An HDMI cable is normally used for high quality multimedia experience while connecting audio and video sources, such as HDTV or HTPC. It has implemented earlier versions of the specification, and there are some newer specifications for HDMI like HDMI 1.4, which is the acronym for high definition multimedia interface. The 1.4 version provides several advancements in areas like network capability, resolution improvement and automotive connection system.
So what kind of experiences can HDMI 1.4 cable bring to you? Basically, this kind of cable can append a data channel to the pre-existing HDMI cable. In this way, it can ensure an increase the communication speed in both directions. Besides, the data channel would make the devices immediately ready for different applications. We call it as HDMI Ethernet channel, which can also share an internet connection with any other HDMI device without the use of a separate cable.
Another application that the 1.4 type can offer is a new audio return channel. This channel reduces the number of cables that are required and then ensure the HDTV to send an audio stream to an audio or visual receiver through the HDMI cable. If you have trouble using 3D home theater system, the HDMI 1.4 cable takes care of your problems by no means. With standardizing the I/O portion of the system, the resolution is defined in such a way that your devices can play files and get common format for 3D files that your HDMI devices can play.