DisplayPort

Apple 27-inch LED Cinema Display official: $999 from August

Apple 27-inch LED Cinema Display official: $999 from August

Apple's last update of the day is a new 27-inch LED Cinema Display, the bigger sibling to the existing 24-inch model.  Packing 2560 x 1440 resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio, the new Cinema Display uses an IPS LCD panel that offers 178-degree viewing angles; there are also 49W speakers (plus a subwoofer) and an integrated iSight webcam.

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PowerColor HD5970 Eyefinity 12 Prototype Can Handle 12 Screens

PowerColor HD5970 Eyefinity 12 Prototype Can Handle 12 Screens

Ah, the progression of technology. It feels good to watch, doesn't it? Especially when it takes leaps and bounds like this. Meet the PowerColor HD5970 prototype, which is set to blow the doors off everything we had seen before. Six screens was great a month ago, but, let's face it that was a month ago. So, what's next? How about 12 screens?

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ATI FirePro V8800: most powerful pro graphics to date

ATI FirePro V8800: most powerful pro graphics to date

AMD have outed their latest graphics card, and the ATI FirePro V8800 has set its sights on your workstation.  Described as "the most powerful professional graphics card ever created", the V8800's 1600 stream processors offer 2.6 teraflops of power with 147.2 GB/s of memory bandwidth; a single card can drive four 30-inch displays and - if paired with the ATI FirePro S400 Synchronization Module - those panels can all be synchronized, too.

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ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 gets official: 850MHz GPU & 2GB of GDDR5

ATI Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 gets official: 850MHz GPU & 2GB of GDDR5

Wondering where on earth that ASUS 5870 EYEFINITY 6/6S/2GD5 came from?  Why, it's just the latest card build on ATI's new Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition video card platform, promising to be the first card capable of over 1bn pixels per second in real-world gaming.  Packing a full 2GB of GDDR5 memory, the HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 is capable of 12 times 1080p Full HD resolution by squirting out six separate Mini DisplayPort signals shared - thanks to ATI Eyefinity technology - over six separate panels.

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DisplayPort v1.2 finalized: 3D, multi-monitor & USB/ethernet support

DisplayPort v1.2 finalized: 3D, multi-monitor & USB/ethernet support

DisplayPort arguably came of age when Apple first picked it over HDMI and DVI back in 2008, and now the Video Electronics Standard Association (VESA) responsible for the standard has announced the latest version.  DisplayPort v1.2 doubles the data rate to 21.6 Gbps (useful for bigger resolutions or for 3D graphics), supports multiple monitors from a single connector, and can simultaneously carry bi-directional USB 2.0 and ethernet as well as graphics.

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NEC MultiSync EA231WMi DisplayPort LCD revealed

NEC MultiSync EA231WMi DisplayPort LCD revealed

NEC moved into unchartered waters today by debuting their very first display capable of supporting DisplayPort. This new model is called the MultiSync EA231WMi and it measures in at 23-inches.

Eizo FlexScan EV2333W-H LCD monitor announced

Eizo FlexScan EV2333W-H LCD monitor announced

Eizo announced a new LCD monitor today called the FlexScan EV2333W-H. Measuring in at 23-inches and sporting a 1,920 x 1,080 resolution, this 1080p display supplies an eco-friendly and practical monitor solution.

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VIA S3 Graphics Chrome 540 GTX for HDMI, DisplayPort & DVI HD

VIA S3 Graphics Chrome 540 GTX for HDMI, DisplayPort & DVI HD

VIA have announced the S3 Graphics Chrome 540 GTX, which they're calling the world's most-connected high-definition video card.  The card has HDMI, DisplayPort and Dual-Link DVI connections, together with an integrated Dolby 7.1 digital surround sound processor and 256MB of GDDR3 memory.

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Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter coming March 15th for $14.25

Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter coming March 15th for $14.25

Monoprice's much anticipated Mini DisplayPort-to-HDMI adapter, which will allow users of the unibody MacBook, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air (along with any other system that comes equipped with the Mini DisplayPort output) to connect to HDTVs and other displays, has been given a launch date and a price.  The adapter will be available on March 15th, priced at just $14.25.

DisplayPort 1.2 to adopt Apple’s Mini DisplayPort and doubling the Bandwidth

DisplayPort 1.2 to adopt Apple’s Mini DisplayPort and doubling the Bandwidth

Remember the Apple’s Firewire interface became widely accepted in computer industry? Their highly criticized Mini Displayport may be next. Vesa has revealed the next version of DisplayPort Technology with twice the available bandwidth to enable higher resolution display, refresh rate, deeper color depth, 3D and last not not least, standardized the Apple’s Mini DisplayPort as part of the new spec.

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Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter cable coming say MonoPrice

Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter cable coming say MonoPrice

Retailer MonoPrice.com are promising a Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter cable by the end of January 2009, suitable for connecting the new video port on the unibody MacBook and MacBook Pro to an HDMI-equipped display.  It's the first such adapter confirmed as coming to market, with Apple themselves still delayed in delivering their own Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI cable.

Gennum rolls out ActiveConnect DisplayPort

Gennum rolls out ActiveConnect DisplayPort

Expert predicts DVI will eventually phase out in PC peripherals segment, DisplayPort will resume the role in high resolution digital-video connectivity while HDMI will last in consumer electronic world for the next five years. So take a few notes of DislayPort gadget even you don’t have one now, it will be all over the place. Gennum, the much-recognized brand from the video enthusiasts with its VXP image processor, is stepping in the new digital interface biz with the announcement of its ActiveConnect family DisplayPort cable, an extended-length digital cable without the need of an external signal amplifier.

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