New reversible USB port will also carry audio and ...

New reversible USB port will also carry audio and …

September 23, 2014

From the Association for Electronic and Video Standards (VESA) they have communicated that they have reached an agreement with the USB 3.0 group to include a so-called DisplayPort alternative mode to the USB Type-C standard. In this way, by making use of this mode, the new USB cable would be able to transmit audio and video while maintaining DisplayPort performance and even reaching 4K resolutions.

The end result would be a cable capable of transmitting 4K video, data at USB 3.0 speed and 100 watts of power, which could also work without problems with DisplayPort, HDMI, DVI and VGA displays using the corresponding converter or adapter.

via The new reversible USB port will also carry audio and video – Engadget in Spanish.

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