There’s a common misconception, especially in the audio world, that more is always better. Cable companies seem to know that too, and ratchet up the specs and the prices on their cables dramatically. Pangea’s new cables focus on necessity instead of just packing everything they can into one cable.
HDMI specifications are typically fairly private documents. They’re reserved for those who are making products, have paid a licensing fee and signed an adopter agreement. That’s true with HDMI 1.4 as well, to a point.
So you’ve got a whole lot of HDMI sources and a whole lot of HDMI displays. You want them all connected, but you want to avoid networking. What to do? Gefen’s 8x8 Cross Point HDMI Matrix may be your solution.
Carrying high definition video signals over an extended distance is no easy task, but the latest HDMI extender from Tributaries can take a 1080p signal with 8-bit color to over three hundred feet away. The HXMINI5 extender is a two piece device utilizing a sender a receiver.
It’s really unfortunate that wireless HDMI is still such a niche technology. We’ve been talking about it for years, and seeing demos and prototype units for just as long. Luckily for those that want it, a few companies are still working with wireless transmission.