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Technology Review: Will Windows Upgrade Hand Power to Big Media?

Microsoft's new authentication solution, called Protected Media Path (PMP), is being developed in partnership with the entertainment companies. The technology allows a PC to determine whether a newly-attached hardware device--such as a monitor, DVD player, or video card--really is from the same manufacturer, or has the same make, model, and serial number, as it claims.

  • Imported on: 19 Dec 2006, 17:00
  • Created on: 19 Dec 2006, 21:12