An example of HDMI is the cable you would use to connect your computer or DVD player to your television.
HDMI - Computer Definition
(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.