The new DisplayPort technology that will succeed current digital interfaces is set to make its first appearance in consumer goods sometime next year
, according to ATI
. They didn't say exactly when, and since controllers and cards are still in development, that timeframe could easily change as things move on. Many companies are already supporting DisplayPort as a standard, however, such as Dell, HP, Lenova, Samsung, Tyco, nVidia, ATI and others, so we for sure will see it... eventually. Things like multiple video streams on single devices and unified device connectivity for displays will be possible with DisplayPort, so it's definitely something to look forward to. If you want to learn more about the DisplayPort standard and technology, there is a good summary
for the VESA technology.