In-band delivery of guide data in PBDA

This paper provides information about the in-band delivery mechanisms for guide data in the Protected Broadcast Driver Architecture (PBDA). It also provides guidelines for developing PBDA-based in-band scanning solutions that load services or schedule guide data in Windows Media Center.

This paper is intended for independent hardware vendors (IHVs) and independent software vendors (ISVs) of PBDA-based tuners.

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Included in this white paper:

  • Overview of In-band Scanning
    • Exhaustive Scanning
    • Guide Data Delivery Service (GDDS) Scanning
  • GDDS Usage Scenarios and Examples
  • Conversion from DVB-SI EIT to PBDA-SI for GDDS Delivery
  • Troubleshooting Possible Issues during Development

Related topics

Protected Broadcast Driver Architecture (PBDA) Specification (Version 1.3.1)



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