Next Generation Video: Analog (D-Tanshi) Video Output Prohibited After 2014

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The copyright protect method AACS (Advanced Access Content System) has reinforced the compliance rules for the contents business companies and makers. The biggest issue about “the limitation on analog resolution” has finally been decided – not to apply until 2010 in Japan and other designated areas.

But, Japanese machine makers are facing for more strict items. After year 2011, AACS supported machines are not allowed to output video to HDTV through analog interface. And after year 2014, analog video output will be totally prohibited.

This compliance rules has been discussed among all the companies from DVD forum and BDA (Blu-ray Disc Association) for two weeks, and will be decided in January of 2006. After that, AACS will start to offer licenses. The makers are now pushed to make a quick judgment to support this compliant rules or not.

D_tanshi_0111

The copyright protect method AACS (Advanced Access Content System) has reinforced the compliance rules for the contents business companies and makers. The biggest issue about “the limitation on analog resolution” has finally been decided – not to apply until 2010 in Japan and other designated areas.

But, Japanese machine makers are facing for more strict items. After year 2011, AACS supported machines are not allowed to output video to HDTV through analog interface. And after year 2014, analog video output will be totally prohibited.

This compliance rules has been discussed among all the companies from DVD forum and BDA (Blu-ray Disc Association) for two weeks, and will be decided in January of 2006. After that, AACS will start to offer licenses. The makers are now pushed to make a quick judgment to support this compliant rules or not.

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