DisplayPort can be used for consumer electronics but is not common. DisplayPort is hot-pluggable, meaning that connections can be reconfigured without the need to restart the device. Also DisplayPort supports DPCP (DisplayPort Content Protection) and HDCP (High bandwidth Digital Content Protection).
These two prevent illegal copying, so they are very critical in video security. Comparing HDMI and DisplayPort HDMI and DisplayPort are modern serial interfaces to transmit digital video over cables from one device to another.