DTLA: Networking Content in Your Digital Home

In 1999, DTLA began licensing a content protection technology that also ensures consumers' reasonable and customary right to make personal use copies and to enjoy that content digitally networked throughout the home. Digital Transmission Content Protection ("DTCP") has been widely adopted across the globe in consumer electronics products from set top boxes and digital TVs to Blu-Ray and DVD recorders; in voluntary standards groups; by a spectrum of cable, satellite, and media services; and over a variety of wireless and wired interfaces.


Latest News

  • Thursday, July 30, 2015 - DTLA releases new Adopter Agreement version

    DTLA has issued a revision to the Adopter Agreement (June 2015 version) for new and renewing Adopters.

  • Friday, June 19, 2015 - Update - Certificate Licenses for DLNA Vidipath

    DTLA has posted an updated license offered to DLNA Service Provider Members for use of DTLA-generated certificates for Vidipath servers.

  • Thursday, May 14, 2015 - Certificate Licenses for DLNA Vidipath

    DTLA has posted licenses offered to DLNA Members for use of DTLA-generated certificates for Vidipath clients and servers.

  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 - Update - CableLabs Review of Recently Added DTCP-IP Elements Complete

    DTLA confirmed with CableLabs that it is unnecessary to obtain approval for the Remote Access feature of DTCP-IP. Therefore, review of the "DTCP+" features of DTCP-IP is complete under the DFAST Technology License Agreement for Unidirectional Digital Cable Products and the tru2way License Agreement for bidirectional devices.

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Who is the DTLA?

The Digital Transmission Licensing Administrator ("DTLA") was created by 5 companies –

What is DTCP?

DTCP is a method of protecting audio and audiovisual entertainment content on home and personal network over highbandwidth bidirectional digital interfaces...
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Who Uses DTCP?

More than 130 licensees worldwide

  • TV manufacturers
  • Cable and satellite box manufacturers
  • Media Players and Recorders
  • Chip manufacturers
  • Home Media Servers and Adapters

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