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Will USB throughput changes help drive 8K?

Bob Raikes

There have been a number of significant developments in recent weeks in the world of display and, especially, monitor interfacing over recent weeks. It’s time for me to catch up. First, in September, the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) said it was going to double the throughput of USB4, while using the same copper cables—no mean feat—but didn’t say how it was going to do it. Now it has revealed the key change that it is making and more about this important change. VESA, at around the same time, announced DisplayPort 2.1, which helps with the integration with USB4. Not to

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