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What's New Archive - 2008

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December 30, 2008

AudioDev TestCenter (Sweden) and Lite-ON IT BD Test Center (Taiwan) are now added to the list of testing centers. AudioDev TestCenter is going to perform verification for BD-ROM Movie Media, Non-Commercial AV Media, Data Media, and Game Media. Lite-ON IT BD Test Center is going to perform verification for BD-RE2 PC Drive, BD-R1 PC Drive, and BD-ROM PC Drive.

Standards & Format Verification Laboratory (Philips Electronics, The Netherlands) is to terminate its verification services as of December 31, 2008.

December 22, 2008

BDCMF Schema Files are uploaded in BD-ROM v.2 Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

December 19, 2008

AVCREC Ver.1.02 Recorder, Player and PC Application Software is uploaded.(ID and password are required)

December 18, 2008

Amendment for BDCMF v1.03 (a part of BD-ROM Part 2 ver.1.3) is uploaded in BD-ROM v.2 Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

December 18, 2008

The MAXIMUM verification fee that may be charged by Testing Centers will be changed.
Please see Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

December 17, 2008

BDCMF Schema Files are uploaded in BD-ROM v.2 Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

December 17, 2008

BD-J Test Disc Exclusion for BD-ROM v.2, BD-RE v.3 and BD-R v.2 are updated.
Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

December 10, 2008

BD-J Test Disc Exclusion for BD-ROM v.2, BD-RE v.3 and BD-R v.2 are updated.
Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

December 5, 2008

Test Tools Approval Procedure for ROM, R1, R2, RE2, and RE3 is updated. Please see related Licensee Only Page. (BD-ROM Licensee Only Pages, ID and Password required)

December 5, 2008

Two Test Specifications for BD-ROM v.2, BD-R Ver.1.13 Recorder and Player, BD-R Ver.1.2 Drive, BD-R Ver.1 Test Tools List & Contact Information, and BD-R Ver.2.05 Archiver / Recorder / Player are uploaded in Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

December 5, 2008

Amendment for BD-ROM Part 3 ver.2.2 File is uploaded in BD-ROM v.2, BD-RE v.3 and BD-R v.2 Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

December 1 , 2008

Please note that BDA License Office observes Christmas holiday and New Year holiday. We will be closed on December 24 (Wed), 25 (Thu), 31 (Wed), January 1 (Thu) and 2 (Fri).

November 25, 2008

Blu-ray Disc Indication Guidance for RE2, RE3, R1, R2, and ROM are updated. Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

November 21 , 2008

Please note that BDA License Office observes the Thanksgiving holiday and will be closed on November 27 (Thu), 28 (Fri), 29 (Sat) and 30 (Sun).

If you have any request requiring immediate attention such as issuance of the product verification certificate, please send them to License Office no later than November 26 (Wed) morning. (U.S. PST) Your understanding and cooperation are appreciated.

November 18 , 2008

Batch #3 is uploaded for BD-ROM Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

November 18, 2008

The BD-ROM Part 3 Guideline Book v2.2 is uploaded. Please visit a Licensee Only Page. (Requires ID and password for ROM, R2.0 and RE3.0 licensees.)

November 13, 2008

Test Tools Lists for ROM is updated. Please see related Licensee Only Page. (BD-ROM Licensee Only Pages, ID and Password required)

October 14, 2008

BD-J Test Disc Exclusion for BD-ROM v.2, BD-RE v.3 and BD-R v.2 are updated.
Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

October 9, 2008

Test Tools Lists for R2, and R1 are updated. Please see related Licensee Only Page. (ID and Password required)

October 2, 2008

Amendment for BD-ROM Part 3 ver.2.2 and the BD-ROM Part 3 Supplemental Files are uploaded in BD-ROM v.2, BD-RE v.3 and BD-R v.2 Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

September 19, 2008

Test Tools Lists for RE3, RE2, R2, R1, AVCREC and ROM are updated. Please see related Licensee Only Page. (BD-ROM Licensee Only Pages, ID and Password required)

September 2, 2008

BD-J Test Disc Exclusion for BD-ROM v.2, BD-RE v.3 and BD-R v.2 are updated.
Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

August 26, 2008

“Victor Company of Japan, Limited”s JVC BD Testing Center is now added to the list of testing centers. JVC BD Testing Center is going to perform verification for BD-ROM Media categories, and Commercial Audiovisual Content category.

