What is the full form of HDMI?

  1. What is the full form of HDMI?
  1. The full form of HDMI is the High Definition Multimedia Interface. It is an exclusive sound/video interface for transmitting uncompressed video and compressed or uncompressed advanced sound information from an HDMI-consistent source device like computer monitor, video projector, digital television, digital audio device, etc. It is a replacement for analogue video standards. It was first designed in December 2002 after that several HDMI versions have been designed and released.

    Types of HDMI cables

    Standard HDMI Cable It is HDMI version 1.0 to 1.2a. It support up to 720p and 1080i with bandwidth capacity up to 5 Gbps.

    High-Speed HDMI Cable It handles video resolutions of 1080p and 4K (30Hz) and gives support for 3D, and Deep Color.

    Premium High-Speed HDMI Cable It is designed to transfer 4K/UltraHD resolution video, 4K/60 Hz, HDR, and expanded colour range

    Ultra High-Speed HDMI CableIt is a type of HDMI version 2.1. It supports up to 48 Gbps bandwidth and less susceptible to electromagnetic interference created by wireless devices.


    1. Width
    Type A-13.9 mm
    Type C- 10.42 mm
    Type D- 6.4 mm

    Type A- 4.45 mm
    Type C- 2.42 mm
    Type D-2.8 mm

    3. Pluggable

    4. Audio signal-LPCM, Dolby Digital, DTS, DVD-Audio, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD High-Resolution Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, MPCM, DSD, DST, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X

    5.Video signal- As per available bandwidth.

    Benefits of HDMI

    1. HDMI cable carries both audio and video signals

    2. HDMI cable easily connects between a device with few cables rather than multiple cables used earlier.

    3. HDMI interface support in various smart devices such as laptops, tablets large monitor, etc.

    4. It provides authentication and encryption of the data carried by cables.

    5. Texts are more clear and sharp on the screen.

    6. It provides deep colour depth because it supports various bit formats.

    7. HDMI loses less transmission and gives better video quality.
What is the full form of HDMI?