Amagi’s Skylight, is a cloud-managed broadcast services platform positioned for playout services. It offers TV networks cloud-led services encompassing content preparation, channel playout, content delivery, and monetization for both linear TV and OTT.
US pay TV operators and networks are collaborating to bear down on stream piracy through an expanding coalition funded equally by satellite operator Dish and broadcast channels.
Streambox has announced the addition of AES-128 encryption to its video streaming products and solutions. The stream level encryption is available for rackmount encoders/decoders and macOS software Media Players now and slated for all encoding/decoder/playing products in the coming months.
Samsung has announced Germany’s HD+ satellite service as the first customer for the TVkey security USB dongle developed in partnership with content protection technology vendor Nagra. The dongle works in conjunction with a chip in Samsung’s latest smart TVs to ensure secure end-to-end delivery of premium content conforming with rules for Enhanced Content Protection specified by Hollywood Studios for Ultra HD.
The EBU (European Broadcasting Union) has called on broadcasters and their technology suppliers to work together over cyber security and adopt best practices already available or evolving in the IT world. The organization representing broadcasters across Europe and in many neighboring countries has just staged its first Media Cybersecurity Seminar at its headquarters in Geneva, where delegates were urged to adopt best practices built around existing security standards.
At the 2017 NAB Show, Pronology will introduce Screener, a multi-channel, file-based production screening device that records universally playable MP4 files.