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December 23, 2010

Test Tools List & Contact Information for BD-ROM v.2 and BD-ROM v.3 are uploaded in Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

December 22, 2010

BD-ROM Part 3 Test Disc Exclusion Lists for BD-ROM2 and ROM3 are updated in Licensee Only Pages. Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

December 22, 2010

Test Specifications for BD-R Media Ver.1.21, BDXL-R  Media Ver.2.02, BDXL-R PC Application Software Ver.3.01, BD-RE Media Ver.2.06, BDXL-RE Media Ver.3.02, BD-ROM2 Media Ver.1.07, BD-ROM2 PC Application Software Ver.2.33, BD-ROM2 Movie Player Ver.2.33, BD-ROM3 PC Application Ver.2.33, and BD-ROM3 Movie Player Ver.2.33 are updated in Licensee Only Page. (ID and password are required)

December 6, 2010

The following revised Logo Guides are now listed in Licensee Only Pages; 
-Format Logo Guide: Blu-ray Disc logo,
-Format Logo Guide: AVCREC,
-Indication Logo Guide: BDXL,
-Indication Logo Guide: BONUSVIEW, and
-Indication Logo Guide: Blu-ray 3D.
Licensees are required to use the revised new Logo Guide within 90 days from this notice. Please check the related Licensee Only Pages.(ID and password are required)

November 8, 2010

The amendments for BD-ROM Part 3 v2.41 for 2D have been uploaded in BD-ROM v.2, BD-RE v.3 and BD-R v.2 Licensee Only Pages. The ammendment for BD-ROM Part 3 v2.41 has been uploaded in BD-ROM v.3 Licensee Only Page. (ID and password are required)

November 1, 2010

Test Tools List & Contact Information for all Format Categories are uploaded in Licensee Only Pages. Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

October 21, 2010

BD-JavaDocStubs 2D/3D  License Agreement is ready. The application  form is available at  http://www.blu-raydisc.info/license-app/javadocstubs-app.php. Please note that the current BD-JavaDocStubs Licensees who desire to obtain BD-JavaDocStubs 2D/3D License Agreement are not automatically granted the new license, hence required to send a new application to the License Office. From today, the only BD-JavaDocStubs license provided is BD-JavaDocStubs 2D/3D  License Agreement, and the licensing of BD-JavaDocStubs (for 2D) is ceased.

October 19, 2010

Verifier Exclusion List for Commercial Audiovisual Content Licensee is updated on ROM v2.0 and ROM v3.0. Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

October 13, 2010

“Recommendation: Consumer Terminology and Content Messaging” and “BluRayDiscErrorConditionChecker.java” are uploaded in BD-ROM v.2 and ROM v.3 License Only Page. (ID and password are required)

October 12, 2010

Test Tools List & Contact Information with added “Batch #6 Test Tools Information” for BD-ROM v.2 and “Batch #2 Test Tools Information” for BD-ROM v.3 are uploaded in Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

October 8, 2010

Testing Center Information has been updated on this page: http://www.blu-raydisc.info/format-spec/testing-information.php

October 7, 2010

BD-ROM Part 3 Test Disc Exclusion Lists for BD-ROM2 and ROM3 are updated in Licensee Only Pages. Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

October 4, 2010

Test Specifications for BD-ROM Ver.2.32 Movie Player, BD-ROM Ver.2.32 PC Application Software, BD-ROM Ver.1.12 Commercial Audiovisual Content Licensee are uploaded in ROM 2.0 and 3.0 Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

October 4, 2010

Amendment for BD-R3.0 Part 1 v2.0 is uploaded in Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

October 4, 2010

Test Specifications for BDXL-R  Media Ver.2.01 and BDXL-RE Media Ver.3.01are updated in R3 and RE4 Licensee Only Page. (ID and password are required)

September 14, 2010

Notice to BDA Implementers (Royalty Free Patents) is listed. For further information, please click on the “Notice to BDA Implementers” on the top right corner of this page.

