VESA issues standard for Mini DisplayPort

By Matthew
Nov 11, 2009
  1. Developed by Apple and first introduced in 2008, Mini DisplayPort (mDP) has appeared in recent iterations of the MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Mini, Mac Pro, as well as the 24" Apple Cinema Display. As of yesterday, the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) has adopted mDP as an official standard.

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  2. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,573   +65

    I'm very glad to hear that Apple has made this royalty-free.

    They've probably learned their lesson from the past. Apple's previous interface ventures have turned into apple-specific tech anomalies like ADB and Mini-DVI connectors...
  3. tengeta

    tengeta TS Enthusiast Posts: 612

    Hopefully this suits DisplayPort as a better competitor against HDMI. I don't really mind having two cables honestly...
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