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DisplayPort, Thunderbolt gaining rapid momentum

Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2011 4:05 pm
by bluesky
DisplayPort, Thunderbolt gaining rapid momentum, study finds
updated 10:00 pm EDT, Tue April 26, 2011All three major graphics vendors now on board

The DisplayPort digital display interface standard is set to become the industry standard for video and other types of connections, fuelled in part by Apple's early adoption and the consent of all major graphics-processor companies to support it, according to research provided by technology consultants IHS iSuppli. Shipments rose over 150 percent year-over-year from 2010, and the company predicts continued triple-digit annual expansion for the next couple of years before stabilizing as a de facto standard. Apple's standardization on DisplayPort technology in 2009 kicked off a trend starting in the mobile-devices field that will eventually spell the end of the decades-old VGA standard.


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