The Xbox One Currently Does Not Support HDMI CEC

SOME BACKGROUND There was a lot of chatter on the industry blogs and podcasts right before Microsoft released the Xbox One regarding the support, or lack thereof, for HDMI Consumer Electronics Control (CEC). Rumor had it that CEC was part of the new platform. Since I was involved a couple of years ago with providing …

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CableCARD – Who Needs It?

We all have been waiting for years to consume, record, and stream high definition premium cable content through our Windows Media Center PCs. With Windows Vista, we finally have that capability with the support of CableCARD-based tuners. It has been a long time coming – but who needs it? Tributaries HDMI Accessories * CableCARD support …

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XP Interactions with UPnP™-Based IGDs

I. INTRODUCTION This document actually started as a combination of several threads from the email reflector for the Internet Gateway Device (IGD) Working Committee for the UPnP™ Forum (http://www.upnp.org) and newsgroups like microsoft.public.upnp. There were several questions regarding implementing and troubleshooting IGDs based upon UPnP™ Device Control Protocols (DCPs) (http://www.upnp.org/standardizeddcps/igd.asp) that were not functioning as …

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