Patent Number: 7,823,213

Title: Recording apparatus, reproduction apparatus, data processing apparatus, recording and reproduction apparatus and data transmission apparatus and corresponding methods

Abstract: An encryptor is provided for encrypting AV data sent from an interface. A controller controls recording of the encrypted AV data by controlling a recorder for recording the encrypted AV data in a magnetic disk. The recorder is controlled by the controller so as to reproduce the data recorded on the disk. A decrypter decrypts the reproduced data that is sent to the interface.

Inventors: Yoshida; Shuichi (Osaka, JP), Okada; Takanori (Osaka, JP), Kuno; Yoshiki (Osaka, JP), Komeno; Jyun-ichi (Osaka, JP), Koudo; Toshikazu (Hyogo, JP), Shimizu; Ryosuke (Osaka, JP), Kubo; Noriaki (Osaka, JP)

Assignee: Panasonic Corporation

International Classification: G06F 17/30 (20060101); G06F 21/00 (20060101); H04N 7/167 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00