DTLA: Networking Content in Your Digital Home

DTLA licenses the Digital Transmission Content Protection ("DTCP") content protection technology for standard and HD audiovisual content, and the DTCP2 technology also for enhanced video formats such as 4K, 8K and HDR. Both DTCP and DTCP2 enable consumers to enjoy their content digitally networked throughout the home and remote locations, and can facilitate consumer time-shift recording to external devices. 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

  • Monday, January 27, 2020 - DTLA Releases Specification Supplement for DTCP2 Over USB

    DTLA has released Supplement A to the DTCP2 Specification, mapping DTCP2 over USB. The Informational version of Supplement A can be viewed or downloaded here

  • Thursday, October 10, 2019 - DTLA Releases Update to DTCP Adopter Agreement

    DTLA has released an update to the DTCP Adopter Agreement Compliance Rules to facilitate reprotection of Decrypted AACS2 Content where permitted by the AACS2 Compliance Rules

  • Friday, September 13, 2019 - DTLA Releases Update to DTCP2 Specification

    DTLA has released an update to the DTCP2 Specification, Version 1.0.3, including a new Recommended Media Profile ID to promote interoperability among compliant products. The Informational Version is available here.

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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...  more

You can get more details by reading the DTCP/DTCP2 Overview Presentation

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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