Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
LG X Venture Smartphone Will is Built for Adventure
HP Debuts New Premium PC Portfolio Taking On Microsoft's Surface Models
U.S. Remains the Top Market for VR, Followed by Japan
JDI's Electronic Paper Backplane Enables Creation of 600ppi ePaper Displays
Samsung to Showcase 'Stretchable' OLED, Glasses-free 3D OLED At SID 2017
WikiLeaks Says 'Athena' CIA Spying Program Targets All Versions of Windows
Holograms Could be the Future of Near-eye Displays
Samsung Chromebook Pro Available on May 28 For $550
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Multipl...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, July 11, 2006
Multiple Screenshots Break First "Blue" Video Releases


Multiple screenshots of Blu-Ray and HD DVD movie titles during play-back could be used to create copies of the original titles.

A German computer magazine reports that the first software players bundled with Sony's Blu-Ray and Toahiba's players allow screenshots of the movies to be created in full resolution. CT said it tested both HD DVD and Blu-ray devices with software that takes a snapshot of every single picture of a movie and then recombines these into a new film.

CT said the conversion software, which reintegrates the audio as well, worked on Windows XP systems. It said it tested a Sony personal computer with a Blu-ray drive and a Toshiba notebook with a HD DVD drive.

Both makers say that the updated software (Intervideo's WinDVD player) will soon prevent this. Toshiba confirmed the security hole, which affects the computers already sold, and announced updates for the player software and graphics card driver. These new software versions should disable the screenshot function.

According to Toshiba, however, the original WinDVD version does not violate the security stipulations in the AACS LA. Toshiba therefore does not expect the first WinDVD version to be blocked by an update of the AACS key. By switching the keys, which would be necessary for new HD DVD movies, the AACS LA could force users to update their software, thus closing the copy protection hole.


Previous
Next
BPI Requests ISPs Suspend Suspected Filesharers        All News        Seagate Launches 1TB Maxtor Shared Storage II
New Group to Promote HD DVD in North America     Optical Storage News      Ricoh's Optical Device Read Both HD DVD and Blu-Ray Discs

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
AACS 2.0 Could Be Cracked As 4K UHD Blu-Ray Torrent File Appears Online
One-Blue Calls For Ultra HD Blu-ray Patents
Pioneer BDR-211UBK BD Writer With Ultra HD Blu-ray Playback Support Launches In The U.S
Pioneer BDR-XD06J-UHD Is The First Portable UHD BD PC Drive
Sony Unveils Pricing And Availability Of 2017 4K HDR Ultra HD TVs And Ultra HD Blu-ray Player
Pioneer BDR-S11J-BK BDR-S11J-X Ultra HD Blu-ray Burners Coming Next Month
BDA: UHD Blu-ray Discs And Players Post Sold Well In 2016
LG Unveils Dolby Vision-capable 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player
Panasonic Unveils New Ultra HD Blu-ray Players
New Data Storage Method Could Boost Capacity Of Optical Storage Media
OPPO Releases UDP-203 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Player
PowerDVD Software Player Certified for Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Playback

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .