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CTA-799-A R-2012

Standards Details

On-Screen Display Specification
Document Number:
CTA-799-A R-2012
CTA-799-A specifies syntax and semantics for bitmapped graphics data typically used for on-screen display (OSD). CTA-799-A is applicable whenever it is necessary to specify a standard method for delivery of bitmapped graphics data. The pixel formats include optional alpha-blend and transparency attributes to support composition of graphics over analog or digitally decoded video within the display. In CTA-799-A, the source of the bitmapped graphics data is called the OSD Producer and the device receiving and processing the data is called the OSD Consumer.
Committe Name:
R4.8 DTV Interface Subcommittee
Publication Date:
July 01, 2006
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