[opendtv] Re: HDCP 2.2

  • From: Mike Tsinberg <Mike@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:22:23 +0000

From: opendtv-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:opendtv-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
Behalf Of John Shutt
Sent: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:11 AM
To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [opendtv] Re: HDCP 2.2

No different than the early adopters of HD went through when their TVs had DVI 
inputs with no HDCP, then HDMI became the norm and their expensive Plasma 
displays became obsolete in less than 4 years.
[Mike] True it's the same kind a shift but why? It's incredible impedance to 
market adoption when you make new technology backward incompatible. When we 
went from analog to digital - that was inevitable. Since then it became 
apparent the best protection for digital content is not HDCP but simple amount 
of raw bit rate on the output of baseband HDMI that has to be re-compressed 
again for any subsequent pirate distribution. Making new HDCP that is 
incompatible to old HDCP is going to slow down adoption considerably.

----- Original Message -----
From: Mike Tsinberg<mailto:Mike@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, September 22, 2014 10:44 PM
Subject: [opendtv] Re: HDCP 2.2

That means Home theaters installed in 2014 will only be able to view 4K HDCP 
2.2 content when they switch the AV receiver 3 or 4 years later - 2017?

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