SOURCE: Verimatrix

Verimatrix

May 13, 2011 04:00 ET

Verimatrix Shares Insight to Enable Successful Pay-TV Models Across Multiple Screens at Connected TV World Summit 2011

Pierre Hunter to Explore Role of Revenue Security in Multi-Screen Services

LONDON--(Marketwire - May 13, 2011) - Connected TV World Summit -- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced that Pierre Hunter, vice president of sales for the EMEA region, will participate on a panel at the Connected TV World Summit 2011, May 18-19 in London, UK.

During the session, "Making the pay-TV model work across multiple screens" on Thursday, May 19 at 10:20 a.m., the panelists will address many of the challenges and opportunities surrounding the deployment of multi-screen services, including monetizing multi-screen TV; the role of premium content in the TV Everywhere model; content rights and consumer demand; moving from a single device conditional access (CA) to multiplatform authentication; and expanding the audience for subscription TV. Specifically, Hunter will share the technical and business issues that operators are currently facing to deliver secure multi-screen services and different strategies to enable new pay-TV business models.

The session will be moderated by Ben Reneker, head of global research and senior analyst, SNL Kagan. Other panelists include executives from Irdeto, Echostar Europe, BT and Discovery Networks International.

Verimatrix is a sponsor of the Connected TV World Summit, which offers a forum where the whole Connected TV ecosystem comes together including, platform operators, CE manufacturers, broadcasters, content owners, advertisers, online content aggregators and ISPs. At the Summit, the world's Connected TV thought leaders convene, address key issues, and share best practice associated with the development of Connected TV strategies and services.

For additional information or to book an appointment at Connected TV World Summit, please visit the website.

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.