HDMI 2.0 Specification For 4K TV Unveiled

A new standard for transmitting and receiving 4K video is now public. HDMI 2.0 has a maximum data rate of up to 18Gbps, which is about 76% faster than the previous specification. Steve Venuti, president of HDMI Licensing, introducing the standard. HDMI version 2.0, which was developed by the HDMI Forum, provides a maximum of 4K HD @ 50/60 Hz, 32 audio channels, an audio sampling frequ... » read more

The Week In Review: Sept. 6

By Ed Sperling ARM acquired Cadence’s high-resolution display processor cores, which it helped to co-develop. Coupled with ARM’s own graphics, the move sets up ARM to sell complete subsystems. Cadence also won a deal with SMIC, which is using Cadence’s low-power flow and signoff technology for its 40nm process. Mentor Graphics won a deal with Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Co., whic... » read more