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HDMI 1.4 Simulation Verification IP (VIP)

Specification Support

HDMI 1.4 VIP supports HDMI Protocol v1.4b. The specification is developed by the HDMI Forum http://www.hdmi.org/  and is available only for the licensed users.

Product Highlights

Key Features

Feature Name

3D – Capability

Supports various 3D video frame formats

4K x 2K Resolution

Supports 4Kx2K video frame formats

Consumer Electronics Control (CEC v1.3)

Supports 6 different types of CEC v1.3 device configurations

Custom Frame Format

Supports Custom Frame formats that allows user to configure frame formats that are DUT specific and not defined in the specification

Direct Data Channel (DDC)

Supports DDC channel, which is used by an HDMI source to determine the capabilities and characteristics of the sink by reading the E-EDID data structure.

Expanded Color Spaces

Supports different types of extended color spaces exclusively defined within the HDMI specification

HDMI Packets

Supports all packet types defined in the HDMI Specification 1.4b


Supports both HDMI and DVI mode of operation. In HDMI mode of operation, the HDMI frame consists of video data, control data, and packets; while in DVI mode, HDMI frame consists of video data and control period only

High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection 1.4 (HDCP 1.4)

Supports different types of HDCP encryption mode, supports Key Selection Vectors for transmitter and receiver. Supports transmission and reception of HDCP private keys. Supports Authentication bypass feature.

Serial and Symbol interfaces

Supports Serial and Symbol interface types

Source and Sink

Supports verification of both Source (Tx) and Sink (Rx) device types

Vendor Specific Info-Frame Packet

Supports user configurable, vendor specific Info-Frame Packet


Supported Design-Under-Test Configurations

Source Sink Hub/Switch
Full Stack Controller Only PHY Only

Test Suite Options

Basic CMS PureSuite TripleCheck


Test Suite Comparison

Constrained-random example tests
Directed compliance tests
Constrained-random compliance tests
Tests targeting all protocol layers
3rd party simulator test execution
SystemVerilog functional coverage model
efunctional coverage model
Verification plan mapped to protocol specification
Verification plan integration with Cadence vManager metric-driven analysis system
Verification plan integration with 3rd party simulator environments