Cable & Telecom

LG, CableLabs, sign downloadable security technology deal

LAS VEGAS – CableLabs announced today that it will work with LG Electronics on retail consumer electronics devices employing downloadable conditional access system (DCAS) technology. Downloadable CAS offers a cost-effective, network-agnostic solution for interactive two-way devices that connect to cable systems. Downloadable CAS allows the cable operator to download its conditional access system(s) of choice to devices connected to the cable network. DCAS is designed to operate with interactive cable set-top boxes as well as integrated DTVs (digital televisions with built-in set-top capabilities), and other retail devices that include a special chip. The Downloadable CAS Agreement is available to any...