Helping Ultra HD-4K TV Set Manufacturers Keep Content Safe January 28th 2015 - 01:30 PM

STMicroelectronics (ST), a global provider of semiconductor and System-On-Chip (SoC) technology, and Civolution, a supplier of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetising content, have combined Civolution’s NexGuard forensic watermarking with ST’s UltraHD-4K Cannes and Monaco SoCs to help content owners and distributors detect unauthorised sharing of

Media Security? What Security? January 16th 2015 - 12:48 PM

Media security is top of the list for broadcast executives. And the recent Sony Pictures hack illustrates that everyone is a potential target. John Watkinson looks at why cyber-attacks have become common, and what broadcasters, Hollywood and TV show makers can do to try and protect their investments.

Smart TVs get more secure December 1st 2014 - 04:50 PM

One of the challenges for smart TV makers has been to avoid throwing the baby of content security out with the bathwater of the unwanted set top box (STB). Surprisingly this was not properly addressed by smart TV makers at the outset, but now they are starting to incorporate security