HDMI 3D specs released

The organisation which oversees the specifications for the now familiar High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) has released details of the next version of the format.

HDMI Specification 1.4a which is now available for public download includes developer information for the forthcoming 3D functionality of the interface standard commonly used by TV, PC and graphics card manufacturers .

"As the mainstream adoption of 3D is gaining momentum and content providers define and expand their 3D roadmaps, HDMI is ready to support this major market development," said president of HDMI Licensing Steve Venuti.

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.