Friday, April 18, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Amazon Announces Kindle Service For Samsung Devices
Nokia Halts Sales Of Lumia 2520 Tablet
TSMC Reports Quarterly Profit
Toshiba Debuts World's Fastest microSD Memory Cards
PlayStation 4 Sales Surpass 7.0 Million Units
Google Reports Lower Than Expected First Quarter revenue
AMD Demonstrates Next-Gen x86 APU Running Fedora Linux
Lenovo Introduces A to Z and FLEX 2 series Of Laptops and Desktops
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Secure ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, September 13, 2004
Secure Video Platform to Combat DVD Piracy


A GROUP of three tech groups - STMicroelectronics, Thomson and NDS - has announced an anti-piracy measure for DVDs, to replace the well-hacked Macrovision.

The companies say that their SVP (secure video platform) technology will bring an end DVD piracy, with sufficient industry adoption.

The platform allows individual studios and companies to encrypt their films with proprietary encryption, which the SVP chip can be programmed to decode. With a large amount of studios each with proprietary DRM, that's a lot of work for your average hacker to plough through.

What isn't clear is how far SVP-encrypted discs will play on normal DVD players - asking the huge amount of people with DVD players installed to upgrade to a new player will surely be a recipe for disaster.

The group is also planning to get the technology installed into TV set-top boxes - with NDS owned by Rupert Murdoch to the tune of 78%, there is no doubt a Sky-Movies motivation in there. Thomson will start to put the chip in its players next year, but no timeline has been set for wider support.

From The Inquirer



Previous
Next
Sanyo announces the 5 megapixel Xacti VPC A5        All News        IBM Rolls Out New Linux Server Using Power5 Chip
Turn your mobile into a TV     Consumer Electronics News      Silicon Optix REALTA Chip Brings Hollywood Quality Video To The Home

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
U.S. Releases Trade Report On Worst Copyright Offenders
European ISPs May Be Ordered To Block User's Access To Pirated Content: court
DVD And Blu-ray Discs Remain Preferred Sources of Video Content
Hotfile To Pay $80 Million In Settlement Case With MPAA
DVD FLLC To Run 2013 Market Inspection Tests
French Court Tackles Streaming and Download Sites
DVD6C Lowers Royalty Rates for DVD Read-only Discs
MPAA Lists The World's Most Notorious Markets For Illegal Film Distribution
DVD6C Files Lawsuit Against CDI Media
Search Engines Encouraging Online Content Infringement: MPAA
France Drops Three-strikes Law
Australian Police Sized 80,000 Counterfeit DVDs

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .