One of the primary concerns for these new standards is cost and interoperability. Expensive HDMI and HDCP certification is cited as one of the culprits delaying AMD 690G motherboards.
High fidelity signaling backers are split into two licensing camps: one supporting the DVI-derivatives (DVI-HDCP, HDMI, UDI) and the other supporting DisplayPort. AMD, Dell, Genesis Microchip, Hewlett-Packard, Molex, NVIDIA, Philips, Samsung and Tyco Electronics are supporters of DisplayPort; Hitachi, Sony, Silicon Image and Toshiba compose the primary backers of HDMI. A significant portion of the DisplayPort supporters also have interests in HDMI. Earlier last year, several manufacturers including Sapphire and PowerColor announced HDMI-enabled graphics cards based on ATI GPUs. MSI also announced HDMI cards based on NVIDIA GPUs...
The future of HDMI
Posted on Monday, Feb 19 2007 @ 23:11 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
DailyTech has a new article about HDMI: