Real Time Watermarking and Encryption Method for DMB Contents Protection

  • Won-Hee Kim
  • Jong-Nam Kim
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6485)


Watermarking and Encryption are commonly technique for data protection. DMB contents are utilized widely without protection procedure. To solve the problems, we propose real-time watermarking and encryption method for DMB contents protection in this paper. To implement watermarking, we hide key information on a redundant space of program association table (PAT) and program mapped table (PMT) of T-DMB stream and hidden parts is encrypted by a stream encryption cipher. We implements encryption method without additional information in digital multimedia broadcasting (DMB) contents using AES (advanced encryption standard) encryption algorithm. In experimental result, when we implemented a play control on PMP which have built-in DSP device to get 100Mhz processing speed, almost had not a time delay and the hiding information in T-DMB stream was possible to do a play control. Additionally, we confirmed that the saved contents in a PMP were not played in other devices without decryption key. The proposed methods can be useful in real-time applications requiring contents protection service such as video on demand, IPTV and digital TV.


Watermakring Encryption DMB Contents Protection Real Time 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Won-Hee Kim
    • 1
  • Jong-Nam Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.Div. of Electronic Computer and Telecommunication EngineeringPukyong UniversityKorea

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