USB 3.1 is the revised version of USB 3.0. It was introduced in 2013 by the USB Implementers Forum( USB-IF) and is called SuperSpeed+. The data rate of 10 Gbit/s, or 1.2 GB/s, is twice that of USB 3.0.
USB 3.1 offers the familiar plug-and-play technology, it supports DisplayPort and can drive monitors with a screen resolution according to the 4K standard. This corresponds to a screen resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels and a frame rate of 60 Hz. USB 3.1 is also used as a high-speed interface in industrial image processing such as CameraLink, GigE Vision, CoaXPress or USB3 Vision.