What is EDID and why do I need it?

With all the technology associated with HDMI or other digital signal transmissions, many elusive terms come into play. One term that comes up frequently is EDID (Extended Display Identification Data). EDID is the information that the digital source and the digital display uses to work correctly with each other. To put it simply, EDID refers to the method your devices use to “talk to each other”.Read More »

A “C” of Change — USB Type-C is Coming to Your Devices

If you own a PC, smart phone, tablet, or nearly any electronic device requiring electronic communication or electrical charging, you are undoubtedly very familiar with USB type A and have likely dealt with the frustration of incorrectly orienting the connector when connecting the cable to a device. This all too familiar struggle is about to come to an end as a new USB connector takes aim to become the king of connectors.Read More »

Why Cables Matter

In the AV industry, the newest trend is always the best trend…And, the future seems to always be wireless HD technology – from Wireless HDMI then to 802.11AD, now.  For years the experts have been saying that everything will be wireless in the home, and we have seen that to a degree in 2016 – with cutting the cord, from a wired cable line coming into the house to bringing in Media and content over the network IE sling TV and PS Vue.  But, any integrator worth his salt will always choose a wired connection and infrastructure over a wireless one and today we will briefly talk about the advantages of doing that.

Read More »