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18. References, Suggested Readings and Resources

18.1 Articles and Columns
18.2 Reviews 
18.3 Technical and White Papers
18.4 Presentations
18.5 Books
18.6 Specifications, Standards, and Government Regulations
    18.6.1 Disc Formats
    18.6.2 Testing
    18.6.3 File Systems
    18.6.4 Content Protection
    18.6.5 Disc Longevity, Storage, and Handling
    18.6.6 Disc Destruction
    18.6.7 Video and Audio Interfaces
    18.6.8 Device Interfaces
    18.6.9 Device Compatibility
    18.6.10 Mastering
    18.6.11 Audio Coding
    18.6.12 Video Coding, Systems and Sources
    18.6.13 License Agreements, Identification and Logo Guidelines
    18.6.14 Character Encoding
    18.6.15 Programming and Interactivity
18.7 Licensing, Specifications, and Standards Organizations
18.8 High-Definition and Digital Television Information
18.9 BD-J/BD-Live Developer Communities and Organizations
18.10 Anti-Piracy Education, Investigation and Compliance Organizations


18.1 Articles and Columns
Bennett, Hugh. "Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD: Regional Differences." EMediaLive 25 Sept. 2006.

Bennett, Hugh. "Blu-ray Disc and the Meaning of Backwards Compatibility." EMediaLive 10 Jan. 2006.

Bennett, Hugh. "Blu-ray Disc Licensing for Small Publishers, Duplicators, and Independent Studios." EMediaLive 26 June 2008.

Bennett, Hugh. "Blu-ray Disc Licensing for Videographers, Small Publishers, and Duplicators." EventDV 28 May 2008.

Bennett, Hugh. "CD-E: Call it Erasable, Call it Rewritable, but will it Fly?" CD-ROM Professional Sept. 1996: 28+

Bennett, Hugh. "Enter the Backulator." EMediaLive 12 July 2005.

Bennett, Hugh. "HD Camcorders: Writable Blu-ray Disc vs. HD DVD." EMediaLive 18 Oct. 2005.

Bennett, Hugh. "In DVD’s Own Image: DVD-R Technology and Promise." EMedia Professional July 1998: 30+

Bennett, Hugh. "Just Scratching the Surface: Writable Optical Disc Protection." EMediaLive 16 Aug. 2005.

Bennett, Hugh. "Pax Optical." EMediaLive 3 Apr. 2007.

Bennett, Hugh. "Recordable & Rewritable Blu-ray Disc: How Far, How Fast" EMediaLive 20 Sept. 2005.

Bennett, Hugh. "Socrates, Pascal, and Multilayer Blu-ray Discs." EMediaLive 20 Dec. 2005.

Bennett, Hugh. "The Ins and Outs of Blu-ray Disc Replication and Licensing." EMediaLive 7 Oct. 2008.

Bennett, Hugh. "The Truth About Total Hi Def Disc (THD)." EMediaLive 14 Feb. 2007.

Bennett, Hugh. "Writable DVDs for Blu-ray and HD DVD Video." EMediaLive 7 June 2005.

Brusche, Johannes Hermanus. "Mark Formation Model for Optical Rewritable Recording." Diss. Delft University of Technology, 2007.

Hosoda, Yasuo, et. al. "Recording Mechanism and Performance of an Inorganic High-Density Write-Once Disk." Pioneer R&D 14.1 (2004).

Kuiper, A.E.T. and L. van Pieterson. "Materials Issues in Blue Recording." MRS Bulletin Apr. 2006: 308-313.

Nakajima, Hiroyukim, et. al. "Organic Write-Once Disk with In-Groove Structure for Blu-ray Disc System." Pioneer R&D 16.2 (2006)

Ostermann, Jorn, et. al. "Video Coding With H.264/AVC: Tools, Performance, and Complexity." IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine 4.1 (2004): 7-28.

Pandian, Ramanathaswamy. "Phase-Change Thin Films: Resistance Switching and Isothermal Crystallization Studies." Diss. University of Groningen, 2008.

Srinivasan, Sridhar, et. al. "Windows Media Video 9: Overview and Applications." Signal Processing: Image Communication 19.9 (2004): 851-875.

Wiegand, Thomas, et. al. "Overview of the H.264/AVC Video Coding Standard." IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology 13.7 (2003): 560-576.

Yamada, Noboru, et. al. "100 GB Rewritable Triple-layer Optical Disk Having Ge-Sb-Te Films." E\PCOS 2009.

18.2 Reviews
Bennett, Hugh. "DIGISTOR 5.25" Slot Load Blu-ray Writer." EMediaLive 14 Oct. 2009.

Bennett, Hugh. "LG Super Multi Blue Rewriter GGW-H20L." EMediaLive 19 Sept. 2008.

Bennett, Hugh. "LG Super Multi Blue Rewriter BH08LS20." EMediaLive 7 July 2009.

Bennett, Hugh. "LG Super Multi Blue Rewriter GGW-H20L." EMediaLive 19 Sept. 2008.

Bennett, Hugh. "Pioneer BDR-101A Blu-ray Disc (BD) Recorder." EMediaLive 11 Aug. 2006.

Bennett, Hugh. "Pioneer BDC-2202 Blu-ray Disc Combo Drive." EMediaLive 15 Feb. 2008.

