Nokia, Samsung, Sony and Toshiba to Develop Common High-Definition Link
This is some good news for all cellular fans. Electronic giants Nokia, Samsung, Sony and Toshiba have teamed up with Silicon Image to create a new type of connector.The new connector is developed with a hope to bridge the gap between Mobiles/Portable Media Players and High-Definition Displays.
The High Definition connector is set to be the new industry standard according to the developers. The link will enable users to connect their devices directly to High Definition TVs and displays.
The main aim is to provide an easy and cost-effective implementation for manufacturers while offering consumers a simple and reliable mobile connectivity experience. A single-cable with a low pin count interface will be able to support up to 1080p high-definition (HD) digital video and HD audio in addition to delivering power to a portable device.