September 10, 2010

Testing Center Information has been updated on this page: http://www.blu-raydisc.info/format-spec/testing-information.php

September 7, 2010

Test Tools List & Contact Information for BD-ROM v.2  and ROM v.3 are uploaded in Licensee Only Pages. Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

September 3, 2010

The updated BD-ROM Part 3 for 2D Supplemental File is uploaded in BD-ROM v.2, BD-RE v.3 and BD-R v.2 Licensee Only Pages. Also the updated BD-ROM Part 3 Supplemental File is uploaded in BD-ROM v.3 Licensee Only Page. (ID and password are required)

September 3, 2010

Amendments for all Format categories are uploaded accordingly in Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)
Please see below;
BD-ROM Part 3 v2.4 to v2.41 for 2D is uploaded in BD-ROM v.2, BD-RE v.3 and BD-R v.2 Licensee Only Pages.
BD-ROM Part 3 v2.4 to v2.41 is uploaded in BD-ROM v.3 Licensee Only Page.
BD-RE Part 3 v2.12 to v2.13 is uploaded in BD-RE v.2, BD-RE v.4, BD-R v.1, BD-R v.3 and AVCREC Licensee Only Page.
BD-RE Part 3 v3.02 to v.3.03 is uploaded in BD-RE v.3 and BD-R v.2 Licensee Only Page.
BD-RE Part 3 v 4.00 to v.4.01 is uploaded in BD-RE v.4 and BD-R v.3 Licensee Only Page.
AVCREC v1.00 to v.1.01 is uploaded in AVCREC Licensee Only Page.

September 3, 2010

The updated BD-ROM Part 3 for 2D Guideline Book is uploaded in BD-ROM v.2, BD-RE v.3 and BD-R v.2 Licensee Only Pages. Also the updated BD-ROM Part 3 Guideline Book is uploaded in BD-ROM v.3 Licensee Only Page. (ID and password are required)

September 3, 2010

Testing Center Information has been updated on this page: http://www.blu-raydisc.info/format-spec/testing-information.php

August 31, 2010

BDA organized the 3rd Compliance Seminar in Shenzhen China and was attended by eighteen licensees. For the list of attendees, please see the list of attendees.

August 11, 2010

BD-ROM Part 3 Test Disc Exclusion Lists for BD-ROM2 and ROM3 are updated. Also the Test Tools List & Contact Information for BD-ROM v.2  and ROM v.3 are uploaded in Licensee Only Pages. Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

August 10, 2010

Test Tools List & Contact Information for AVCREC is uploaded in Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

July 21, 2010

Testing Center Information has been updated on this page: http://www.blu-raydisc.info/format-spec/testing-information.php

July 16, 2010

BD-ROM Part 3 Test Disc Exclusion Lists for BD-ROM v2.0 and BD-ROM v.3.0 are updated.
Please see the “Test Tool” link under the related Licensee Only Pages respectively. (ID and password are required)

July 13, 2010

Testing Center Information has been updated on this page: http://www.blu-raydisc.info/format-spec/testing-information.php

July 12, 2010

BDCMF Schema Files are now available in BD-ROM v.3 Licensee Only Page and  BDCMF Schema Files in BD-ROM v.2 Licensee Only Page are updated. (ID and password are required)

July 7, 2010

Testing Center Information has been updated on this page: http://www.blu-raydisc.info/format-spec/testing-information.php

June 30, 2010

Testing Center Information has been updated on this page: http://www.blu-raydisc.info/format-spec/testing-information.php

June 30, 2010

The latest Test Tools List & Contact Information for BD-ROM v.2, BD-ROM v.3, BD-R v.1, BD-R v.2, BD-R v.3, BD-RE v.2, BD-RE v.3, BD-RE v.4 are uploaded in Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

June 30, 2010

“Interactive Forms” is now available on the R3 and RE4 Test Specification PDF Files. Please check the related Licensee Only Pages.(ID and password are required)

June 30, 2010

BDCMF v1.21 for 2D Main Book and the Amendments for BDCMF v1.2 and v1.21 (a part of BD-ROM Part 2 ver.1.3) are uploaded in BD-ROM v.2 Licensee Only Pages. BDCMF v1.21 Main Book (a part of BD-ROM Part 2 ver.1.3) is now available in BD-ROM v.3 Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

June 29, 2010

BD-ROM2 Part 3 Test Disc Exclusion Lists for BD-ROM v2.0 and BD-ROM v.3.0 are updated.
Please see the “Test Tool” link under the related Licensee Only Pages respectively. (ID and password are required)

June 29, 2010

Verifier Exclusion List for Commercial Audiovisual Content Licensee is updated on ROM v2.0, and Verifier Exclusion List for Commercial Audiovisual Content Licensee is now available on ROM v3.0. Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

