Viaccess-Orca 2018 NAB Show Preview

At the 2018 NAB Show, Viaccess-Orca will showcase its latest solutions in content protection, data analytics, and immersive video experiences that help shape a smarter and safer digital TV and OTT experience.

Viacress-Orca will demonstrate advanced analytics and monetisation capabilities for its end-to-end, cloud-based TV Platform as a Service (TVaaS) at the 2018 NAB Show. 

Key highlights include:

  • Advanced analytics dashboards, which enable service providers to measure the effectiveness of the various content discovery sources, including recommendations, search, promotions, and catalog and apps exploration, to improve and optimize the customer experience.
  • A unique search analysis tool that provides insights on subscribers' interests, data on how well the current television offering meets those interests, and feedback on the effectiveness of the search.
  • A state-of-the-art advertising functionality that allows service providers to manage multiple advertising campaigns from one interface for increased revenue in the multiscreen environment. Using VO's solution, service providers can insert pre-roll and mid-roll dynamic ads into their video assets across all devices.

Viacress-Orca will also its demonstrate its Virtual Arena Solution. With its Virtual Arena solution, VO offers a comprehensive suite of technologies for premium service providers to deploy and manage immersive video experiences on multiple devices, including Virtual Reality (VR) devices. Leveraging the robust VO Player playback infrastructure, Virtual Arena customers can deliver both live and on-demand streamed, DRM- protected, 360-degree video content at the highest resolution levels (4K and above).

VO Virtual Reality

VO Virtual Reality

A new app and multi-camera view were recently added to the Virtual Arena solution's rich toolset. Combined with advanced capabilities, such as data collection via multiple sensors, extraction of insights, and targeted advertising, it enables service providers to drive viewer engagement and create data-driven monetization opportunities from immersive video experiences, while preserving privacy.

Additionally, Viacress-Orca will showcase their Secure Video Player — VO Player. With piracy being a major issue in today's connected world, VO Player will be a key highlight at the 2018 NAB Show. The multi-platform secure video player includes multi-DRM for premium VOD and live content, whether streamed or downloaded, to enable a compelling viewing experience. The VO Player offers integration with Microsoft PlayReady, VO's proprietary DRM, Google Widevine, Apple Fairplay, Verimatrix ViewRight Web, Marlin, and more.

Alain Nochimowski, VO's Executive Vice President Innovation

Alain Nochimowski, VO's Executive Vice President Innovation

The solution is approved by all major Hollywood studios and enables service providers to deliver branded services to all types of connected mobile devices with a very short time-to-market. With VO Player, service providers can easily focus on their service differentiation in terms of content and quality of experience, leaving security issues in the hands of VO, the experts.

Lastly, VO's Executive Vice President Innovation Alain Nochimowski will present at the 2018 NAB Show BEITC on "Using Analytics to Increase Broadcast Monetization." The presentation will take place from 2:30 to 2:50 p.m. on Monday, April 9 in room N256 of the Las Vegas Convention Center. During the session, attendees will learn innovative approaches to analysing data in the broadcast world and gain a better understanding about how to extract segmental insights from viewership data to increase monetisation.

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