HDMI Forum Releases HDMI 2.0 Compliance Test Specification
HDMI Forum, Inc., a non-profit, mutual benefit corporation, today announced the completion and release of the Compliance Test Specificati...
HDMI Forum, Inc., a non-profit, mutual benefit corporation, today announced the completion and release of the Compliance Test Specification (CTS) for Version 2.0 of the HDMI Specification. The 2.0 CTS is the document by which Adopters can ensure that their 2.0-enabled HDMI products are compliant with Version 2.0 of the HDMI Specification. The 2.0 CTS and the HDMI 2.0 Specification are available for download by licensed HDMI Adopters who have signed the 2.0 Addendum to the HDMI Adopter Agreement. Both documents can be found on the HDMI Adopter Extranet.
HDMI 2.0 Compliance Testing
There are 12 Authorized Test Centers (ATCs) worldwide where licensed manufacturers can submit their products for compliance testing. Adopters developing products that implement any function of Version 2.0 of the HDMI Specification need to submit their products for testing at one of the 12 ATCs. Products have to pass all applicable and available HDMI 2.0 compliance tests before shipment.
The following ATCs offer compliance testing for HDMI 2.0 features:
Beijing ATC: Simplay Labs
Shanghai ATC: Simplay Labs
Shenzhen ATC: Simplay Labs
Shenzhen ATC: Sony
Caen ATC: Presto Engineering
Bangalore ATC: Philips
Osaka ATC: Panasonic
Tokyo ATCs (2): Sony
Seoul ATC: Simplay Labs
Taipei ATC: Sony
Sunnyvale ATC: Simplay Labs
Version 2.0 of the HDMI Specification
Launched in September 2013, Version 2.0 of the HDMI Specification offers a significant increase in bandwidth (up to 18Gbps) to support new features such as 4K@50/60 (2160p), which is 4 times the clarity of 1080p/60 video resolution; 32 audio channels; as well as dynamic auto lip-sync and extensions to CEC. Version 2.0 is backward compatible with earlier versions of the HDMI Specification.