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This key, when combined with a targeted player key, will fail to create a key that can descramble the disk contents.
The cable subscriber's set-top box is then activated to descramble the PPV channel and the subscriber can watch the selected program.
Under the OpenCable initiative, the algorithms to descramble different cable operators' encrypted signals are consolidated into interchangeable security modules that can be used by any retail set-top box.
Using smart card technologies, broadcasters can authorize certain receivers to descramble protected content.
For example, the PixStream VDS5000 can take in an entire satellite feed containing television and music content, demodulate, descramble and demultiplex the signals and then transmit them as individual IP multicast streams over a copper wire telco infrastructure using xDSL technology.
Signal theft is eliminated, since Interdiction's a la carte signal control capability leaves the "black box" with no unauthorized signals to descramble and eliminates traps altogether.
Signal theft is also eliminated, since Interdiction's a la carte signal control capability leaves the "black box" with no unauthorized signals to descramble and eliminates traps altogether.
The system is a flexible, ``carrier class'' video networking platform that enables network service providers to demodulate, descramble, multiplex, remultiplex, decode, encode and adapt multiple channels from a variety of broadcast audio and video inputs to a number of telecommunication networks.
The system will aggregate TV channels from various sources and demodulate, demultiplex and descramble the satellite TV channels.