SOURCE: Verimatrix

Verimatrix

March 17, 2011 06:03 ET

Verimatrix Demonstrates Momentum in Connected TV Devices and OTT Services at IP&TV World Forum 2011

Company Also Hosting Breakfast Forum Discussing Adaptive Streaming Solutions for OTT

LONDON--(Marketwire - March 17, 2011) - IP&TV World Forum, Booth #117 -- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced that it will be showcasing its broadening ecosystem support for connected TV and over-the-top (OTT) premium video services at the IP&TV World Forum, March 22-24 in London, through widespread integration of ViewRight® security clients at its booth (#117).

The multi-vendor booth demonstrations highlight Verimatrix's greatly expanding OTT partner ecosystem, and its advanced security support for connected TV devices that enable new business models and revenue streams for Internet delivered content. Planned demonstrations include:

OTT Video Security
VCAS™ for Internet TV will be on display to demonstrate the ability to secure premium video services over unmanaged networks using the standard HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) protocol. The ViewRight® Web security client has been integrated with the AwoX Connected TV module that enables a variety of OTT video content and is compliant with the latest DLNA standard. Minerva Networks will also be showing its xTVFusion platform for the delivery of blended TV and secure OTT video services to broadband subscribers on multiple screens, which also features integrated ViewRight security and full compatibility with VCAS for Internet TV.

Embedded Security for Connected TV
Verimatrix's ViewRight IP and Hybrid client security has been embedded to enable a range of connected TV capabilities. ViewRight® STB for IPTV will be featured on Vestel's line of MB36 connected TVs that can directly support premium IP service delivery. The cardless client security will also be featured with an advanced CI+ CAM design in partnership with SMiT. The SMiT ViewRight CI+ CAM is available for set-top boxes (STBs) and connected TVs that support the new CI+ CAM standard.

Capitalizing on OTT Breakfast Forum
Verimatrix is also organizing a free Capitalizing on OTT Breakfast Forum on March 22 from 8:00 to 10:30 a.m. at the Hilton Olympia London. The Breakfast Forum will feature a series of short presentations by a panel of multi-screen experts and a roundtable session moderated by Aditya Kishore, senior analyst of Heavy Reading. During the Forum, recognized experts from AwoX, Harmonic, Minerva, RealNetworks and Verimatrix will discuss key aspects of implementing premium OTT offerings that expand revenue opportunities with services to diverse devices, offered both inside and outside an operator's managed network.

For more information and to sign-up for the OTT breakfast, visit www.verimatrix.com/OTTforum.

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, our Pay TV Views blog and follow us at @verimatrixinc and LinkedIn to join the conversation.