The visual identifier of HDMI – a logo in the form of a text symbol and the full name of the brand graphically symbolizes the reliability and performance of the products. It testifies to compliance with high standards of quality modern broadcasting.

HDMI: Brand overview

Founded:December 2002
Founder:Hitachi, Panasonic, Philips, Silicon Image, Sony, Thomson, Toshiba
HDMI is a trademark and technical sign of a high-tech audio and video interface for transmitting digital images and sound from one source to another. It’s an innovative replacement for analog data transmission standards.

Meaning and History

HDMI Logo History

The creators of HDMI are a group of companies for whom the transition to higher technologies was important as their products are related to digital devices. These include Hitachi, Panasonic, Philips, Silicon Image, Sony, Thomson, RCA, and Toshiba. They undertook active developments, presenting the result in December 2002.

The purpose of this sign is to confirm product certification. Specifically, the cable products supplied with the equipment are original. Thus, the logo attests to the devices’ reliability, performance, and compliance with high-quality audio and video signal transmission standards.

What is HDMI?

HDMI stands for “High-Definition Multimedia Interface.” It’s a digital connector designed for transmitting video and audio data. Thanks to HDMI, the image and sound retain their original clarity without quality loss. This interface is used in various devices, including laptops, desktop computers, projectors, TVs, gaming consoles, monitors, and media players.

Font and Colors

HDMI Emblem

The logo represents the abbreviation of the phrase denoting the high-definition multimedia interface with information transmitted over a single cable – High Definition Multimedia Interface. It was designed to mark products for quick recognition. It provides protection against counterfeits, ensuring that the product meets the official HDMI authentication requirements.

HDMI Symbol

The emblem consists of strict capital letters. The design is simple and geometrically accurate. The font is bold, almost a complete analog of Gunship serif sans. The color scheme is black on a white background. The symbol D is made open. Below, along with the abbreviation, the full name of the technology is indicated.

HDMI color codes

BlackHex color:#000000
RGB:0 0 0
CMYK:0 0 0 100
Pantone:PMS Process Black C