SOURCE: Verimatrix

October 16, 2013 12:07 ET

Verimatrix Addresses Multi-Network Video Security Challenges in CASBAA Convention 2013 Sessions

Company's CEO to Discuss Overcoming New Video Service Delivery Challenges at CASBAA's Annual Convention

HONG KONG--(Marketwired - Oct 16, 2013) - CASBAA Convention 2013 -- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced a full line-up of sessions at the CASBAA Convention 2013 that address the changing nature of security challenges and highlight the latest strategies to deploy secure hybrid video networks.

  • Multi-network Content and Security -- Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 4:00 p.m.
    The session will begin with an "in conversation" interview of Verimatrix CEO Tom Munro by Simon Twiston Davies, CEO, SimonTD & Associates Asia. The panel will then discuss the new video service delivery challenges of integrating broadcast and Internet or over-the-top (OTT) video. Attendees will learn more about the importance of harmonizing rights management across broadcast, IPTV and OTT networks; navigating regulatory and content rights issues in developing markets; and matching the right go-to-market strategies with existing network infrastructure. Munro will be joined on the panel by Andrew Marshall, assistant regional counsel, Legal and Business Affairs, The Walt Disney Company, Conor Woods, MD AsiaPac, Setanta Sports, and Sam Blackman, CEO and co-founder, Elemental Technologies. Davies will moderate.

  • Solving the Future of Video -- Elemental Breakfast Briefing - Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 8:00 a.m.
    Munro will join Blackman to discuss the latest technology approaches in content processing and security for 4K, HEVC and multi-screen. In the post-smart card era, tightly integrated hardware and software provides the flexibility and power to support 4K Ultra HD, cloud video processing, new compression standards, and secure video delivery in a multi-network, multi-screen environment.

    The Breakfast Briefing is complimentary and open to all CASBAA Convention delegates, but seating is limited, so please register now to reserve your seat.

  • The "P" Word -- Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 10:15 a.m.
    Verimatrix is sponsoring this in-depth discussion on online piracy. A stellar panel will take a look at the problem of how to keep up with ever-changing piracy techniques that make programs and entire channels available illegally. Hear from Paul Berriman, Group CTO, PCCW, Keith Huang, VP, Product Management, NOW TV, and Jonathan Spink, CEO, HBO Asia. The panel will be moderated by Joe Welch, SVP Government Relations, Asia, 21st Century Fox.

To meet with us at CASBAA Convention 2013, please visit our website to schedule an appointment.

About Verimatrix
Verimatrix specializes in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe. The award-winning and independently audited Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) and ViewRight® solutions enable cable, satellite, terrestrial, IPTV and OTT operators to cost-effectively extend their networks and enable new business models. As the established leader in cardless security solutions, the company has leveraged its innovative 3-Dimensional Security approach to provide harmonized rights for premium content delivery to a range of devices over new hybrid network combinations.

Maintaining close relationships with major studios, broadcasters, standards organizations and its unmatched partner ecosystem enables Verimatrix to provide a unique perspective on video business issues beyond content security as operators introduce new services to take advantage of the proliferation of connected devices. Verimatrix is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company. For more information, please visit www.verimatrix.com, our Pay TV Views blog and follow us at @verimatrixinc, Facebook and LinkedIn to join the conversation.