Bennett, Hugh. "Pioneer BDR-2203 Internal Blu-ray Disc Writer." EMediaLive 17 June 2009.

Bennett, Hugh. "Plextor PX-B900A Blu-ray Disc Recorder." EMediaLive 26 May 2007.

Bennett, Hugh. "Plextor PX-B310SA BD Combo Super Multi Drive."EMediaLive 31 Mar. 2009.

Bennett, Hugh. "Primera Bravo SE Disc Publisher." EMediaLive 15 Dec. 2006.

Bennett, Hugh. "SLI Digistor Self-Powered Blu-ray Writer." EMediaLive 4 May 2009.

 

18.3 Technical and White Papers
Adobe Systems Incorporated. A Digital Video Primer: Understanding and Using High-Definition Video. San Jose: Adobe Systems Incorporated, 2006.

Apple Computer, Inc. QuickTime and MPEG-4: Now Featuring H.264. Cupertino: Apple Computers, Inc., Apr. 2005.

AudioDev. Measurement Parameter Handbook Blu-ray Disc. Malmo: AudioDev AB, 2007.

Avid Technologies, Inc. HD Handbook an A to Z Guide. Tewksbury: Avid Technologies, Inc., 2004.

Bennett, Hugh. The Authoritative HD DVD FAQ. EMediaLive, 19 July 2006.

Bennett, Hugh. Understanding CD-R & CD-RW. Cupertino: Optical Storage Technology Association, Jan. 2003.

Bennett, Hugh. Understanding Recordable & Rewritable DVD. Cupertino: Optical Storage Technology Association, Apr. 2004.

Blu-ray Disc Association. White Paper AVCREC Rewritable Format: Audio Visual Application Format Specifications for AVCREC. Mar. 2008.

Blu-ray Disc Association. White Paper Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Format: Audio Visual Application Format Specifications for BD-RE Version 3.0. July 2010.

Blu-ray Disc Association. White Paper Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Format: Audio Visual Application Format Specifications for BD-RE Version 2.1. July 2010.

Blu-ray Disc Founders. White Paper Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Format (BDXL): Audio Visual Application Format Specifications for BD-RE Version 4.0. July 2010.

Blu-ray Disc Founders. Blu-ray Disc Format White Paper: General. Dec. 2012.

Blu-ray Disc Founders. Blu-ray Disc Format White Paper: 3. File System Specifications for BD-RE, R, ROM. Aug. 2004.

Blu-ray Disc Founders. Blu-ray Disc Format White Paper: 4. Key Technologies. Aug. 2004.

Blu-ray Disc Founders. Blu-ray Disc Format White Paper: 1.A Physical Format Specifications for BD-RE 4nd edition. Dec. 2012.

Blu-ray Disc Founders. Blu-ray Disc Format White Paper: 1.B Physical Format Specifications for BD-R 6th Edition. Dec. 2012.

Blu-ray Disc Founders. Blu-ray Disc Recordable Format Part 1: Physical Specifications. Feb. 2006.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Blu-ray Disc Format White Paper: 1.C Physical Format Specifications for BD-ROM 8th edition. Dec. 2012.

Blu-ray Disc Founders. Blu-ray Disc Format White Paper: 2.A Logical and Audio Visual Application Format Specifications for BD-RE. Aug. 2004.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Blu-ray Disc Format White Paper: 2.B Audio Visual Application Format Specifications for BD-ROM Version 2.5. July 2011.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Application Definition Blu-ray Disc Format: BD-J Baseline Application and Logical Model Definition for BD-ROM. Mar. 2005.

Consumer Electronics Association. HDTV: A Consumer’s Guide to the Wonderful World of HDTV. Arlington: Consumer Electronics Association, 2003.

Davies, C.E. Key Technology for Ultra Density Optical. Hertfordshire: Plasmon, 2003.

Dell Inc. Blu-ray Disc Next Generation Optical Storage: Protecting Content on the BD-ROM. Oct. 2006.

Dolby Laboratories. Digital Audio for Playback Dolby TrueHD: Frequently Asked Questions. San Francisco: Dolby Laboratories, 2005.

Dolby Laboratories. Digital Audio for Playback Dolby Digital Plus: Frequently Asked Questions. San Francisco: Dolby Laboratories, 2005.

dr. schwab Inspection Technology GmbH. Blu-ray Disc Inspection for Process Perfection. Aichach: dr. schwab Inspection Technology GmbH, 2009.

Dreamer Co., Ltd. The BIDDLE BD-Live Solution from Dreamer. Burbank: Dreamer Co., Ltd., May 2008.

Dressler, Rogers. Dolby Audio Coding for Future Entertainment Formats. San Francisco: Dolby Laboratories, 2006.

DTS, Inc. DTS-HD Audio: Consumer White Paper for Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD Applications. Nov. 2006.

Eastman Kodak Company. Permanence, Care, and Handling of CDs: Including CD-ROM, Writable CD, and Kodak Photo CD. Rochester: Eastman Kodak Company, 1995.

Federal Communications Commission. DTV Digital Television: What Every Consumer Should Know. Washington: Federal Communications Commission, 2006.

HAVi Organization. HAVi, The A/V Digital Network Revolution. San Ramon: HAVi Organization, 1999.

