HDCP 2.0 Supports WirelessHD Transmission

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HDCP Technology Evolves to Protect Premium Entertainment Content across a Broad Range of New Digital and Wireless Interfaces

HDCP Revision 2.0 Specifications Provide Backward Compatibility for Millions of HDMI/HDCP-Enabled Consumer Devices While Accommodating New Wireless Interfaces Such as WirelessHD Technology

BEAVERTON, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), a technology that protects premium entertainment content between a digital set-top box, digital video recorder or Blu-ray disc player and a digital TV, is evolving to support a broader range of digital and wireless interfaces. HDCP provides a robust, cost-effective and transparent method for transmitting and receiving digital entertainment content to digital displays for billions of existing HDMI/HDCP-enabled interfaces in today’s homes.

“The combination of ubiquitous HDCP with Wireless HD technology will enable compatibility of new WirelessHD-enabled consumer electronics products with billions of HDMI/HDCP-enabled interfaces already present in consumer homes”

“Consumers are clamoring for high-definition formats, and worldwide HDTV sales are skyrocketing, with 256 million homes expected to have at least one HDTV by 2010,” explained Stephen Balogh, President of DCP LLC. “HDCP revision 2.0 supports wireless transmission of compressed and uncompressed HD content, providing new home theater networking scenarios with a widely accepted content protection technology.”

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