A DTV Profile for Uncompressed High Speed Digital Interfaces
|Publication Date:||1 August 2013|
CEA-861 establishes protocols, requirements, and recommendations for the utilization of uncompressed digital interfaces by consumer electronics devices such as Digital Televisions (DTVs), digital cable, satellite or terrestrial set-top boxes (STBs), and related peripheral devices including, but not limited to DVD players/recorders, and other related Sources or Sinks.
CEA-861 is applicable to a variety of standard DTV-related high-speed digital physical interfaces - such as Digital Visual Interface (DVI) 1.0 , Open LVDS Display Interface (LDI) , and High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)  specifications. Protocols, requirements, and recommendations that are defined include Video Formats and waveforms; colorimetry and quantization; transport of compressed and uncompressed, as well as Linear Pulse Code Modulation (L-PCM), audio; carriage of auxiliary data; and implementations of the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) Enhanced Extended Display Identification Data Standard (E-EDID) , which is used by Sinks to declare display capabilities and characteristics.