HDMI 1.4a: 3D Mandatory Formats

HDMI 1.4a has mandatory formats for 3D:

  • For movie content: 1080/23.98p
  • For game content: 720/50p or 720/59.94p
  • For broadcast content:
    • Side-by-Side Horizontal: 1080/50i or 1080/59.94i
    • Top-and-Bottom: 720/50p or 720/59.94p, 1080/23.97p

HDMI Licensing, LLC maintains:

Implementing the mandatory formats of the HDMI Specification facilitates interoperability among devices, allowing devices to speak a common 3D language when transmitting and receiving 3D content.

Displays and repeaters must support all mandatory formats while sources need only one.