CI+ Test Tool
The Digital TV Labs CI+ Test Tool is the official pre-test CI+ host testing tool and is ideal for CI+ implementers to test, debug and validate CI+ receivers. The Tool includes the new CI+ v1.3 test suite, and is used by Digital TV Labs as part of the official CI+ certification. The CI+ Test Tool includes:
- CI+ Functionality Test Suite
- CI+ Browser Test Suite
- CI+ Generic Browser Test Suite (optional)
- CI+ v1.3 Extensions Suite
- Testing instructions
- Results spreadsheet
- Test cases and DVB-T/C/S Test Streams
- CAM software upgrade kit and software utility
- PCMCIA Extender Card (optional)
- Annual software and hardware support, including an update service (optional)
The CI+ Test Tool provides control of CI+ host resources and enables end-to-end testing of the CI CAM interface, video and data paths and critical security features.
CI+ Test Suite Overview
All test suites included in the Digital TV Labs CI+ Test Tool are now mandatory for CI+ certification.
The CI+ Functionality Test Suite validates important security related aspects of receiver operation.
The CI+ Browser Test Suite ensures interoperability issues are minimised for host presentation of CI+ applications. It provides MHEG-5 test coverage of the CI+ extensions to the UK MHEG profile.
The CI+ Generic Browser Test Suite incorporates the DTG MHEG-5 test suite. Digital TV Labs is able to provide a set of
CAMs for pretesting with this suite, as an optional addition to the standard CI+ Test Tool package.
CI+ Production Test Tool is a Plug & Play solution for checking features such as certificate validity and mandatory host resources at the end of the production process.
The optional PCMCIA Extender Card provides protection against damage for the connectors of the CI+ Tool and includes
a hardware reset feature. Pin headers are also provided for PC-Card bus monitoring and debugging.
We also offer an optional Annual Support Services for all available test suites. Subscribers to these services receive
automatic email updates notifying them of new tests and test updates available for FTP download – ensuring their Tools
remain completely up to date with the compliance testing standards.
About Digital TV Labs
Digital TV Labs provides specialised testing products and services to validate digital receiver conformance across various worldwide geographies and is the official CI+ certification body.