Independent Security Evaluators. Content Protection for Optical Media: A Comparison of Self-Protecting Digital Content and AACS. May 3, 2005.

Intel Corporation, et. al. Advanced Access Content Systems (AACS): Technical Overview (informative). July 21, 2004.

Longman, R. J. UDO: Technology Overview. Hertfordshire: Plasmon, Oct. 2002.

NVIDIA Corporation. Checklist for Building a PC that Plays HD DVD or Blu-ray Movies. Sept. 2006.

Plasmon. Plasmon’s UDO Compared To Sony’s ProDATA (PDD). Hertfordshire: Plasmon, Jan. 10, 2005.

Recording Industry Association of America and National Association of Recording Merchandisers. Comparing Packaging Options for Compact Discs: An Environmental and Toxicological Assessment. Guilford: Sustainability A to Z, Feb. 25, 2009.

Related Content Database Inc. BD Live Platform White Paper. San Francisco: Related Content Database Inc., Apr. 2008.

Sony Corporation. A Comprehensive Guide to XDCAM: Technology Enabling New Workflows. July 2004.

Sony DADC, et. al. Blu-ray Disc Stamper Physical Characteristics 1.01. Aug 2008.

Silicon Image, Inc. High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection White Paper. Sunnyvale: Silicon Image, Inc., Feb. 2000.

Silicon Image, Inc. Silicon Image HDMI 1.4 Technologies. Sunnyvale: Silicon Image, Inc. 20 July 2009.

Smyth. Mike. An Overview of the Coherent Acoustics Coding System. Agoura Hills: DTS, Inc., June 1999.

The Digital Entertainment Group. Technology Committee 3D White Paper. Los Angeles: DEG, 2009.

Tongish, Steve. Bare Media Exposed. Plasmon Data Systems Limited. Apr. 29, 2005.

 

18.4 Presentations
Abe, Shinya. "Replication Technologies of BD-ROM Disc." BDA Japan Seminar, 28 Jan. 2005.

Ackermann, Paul. "Injection Molding of Blu-ray discs." Blu-ray 50GB Summit. 18 Oct. 2007.

Aistarts, Sandra and Mike Ripley. "Advanced Access Content System (AACS) Industry Briefing." CPTWG Meeting, 14 July 2004.

Ajima, Kousuke. "An Overview of BD-ROM Security System." BDA Japan Seminar, 24 Aug. 2005.

Amit, Amir. "Writing Connected Device Configuration Applications for Resource-Constrained Devices." 2008 JavaOne Conference, May 2008.

Ayers, Michael. "Advanced Access Content System (AACS): A Status Update Presented to CPTWG." CPTWG Meeting, 28 Feb. 2006.

Ayers, Michael. "Advanced Access Content System (AACS): AACS Overview Presentation to CPTWG." CPTWG Meeting, 22 July 2009.

Baek, Won and John Kim. "How to ‘BluTube’: Broadband Broadcasting via a Blu-ray Player." 2009 JavaOne Conference, June 2009.

Borg, Herman. "The Next Step: Blue-Laser Recording." Media-Tech, Oct. 2003.

Blu-ray Disc Association Content Protection Group. "Overview of BD-ROM Security." BDA General Meeting 2006, 11 Apr. 2006.

Broers, Ruud. "Mastering of Blu-ray Disc." Media-Tech Europe. 24 Apr. 2009.

Chung, Chong Sam. "Blu-ray Disc Optical Pickup with Backward Compatibility." BDA Japan Seminar, 28 Jan. 2005.

CustomPlay, LLC. "CustomPlay Content Customization." FCC Submission Regarding Implementation of the Child Safe Viewing Act. 16 Apr. 2009.

Dalessi, Guido. "Singulus Mastering." Fascination Blu. 27 Feb. 2008.

Daum, Dieter, "Blu-ray Disc – The Winning Format: A Replicator’s Perspective." Fascination Blu. 27 Feb. 2008.

de Haan, Wiebe. "BD-ROM Format Overview and Update." BDA Europe Seminar, 28 June 2006.

de Haan, Wiebe. "Overview of the BD-ROM AV Format." From IT to HD 2005: Visions of Broadcasting in the 21st Century, IEE Conference, Nov. 2005.

de Poix, Loïc. "Role for Independent Manufacturers: MPO Group." Media-Tech Europe. 22 Apr. 2009.

Dobler, Michael. "Inline Inspection of Blu-ray Discs." Blu-ray 50GB Summit. 18 Oct. 2007.

Dumbill, Andrew. "Into the Blue: High Density Optical Media Challenges, Innovations and Solutions." Media-tech Showcase & Conference, 7 Mar. 2007.

Ebinger, Hans. "The Blu-ray Portfolio by Oerlikon." Blu-ray 50GB Summit. 18 Oct. 2007.

Foote, Bill and Erik Moll. "Java Technology Goes to the Movies: Java Technology in Next-Generation Optical Disc Formats." 2005 JavaOne Conference, June 2005.

Foote, Bill and Philip C. Starner. "Creating Games for Blu-ray Disc in BD-Java." 2009 JavaOne Conference, June 2009.

Foote, Bill, et. al. "Java Technology for Blu-ray and TV: Creating Your Own Blu-ray Java Discs." 2008 JavaOne Conference, May 2008.

