DisplayPort-To-HDMI Cables Illegal, Could Be Recalled

Tagged: DisplayPort, HDMI Cables, Computer Hardware, Technology
Source: pcmag.com - Read the full article
Posted: 5 years 15 weeks ago

"The licensing company overseeing the HDMI specification has confirmed that some Mini DisplayPort-to-HDMI adapters are illegal, and could be recalled. However, the existing spec "contemplates" a cable connector that would be equivalent to the existing products on the market, which include a male DisplayPort connector and a female HDMI connector. That may make any legal issues largely moot, especially if the existing cables are formally brought under the spec's umbrella."