August 26, 2008

Amendment for BD-RE Part 3 ver. 2.12 is uploaded in RE2.0, R1.0 and AVCREC Licensee Only Pages.(ID and password are required)

August 21, 2008

BDA-CA Key Format is updated in BD-ROM Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

August 21, 2008

One Test Specification for BD-ROM v.2 is updated. This Test Specification is for BD-ROM Media, BD-ROM Disc, BD-Video and BD-Live Disc are combined into one Test Specification. Please visit a Licensee Only Page. (BD-ROM Licensee Only Pages, ID and password required)

August 20, 2008

One Test Specifications for BD-ROM v.2 is updated. Please visit a Licensee Only Page. (BD-ROM Licensee Only Pages, ID and password required)

August 19, 2008

Two Test Specifications for BD-ROM v.2 are updated. Please visit a Licensee Only Page. (BD-ROM Licensee Only Pages, ID and password required)

August 12, 2008

BDCMF Schema Files are uploaded in BD-ROM v.2 Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

August 11, 2008

Test Tools Lists for ROM is updated. Please see related Licensee Only Page. (BD-ROM Licensee Only Pages, ID and Password required)

August 8, 2008

Online Certificate Revocation List relevant to BD-Live Licenseesis now posted in the right side column of the Home Page.

July 30, 2008

New BD-ROM Test Tools planned for August 22nd release is uploaded for BD-ROM Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

July 29, 2008

BD-J JavaDocStubs License Agreement is ready. The application form is available in the new JavaDocStubs License Application Section.

July 28, 2008

Amendment for BDCMF v1.02 (a part of BD-ROM Part 2 ver.1.3) is uploaded in BD-ROM v.2 Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

July 24, 2008

BD-RE Ver.2.12 Recorder and Player, BD-RE Ver.2.11, PC Application Software and BD-RE Ver.2 Test Tools List & Contact Information are uploaded in Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

BD-RE Ver.3.03 Archiver / Recorder / Player / Video Camera , BD-RE Ver.3.02 Application Software and BD-RE Ver.3 Test Tools List & Contact Information are uploaded in Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

BD-R Ver.1.13 Recorder and Player, BD-R Ver.1.11 PC Application Software and BD-R Ver.1 Test Tools List & Contact Information are uploaded in Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

BD-R Ver.2.04 Archiver / Recorder / Player / Video Camera, BD-R Ver.2.02 Application Software and BD-R Ver.2 Test Tools List & Contact Information are uploaded in Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

AVCREC Ver.1.01 Recorder, Player and PC Application Software is uploaded.(ID and password are required)

July 22, 2008

BD-J Test Disc Exclusion for BD-ROM v.2, BD-RE v.3 and BD-R v.2 are updated.
Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

July 16, 2008

BDA-CA Key Format is uploaded in BD-ROM Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

July 11, 2008

CESI Blu-ray Disc Product Testing Center (China) is now added to the list of testing centers. CESI Blu-ray Disc Product Testing Center is going to perform verification for BD-ROM Movie Player.

June 27, 2008

Amendment for BD-R Part 1 from v1.11 to v1.2 loaded on May 2008 has another revision and uploaded in BD-R v.1 and BD-R v. 2 Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

June 27, 2008

BD-R Disc Test Spec v1.2 (revised) is uploaded in Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

June 25, 2008

BD-J Test Disc Exclusion for BD-ROM v.2, BD-RE v.3 and BD-R v.2 are updated.
Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

June 23, 2008

Technicolor's TCS BD Testing Center is now added to the list of testing centers. TCS BD Testing Center is going to perform verification for BD-ROM Commercial Audiovisual Content.

June 23, 2008

The BD-ROM Part 3 Guideline Book v2.2 is uploaded. Please visit a Licensee Only Page. (Requires ID and password for ROM, R2.0 and RE3.0 licensees.)

June 19, 2008

BD-R Disc Test Spec v1.2 and BD-R Drive Test Spec v1.2 are uploaded in Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

June 5, 2008

Write Strategy Adjustment Procedure v1.0 is uploaded in BD-R v1 and BD-RE v2 Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

June 3, 2008

Amendments for BD-ROM Player v.2.23 Test Specifications and Application Software v.2.23 Test Specifications are uploaded in BD-ROM Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

June 2, 2008

BD-J Test Disc Exclusion for BD-ROM v.2, BD-RE v.3 and BD-R v.2 are updated. Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

May 23, 2008

Amendment for BD-R Part 1 from v1.11 to v1.2 initially loaded on July 2007 is revised and uploaded in BD-R v.1 and BD-R v. 2 Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

May 21, 2008

BD-J Test Disc Exclusion for BD-ROM v.2, BD-RE v.3 and BD-R v.2 are updated.
Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

May 16, 2008

Now providing verification for BD-ROM Commercial Audiovisual Content. See testing center information for details.

