NAGRA, the video security arm of the Swiss based Kudelski Group, will promote a holistic approach to content protection at IBC 2019.
ATEME worked with Eurovision Services on a proof of concept to trial an innovative watermarking solution in June 2019 during the Women’s World Cup in France.
Although nominally dedicated to cable, ANGA COM also illuminates trends common to the whole pay TV industry and in the 2019 event just gone, there was a strong focus on cybersecurity security and low latency streaming. The other major theme with more of a cable focus was the resurgence of RDK originally developed by Comcast to expedite migration to IP for cable TV operators through standardization of core components in set top boxes and broadband gateways for the connected home.
Increasing OTT fragmentation is creating a new and perhaps last opportunity for traditional pay TV operators to seize back some control from major online service providers by re-aggregating online content under common UIs and recommendation engines.
Studio Canal, the part of the French Canal+ group responsible for international feature films and TV series, has deployed NexGuard forensic watermarking technology from Kudelski’s Nagra to protect international distribution of its content.
Verimatrix, now owned by France’s Inside Secure, showcased its spectrum of cloud-based products and services at NAB 2019, combining security with analytics capabilities.