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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SlimPort branded products are compliant with DisplayPort, Mobility DisplayPort (MyDP), and DisplayPort Alt Mode over the USB Type-C connector.
Utilising the DisplayPort Alt Mode standard, a USB Type-C connector and cable can deliver full DisplayPort audio/video performance (driving monitor resolutions of 4K and beyond), SuperSpeed USB data, and up to 100 watts of power.
To help USB Type-C product manufacturers address this challenge, VESA created the DisplayPort Alt Mode over USB-C Early Product Certification Program to help speed both the path to compliance and time to market for new products.'
The SlimPort certification program is available to all manufacturers to ensure compatibility amongst a growing range of USB-C devices with varying capabilities of power and data transfer, as well as the ability to support DisplayPort Alt Mode or not.
Analogix has integrated DisplayPort Alt Mode - the industry's standard way to transfer high-definition audio and video over the USB-C connector - into its IP cores for full function USB-C, offering comprehensive benefits including:
- High-Performance Video and Audio: DisplayPort Alt Mode support for resolutions up to 8K;
The PS8750 and PS8751 accommodate the USB 3.1 Gen 1 data rate of 5Gbps, and DisplayPort Alt Mode at link rates up to 5.4Gbps (HBR2).