SOURCE: Verimatrix

May 06, 2008 10:30 ET

Verimatrix Promotes 3-Dimensional Digital Rights Management at Digital Hollywood Spring 2008

Executives Share Expertise on Broad Range of Content Security Topics

HOLLYWOOD, CA--(Marketwire - May 6, 2008) -


Verimatrix enhances the value and security of pay-TV networks with advanced technologies designed to address the content protection challenges of today, and those of tomorrow. The Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) offers solutions to meet the "anywhere, anytime" demand from consumers, where pay-TV operators need to master the transparent delivery of content to multiple devices screens across different types of networks AND support all types of protection that content owners require.

Tom Munro, CEO, has worked in the finance and technology industries for 23 years. He currently sits on the board of several public and private telecommunications companies and has co-authored two college level text books on computer programming.

Steve Oetegenn, chief sales and marketing officer, has 25 years of industry experience. He has specialized in digital security and anti-piracy since 1998, working with government agencies, Fortune 500 companies and major Hollywood studios.


"DRM Implementation in Media and Entertainment: From Standardization to Implementation of New Technology Strategies." Oetegenn will provide his latest insights into how content security requirements are evolving as network operators are turning a layered security approach into a competitive advantage. This well-attended panel will also discuss the future direction and possibilities for DRM technologies.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 7th at 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

"Next Generation P2P Music, TV and Film - DRM, Paid for Pass-Along, Ad-Based and Other Legal Distributed Computing Models and the Entertainment Industries." Munro will represent the Digital Watermarking Association (DWA) on this panel to discuss the role of content security in P2P networks, particularly when digital watermarks are most appropriate to deploy. As the first standalone solution session on the topic, the panel will go beyond the legal issues into the practical applications of P2P in the marketplace.

WHEN: Thursday, May 8th at 11:05 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.


Renaissance Hollywood Hotel, Hollywood, Calif.

About Verimatrix

Verimatrix sets the standard for software-based content security and revenue enhancement technologies in pay-TV networks, with a global customer base of telecommunications providers. The Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™ ) offers a suite of next-generation technologies that has been independently audited and ranked as the global leader in IPTV content protection. VCAS was designed for two-way and hybrid networks to protect content and enhance revenue streams, while combating digital piracy wherever it occurs within the distribution chain. The company's content security experts maintain close relationships with the major studios and broadcasters to help address the challenges facing pay-TV networks of today, and those of tomorrow. Verimatrix customers benefit with most favorable access to premium content, enabling the richest, most versatile viewing experience for their digital video subscribers. For more information on why VCAS is the most widely deployed IPTV content security system with tier one operators, please visit