DisplayPort became a associated USB when USB Type-C was launched. The Type-C connector provides additional pin/signals/wires to run simultaneous lanes of more data. The additional lanes are called Alternate Mode or “Alt-Mode” for short. It is possible to run both USB on the USB lines and and DisplayPort in Alt Mode.
“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.”
So much buzz from CES 2017 this year with the big hitters (IMO) being autonomous cars, IoT devices for the home, specifically security, wearables, virtual reality (VR), 8K TV’s and of course USB everything. Within the space of USB, Type-C was the main theme with cables, chargers, hubs and more abundant from a varied number of vendors.
This blog has little to do USB, but it’s the holiday season so maybe we all needed a break from high tech.
Charge with Protection
Transitioning from Autonomous Automobiles = Increased Happiness, we move to USB = better health.