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Wired: Legal DVD for Penguin-Heads

Mar 31, 2000, 15:32 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michelle Finley)

"InterVideo has a long-standing Content Scrambling System (CSS) license, enabling it to produce and market DVD player/decoder software without violating copyright or other laws."

"InterVideo sales and marketing head Joe Monastiero says the Linux platform presents a variety of opportunities for the company to expand its existing technology base, including DVD software."

"The product, dubbed LinDVD, will allow users to play back DVD movies, interactive DVD titles, MPEG video content, and Video CDs on PCs that are equipped with a DVD drive without the need for a hardware decoder card. ...will be available late spring and will be priced at $29.95."

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