NVIDIA wants to patent new VGA connector

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 21 2005 @ 00:26 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
NVIDIA filed a patent in the United States for a "VGA connector with integrated filter" on September 13th. This patent features an improved version of the old 15-pin D-Sub connector and may be used by NVIDIA's next-generation graphics cards.
An improved VGA connector that supports enhanced graphics performance by internally incorporating one or more functions of fusing, filtering, shielding, and controlling of signal line impedances. The improved VGA connector is dimensionally interchangeable with many aspects of standard VGA connectors and use standard pin-outs that mate with mating connectors. Integral DACs can be included to provide analog inputs.
More details at VR-Zone.


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