SOURCE: Verimatrix

Verimatrix

September 03, 2010 11:44 ET

Verimatrix at Center of Digital TV and OTT Convergence at IBC2010

VCAS 3 Gains Momentum With DVB and Hybrid Operators Requiring Flexible Multi-Network Revenue Security

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - September 3, 2010) - IBC2010 Stand #4.B84 --

WHO: Verimatrix specializes in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe. The next-generation Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) 3 core architecture shifts the value proposition beyond content protection, towards the broader perspective of revenue security for cable, satellite, terrestrial and IPTV operators.
   
WHAT: Product Focus:
  VCAS™ for Internet TV -- As a core component of VCAS 3, it provides a complete digital TV security solution for over-the-top (OTT) services over networks implementing the HTTP Live Streaming protocol. To further support converged OTT video delivery, Verimatrix is demonstrating a broad range of ViewRight® Web client implementations, enabling authentication and secure video delivery to devices supporting HTTP Live Streaming. Using a single security client and delivery infrastructure, this new breed of video service can offer a seamless mix of live, catch-up and on-demand content.
   
  As a component of VCAS for Internet TV, Verimatrix is also offering its ViewRight LIVE application as a fast track solution to enable global digital TV operators with a secure video player option for content services to the iPhone and iPad device families.
   
  Verimatrix's growing ecosystem of HTTP Live Streaming partners will be highlighted throughout the show including integrations with solutions from Envivio, Harmonic, NSN and Ericsson.
   
  Supporting Demonstrations:
  Revenue Security for Multiple Networks -- VCAS 3 flexibility will be highlighted with a selection of branded customer installations covering a wide range of digital TV services on multiple network types, including DVB-S (ABS-CBN), DVB hybrid (TelstraClear, IPnet), IPTV and Internet TV (Etisalat)
   
  MultiRights™ Support for Standard DRM Systems -- Underscoring the Verimatrix approach to supporting a user base of native device DRMs, and its commitment to a roadmap that includes standards-based DRM support, Verimatrix and the Open IPTV Forum will demonstrate how its innovative MultiRights solution enables transparent rights management with Marlin client devices.
   
WHERE: IBC2010, RAI Convention Centre, Amsterdam, Hall 4, Stand B84
   
WHEN: 10th -14th Sept. during exhibition hours
   
  Conference Panel:
  "The Business of the Connected Home: Financial Winners and Losers in the Connected Home Landscape." As part of The Armchair Revolution series, Steve Oetegenn, chief sales and marketing officer, will be presenting his thoughts on the emerging business models for video consumption. Core to this conversation is how operators are able to leverage new technologies to cost-effectively provide more value to their subscribers, whether they monetize content or increase loyalty. Armed with insight from operators, he will share the various ways that operators are approaching this challenge.
   
WHEN: Monday 13th Sept. 2010 at 9:30 a.m.
   
  Cable & Satellite International (CSI) Awards:
  Verimatrix's VCAS 3 has been short listed in the Best Content Protection Technology category for the annual CSI Awards. The next-generation core architecture provides the tools and support digital TV operators require in order to address new opportunities arising from the accelerating convergence of video delivery over various types of networks -- whether managed or unmanaged -- to a multitude of devices.
   
WHEN:  CSI Awards ceremony, Friday 10th Sept. at 6:00 p.m.

About Verimatrix
Verimatrix specializes in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe. The award-winning and independently audited Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) and ViewRight® solutions offer an innovative approach for cable, satellite, terrestrial and IPTV operators to cost-effectively extend their networks and enable new business models. As the recognized leader in software-based security solutions for premier service providers, Verimatrix has pioneered the 3-Dimensional Security approach that offers flexible layers of protection techniques to address evolving business needs and revenue threats. Maintaining close relationships with major studios, broadcasters, industry organizations, and its unmatched partner ecosystem enables Verimatrix to provide a unique perspective on digital TV business issues beyond content security as operators seek to deliver compelling new services. For more information, please visit www.verimatrix.com and our Pay TV Views blog to join the conversation.