The latest version of the HDMI standard
establishes critical infrastructure for implementing 3D video in the
home, defining input/output protocols that will allow 3D displays and
source devices to communicate through an HDMI link. It’s a major milestone
on the path to bringing true 3D gaming and 3D home theater to the mass
market, supporting resolutions up to 1080p in 3D.
3D technology is evolving rapidly, with
several competing approaches under development, so the HDMI 1.4 specification
establishes protocols for a number of popular 3D display methods, including:
- Frame, line, or field alternative
- Side by side methods (full
- 2D plus depth methods
A complete list of the supported 3D formats
can be found in the HDMI 1.4 specification.
How to Ensure 3D in your
Home Theater System
- Look for devices that include 3D functionality.
- All High Speed HDMI cables will support 3D when connected to 3D devices. You can
use your existing High Speed HDMI cables or choose a different cable