Stands for “High Definition Multimedia Software”, HDMI is wire and a connection that is effective at sending top quality and high-bandwidth channels of sound and video between any compatible devices. Production of consumer HDMI products started in late 2003.

In Europe either DVI-HDCP or HDMI is included in the HD ready in-store labeling specification for TV sets for HDTV, formulated by EICTA with SES Astra in 2005. HDMI began to appear on consumer HDTV camcorders and digital still cameras in 2006. As of January 6, 2015 (twelve years after the release of the first HDMI specification), over 4 billion HDMI devices have been sold. For Example between DVD or Blu-ray and a HDTV. HDMI cables are typically more expensive than analog cables, largely because they cost more to manufacture.

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The computer mouse as we know it today was invented and developed by Douglas Engelbart, with the assistance of Bill English, during the 1960’s and was patented on November 17, 1970