June 11, 2010

Applications for the BD-RE v.4 and BD-R v.3 Format Logo Licenses (BDXL ™ Formats) are now available on these pages: 
http://www.blu-raydisc.info/license-app/flla-app.php

June 11, 2010

Testing Center Information has been updated on this page: http://www.blu-raydisc.info/format-spec/testing-information.php

June 11, 2010

Indication Text Guides are now available on all Format Licenses. Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

June 11, 2010

Blu-ray Disc Format Book Structure is updated and is now available on this page:
http://www.blu-raydisc.info/format-spec.php

June 11, 2010

Test Specifications for BD-ROM v.1.06 Media is updated in ROM2 Licensee Only Page. (ID and password are required)

June 2, 2010

Test Tools List & Contact Information with added “Batch #5 Test Tools Information” for BD-ROM v.2 and BD-ROM v.3 are uploaded in Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

May 26, 2010

Testing Center Information has been updated on this page: http://www.blu-raydisc.info/format-spec/testing-information.php

April 29, 2010

The updated BD-ROM Part 3 for 2D Guideline Book is uploaded in BD-ROM v.2, BD-RE v.3 and BD-R v.2 Licensee Only Pages. Also the updated BD-ROM Part 3 Guideline Book is uploaded in BD-ROM v.3 Licensee Only Page. (ID and password are required)

April 27, 2010

“Recommendation : Consumer Terminology and Content Messaging” and “BluRayDiscErrorConditionChecker.java” are uploaded in BD-ROM v.2 and ROM v.3 License Only Page. (ID and password are required)

April 27, 2010

Test Specifications for BD-ROM v1.11 Commercial Audiovisual Content, BD-ROM v2.31 PC Application Software and Movie Player are updated in ROM2 and ROM3 Licensee Only Page. (ID and password are required)

April 13, 2010

Every BD Test Specification PDF Files are now available in “Interactive Forms” (every user and TCs can now write their data on the forms of PDF file even using Acrobat Reader). Please check the related Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

April 2, 2010

The following revised Logo Guides are now listed in Licensee Only Pages; 
-Format Logo Guide: Blu-ray Disc logo,
-Format Logo Guide: AVCREC,
-Indication Logo Guide: BONUSVIEW,
-Indication Logo Guide: RPC, and
-Indication Logo Guide: Blu-ray 3D.

Licensees are required to use the revised new Logo Guide. Please check the related Licensee Only Pages.(ID and password are required)

FYI, these are NOT new rules but clarifying existing rules to have the consistency among them.
Also, please note that the Indication Logo Guide for BD-Live have been revised as well. The Revised BD-Live Logo Guide will be send to those BD-Live Logo Licensees by the License Office via email.

March 24, 2010

BD-ROM3 Part 3 Test Disc Exclusion Lists for BD-ROM3 is now available.
Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

March 24, 2010

BD-ROM2 Part 3 Test Disc Exclusion Lists for BD-ROM2 is updated.
Please see related Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

March 6, 2010

Test Tools List & Contact Information for BD-ROM v.3 is now available in Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

March 6, 2010

Test Tools List & Contact Information for BD-ROM v.2 is uploaded in Licensee Only Pages. (ID and password are required)

February 12, 2010

During the BDA board meeting, a concern was raised that as more Logos and Indications are being introduced there are more confusion among some licensees. With assistance of Logo subgroup, the clarified logo rule information are now listed in Licensee Only Pages for all formats.

These are NOT new rules and just clarifying existing basic rules, but not known widely.
(ID and password are required)

February 2, 2010

Verifier Exclusion List for Commercial Audiovisual Content Licensee is updated. Please see the ROM2 Licensee Only Page respectively. (ID and password are required)

February 2, 2010

Test Specifications for BD-ROM v1.1 Commercial Audiovisual Content, BD-ROM v2.3 PC Application Software and Movie Player are updated in ROM2 Licensee Only Page. (ID and password are required)

February 3, 2010

Test Specifications for BD-ROM v1.1 Commercial Audiovisual Content, BD-ROM v2.3 PC Application Software and Movie Player are now available in ROM3 Licensee Only Page. (ID and password are required)

January 14, 2010

Testronic Labs Inc. (USA and Belgium) is now added to the list of testing centers. Testronic Labs Blu-ray Disc Test Center is going to perform verification for BD-ROM Movie Player, BD-ROM PC Drive, BD-ROM Commercial Audiovisual Content, and BD-ROM PC Application Software.

January 4, 2010

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