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Media/Disc/Replication

For Media/Disc development, you need to obtain the FLLA License and submit it to the Blu-ray Disc Association Licensing Office.

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License Procedure & Application Form

Frequently Asked Questions

If you are a replicator, you need to choose one of the followings;

  1. Wish only to do BD replication but not the authoring service: You need to obtain BD-ROM2 FLLA under Media
  2. Wish to do BD replication as well as 2D BD authoring service: You need to obtain BD-ROM2 FLLA under Media and Commercial Audiovisual Content(CAV)
  3. Wish to do BD replication as well as 2D and 3D BD authoring service: You need to obtain BD-ROM2 FLLA under Media and Commercial Audiovisual Content and BD-ROM3 FLLA under Commercial Audiovisual Content

If you are a replicator, then once you obtain the appropriate license, you need to proceed with one of the followings;

  1. Wish to do the BD replication: You need to proceed with First Product Model Verification (FPMV) under Media at the authorized Test Center
  2. Wish to replicate 2D BD contents from ANY authoring houses: You need to proceed with FPMV under Media as well as Profile 1.1 of the Commercial Audiovisual Content (CAV). Then you are required to do the “Self-Test” on all the contents from those authoring houses who have not passed the FPMV themselves, before you are allowed to replicate such contents.
  3. Wish to replicate 2D and 3D BD contents from ANY authoring houses: You need to proceed with FPMV under Media as well as Profile 5.0 of the CAV. Then you are required to do the “Self-Test” on all the contents from those authoring houses who have not passed the FPMV themselves, before you are allowed to replicate such contents.
  4. Wish to replicate 2D BD contents with BD-Live Function from ANY authoring houses: You need to proceed with FPMV under Media as well as Profile 1.1 and Profile 2.0 of the CAV. Then you are required to do the “Self-Test” on all the contents from those authoring houses who have not passed the FPMV themselves, before you are allowed to replicate such contents.
  5. Wish to replicate 2D and 3D BD contents with BD-Live Function from ANY authoring houses: You need to proceed with FPMV under Media as well as Profile 5.0 and Profile 2.0 of the CAV. Then you are required to do the “Self-Test” on all the contents from those authoring houses who have not passed the FPMV themselves, before you are allowed to replicate such contents.
  6. Wish to replicate 2D BD contents ONLY from FLLA licensed authoring houses who have passed the FPMV under CAV Profile 1.1: You just need to proceed with FPMV under Media
  7. Wish to replicate 2D and 3D BD contents ONLY from FLLA licensed authoring houses who have passed the FPMV under CAV Profile 1.1(for2D) or Profile 5.0(for 3D): You just need to proceed with FPMV under Media
  8. Wish to replicate 2D BD contents with BD-Live Function ONLY from FLLA licensed authoring houses who have passed the FPMV under both CAV Profile 1.1(for2D) and Profile 2.0(BD-Live): You just need to proceed with FPMV under Media
  9. Wish to replicate 2D and 3D BD contents with BD-Live Function ONLY from FLLA licensed authoring houses who have passed the FPMV under both CAV Profile 5.0(for2D and 3D) and Profile 2.0(BD-Live): You just need to proceed with FPMV under Media
  10. Wish to do 2D BD authoring as well as to replicate 2D BD contents: You need to proceed with FPMV under Media as well as CAV Profile 1.1
  11. Wish to do 2D and 3D BD authoring as well as to replicate 2D and 3D BD contents: You need to proceed with FPMV under Media as well as CAV Profile 5.0
  12. Wish to author and replicate 2D and 3D BD contents with BD-Live function: You need to proceed with FPMV under Media as well as CAV Profile 5.0 and Profile 2.0

If you are a disc manufacturer, please read below;

  1. Wish to manufacture blank BD-R (recordable) discs – You need to obtain BD-R1 FLLA under Media
  2. Wish to manufacture blank BD-RE(Rewritable) discs – You need to obtain BD-RE2 FLLA under media
  3. Wish to manufacture blank recordable BDXL discs – You need to obtain BD-R3 FLLA under Media
  4. Wish to manufacture blank rewritable BDXL discs – You need to obtain BD-RE4 FLLA under Media

For Test Procedure and Test Center information, please go to http://blu-raydisc.info/format-spec/testing-information.php)

To see which authoring houses have passed the FPMV, please go to http://blu-raydisc.info/licensee-list/rom-certified-licenseelist.php and check under “BD-ROM 2.0 Commercial Audiovisual Content Licensee List”

Please refer to the Blu-ray Disc Format Book Structure for more information.