DisplayPort Standard Gets New Specs
By Greg Tarr On Jul 31 2012 - 7:11pm
Newark, Calif. -
New compliance test specifications for cable adaptors for the DisplayPort video
interface standard, used mostly with PC monitors, were revealed Tuesday by the
Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA).
The new test documents enable VESA members to
cable adaptors for
compliance through VESA's Authorized Test Centers (ATCs) worldwide, or by
completing the new self-testing and reporting option, the association said in a
VESA executive director, stated that the new compliance test specifications will
make it easier for member companies to earn the right to use the DisplayPort
logo on next-generation technologies.
VESA requires compliance
testing before any product can carry the DisplayPort logo.
The new compliance
test documents include Dual-Mode DisplayPort-to-HDMI and DisplayPort-to-DVI
cable adaptors, using either the standard DisplayPort or Mini DisplayPort
active protocol converters such as DisplayPort-to-VGA or DVI, and
HDMI-to-DisplayPort, are also included.
including Apple, BizLink, HP, Lenovo and StarTech.com, have completed the adaptor
certification process and are shipping video adaptors to consumers.
test sites include Allion Test Labs in Beaverton, Ore., Shenzhen, China and
Taipei, Taiwan; Cable Assemblies and Connector Labs ETC in Taoyuan Hsien,
Taiwan; CESI Technology Company in Beijing; Granite River Labs in Santa Clara,
Calif.; and Telecommunications Technology Association in Seohyeon-dong, Korea.