Cal Micro offers industry-first HDMI port protection

Milpitas, Calif. — California Micro Devices says it has introduced the industry’s first High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) port protection devices that provide functional integration along with electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection. This means the new MediaGuard CM2020 and CM2021 devices provide a complete HDMI protection and signal integrity solution, including backdrive protection on all signals, level shifting circuits, and overcurrent protection (CM2020 only).