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Intel reveals a Thunderbolt cable capable to transfer 4K video

Intel announced on Monday the next generation of  Thunderbolt technology which doubles the transfer rate between devices and in bonus ensures compatibility with existing equipment.

It was during the National Association of Broadcaster conference last April 6th that Intel has introduced its new technology which supports bidirectional transfers up to 20 Gigabytes per second compared to the current 10 Gbs. Thunderbolt cables can transfer video in 4K and display at it the same time (4096 pixels wide), according to information from Engagdet.

Published: Tuesday, 09 April 2013 12:00
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For those who do not know, Thunderbolt is a technology for both the sending and receiving of flow at speeds that exceed even those of the USB 3.0 standard and for all devices connected with a Thunderbolt cable.

Thunderbolt, Apple, Intel

Thunderbolt is a technology co-developed with Apple and was revealed to the public in early 2011 by Apple in the same year. A technology that is currently found on all recent Apple Products. However. This technology is not exclusive to Apple because Thunderbolt is also available with PC manufacturers such as Acer or Lenovo.

Intel plans to integrate the new version of Thunderbolt, codenamed "Falcon Ridge" in its next generation chipset. All will end integrated and available in different products by the end of 2013 for a formal launch in early 2014.

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