Octava Inc., specialists in HDMI solutions, announced the release of a Component /VGA to HDMI converter switch. The HDCMP31 allows users to easily connect component, VGA and up to 3 HDMI video sources to the HDTV via a single HDMI cable.
The HDCMP31 converts the Component and VGA video and audio to HDMI and includes an integrated 3 input HDMI switch so virtually all video sources can connect to the HDTV over a single HDMI. The HDCMP31 is perfect for systems with both HDMI and Component video sources such as the Wii gaming system. The VGA conversion also allows virtually any PC to be connected to the HDTV via VGA over HDMI.
The HDCMP31 is full 1080P compatible.
HDMI is the latest standard for distributing High Definition Digital Video and Audio in high def displays for 2 reasons:
- Uncompressed digital format ensures the best picture quality
- HDMI allows content providers to ensure that their intellectual property is protected through HDCP