display manufacturer, we typically don’t talk about cables in our marketing and probably leave undiscussed one of the biggest sources of incompatibility and image quality degregation in the market. HDMI cables come in five different performance categories: Standard HDMI cable Standard HDMI cable with Ethernet Standard Automotive HDMI cable High Speed HDMI cable High Speed HDMI cable with Ethernet The primary difference between Standard HDMI cables and High Speed HDMI cables relates to the video timing formats that can be supported. Standard HDMI cables can support up to 720p or 1080i, whereas High Speed HDMI cables support 1080p and More…

Cable , hdmi , ethernet

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Sep 09, 2015

What’s the Difference between 4K and UHD?

If you’re confused by the different labels for the newer displays out there, you’re not alone (and this isn’t a new thing). Usually technology develops faster than the labels that apply to it, but, multiple competing technologies might have different names until the standards are set. If you remember the confusion of figuring out what was HD, Full-HD, and 1080p, you get how the confusion of standards works. 4K vs. UHDIn a technical sense, 4K is the standard developed by cinema to express a resolution of 4096 by 2160. Which works out to an aspect ratio (the comparison of the width to the height) of 1.9:1. Since most movies are shot in the 1.9:1 aspect More…

Ultra HD , 4K displays , hdmi , 4K

Aug 09, 2011

Digital Signage Trends: LED Backlights

By James WoodThe description of digital signage might compete with the military for the EUA award (Excessive Use of Acronyms). You can look at getting an LCD with HDMI and DVI input so the PC content is in HD. Add to the list CCFL and LED when referring to the way the screen is lit. Since liquid crystal displays (LCDs) don’t produce any light, they need to be lit from behind. The old standard has been to use cold compact florescent lights (CCFL) because it produces a uniform light across the whole screen for an affordable price.But light emitting diodes (LEDs) have improved to the point where they are taking over for the CCFLs. The Planar ep46L and More…

hdmi , LED , ep55l , ep-series , lcd monitor , ccfl , EUA , dvi , ep46l