Franse, Jelm. "Singulus Mastering CrystaLine: High Density Format Inline Mastering System." Media-tech Showcase & Conference, 7 Mar. 2007.

GE Advanced Materials. "Blu-ray Disc Material Solutions." Media-Tech, May 2005.

Geary, Bill. "Blu-ray Disc Licensing Update." Media-Tech Expo. 6 May 2008.

Gehrich, Ed, Stefan A. Baustert and Hans Ebinger. "A Production Technology Initiative for Blu-ray Dual Layer Disc (BD50)." Media-Tech Expo, 15 May 2007.

Gudbrand, Rickard. "Meeting the BD Specification." Media-Tech Europe. 22 Apr. 2009.

Hartley, Rolf. "Next Generation Authoring: Professional BD Authoring Technology." Media-Tech, May 2005.

HDMI, LLC. "HDMI Retail Training Program Part 1: Overview." May 2005.

HDMI, LLC. "HDMI Retail Training Program Part 2: Additional Information." May 2005.

Heemskerk, Jacques. "Blu-ray Disc: A Disruption or a Next Step in Evolution." IRMA Las Vegas, Sept. 2002.

Heemskerk, Jacques. "How Best to Move From Red to Blue: A Technology Perspective on Media and Drives." Media-Tech, Sept. 2004.

Hillenbrand, Peter. "Indigo DL: For the Production of 50 GB Blu-ray Disc." Media-tech Showcase & Conference, 6 Mar. 2007.

Horn, Lawrence A. "Patent Licensing for Next Generation Media." CDSA Media Market Intelligence Summit. 16 Dec. 2008.

Hotz, Stephan. "Bluline II Enabling the Blu-ray Future." Fascination Blu. 27 Feb. 2008.

Hotz, Stephan. "Bluline II Enabling the Blu-ray Future." Media-Tech Expo. 6 May 2008.

Hotz, Stephan. "Blu-ray Disc: Inline Production with Blu-Line." Media-Tech Showcase & Conference, 10 Oct. 2006.

Hotz, Stephan. "Fascination Blu: Replication & Mastering." Media-tech Conference 2008, 4 Mar. 2008.

Inoue, Hiroyasu. "BD Blank Media Techology." Media-Tech, May 2005.

Inoue, Naoki. "400nm Laser and 3 Wavelength Compatible Optical Pick-up Unit." BDA Japan Seminar, 28 Jan. 2005.

Kashiwagi, Toshiyuki. "BD-ROM Manufacturing Process Overview." Media-Tech, May 2005.

Katsumata, Niki. "BD Disc Manufacturing Ready to Go!" Media-Tech, May 2005.

Kawakubo, Osamu. "Development of Future Technology on the Optical Media and Storage." Fascination Blu. 27 Feb. 2008.

Koenig, Jochen. "Defects and their Relation to Playability for the New High Density Formats." Media-Tech Showcase & Conference, 11 Oct. 2006.

Koike, Toshio. "New BD-50 Replication Line: Lapis System." Media-Tech Expo. 6 May 2008.

Konetski, David. "Overview of BD-ROM Security." BDA General Meeting, 11 Apr. 2006.

Kosuke, Ajima. "An Overview of BD-ROM Security System." BDA Japan Seminar, 24 Aug. 2005.

Kosuke, Ajima. "Overview of BD-ROM Security." BDA Japan Seminar, 29 Mar. 2006.

Kousuke, Misono. "Overview of BD-ROM AV Format." BDA Japan Seminar, 16 May 2005.

Kousuke, Misono. "Outline of BD-ROM Part 3 AV Format." BDA Japan Seminar, 29 Mar. 2006.

Kurokawa, Ken. "Overview of DTS-HD: Format and Encoding for BD-ROM." BDA Japan Seminar, 19 July 2006.

Kwon, Hobum (Vincent). "Optimizing Java ME Platform for Blu-ray Players and Interactive DTVs/STBs." 2009 JavaOne Conference, June 2009.

Malik, Sumit. "BD-J Authoring." SEMUG Technical Briefing, 7 Mar. 2007.

Malik, Sumit. "Hollywood Studios and Blu-ray Disc Interactivity Using BD-J." 2007 JavaOne Conference, 10 May 2007.

McCrossan, Joe. "BD-ROM Format Overview and Update." BDA General Meeting, 11 Apr. 2006.

McDonnell, Kevin. "Premastering, Formatting & Verification." Media-Tech, May 2005.

Milster, Tom D. "Status and Trends of Optical Data Storage Technology." THIC Meeting, 21 Aug. 2007.

Mishima, Koji. "4-Layer Write Once Disc for Blu-ray Disc System." BDA Japan Seminar, 24 Aug. 2005.

Mitsubishi Kagaku Media Corporation. "Organic Dye 25GB Write-Once Disk with In-Groove Structure: For Conventional Spin Coating Process." BDA Japan Seminar, 24 Aug. 2005.

Nair, Gopakumar G. et. al. "XML Security in the Next Generation Optical Disc Context." SDM 2005. 3 Sept. 2005.

Okada, Takao. "Blu-ray Disc ROM Manufacturing Process." BDA Japan Seminar, 28 Jan. 2005.

