DisplayPort 2.0 is here!

77.34 Gbps of Bandwidth delivering 8K and Beyond

On June 27, 2019, VESA announced that it has released version 2.0 of the DisplayPort™ (DP) audio/video standard.

DP 2.0 provides up to a 3X increase in data bandwidth performance compared to the previous version of DisplayPort (DP 1.4a), as well as new capabilities to address the future performance requirements of traditional displays.Read More »

Welcome to Gary Kayye’s 2019 Krystal Ball – What Will Happen in AV in 2019

I love writing this annual predictions article. If you’re a regular reader, you already know this but for those that don’t, my Kayye’s Krystal Ball piece is an annual article where I not only tell you what I think is going to happen in the AV market for the upcoming year, but I also go back and review the previous year’s predictions. Sort of a scorecard of accuracy, if you will. And, 2019 is going to be an exciting year with A LOT of changes in the AV market so I hope you’ll read them all.Read More »

The ABCs of Pro AV: A Complete List of Audio Visual Acronyms and Their Meanings

A list of the most well-known audio visual acronyms relevant to the pro AV industry today — because, goodness knows, we could use a reference!

The pro AV industry is full of technical jargon that, admittedly, makes it a little hard for outsiders to comprehend the very scope of what services are offered within it. That’s why we’ve created this easy reference guide to the most well-known audio visual acronyms.Read More »

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 »