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USB Type-C To Have DisplayPort Capability

USB Type-C just got a little more competitive against Thunderbolt, as the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) announced today that it has developed a standard to integrate DisplayPort into USB Type-C connectors. According to a release by VESA, the standard was developed in conjunction with the USB 3.0 Promoter Group — an industry consortium responsible for developing the USB protocol. Called the DisplayPort Alternative Mode (“Alt Mode”) the USB Type-C connector will be able to deliver 4K video (“and beyond” according to the release, but it’s unsure how far) USB 3.1 speed connectivity, as well as up to 100 watts of power. “The USB Type-C