April 29, 2008

Revised Batch #1 is uploaded for BD-ROM Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

April 28, 2008

Amendment for BD-R Part 1 from v1.22 to v1.3 is uploaded in BD-R v.1 and BD-R v. 2 Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

April 28, 2008

Amendment for BD-ROM Part 2 ver. 1.2 to ver.1.3 and BDCMF v1.01 as informative annex are uploaded in BD-ROM v.2 Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

April 23, 2008

A new Test Challenge Policy Manual (TCPM) has been uploaded to this website. This new policy has been created to provide a procedure for Licensees to challenge specific Test Items. (Requires ID and password for BD Read-Only v.2.0 Licensees)

April 16, 2008

Amendment for BD-ROM Part 3 ver.2.2 is uploaded in BD-ROM v.2, BD-RE v.3 and BD-R v.2 Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password required)

March 31, 2008

Two Test Specifications for BD-ROM v.2 are updated. Please visit a Licensee Only Page. (BD-ROM Licensee Only Pages, ID and password required)

March 31, 2008

Test Tools Lists for ROM is updated. Please see related Licensee Only Page. (BD-ROM Licensee Only Pages, ID and Password required)

March 19, 2008

Two Test Specifications for BD-ROM v.2 are updated. Please visit a Licensee Only Page. (ID and password for ROM required)

March 18, 2008

The BD-ROM Part 3 Guideline Book is updated. Please visit a Licensee Only Page. (Requires ID and password for ROM, R2.0 and RE3.0 licensees.)

March 18, 2008

Amendment for BD-RE Part 3 ver. 2.12 is uploaded in RE2.0, R1.0 and AVCREC Licensee Only Pages.(ID and password are required)

March 13, 2008

The BDA-CA Root Public Key Value information is now available for BD-ROM Licensees. (BD-ROM Licensee Only Pages, ID and password required.)

March 13, 2008

Blu-ray Disc Logo Guide is now updated with BONUSVIEW Logo Guideline. (BONUSVIEW Guideline is only applicable for BD-ROM Licensees.) Please see Licensee Only Pages for RE 1.0/2.0/3.0, R1.0 /2.0 and ROM 2.0 respectively. (ID and password are required)

Logo Data for BONUSVIEW is listed on BD-ROM Licensee Only Page. CPA and CPA-Light Licensees will receive the revised Logo Guideline and BONUSVIEW Logo data in separate email individually.

March 12, 2008

A revised Drive Test Specifications (R Dual Disc Management Verifier added) has been uploaded for BD-R v.1. Please see the related Licensee Only Pages respectively for more information. (ID and password are required)

March 12, 2008

With growing needs to write text data on test specification distributed in PDF file, BDA recommends the use of Typewriter Function. Please see Licensee Only Pages for RE 2.0/3.0, R1.0 /2.0, ROM 2.0 and AVCREC respectively. (ID and password are required)

March 4, 2008

BD-Live Logo License And Online Certificate Issuance Agreement is now ready. Now the application form is available at License Application Section.

March 3, 2008

Test Tools Lists for RE2, RE3, R1, R2 and ROM are updated. Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

March 3, 2008

Three Test Specifications for BD-ROM v.2 are updated. Please visit a Licensee Only Page. (ID and Password for ROM required)

February 25, 2008

Amendment for BD-ROM Part 3 ver. 2.1 to ver.2.2 and the BD-ROM Part 3 Supplemental Files are uploaded in BD-ROM v.2, BD-RE v.3 and BD-R v.2 Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

February 25, 2008

A new licensed category is added to BD-ROM. It is called BD-ROM Commercial Audiovisual Content and specifically designed for those parties engaged in authoring services. Now the application form is available at License Applications page.

February 25, 2008

FLLA Licensee Lists are remodeled. Now you can see the name of licensees not only by format but also by licensed categories for your convenience.

February 25, 2008

Notice for Amended and Restated Blu-ray Disc Only Format 2.0 and Logo License Agreement is uploaded in BD-ROM Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

February 25, 2008

Blu-ray Disc Format Book Structure in Format Specification Section is updated.

February 12, 2008

Amendment for BD-ROM Part 1 ver. 1.32 is uploaded in BD-ROM Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

January 17, 2008

The Disc Manufacturer ID and Media Type ID list is now available. The list can be found in the Licensee Information section.

January 4, 2008

The e-mail address of LG Digital Media Standards Laboratory has been changed. The new address can be found on the Testing Information page under the “Testing Center Information” section.