SOURCE: Verimatrix

Verimatrix

May 16, 2013 01:00 ET

Verimatrix Appoints Siemens Convergence Creators as Exclusive Reseller of VCAS Revenue Security Solution Optimized for In-Flight Infotainment

HAMBURG, GERMANY and SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - May 16, 2013) - Siemens Convergence Creators (CVC) and Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced that they have signed an agreement giving Siemens CVC exclusive rights to the Verimatrix Video Content Authority (VCAS™) revenue security solution optimized for the airline market. Siemens CVC also enjoys privileged rights to port their specialist version of VCAS code to various hardware platforms used for aircraft infotainment deployments.

Siemens CVC is the global communication technology partner for the digital age. It combines groundbreaking innovation and decades of experience to provide intelligent solutions to a variety of industries, bridging the gap between technology, processes, and services. By seizing new opportunities from converging communication and designing solutions, it improves efficiency and grows revenue for its customers. Siemens CVC engineers opportunities that turn visions into reality.

"For our wireless IFE product Media4Sky the Verimatrix VCAS solution is the perfect choice," stated Gerald Schreiber, CEO of Siemens Convergence Creators GmbH & Co. KG. "VCAS provides a level of security that is widely accepted by content owners, and is capable of providing an infotainment solution even in aircraft that are not equipped with Internet connectivity, an unrivalled feature in the industry today."

"Siemens is a close collaborator in the development and integration of this specialized in-flight infotainment solution," stated Steve Oetegenn, chief sales and marketing officer. "Their specialist knowledge and overall system integration capability for these applications is second to none. We are very pleased to have been chosen as a core component of the systems they are rolling out across the industry."

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.

About Siemens Convergence Creators GmbH,
Headquartered in Vienna, Siemens Convergence Creators provides its customers with turnkey solutions and services in the fields of communication networks, service and customer management, public safety and security, multimedia infotainment, as well as aerospace technology. In fiscal 2011, Siemens Convergence Creators had about 2000 employees at 19 locations in nine countries: Austria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, India, Romania and Slovakia.

The company supplies more than 70 countries with communication and media products and solutions. Among the most important customers are the top players in their respective industrial sectors, i.e. telecommunications, media (TV, publishing houses), transport (cruise ships, railways, aircraft manufacturers, airlines and airports), space, public safety (action forces) and energy (wind power, oil and gas).