(High-Definition Multimedia Interface) A digital interface for audio and video that provides a single-cable solution for home theater and consumer electronics equipment such as TVs, Blu-ray/DVD players and set-top boxes. Introduced in 2002, one HDMI cable took the place of nine different analog audio and video cables. HDMI supports eight channels of 24-bit uncompressed audio at 192kHz and 4K video resolution up to 4096x2160 (as of HDMI 1.4). It also provides copy protection, A/V equipment control, 5 volts of power and compatibility with DVI and DisplayPort interfaces. For more HDMI details, look up the following: Version summary, see HDMI versions. Cable versions, see HDMI cable types. A/V control, see HDMI CEC. Compatibility, see HDMI-DVI compatibility and DisplayPort. Audio return channel, see HDMI ARC. Copy protection, see HDCP.
HDMI, which stands for high definition multimedia interface, is defined as a socket and plug interface that is used to transmit both audio and video digital data.
An example of HDMI is the cable you would use to connect your computer or DVD player to your television.
- HDMI cables are the best cables to purchase because they provide both an HD signal and HD sound, provide you are utilizing the HDMI port on any equipment you are attaching to the HDTV.
- Included in this price is a single PS3 wireless controller, media card reader, Blu-ray movie playing capability, HDMI out (with 1080p support), and that 80GB hard drive.
- You may also want to look into bundles that include an HDMI cable so that you can take full advantage of the high-definition graphics offered by the PlayStation 3.
- You do need high definition and widescreen in most cases as the information is transferred from the Apple TV to your television through the use of an HDMI cable.
- You'll get the camcorder and a 5.0 megapixel camera, but no HDMI output (instead, there's DLNA wireless streaming).The dimensions are 4.58"T x 2.38"W x 0.54"D.