Verimatrix VCAS for Broadcast-Hybrid Recognized as Best in Content Protection at CSI Awards
Offers Unique Multi-network Revenue Security for Advanced Hybrid Network Deployments
IBC 2014, Amsterdam, Sept. 14, 2014 –Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced that its VCAS™ for Broadcast-Hybrid won the award for Best Content Protection at the 2014 CSI Awards in Amsterdam. This is Verimatrix’s third win in this category at the CSI Awards, which takes place annually at IBC.
VCAS for Broadcast-Hybrid better enables combinations of RF and multicast linear delivery with advanced adaptive bitrate streaming video services, while ensuring harmonized rights management for subscribers both at home and while on the go. The solution fully leverages enhanced HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) security for catch-up/on-demand and unicast linear services to hybrid STBs, mobile devices and smart TVs.
“After introducing VCAS for Broadcast-Hybrid earlier this year to help TV operators meet changing market dynamics, we are thrilled that it is already being recognized for its progressive content protection capabilities,” said Tom Munro, CEO, Verimatrix. “VCAS for Broadcast-Hybrid draws on the strengths of global number one VCAS for IPTV and the highly successful VCAS for Internet TV to further address the transition towards all IP and hybrid networks. This award underscores our commitment to innovation, and reaffirms our ability to provide solutions for the key issues challenging the pay-TV industry.”
The CSI Awards are among the most prestigious and competitive technology awards in the industry, designed to recognize and reward innovation and excellence in the cable, satellite, broadcast, IPTV, telco, internet/online/OTT video, mobile TV and associated sectors.
The awards were announced on Friday, 12 September 2014 at IBC, where Verimatrix also introduced VCAS Ultra™, the next-generation of the award-winning VCAS solution which provides robust yet flexible revenue security for premium ultra high definition (UHD) services and advanced hybrid network deployments.
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.