A group of consumer electronics manufacturers got together and finalised the specifications of a new A/V cable standard. It's called HDBaseT and is based on standard CAT5e/6 - meaning we should wind up paying less for our home theatre wiring.
Bye Bye, HDMI! There's A New A/V Cable Standard In Town
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