[mythtv-users] HDMI-CEC ?

Andre mythtv-list at dinkum.org.uk
Fri Oct 7 13:43:24 UTC 2011

On 7 Oct 2011, at 13:57, Brian J. Murrell wrote:

> On 11-10-07 08:48 AM, Ronald Frazier wrote:
>> That's amazing.
> Not the word I would use.  Sickening or disgusting is more like it.
> I don't know if I've ever seen a single industry
>> standard marketed under so many proprietary-sounding names (hats off
>> to Hitachi on this one, though).
> Indeed.  Most likely it's an effort by every manufacturer (except Hitach
> -- and my hat's off to them too) to make consumers believe that their
> "equipment linking" technology is proprietary and only works with their
> own equipment.  Shame on them.

Of course they also "embrace and extend" the standard so that it really only works properly with their own equipment :-(

Isn't CEC the same thing underneath as the old SCART AV link that never really worked properly either?


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