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The [[Cable Card]] is a standard for removable encryption keycards created by [[Cable Labs]], the industry research and development of the CATV industry.
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The CableCARD is a standard for removable encryption keycards created by [[Cable Labs]], the industry research and development of the CATV industry.
  
 
Its goal was to permit users to purchase any device they liked to receive the digital and pay cable services they subscribe to, without having to get that device from their cable service provider.
 
Its goal was to permit users to purchase any device they liked to receive the digital and pay cable services they subscribe to, without having to get that device from their cable service provider.
*http://www.soundandvisionmag.com/article.asp?section_id=2&article_id=679
 
*http://www.pcworld.com/digitalworld/article/0,aid,117587,00.asp
 
*http://www.timewarnercable.com/corporate/products/digitalcable/cablecard.html
 
  
Will this allow me to access (record) programs from my cable tv provider without a settop box?  Which cable tv providers support [[Cable Card]]?
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== FCC Deadline ==
  
It would, if anyone manufactured a QAM compatible digital cable tuner card that took
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FCC has recently pushed back the deadline for the requirement of the use of CableCARD to the 1st of July 2007. Having said that, the FCC has indicated both publicly, and privately, that this date will not be changed, and not negotiable.
a [[Cable Card]] -- currently, no one does that I can discern.
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=== New Addition to Cablecard ===
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FCC have recently pushed back the deadline for Cablecard to the 1st of July 2007. Having said that the FCC have indicated both publicly and privately that this date will be stuck to and not negotiable. In addition this date may be moved forward should the FCC feel that the cable companies are being obtuse in bringing this about.
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The future of Myth TV will be greatly improved by a cablecard integration.
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If anyone is working on this please contact me as I may have some funding available for this specific development.
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Cheers,
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Dean
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== External Links ==
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CableCARD Wikipedia page on CableCARD]
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* [http://www.opencable.com/downloads/specs/OC-SP-CCIF2.0-I04-060126.pdf CableCARD Specifications (PDF)]
 
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Revision as of 21:24, 19 May 2006

The CableCARD is a standard for removable encryption keycards created by Cable Labs, the industry research and development of the CATV industry.

Its goal was to permit users to purchase any device they liked to receive the digital and pay cable services they subscribe to, without having to get that device from their cable service provider.

FCC Deadline

FCC has recently pushed back the deadline for the requirement of the use of CableCARD to the 1st of July 2007. Having said that, the FCC has indicated both publicly, and privately, that this date will not be changed, and not negotiable.

External Links