What is your opinion on what the next format will be?
Graphics Lead Accelerated Data - G.L.A.D. , and it can be used as 1X or up to about 50X, although there's no fixed limit IIRC very flexible connector.
It's actually and interesting connector that ties all the formats together, individual wire interconnects, extensive shielding very flexible, and it's so simple it's kinda old school, I'm sure some members here will be familiar with it's design in their past work, here's a pic from a big supporter/distributor;http://www.chiswick.ca//images/product/Full/ch136.jpg
Comes in multi-colour options for the moding community too, pretty cool. 8)