CEA Announces Publication of New DTV Interface Standard
July 16, 2013
— The Consumer Electronics Association has announced publication of a new standard, CEA-861-F, A DTV Profile for Uncompressed High-Speed Digital Interfaces.
This standard applies to a variety of DTV-related high-speed digital physical interfaces, including the High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI), Digital Visual Interface (DVI) 1.0, and Open LVDS Display Interface (LDI) specifications.
“CEA-861-F is a significant new standard for the
consumer electronics industry that will help drive the Ultra HD and
widescreen market,” said Brian Markwalter, senior vice president of
research and standards for CEA. “The new edition includes a number of
noteworthy enhancements, including support for several new Ultra HD and
widescreen video formats and additional colorimetry schemes.”
CEA-861-F was developed by the Uncompressed A/V
Digital Interfaces working group, chaired by Mark Stockfisch of Quantum
Data and Daniel Young of Toshiba. It was approved by CEA’s DTV
Interface Subcommittee, chaired by Paul Thomsen of Hitachi. CEA-861-F
is available on TechStreet.
CEA also announced that it will hold a CEA-861 PlugFest19 Sept. 8-13, 2013, at the Embassy Suites in Milpitas, Calif. CEA PlugFests
provide manufacturers with an opportunity to test the compatibility of
their products with products from other manufacturers in a
semi-private, round-robin manner. At CEA PlugFests, manufacturers can
discover compatibility issues before products make it into consumers’
To sign up for CEA-861 PlugFest19, please visit the registration page. For information on other active projects in CEA’s standards groups please visit standards.CE.org.