- Consolidation of HD video, audio, and data in a single cable.
- Enable high speed bi-directional communication.
- Enable IP-based application over HDMI.
- Transfer speeds up to 100MB/sec.
3D technology is evolving rapidly, with several competing approaches under development, so the HDMI 1.4 specification establishes protocols for a number of popular 3D display metods, including:
- Frame, line, or field alternativ methods.
- Side by side methods (full and half).
- 2D plus depth methods.