Monday, September 01, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Asus ZenWatch To Have Voice Control Features
Miraisens Showcases Touchable 3D Tech
Nintendo's Figurines Coming Later This Year
ASUS and G.Skill Take Overclocking Records
Korean Researchers Advance Synthesis Process for Graphene Quantum Dots
LG Display Opens LCD Panel Plant in China
Apple Said to Work With Visa, MasterCard on IPhone Wallet
China Gives Microsoft Deadline To Respond To Anti-trust Probe
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 > Optical Storage > Electro...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, April 26, 2001
Electronics giants promote video security


"...A group of major consumer electronics companies are partnering to create a new video copy-protection scheme based on digital "watermarkig" technology. Digimarc, Hitachi, Macrovision, NEC, Philips Electronics, Pioneer and Sony this week said they are forming the Video Watermarking Group to give film studios means to distribute content online without the fear of potential copyright pirates. Watermarking technology places a unique bit of digital code into a file that is theoretically difficult to remove without damaging the quality of the sound or image.

The move to create watermark technology for videos also comes as Hollywood is looking to beef up its copy-protection scheme for DVDs and other digital formats. Many technologists say watermarking is better suited to tracking content than it is to protecting against reproduction. Unlike encryption, which scrambles a file unless someone has a "key" to unlock the process, watermarking does not intrinsically prevent use of a file. Instead it requires any player--a DVD machine or MP3 player, for example--to have instructions built in that can read watermarks and accept only correctly marked files.

Hardware manufacturers have traditionally been skeptical of this kind of approach, because of the need to be able to play back CDs or DVDs that were created without watermarks included. Critics of the approach also say it is not difficult to strip out watermarks, making files appear as though they lack protection..."



Previous
Next
Philips announces future revision of CD-R patent portfolio        All News        Philips announces future revision of CD-R patent portfolio
Philips announces future revision of CD-R patent portfolio     Optical Storage News      Philips announces future revision of CD-R patent portfolio

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

Related News
UK 'Softens' Copyright Alert Program
U.S. Releases Trade Report On Worst Copyright Offenders
European ISPs May Be Ordered To Block User's Access To Pirated Content: court
Hotfile To Pay $80 Million In Settlement Case With MPAA
French Court Tackles Streaming and Download Sites
MPAA Lists The World's Most Notorious Markets For Illegal Film Distribution
Search Engines Encouraging Online Content Infringement: MPAA
France Drops Three-strikes Law
Australian Police Sized 80,000 Counterfeit DVDs
Web Piracy Does Not Affect Music Sales, Study Says
France Proposes Tougher Anti-Piracy Laws
Illegal P2P Music Downloads Dropped in 2012

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 .