Pratt, Tom. "Blu-ray Disc Technology." Blu-ray Disc Association Information Seminar, 28 July 2004.

Pezzana, Stefano. "HDTV Presentation." Eurosatellite, 24 Mar. 2006.

Ransdell, John. "25 and 50GB Replication." Blu-ray 50GB Summit. 18 Oct. 2007.

Rice, Joe and Nancy Zentner. "Blu-ray Disc Security." 2008 JavaOne Conference, May 2008.

Rilum, John H. "High-Resolution Dye-Polymer Mastering for HD-DVD and Blu-ray Disc Formats." Media-Tech Showcase & Conference, 10 Oct. 2006.

Schwab, Leonhard. "Process Control of Blu-ray Disc Production." Blu-ray 50GB Summit. 18 Oct. 2007.

Schwengler, Dieter. "Making BD-Live Happen in Europe." Media-Tech Europe. 22 Apr. 2009.

Sernevi, Marianne. "High Quality All the Way: The Disc Manufacturers Way to Ensure Success of the Blue Formats." Media-tech Showcase & Conference, 7 Mar. 2007.

Sernevi, Marianne. "Quality Control of Blu-ray Discs." Blu-ray 50GB Summit. 18 Oct. 2007.

Sernevi, Marianne. "Testing Blue Media: Similarities and Differences." Media-tech Conference 2008, 4 Mar. 2008.

Sheppard, Bill and Erik Moll. "Java Technology Goes to the Movies: Java Technology in Next-Generation Optical Disc Formats." 2006 JavaOne Conference. 17 May 2006.

Shirayanagi, Toru. "Dolby Technologies in BD-ROM." BDA Japan Seminar, 5 Dec. 2006.

Sichmann, Eggo. "Blu-ray Disc Replication Technologies." Media-Tech, May 2005.

So, Stanley. "The Technology for Fast Coating Process of BD Cover Layer." Media-Tech Expo. 6 May 2008.

Sony Disc Technology. "BD Mastering." Media-Tech, May 2005.

Sony Optical System Development Group. "Blu-ray Disc: Overview and Manufacturing Technology." Taitronics Blu-ray Disc Seminar. Apr. 2005.

Starner, Philip, Michael Zink and Kyle Prestenback. "Producing Blu-ray Disc Java Software Titles for Hollywood." 2007 JavaOne Conference, 10 May 2007.

Sundqvist, Daniel. "Advancements in Stamper Manufacturing: Plating in the Next Generation." Media-tech Showcase & Conference, 7 Mar. 2007.

Takahashi, Toshiya. "Video Coding Technology for BD-ROM." BDA Japan Seminar, 19 July 2006.

Tanaka, Kazushi. "BD Coating Technology: Abrasion Resistance and Anti-fingerprint Property of the Hard-coat for Blu-ray Bare Disc." BDA Japan Seminar, 28 Jan. 2005.

Teijin Chemicals. "PC Optical Film ‘Pure-Ace’ for Blu-ray Disc." Media-Tech, May 2005.

van den Brink, Jan P. and JGF Kablau. "BD Standards & BD Testing." Media-Tech, Oct. 2005.

van der Brug, Willem. "MEDEA+ Project BLAZE: Blu-ray Disc HD Fuel for Europe." ITEA/MEDEA Workshop, 13 Dec. 2005.

Victor Company of Japan. "Blu-ray/DVD Hybrid ROM Disc." BDA Japan Seminar, 24 Aug. 2005.

Vlaicu, Roland. "Enhanced Audio Features for High-Definition Broadcasts and Discs." International Tonmeister Symposium, Nov. 2005.

Waggoner, Ben. "Compression for the Next Generation: MPEG-2, H.264, VC-1." NAB Show. 12 Apr. 2008.

Wagner, Dieter and Stephan Hotz. "Blu-ray Disc: 2007 Singulus is Ready for Mass Production." Media-tech Showcase & Conference, 6 Mar. 2007.

 

18.5 Books
Bouwhuis, Gijs, et. al. Principles of Optical Disc Systems. Bristol: Adam Hilger, 1985.

Marchant, Alan B. Optical Recording: A Technical Overview. Reading: Addison-Wesley, 1990.

 

18.6 Specifications, Standards, and Government Regulations

18.6.1 Disc Formats
Blu-ray Disc Association. System Description Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Format, Version 1 Part 1: Basic Format Specifications.

Blu-ray Disc Association. System Description Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Format, Version 1 Part 2: File System Specifications.

Blu-ray Disc Association. System Description Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Format, Version 1 Part 3: Audio Visual Basic Specifications.

Blu-ray Disc Association. System Description Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Format, Version 2 Part 1: Basic Format Specifications (including System Description Hybrid Disc Specifications).

Blu-ray Disc Association. System Description Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Format, Version 2 Part 2: File System Specifications.

Blu-ray Disc Association. System Description Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Format, Version 2 Part 3: Audio Visual Basic Specifications.

Blu-ray Disc Association. System Description Blu-ray Disc Recordable Format, Version 1 Part 1: Basic Format Specifications (including System Description Hybrid Disc Specifications).

Blu-ray Disc Association. System Description Blu-ray Disc Recordable Format, Version 1 Part 2: File System Specifications.

Blu-ray Disc Association. System Description Blu-ray Disc Read-Only Format, Version 1 Part 1: Basic Format Specifications (including System Description Hybrid Disc Specifications).

