What is HDMI 1.4?

The latest version of HDMI, 1.4, introduces a host of new features including HDMI Ethernet. See how this will simplify setting up networked home theatre systems.

HDMI has been with us for several years, but version 1.4 is an important update and so we walk you through what it is and why you need it.

For more in-depth information on HDMI connectivity and how it's different from analog cabling, see our feature Why HDMI? What you need to know before going digital.

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Ty Pendlebury reviews televisions in CNET's New York office. He originally hails from CNET Australia. Ty's interests include gaming, indie music, hi-fi, streaming media, movies, literature, and cycling.

 

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