Panasonic develops content protection system for airline DVD

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Panasonic today announced development of the Early Window Content Protection (EWCP) system for special purpose Airline DVDs for in-flight entertainment. The technology that is fully compliant with…

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I assume this is to stop airport staff from taping the DVDs. I don’t know how or if this will stop its customers from video taping the screen during flight just as they would in Cinemas. To cut out background noise, the customer just needs a standard line cord from the Headphone socket in the seat to the camera.

Quote from seanbyrne “To cut out background noise, the customer just needs a standard line cord from the Headphone socket” Not always. Sometimes (a lot of times) a non standard, proprietary, two prong mini-stereo connector is required versus the standard single prong connector.