(Compton, CA) - January 7, 2008 – Belkin International, Inc., today announced its new DisplayPort (DP) Cable, a high-definition digital audio video cable for computing displays, graphic cards, and laptops. Expected to replace DVI and VGA, DP is considered the HDMI™ equivalent for computers, providing both high-definition digital audio and video via one cable.
With the DisplayPort Cable, you can:
- View movies and photos at 1080p picture clarity on your computer monitor
- Have a smaller connector footprint compared to DVI and VGA on your desktop
- Future-proof yourself when DVI and VGA are slowly phased out—starting in late 2008—as DP adoption increases
- IDC forecasts that DisplayPort penetration in PCs will represent 34% of the market share in 2010.*
- April 2008 in the US
- Launches in Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia in late 2008
On Display At:
- 2008 International CES, January 7–10, 2008, in Las Vegas at Booth #30368 South Hall
- MacWorld Conference & Expo 2008, January 15-18, 2008, in San Francisco at Booth #911
DisplayPort Cable (F2CD00X-XX) – US: $59.99–$109.99 (depending on cable length)
- Provides both digital video and audio in one cable
- Provides up to 1080p resolution with digital audio
- Smaller connector footprint than either DVI or VGA
- Supports HDCP (High-Definition Content Protection)
- Supports color depth of 6, 8, 10, 12, and 16 bits per component
- Available in 3-, 6-, and 10-foot lengths
Chris McGugan, Vice President of Product Management, Belkin International, Inc.:
- Belkin has been on the leading edge of providing solutions for computer and consumer electronic interfaces for over 20 years.
- Like USB almost a decade ago, we believe DisplayPort is poised to have a significant impact on computer connectivity.
- And, like USB, we intend to be a leader in introducing a well-designed line of solutions that make transitioning to and connecting DisplayPort devices seamless for our customers.