DisplayPort Alternate Mode

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DisplayPort Alternate Mode

An option for sending DisplayPort signals over a USB Type C cable. The DP Alt Mode was developed by VESA and the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF). See USB Type C and DisplayPort.
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Other currently available products that utilize USB-C connectivity, with DisplayPort Alt Mode for A/V transport, include Google Chromebook Pixel, Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950XL, and Lenovo Yoga 900.
Multiple products incorporating the USB-C interface have been introduced during the past year, and those that include video sources also incorporate the DisplayPort over USB-C(TM) protocol, formally known as the DisplayPort Alt Mode, either as an extended feature on the USB Type-C connector or included with Intel's Thunderbolt(TM) interface.
Devices supporting DisplayPort Alt Mode on a USB Type-C connector can connect to an existing DisplayPort device using a reversible USB Type-C to DisplayPort converter cable.
The association's standards include DisplayPort(TM), the industry replacement for DVI, LVDS and VGA, which is now being included on the USB(TM) Type-C(TM) interface as the DisplayPort Alt Mode.
Cadence's USB Type-C IP enables users to take advantage of DisplayPort Alt Mode and USB Power Delivery, allowing them to implement a whole IP subsystem that supports USB and DisplayPort protocols, as well as USB Power Delivery.
3, DisplayPort Alt Mode on USB Type-C, DockPort and Display Stream Compression.
In 2015, products will be launched using the new USB Type-C connector that also support DisplayPort over this connector, using the DisplayPort Alt Mode standard published by VESA earlier this year.