Microsoft to build in CableCARD support

January 2006
CED;Jan2006, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p10
Trade Publication
This article reports that Microsoft Corp. is going ahead with plans to market Windows Media Center-based PCs that support CableCARD modules. This proposal is set for retail launch in the 2006 holiday season. The resulting PCs will handle one-way digital cable programming, including premium high-definition content. The article also reports that Microsoft is working with CableLabs Inc. toward the final approval of its Windows Media Digital Rights Management system for OpenCable products that receive unidirectional cable content under the terms of the agreement.


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