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Video Encryption of Surveillance Camera

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000167088D
Publication Date: 2008-Jan-30
Document File: 2 page(s) / 261K

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Yosuke Muraki: INVENTOR

Abstract

New function of a camcorder is proposed. An encryption circuit for digital image is embedded into the camcorder. The encryption key is unique to each camcorder, and specific system or host can decrypt the data.

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      Sony Corporation

                                                                                              Sony Electronic Inc.

                                                                                                IPD Case # 50X9040

Title:

Video Encryption of Surveillance Camera

Description of Invention:

New function of a camcorder is proposed.  An encryption circuit for digital image is embedded into the camcorder.  The encryption key is unique to each camcorder, and specific system or host can decrypt the data.

Inventor:

Yosuke Muraki

Invention Disclosure:

What issues/problems does your invention try to address?

As technology is advanced, there will be higher potential danger that the image of surveillance camera is replaced with other image to make it easy for intruders to get into a building.

How did others try to address these issues/problems?

Most of the encryption is done by software such as email encryption. But there is no camcorder or surveillance camera with hardware encryption.

Explain your invention and specifically identify the new and novel features.

The benefit of this function is not only for keeping privacy of the...