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Archive of posts filed under the Standards and Specifications category.

EMA Updates Content Availability Metadata Schema

The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) announced the newest version of its content availability metadata schema is now available.

UHD Alliance Expands Mandate and 4K Ultra HD Premium Certification

The UHD Alliance (UHDA) announced the completion of its Ultra HD Premium specifications for streaming media players, Set-Top Boxes (STBs), desktop PCs and other content delivery devices.

Fox, Panasonic and Samsung Hype HDR10+

20th Century Fox, Panasonic and Samsung announced their intention to create an open, royalty-free dynamic metadata platform for High Dynamic Range (HDR) called HDR10+.

USB 3.2 Update Boosts Performance

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group announced it plans to release its supercharged USB 3.2 specification in September.

ULDAGE Rolls Out UHDTV Satellite Broadcasting Patent Portfolio License

ULDAGE Inc. announced its new Ultra High-Definition Digital Television (UHDTV) satellite broadcasting patent portfolio license.

LG and MStar Embrace Eurofins 4K HDR Ultra HD Logo

Eurofins Digital Testing announced forthcoming LG Electronics TVs and MStar SoC components will carry the company’s 4K HDR Ultra HD logo.

CompactFlash Association Releases CFexpress Specification

The CompactFlash Association (CFA) announced that it has released its new CFexpress 1.0 specification.

Simplay Labs Rolls Out Three New Video Standard Test Services

Simplay Labs announced that it is rolling out HDMI Alt Mode for USB Type-C, HDCP 2.2 IIA for Miracast and Ultra HD Premium compliance certification services.

HDMI 2.1 Specification On The Horizon

HDMI Forum announced that it plans to release version 2.1 of its HDMI specification in the second quarter of 2017.

VESA Rolls Out DisplayPort HBR3 Early Product Certification Program

The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) announced its early certification program for video source and display products using DisplayPort High Bit Rate 3 (HBR3).

Entertainment Merchants Association Eyes Online Video Repository

The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) announced that it intends to launch an online video repository in the first half of 2017.

ATSC 3.0 Physical Layer Standard Approved

The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) announced that the Physical Layer transmission system for ATSC 3.0 next-generation television broadcasting has been approved as a final standard.

Digital Living Network Alliance Rolls Out DLNA 4.0 Guidelines

The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) announced that it has published its new DLNA 4.0 guidelines for streaming personal content in the home.

Linear Tape File System (LTFS) Now ISO/IEC Standard

The Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Consortium and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) announced that the Linear Tape File System (LTFS) format specification is now an ISO/IEC standard.

Ultra HD Forum Crafts Industry Guidelines

The Ultra HD Forum announced that it has released the first phase of its industry guidelines concerning end-to-end workflows for creating and delivering live and prerecorded Ultra High-Definition (Ultra HD) content.