Blu-ray Disc Association. System Description Blu-ray Disc Read-Only Format, Version 1 Part 2: File System Specifications.

Blu-ray Disc Association. System Description Blu-ray Disc Read-Only Format, Version 1 Part 3: Audio Visual Basic Specifications.

DVD Forum. DVD Specifications for Read-Only Disc, Part 1: Physical Specifications.

ECMA-267. 120 mm – Read-Only Disk, Third Edition. Apr. 2001.

ISO/IEC 16448:2002. Information Technology – 120 mm DVD – Read-Only Disk.

ISO/IEC 30190:2016. Information technology – Digitally Recorded Media for Information Interchange and Storage – 120 mm Single Layer (25,0 Gbytes per disk) and Dual Layer (50,0 Gbytes per disk) BD Recordable Disk.

ISO/IEC 30191:2015. Information technology – Digitally Recorded Media for Information Interchange and Storage – 120 mm Triple Layer (100,0 Gbytes single sided disk and 200,0 Gbytes double sided disk) and Quadruple Layer (128,0 Gbytes single sided disk) BD Recordable Disk.

ISO/IEC 30192:2016. Information technology – Digitally Recorded Media for Information Interchange and Storage – 120 mm Single Layer (25,0 Gbytes per disk) and Dual Layer (50,0 Gbytes per disk) BD Rewritable Disk.

ISO/IEC 30193:2016. Information technology – Digitally Recorded Media for Information Interchange and Storage – 120 mm Triple Layer (100,0 Gbytes per disk) BD Rewritable Disk.

18.6.2 Testing
ASTM D1044 – 08. Standard Test Method for Resistance of Transparent Plastics to Surface Abrasion.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Test Specification for Blu-ray Disc Blank Rewritable Media.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Test Specification for Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Application Software.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Test Specification for Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Recorder/Player.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Test Specification for Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Drive.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Test Specification for Blu-ray Disc Recordable Application Software.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Test Specification for Blu-ray Disc Recordable Media.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Test Specification for Blu-ray Disc Recordable Drive.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Test Specification for Blu-ray Disc Recordable Recorder/Player.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Test Specification for BD-ROM Movie Media.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Test Specification for BD-ROM Disc for Data.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Test Specification for BD-ROM Player.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Test Specification for BD-ROM PC Application Software.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Test Specification for BD-ROM Drive.

IEC 60068-2-2:2007. Environmental Testing – Part 2-2: Tests – Test B: Dry Heat.

ISO 9352:1995. Plastics – Determination of Resistance to Wear by Abrasive Wheels.

JSA JIS Z 8901. Test Powders and Test Particles.

Simplay Labs, LLC. Simplay HD Specification, Version 1.2a. 28 June 2006.

18.6.3 File Systems
Optical Storage Technology Association. Universal Disc Format Specification, Revision 2.50. 30 Apr. 2003.

Optical Storage Technology Association. Universal Disc Format Specification, Revision 2.60. 1 Mar. 2005.

18.6.4 Content Protection
Blu-ray Disc Association. Regional Playback Control Obligations. 30 Aug. 2006.

Digital Content Protection LLC. High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection System, Revision 1.3. 21 Dec. 2006.

Digital Content Protection LLC. High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection System v1.3: Amendment for DisplayPort, Revision 1.0. 19 Dec. 2006.

Intel Corporation, et. al. Advanced Access Content System (AACS): Blu-ray Disc Prepared Video Book, Revision 0.953 Final. 26 Oct. 2012.

Intel Corporation, et. al. Advanced Access Content System (AACS): Blu-ray Disc Pre-recorded Book, Revision 0.953 Final. 26 Oct. 2012.

Intel Corporation, et. al. Advanced Access Content System (AACS): Blu-ray Disc Recordable Book, Revision 0.953 Final. 26 Oct. 2012.

Intel Corporation, et. al. Advanced Access Content System (AACS): Introduction and Common Cryptographic Elements Book, Revision 0.953 Final. 26 Oct. 2012.

18.6.5 Disc Longevity, Storage, and Handling
ECMA-379. Test Method for the Estimation of the Archival Lifetime of Optical Media, Third Edition. June 2010.

ECMA-396. Test Method for the Estimation of Lifetime of Optical Media for Long-term Data Storage, Third Edition. December 2014.

ISO 18921:2008. Imaging Materials – Compact Discs (CD-ROM) – Method for Estimating the Life Expectancy Based on the Effects of Temperature and Relative Humidity.

ISO 18925:2013. Imaging materials – Optical Disc Media – Storage Practices.

ISO 18927:2013. Imaging materials – Recordable Compact Disc Systems – Method for Estimating the Life Expectancy Based on the Effects of Temperature and Relative Humidity.

ISO/IEC 10995:2011. Information Technology – Digitally Recorded Media for Information Interchange and Storage – Test Method for the Estimation of the Archival Lifetime of Optical Media.

ISO 18934:2011. Imaging Materials – Multiple Media Archives – Storage Environment.

ISO 18938:2014. Imaging Materials – Optical Discs – Care and Handling for Extended Storage.

ISO/IEC 16963:2015. Information Technology – Digitally Recorded Media for Information Interchange and Storage – Test Method for the Estimation of Lifetime of Optical Media for Long-term Data Storage.

