POD - (Point-of-Development) - (May be known as a POD Module or POD Card) - PODs are security/access devices roughly the size of a credit card which are inserted into set-top boxes and certain other devices. The cable interface was specified by the OpenCable Project.  In Europe these may be known as PCMCIA cards.

CableCard

CableLabs


Downloadable Conditional Access System (DCAS™)


Enhanced Television-Binary Interchange Format


GEM – (Globally Executable MHP)


Interactive TV related Standards and Specifications

List of OCAP Based Interactive TV Businesses

List of Smart Cards Businesses Related to Interactive TV

Smard card articles and definition

Smart Card Reader

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