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19. Glossary, Acronyms, Abbreviations and Units of Measure

19.1 What do common BD and related acronyms and abbreviations stand for?

19.1 What do common BD and related acronyms and abbreviations stand for?
As is the case with all technologies, BD possesses its own technical and marketing jargon and is awash in a sea of acronyms and abbreviations. BD shares a great deal of terminology with DVD, CD and other forms of optical storage but also employs a new vocabulary, including short forms, to describe its unique abilities, features and characteristics (see table).

BD and Related Acronyms and Abbreviations
Acronym/Abbreviation Description
17PP 17 Parity preserve/Prohibit Repeated Minimum Transition Run-length
AACS Advanced Access Content System
ADA-R Advanced Disc for Archive Recordable
ADA-RE Advanced Disc for Archive Rewritable
ADIP Address in Pre-groove
ANSI American National Standard Institute
APC Automatic Power Control
ATSC Advanced Television Systems Committee
AVC Advanced Video Coding
BCA Burst Cutting Area
BD Blu-ray Disc
BDA Blu-ray Disc Association
BDCMF Blu-ray Disc Cutting Master Format
BDF Blu-ray Disc Founders
BD-FE Blu-ray Disc Format Extension
BDXL Blu-ray Disc High Capacity
BD-J Blu-ray Disc Java
BD-R Blu-ray Disc Recordable
BD-R XL Blu-ray Disc Recordable High Capacity
BD-DSD Blu-ray Double-Sided Disc
BD-R/RE AV BD-R/RE Audio Visual
BD-RE Blu-ray Disc Rewritable
BD-RE XL Blu-ray Disc Rewritable High Capacity
BD-ROM Blu-ray Disc Read-Only Memory
BD-ROM AV BD-ROM Audio Visual
BoD Board of Directors
CAV Constant Angular Velocity
CBR Constant Bitrate
CC Compliance Committee
CCI Copy Control Information
CCSC Compliance Committee Steering Council
CD-R Compact Disc Recordable
CD-ROM Compact Disc Read-Only Memory
CD-RW Compact Disc Rewritable
CE Consumer Electronics
CHT Content Hash Table
CLV Constant Linear Velocity
CNR Carrier-to-Noise Ratio
CMP Common Media Package
Codec Compressor/decompressor
CPA Content Participant Agreement
CPAL Content Participant Agreement Light
CPS Content Protection System
CPTWG Copy Protection Technical Working Group
CRC Cyclic Redundancy Check
CRL Content Revocation List
CRL Constrained Self-Encoded Stream Format
DDS Disc Definition Structure
DDWG Digital Display Working Group
DfE Data for Export
DFL Defect List
DL Dual-Layer
DMA Disc Management Area
DMS Disc/Defect Management Structure
DOT Digital Only Token
DVD-R DVD-Recordable
DVD-RAM DVD Rewritable
DVD-ROM DVD Read-Only Memory
DVD-RW DVD Re-recordable
DVI Digital Visual Interface
DVR Digital Video Recording
EB Emergency Brake
ECC Error Correction Code
EDAC Error Detection and Correction
EICTA European Information & Communications Technology Industry Association
eSATA External Serial ATA
FLLA Format and Logo License Agreement
FSP Final Standard Profile
GIPWoG Government Information Preservation Working Group
GPC Global Promotion Committee
GPR General Purpose Register
HD High Definition
HDCP High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection
HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface
HDMV High Definition Movie
HDR High Dynamic Range
HEVC High Efficiency Video Coding
HMW Harmonic Modulated Wave
HtL High-to-Low
i-MSLE Integrated-Maximum Likelihood Sequence Error Estimation
IA Information Agreement
ICT Image Constraint Token
ID Inner Diameter
IEC International Electrotechnical Commission
IH-BD Intra-Hybrid Blu-ray Disc
ISA Inner Spare Area
ISO International Organization for Standardization
ISP Initial Standard Profile
ITU International Telecommunication Union
JTC Joint Technical Committee
L&LC Legal & Licensing Committee
L0 Layer 0
L1 Layer 1
LLA Logo License Agreement
LOW Logical Overwrite
LPCM Linear Pulse Code Modulation
LSN Logical Sector Number
LtH Low-to-High
MKB Media Key Block
MMC Multi-Media Command Set
MPEG Moving Pictures Expert Group
MPEG-2 TS MPEG-2 Transport Stream
MSK Minimum Shift Keying
MW Monotone Wobbles
NA Numerical Aperture
NWL Nominal Wobble Length
OD Outer Diameter
OPC Optimum Power Control
OPU Optical Pickup Unit
OSR Outer Spare Area
OSTA Optical Storage Technology Association
PATA Parallel ATA
PES Packetized Elementary Stream
PIC Permanent Information and Control data
PiP Picture-in-Picture
POW Pseudo Overwrite
PP Push-Pull
PSN Physical Sector Number
PSR Player Status Register
PTM Phase Transition Mastering
RMF ROM-Mark Flag
RPC Regional Playback Control
RREF Real-time Recording and Editing Format
RRM Random Recording Mode
RRT Round Robin Testing
SBM Space Bit Map
SCG System Compatibility Group
SD Standard Definition
SESF Self-Encoded Stream Format
SFF Small Form Factor Committee
SL Single-Layer
SMPTE Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
SNR Signal-to-Noise Ratio
SRM Sequential Recording Mode
SRM+POW Sequential Recording Mode + Pseudo Overwrite
SRM-POW Sequential Recording Mode – Pseudo Overwrite
SDR Standard Dynamic Range
STW Sawtooth Wobble
TDMA Temporary Disc Management Area
TDMS Temporary Disc Management Structure
TEG Technical Expert Group
TF Task Force
THD Total Hi Def
TSG Test Specification Group
TTF Technical Task Force
UDF Universal Disc Format
VBR Variable Bitrate
VESA Video Electronics Standards Association
VFS Virtual File System
VI Volume Identifier
VSG Verification Service Group
WG Working Group
ZCLV Zoned Constant Linear Velocity