- High-Definition Multimedia Interface. HDMI is a high definition (HD)
interface standard for the transmission of uncompressed digital audio visual
data. HDMI can support 720i, 720p, 1080i and 1080p with up to eight channels
of audio data.
Since HDMI is fully digital and has no image compression the image quality should not suffer form any image degradation.
For more information see:
- http://everything.explained.at/High-Definition_Multimedia_Interface/ - HDMI explained.