ISO/IEC 29121:2013. Information technology – Digitally Recorded Media for Information Interchange and Storage – Data Migration Method for DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-RAM, +R, and +RW Disks.

ISO/TR 10255:2009. Document Management Applications – Optical Disk Storage Technology, Management and Standards.

Japan Image and Information Management Association. Guidelines for Handling and Verification Criteria for Blu-ray Discs for the Long Term Storage of Digital Documents, Edition 1.0. April 2012.

18.6.6 Disc Destruction
Kissel, Richard, et. al. Special Publication 800-88. Guidelines for Media Sanitization, Revision 1. NIST. Dec. 2014.

18.6.7 Video and Audio Interfaces
Digital Display Working Group Promoters. Digital Visual Interface, Revision 1.0. 2 Apr. 1999.

Hitachi, Ltd. et. al. High-Definition Multimedia Interface Specification, Version 1.3a. 10 Nov. 2006.

Video Electronics Standards Association. DisplayPort Standard, Version 1.1a. 11 Jan 2008.

Video Electronics Standards Association. DisplayPort Panel Connector Standard, Version 1.1. 4 Jan. 2008.

18.6.8 Device Interfaces
American National Standard Institute INCITS T10. 1675D Information Technology – Multi-Media Commands – 5 (MMC-5) Revision 3c. 14 Sept. 2006.

American National Standard Institute INCITS T10. 1876D Information Technology – Multi-Media Commands – 6 (MMC-6) Revision 2e. 20 Oct. 2009.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Blu-ray Disc (BD) Multi-Media Command Set Description, Version 1.0. 16 Mar. 2006.

Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., Royal Philips Electronics and Sony Corporation. Multi-Media Commands Enabling Content Protection System for Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Specifications, Version 0.82. 8 Mar. 2005.

SFF Committee. INF-8090 Mt. Fuji Commands for Multimedia Devices, Version 6 Revision 1.0. 8 Feb. 2006.

SFF Committee. INF-8090i Mt. Fuji Commands for Multimedia Devices, Version 7 Revision 1.20. 7 Sept. 2009.

18.6.9 Device Compatibility
EICTA. "HD TV" Minimum Requirements for HD Television Receivers. 9 Jan. 2006.

United States Federal Communications Commission. "Labeling of Digital Cable Ready Products." 47 CFR 15.123. 2005.

18.6.10 Mastering
Royal Philips Electronics. Blu-ray ROM Cutting Master Format, Version 0.99. May 2006.

18.6.11 Audio Coding
ATSC A/52B. Digital Audio Compression Standard (AC-3) (E-AC-3), Revision B. 14 June 2005.

ETSI TS 102 366 v1.1.1 (2005-2). Digital Audio Compression (AC-3, Enhanced AC-3) Standard.

18.6.12 Video Coding, Systems and Sources
ATSC A/53E. ATSC Digital Television Standard, Revision E. 27 Dec. 2005.

ISO/IEC 13818-1:2000. Information Technology – Generic Coding of Moving Pictures and Associated Audio Information: Systems.

ISO/IEC 13818-2:2000. Information Technology – Generic Coding of Moving Pictures and Associated Audio Information: Video.

ISO/IEC 14496-10:2005. Information Technology – Coding of Audio-Visual Objects – Part 10: Advanced Video Coding.

ITU-R BT.601-5. Studio Encoding Parameters of Digital Television for Standard 4:3 and Wide-screen 16:9 Aspect Ratios. Oct. 1995.

ITU-R BT.709-5. Parameter Values for the HDTV Standards for Production and International Programme Exchange. Apr. 2002.

ITU-R BT.1120-6. Digital Interfaces for HDTV Studio Signals. Aug. 2005.

ITU-R BT.470-7. Conventional Analogue Television Systems. Feb. 2005.

ITU-T H.262. Information Technology – Generic Coding of Moving Pictures and Associates Audio Information: Video. Feb. 2002.

ITU-T H.264. Advanced Video Coding for Generic Audiovisual Services. Mar. 2005.

SMPTE 170M-2004. Television – Composite Analog Video Signal – NTSC for Studio Applications.

SMPTE 274M-2005. Television – 1920 x 1080 Image Sample Structure, Digital Representation and Digital Timing Reference Sequence for Multiple Picture Rates.
SMPTE 292M-1998. Television – Bit-Serial Digital Interface for High-Definition Television Systems.

SMPTE 293M-2003. Television – 720 x 483 Active Line at 59.94-Hz Progressive Scan Production – Digital Representation.

SMPTE 296M-2001. Television – 1280 x 720 Progressive Image Sample Structure – Analog and Digital Representation and Analog Interface.

SMPTE 421M-2006. VC-1 Compressed Video Bitstream Format and Decoding Process.

SMPTE RP227-2006. VC-1 Bitstream Transport Encodings.

SMPTE RP228-2006. VC-1 Decoder and Bitstream Conformance.

18.6.13 License Agreements, Identification and Logo Guidelines
AACS LA, LLC. Advanced Access Content System ("AACS") Adopter Agreement. 19 June 2009.

AACS LA, LLC. Advanced Access Content System ("AACS") Content Participant Agreement. 19 June 2009.

