Difference Between DVI and HDMI Cable

Difference Between DVI and HDMI Cable

DVI

Difference b/w DVI and HDMI

DVI

DVI was developed by Digital Display Working Group (DDWG).

HDMI

HDMI was invented by Philips, Hitachi, Sony, Thomson, Toshiba, Quasar, and Panasonic.

DVI

DVI transmits digital video signals. It depends on the version either it transmits video signals in digital or analogue format.

HDMI

It transmits audio as well as video signals in digital format.

DVI

Devices where DVI is widely used are flat panel LCD computer and digital projectors.

HDMI

HDMI is used in set top boxes, personal computers, video games, blue ray disc players and digital TVs.

DVI

There are three versions of DVI; DVI-A version, DVI-D version and DVI-I version. DVI-A transmits video in an analogue format. DVI-D transmits video in digital format. DVI-I can transmit video signals in both analogue and digital formats.

HDMI

The versions of HDMI are; HDMI 1.0 version, HDMI 1.1 version, HDMI 1.2 version and HDMI 1.3 version. HDMI version 1.0 does not transmit DVD audio. HDMI version 1.1 supports the transmission of DVD audio. HDMI version 1.2 acts as an interface to computers. HDMI version 1.3 backs colour support.

DVI

DVI is like a computer connection with a large connector and a series of pins at one end.

HDMI

HDMI cable is like a USB cable that slides into the slot of the source device. It’s the only cable provided with PS3. HDMI version 1.3 requires larger bandwidth.

DVI

No security available of the content.

HDMI

A digital copy HDCP is used for security of the content is made.

DVI

DVI is more affected by noise.

HDMI

HDMI reduces noise.

 

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