Brown, Leslie
September 2006
Multichannel News;9/11/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 36, p49
This article presents information on the OpenCable Unidirectional Receiver (OCUR), a technology platform that will allow PC users to subscribe to a broadband connection and order premium video channels from their cable operator that will display on the PC screen and anything connected to it. OCUR has been integrated by Microsoft Corp. for its Vista operating system and in its Media Center Edition software. Some of the companies which have declared support for OCUR include Real Networks, CableLabs, Microsoft Corp. OCUR makes the cable industry's first major foray into the Internet Protocol Video.


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