HDMI – Past, Present, and Future

DenGuru has an overview of the history of HDMI, and what exactly it means for users. Not a bad refresher course if you've been trying to avoid any information about this thus far.

With the release of HDMI 1.3, there are many factors to consider if you
are attempting to purchase new A/V equipment. HDMI receivers have not
been on the market very long, and have already gone through significant
changes in capabilities. HDMI 1.3 is a significant upgrade from 1.2, so
it would be preferable to hold off, if you can, and purchase components
that will support this standard – especially since both HD-DVD and
Blu-Ray will utilize the improved capabilities.

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