HDMI Licensing recently announced that HDMI can now be connected directly to USB C, making USB-C a more versatile interface of transferring data. Since Apple use USB C on its MacBook, this interface has become a new standard for most laptop and smartphone companies. If you recently purchased a laptop or smartphone, you will very likely to notice that the traditional rectangular USB Type A ports are replaced by a capsule-shape USB Type C port. So what is it and how you can use it? We have listed the frequently asked questions about USB Type-C.
What is USB C
USB C, or USB Type-C, is a type of USB 3.1 connector designed for mobile devices like laptop and mobile phone. Comparing to its predecessors, USB Type-A and Type-B, the USB C is not only smaller in size, but also provides many great improvements, one of which would be the reversible interface, allowing users to plug in the connector either facing up or down.