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CI Resource Reference

The following table shows, which resources are mandatory to support for CI and CI+ devices of different generations.

  Classic CI
EN50221
CI+
0.89
CI+
1.2
CI+
1.3
CI+
1.4
DVB-
CI 2.0
*2
Sunrise-Phase   [obsolete] [obsolete] active Sep.15th 2017 n/a

Classic resources defined by EN50221 (and their extensions)

Resource Manager

   
Application Information

 
V3

V4
 
CA Support

 
Host control

 optional
V2

V3
 
Date-Time

 
MMI (high level)

 
LSC

 
*1

*1

V3 - *1

V4 - *1
 
Application MMI


optional


MHEG-5


MHEG-5

V2
MHEG-5
+HD Extension

HBBTV optional

V3

entirely
optional
 

Resources Introduced by CI+

Content Control    
V1
 
V2

V4
(V3 optional)
 
Host Language & Country

     
CICAM Upgrade

     
Operator Profile      
V1

V2
 
SAS

      optional optional  
Multi-Stream

        optional - *3  
CICAM Player

        optional - *3  
Sample Decryption

        optional - *3  
Auxiliary File System

       
for HBBTV hosts
with AppMMI support
 

 
*1: mandatory for all devices with a network port
*2: published specification(s) - no implementations available
*3: made optional with the transition to CI+ specification version 1.4.2
: mandatory to support
: no longer mandatory / made-optional