AACS LA, LLC. Advanced Access Content System ("AACS") Content Provider Agreement. 19 June 2009.

AACS LA, LLC. Advanced Access Content System ("AACS") Reseller Agreement. 19 June 2009.

Blu-ray Disc Association. AVCREC Logo Guide. 31 Aug. 2007.

Blu-ray Disc Association. BD-LIVE Logo Guideline. 21 Dec. 2007.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Amended & Restated Bylaws of Blu-ray Disc Association, Version 2.4. Mar. 4, 2015.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Blu-ray Disc Association Committee Rules, Version 1.1.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Blu-ray Disc Logo Guide. 15 May 2009.

Blu-ray Disc Association. Region Playback Control Logo Usage Guideline. 21 May 2007.

Blu-ray Disc Association. 3D Logo Guide. 14 Dec. 2009.

18.6.14 Character Encoding
Chinese National Standard. GB18030-2000: Information Technology – Chinese Ideograms Coded Character Set for Information Interchange – Extension for the Basic Set.

Korea Industrial Standards Association. KS C 5601-1987.

Microsoft Corporation. OpenType Specification, version 1.4.

The Unicode Consortium. The Unicode Standard, version 2.0.

18.6.15 Programming and Interactivity
ETSI TS 102 819 v1.3.1 (2005-10). Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB); Globally Executable MHP version 1.0.2 (GEM 1.0.2).

HAVi, Inc. The HAVi Specification: Specification of the Home Audio/Video Interoperability (HAVi) Architecture, version 1.1. 15 May 2001.

Sun Microsystems. JSR 36: Connected Device Configuration (CDC) 1.0a. 12 Aug. 2002.

Sun Microsystems. JSR 46: Foundation Profile (FP) 1.0a. 12 Aug. 2002.

Sun Microsystems. JSR 62: Personal Profile Specification (PP) 1.0. 18 Sept. 2002.

Sun Microsystems. JSR 129: Personal Basis Profile Specification (PBP) 1.0. 27 Jun. 2002.

Sun Microsystems. JSR 216: Personal Profile Specification (PP) 1.1. 19 Aug. 2005.

Sun Microsystems. JSR 217: Personal Basis Profile Specification (PBP) 1.1. 19 Aug. 2005.

Sun Microsystems. JSR 218: Connected Device Configuration (CDC) 1.1. 19 Aug. 2005.

Sun Microsystems. JSR 219: Foundation Profile (FP) 1.1. 19 Aug. 2002.

Sun Microsystems. JSR 927: Java TV API 1.1. 19 Dec. 2005.

 

18.7 Licensing, Specifications, and Standards Organizations
Advanced Access Content System (AACS) www.aacsla.com
Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) www.atsc.org
Archive Disc Test Center (ADTC) www.n-adtc.org
Audio Engineering Society (AES) www.aes.org
AVCHD Format Co-Promoters www.avchd-info.org
BD+ Technologies LLC www.bdplusllc.com
Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) www.blu-raydisc.com
Blu-ray Disc License Agent www.blu-raydisc.info
Digimarc Corporation www.digimarc.com
Digital Content Protection, LLC. www.digital-cp.com
Digital Display Working Group www.ddwg.org
Digital Video Broadcasting Project (DVB) www.dvb.org
DisplayPort www.displayport.org
Dolby Laboratories www.dolby.com
DTS, Inc. www.dts.com
Electronic Industries Alliance www.eia.org
European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) www.etsi.org
HDMI Licensing, LLC www.hdmi.org
HEVC Advance, LCC www.hevcadvance.com
International Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS) www.incits.org
International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) www.iec.ch
International Organization for Standardization (ISO) www.iso.org
International Telecommunications Union www.itu.int
Irdeto www.irdeto.com
ISAN International Agency www.isan.org
Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA) www.jeita.or.jp
MPEG LA, LLC www.mpegla.com
One-Blue, LLC www.one-blue.com
One-Red, LLC www.one-red.com
Optical Archive Group (OPARG) www.oparg.info
Optical Storage Technology Association (OSTA) www.osta.org
Oracle www.oracle.com
Philips Intellectual Property & Standards www.ip.philips.com
PREMIER BD Patent Licensing Group www.premier-bd.com
Rovi Corporation www.rovicorp.com
Small Form Factor Committee (SFFC) www.sffcommittee.org
Society of Motion Picture Television Engineers (SMPTE) www.smpte.org
Verance Corporation www.verance.com
Via Licensing www.vialicensing.com
Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) www.vesa.org
Unicode, Inc. www.unicode.org

 

18.8 High-Definition and Digital Television Information
Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) www.ce.org
European HDTV Forum www.hdtvforum.org
European Information, Communications & Consumer Electronics Technology Industry Association (EICTA) www.eicta.org
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) www.fcc.gov; www.dtv.gov
National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) www.ncta.com
Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association (SBCA) www.sbca.com

 

18.9 BD-J/BD-Live Developer Communities and Organizations
Blu-ray Disc Java Forum forums.java.net/jive/forum.jspa?forumID=117

 

18.10 Anti-Piracy Education, Investigation and Compliance Organizations
Content Delivery and Storage Association (CDSA) www.cdsaonline.org
IFPI www.ifpi.org
Motion Picture Association (MPA) www.mpaa.org


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