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HDMI 1.4 specification revealed, first products expected later this year

HDMI Licensing president Steve Venuti

HDMI 1.4 is coming, and among the new features are Ethernet data transmission, making IPTV simpler, bidirectional audio and support for future super-high-resolution TV standards.
  • Standard HDMI Cable – supports data rates up to 1080i/60
  • High Speed HDMI Cable – supports data rates beyond 1080p, including Deep Color and all 3D formats of the new 1.4 specification
  • Standard HDMI Cable with Ethernet
  • High Speed HDMI Cable with Ethernet
  • Automotive HDMI Cable – allows the connection of external HDMI-enabled devices to an in-vehicle HDMI device