DisplayPort connector interface by the video electronics standards association (VESA) is the latest display interface standard, now the Display Port version 1.1
As for the difference between the DisplayPort and HDMI, the HDMI first were made for the CRT specifications, both HDMI and the “twin brother” UDI (essence is to remove the HDMI audio transmission function), both inherited the core technology of the DVI TMDS, essentially still is an extension of the DVI.  DVI, HDMI, UDI video content is transmitted in real-time, line way, this can ensure that the large video traffic jams will not occur For liquid crystal displays and Display Port began development, using the “Micro – Packet Architecture (Micro Packet Architecture)” transmission Architecture, video content in the Packet transmission, this with DVI, such as HDMI video transmission technology has obvious difference.That is to say, the emergence of the HDMI replaced the analog video model, and the emergence of DisplayPort has replaced the DVI, and VGA interface.

HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a proprietary audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from an HDMI-compliant source device, such as a display controller, to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.[4] HDMI is a digital replacement for analog video standards.

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