HDMI visual identifier – a logo in the form of a text character and the full brand name graphically symbolizes the reliability and performance of products. It is evidence of compliance with the high standards of high-quality modern broadcasting.

HDMI: Brand overview

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

Meaning and History

HDMI Logo History

The creators of HDMI are a group of companies for which the transition to higher technologies was important since their production is associated with digital devices. These are Hitachi, Panasonic, Philips, Silicon Image, Sony, Thomson, RVA, and Toshiba. It was they who took up active development, presenting the result in December 2002.

The purpose of this mark is to confirm the certification of products. In particular, the fact that the cable products supplied with the equipment are original. Thus, the logo testifies to the devices’ reliability and performance, their compliance with the standards for high-quality broadcasting of audio and video signals.

What is HDMI?

HDMI stands for “High-Definition Multimedia Interface.” It is a digital connector designed for transmitting video and audio data. Thanks to HDMI, images and sound maintain their original clarity without loss of quality. This interface is used on various devices, including laptops, desktop computers, projectors, televisions, gaming consoles, monitors, and media players.

Font and Colors

HDMI Emblem

The logo is an abbreviation of the phrase denoting a high-definition multimedia interface with information transmission over a single cable – High Definition Multimedia Interface. It was developed with the aim of labeling products for quick recognition. It provides anti-counterfeiting protection by ensuring that the product meets HDMI official authentication requirements.

HDMI Symbol

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

HDMI color codes

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