SOURCE: Verimatrix

Verimatrix

April 03, 2014 13:36 ET

Verimatrix Shares Insights on UHD Revenue Security Requirements and Considerations at NAB Show 2014

Speaking Engagements and Demonstrations Highlight Company's Expertise in Providing Enhanced Security Solutions for Broadcast, IPTV and OTT Services

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Apr 3, 2014) - NAB Show 2014 -- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced that it will have a strong presence at the NAB Show 2014, booth #SU9505, April 7-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. In particular, the company plans to highlight its expertise and capabilities related to the providing enhanced revenue security for ultra high definition (UHD) content.

Chief sales and marketing officer Steve Oetegenn will participate in a panel on over-the-top (OTT) video on Monday, April 7 at 10:00 a.m. in room S224 alongside expert panelists from ABC Entertainment, Channel Islands, Harmonic and RGB Networks. Stefan Jenzowsky, vice president, head of Media Business, Siemens Convergence Creators, will moderate. During the session, the panelists will explore the impact of new and emerging OTT business models on video distribution, as well as the impact that innovations like adaptive streaming and virtual set-top boxes have on television and media distribution.

Chief technology officer Petr Peterka will present a session entitled "The Evolution of Security in the Connected World" on Thursday, April 10 at 10:00 a.m. in room S227 as part of the Broadcast Engineering Conference. During his session, Peterka will explore will explore multi-network and multi-device security models, and detail possible responses to potential piracy. He will also summarize MovieLabs' Specifications for Next Generation Video and Enhanced Content Protection and explore why UHD content presents new challenges to revenue security.

The company will also have Streaming Media's recent 4K Superguide, featuring an article by Peterka on "Top Consideration for Securing your UHD Content," available at its NAB booth. Attendees are encouraged pick up their copy at the booth. And, while there, to take advantage of the Verimatrix ChargeRight™ mobile device charging stations.

The following demonstrations will be offered to illustrate the latest VCAS functionality:

  • Verimatrix powerful cardless security integrated with TiVo services, featuring TiVo's hybrid PVR and a range of tablet applications secured by VCAS for Broadcast-Hybrid. With a broadcast QAM/Multicast IP plus OTT video architecture, the deployment emphasizes the VCAS "single security" approach across STB/PVR and CE devices.
  • Verimatrix integrated DVB-Hybrid VCAS security solutions, unifying broadcast TV with state-of-the-art adaptive bitrate streaming (ABR) video for one-way and connected STBs and CE devices including PCs, tablets and smart phones.
  • The award winning Verimatrix Internet TV solutions, supporting HLS and DASH ABR streaming and featuring download and offline playback functionality, demonstrated in conjunction with player partners across PC, Android and iOS platforms.

Verimatrix is also sponsoring the DASH Industry Forum NAB Networking Reception on Tuesday, April 8 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel, Ballroom 1. It is an opportunity to meet the executives, architects and engineers involved with this standard and learn about the latest products and initiatives related to DASH.

To arrange a meeting with Verimatrix at NAB, please visit www.verimatrix.com/events/nab-2014

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.