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HDMI and CEC – Installment 024

Installment 024 is live.  It has been a while.  We decided to let the dust settle after CES before picking things up again.  It has been a year since our first installment.  Man, we have covered a lot of territory since then. I decided to change the way I format…

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The Custom Integrator Show Installment 023

This Installment focuses on HDMI Extenders.   [mp3]http://media.libsyn.com/media/iandixon/TDL_Custom_20100104_023.mp3[/mp3] Direct Download – Subscribe via RSS – Subscribe via iTunes – Subscribe with Zune   I decided to put the topic of the Podcast as the first line (as part of the New Year) so that it is easier to find information and so that it shows up…

The Custom Integrator Show Installment 022

The Custom Integrator Show Installment 022 is live.   We continue our series on HDMI and start into HDMI Extenders.  However, we do get distracted quite a bit at the beginning catching up on other aspects of the industry.  I also apologize for the extreme delay in getting these out.  We…

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The Custom Integrator Show Installment 021

The Custom Integrator Show Installment 021 is live.  Ian and I continue our look at HDMI with this installment providing an overview of the new features in HDMI Version 1.4.  As usual, we try not to just list out the new features that you can read about on the web…

The Custom Integrator Show Installment 020

The Custom Integrator Show Installment 020 is live.  This time we dive right into how the High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) handshaking works with HDMI.  Before we get started, however, we provide an update/correction to some of the statements we made in our previous discussions on HDMI regarding the bandwidth…

The Custom Integrator Show Installment 01F

The Custom Integrator Show Installment 01F is live.  We dive a little further into the inner workings of HDMI.  We specifically look at the wires inside of the sheath and their usage where timing is of the essence.  When we are talking about hundredths and thousandths of an inch, each…

The Custom Integrator Show Installment 01E

The Custom Integrator Show Installment 01E is live.  This one starts our series on HDMI.  Before we get started though, Ian provides a little more background on his experiences with his Zune HD.  Unfortunately, there currently does not seem to be any DLNA support as we hoped.  I also cover…

The Custom Integrator Show Installment 01D

The Custom Integrator Show Installment 01D is live.  We do get a bit side tracked at the beginning discussing Ian’s newly acquired Zune HD.  Check out his initial impressions at http://thedigitallifestyle.com/cs/blogs/ian/archive/2009/09/22/first-impressions-of-the-zune-hd.aspx.  I look forward to his in-depth technical analysis, especially regarding some of the questions we brought up in previous…

The Custom Integrator Show Installment 01C

The Custom Integrator Show Installment 01C is live.  Ian and I discuss my trip to CEDIA in Atlanta.  I try to put more of a technical spin on Microsoft’s announcements instead of just reviewing the Microsoft press releases.  I will say that the news is exciting – and that it’s…

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The Custom Integrator Show Installment 01B

The Custom Integrator Show Installment 01B is live.  This Podcast wraps up our initial look at 3-D.  This time we discuss some of the implications of 3-D when looking at the displays, projectors, and PC video cards.  We also through in a few topics at the end in preparation for…