Major Enhancements introduced in v1.4a HDMI Cable HDMI Ethernet Channel
Adds high-speed networking to the HDMI Cable, allows Internet-enabled HDMI devices to share an internet connection via HDMI link, with no need to a separate Ethernet Cable. Audio Return Channel – The new specification adds an audio channel that will reduce the number of cables required to deliver audio “upstream” from a TV to an A/V receiver for processing and playback. 3D Over HDMI – The Specification defines common 3D formats and resolutions for HDMI enable devices, such as a 240HZ 3D TV on 3D Blu-Ray Player, enabling 3D gaming and other 3D video applications. 4K x 2K (2160p) Video Support – Enables HDMI devices to support extremely High Definition resolution, effectively four times the resolution of a 1080P device. Support for 4K allows the HDMI interface to transmit digital content at the same resolution as the state-of-the-art Digital Cinema Systems used in many movie theaters. Additional Color Spaces – Supports color spaces designed specifically for digital cameras, enabling more accurate color rendering when viewing digital photos.