Comprised of Hitachi Maxell, Ltd., Panasonic Corporation, Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.,
Silicon Image (a Lattice Semiconductor company), Sony Corporation, Technicolor S.A. (formerly known as Thomson)
and Toshiba Corporation, the High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)
Founders have joined together to define a next-generation digital interface
specification for consumer electronics products. The HDMI Specification
is also supported by major motion picture producers, as well as satellite
and cable companies.
Adopted by over 1,600 of the largest and most innovative consumer electronics
and PC manufacturers worldwide, the HDMI Specification combines uncompressed
high-definition video, multi-channel audio, and data in a single digital
interface to provide crystal-clear digital quality over a single cable.
With over 4B HDMI-enabled devices having shipped since 2003, HDMI technology
has extended into an increasingly wide array of devices, applications,
and industries, including cell phones, tablets, automobiles and commercial
applications such digital signage and airport installations.
HDMI Licensing, LLC is the licensing agent responsible for administering
the licensing of the HDMI Specification, promoting HDMI technology and
providing education on the benefits of the HDMI interface to retailers