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August 20, 2012

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t’s that time of year again … here in the western United States, the temperature (and humidity!) is soaring, and the school bells are finally beginning to ring again, much to the relief of harried parents. Here at Verimatrix, we have another reason to be excited: we are eagerly anticipating the kick-off of IBC 2012 in Amsterdam.

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May 8, 2012

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As the dust finally settles from NAB, I'd like to reflect on the key themes we saw from this year's show.

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April 16, 2012

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As discussed in my last post, HLS was quite the hot topic at IP&TV World Forum this year.  HLS is rapidly gaining momentum as the standard streaming format of choice for over-the-top (OTT) video services across the broadest range of device types.  Since it is an open protocol, many solutions  and techniques are available to further optimize commercial grade service delivery.

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March 15, 2012

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We kicked off our series with some general observation on digital TV security and then explored the benefits of a smart card-based security system vs. a cardless system, but what does all of it mean for the average Indian cable operator?

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February 23, 2012

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With our inaugural “Multi-Network Solutions in the Real World” Forum under our belts  we’re now looking forward to our next Forum, which will be hosted at CABSAT in Dubai on February 29th (hence the “leaping” into CABSAT). Verimatrix has enjoyed a series of operator success stories in the Gulf region, with the crown jewels being the Etisalat eVision IPTV and eLife OTT services.

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November 1, 2010

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As we see the marketplace for video services evolve, we are coming to believe that a more complete understanding of patterns of content consumption and interaction has the potential to reshape digital TV delivery. From the perspective of today’s environment, I don’t think anyone would argue that detailed subscriber behavior and usage data could be instrumental in enabling more focused and engaging content across multiple platforms.

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September 8, 2010

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The majority of our conversations with digital TV operators these days are focused on, ‘what’s next?’ I mentioned this earlier this year and the main themes still exist. Operators are evaluating the best, and most-cost effective ways to enhance their network that will improve their competitive profile, capture additional revenue or simply better serve current subscribers.

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August 7, 2010

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We are very pleased that VCAS 3.0 has been shortlisted for this year’s CSI Awards in the Best Content Protection category!  VCAS 3.0 was developed to match operators’ needs that are shifting beyond that of content protection alone, towards the broader perspective of revenue security.

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July 11, 2010

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ere is the second portion of our interview with Editor John Moulding who recently completed the “Supporting the ‘any screen, anywhere’ video consumer,” report now available on Videonet. We tackle the drivers behind whole home video, current definitions of "cloud-based TV" and the technical challenges that operators still need to overcome to meet consumers' expectations. You can find the first interview here.

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July 9, 2010

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We are pleased to see that Project Canvas has selected Marlin, a state-of-the-art, robust and non-proprietary DRM standard, to support the upcoming launch of its groundbreaking hybrid TV platform in the UK. As the logic and variety of options are outlined on the Project Canvas web site, offering security mechanisms have clearly been identified as a key technology for Canvas devices.

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