National Geographic (Mobile)
Oct 13, 2014

Clarity Matrix vs. Multi-Stream Transporting

DisplayPort 1.2 supports MST (Multi-Stream Transport) daisy chaining of monitors and it has created confusion in the industry. People may mistake MST support for video wall tiling.  MST was designed for desktop monitors as a way of reducing cable count and desk clutter.  On their website, DisplayPort talks about the advantages of multiple monitors on your desk for productivity, multi-tasking, and immersive gaming.  It was not, however, designed for video walls.  This is very clear when you see the bandwidth limits that they publish: Display Resolution (standard 60 frames per second refresh rate) Maximum Number of Monitors (based on More…