SOURCE: Arxan Technologies

Arxan Technologies

September 10, 2012 02:00 ET

castLabs Selects Arxan to Deliver Comprehensive Software Protection for UltraViolet Content on the Android Platform

Arxan's Tamper-Resistant Software Security Protects castLabs' Android-Based Video Application for UltraViolet Content

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - Sep 10, 2012) - IBC 2012 -- Arxan® Technologies, the industry leader of application protection solutions that secure the App Economy, today announced that castLabs, a global provider of pioneering software, technologies and services for digital video broadcasting and streaming systems, has selected Arxan's software protection and anti-tamper solutions to secure its Android-based video player application and software development kit (SDK) that are fully compatible with the UltraViolet common file format (CFF). 

Product demonstrations of castLabs' Android player with Arxan content protection can be seen at Hall 14/Pod 143 during IBC 2012 in Amsterdam, Sept. 10-11, 2012. 

castLabs' Android-based video player is the first video player application for the Android platform that integrates with the UltraViolet online digital library, providing consumers an additional level of freedom and flexibility to watch their favorite movies and TV shows, both at home and on the go.

Arxan provides a defense-in-depth approach to digital media security that shields castLabs' software applications against tampering and reverse-engineering of code and IP in a resilient and proven manner. Arxan's security solution encompasses multiple layers of defense and meets the requirements of DRM robustness rules, including the ability to provide renewability of protection without compromising end-user experience.

"Consumers demand anytime, anywhere content in today's connected world, and our technology allows them to access premium, high-definition UltraViolet titles on one of the fastest growing mobile platforms in the world," said Michael Stattmann, managing director, castLabs. "Arxan's software security and anti-tamper solutions deliver multi-DRM protection and harden our application to ensure the content and IP is protected against hackers and other threats."

"UltraViolet is experiencing unprecedented growth with more studios releasing new titles that consumers can access seamlessly on their mobile device at any time," said Mike Dager, chief executive officer, Arxan. "We are proud to support castLabs by employing a multi-layer, defense-in-depth security approach that protects IP, preserves revenue, business models and brand integrity on the Android platform."

Arxan's customers span the digital media ecosystem, from leading game developers to digital media application media players to conditional access and DRM providers (including Widevine, which is now Google). Arxan's technology embraces a multi-DRM approach and supports the robustness rules of multiple standards (Marlin, Playready, OMA, etc.). Arxan is also a member of the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (UltraViolet), Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), Marlin Partner program and the PC Gaming Alliance.

ABOUT ARXAN TECHNOLOGIES:
Arxan Technologies Inc. is the industry leader of application protection solutions that protect the App Economy. Arxan secures mobile, desktop, server and embedded applications against tampering and reverse-engineering attacks and is an integral part of end-to-end application security. Our security defends against tampering, unauthorized use, insertion of exploits, piracy, and theft of intellectual property for global leaders in markets such as Fortune 500 enterprises, financial services, ISV, gaming and digital media to proactively defend the integrity of their code and business models. Arxan's proven, scalable and durable application protection solutions defend, detect, alert and react to application attacks through a threat-based, customizable approach. Arxan Technologies is headquartered in the United States with global offices in EMEA and APAC. For more information, please visit www.arxan.com. Follow us @Arxan or http://www.linkedin.com/company/arxan-technologies

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