The standard, which will serve as a primary interconnection between monitors and personal computers (PCs), was ratified only recently, which means that the first graphics cards and, perhaps, displays will need a special chip that transmits signals according to DisplayPort standards.More details over here.
ATI’s Mazen Salloum said Thursday that several makers of transmitters are developing appropriate chips now and he expected to see the actual transmitter products later in 2006. It is highly likely, according to Mr. Salloum, that computer makers – especially those, who specifically declared support for DisplayPort: Dell, HP and Lenovo – will adopt DisplayPort interface early in 2007.
DisplayPort support coming in early 2007
Posted on Sunday, May 21 2006 @ 18:05 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
X-bit Labs reports the first computers with DisplayPort are expected in early 2007: