Industry Memberships

The Arabian Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAA) has effectively become the leading service provider in combating piracy in the GCC. We provide a specialized and comprehensive anti-piracy program that aggressively combats piracy in a multi-pronged approach. It is through our successful efforts that stakeholders’ profitability is protected, brand imaging is preserved, and investments are safeguarded. Our effective programs work and are in high demand.

Maintaining robust protection systems and taking action against attempts to circumvent them is not enough. Effective action requires appropriate and effective legislation, implemented consistently across the EU. Through the activities of its members and the work of the Intelligence and Enforcement Committee AAPA is able to identify where legislation can be improved. AAPA maintains a dialogue with the EU institutions to promote effective legislation.

Established in 1991, Casbaa is THE trade association for the video industry and ecosystem in Asia Pacific. It serves to make the video industry stronger and healthier through promoting the common interests of its members. Driven by Asian markets and Asian conditions, rather than having a global focus. Casbaa is the interlocutor for the industry with governments across the region, leads the fight against video piracy, publishes in-depth reports and hosts conferences and seminars.

The Digital Rights Management Forum of China (the China DRM Forum) was founded on November 24th 2004, which was co-sponsored by CCTV and Tsinghua University, aiming to call public attention to digital rights management, promote its development, protect the rights of all participants in the delivery chain of digital media content, and establish a good environment for content delivery and consumption.

As a catalyst to the dynamic technology industry, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ accelerates growth and progress for the fast-paced economy. With leading market research, CTA educates members, and by establishing standards, CTA shapes the industry at large.

The DASH Industry Forum (DASH-IF) grew out of a grassroots DASH Promoters Group and was formally incorporated in September 2012. Today it has 67 members spread throughout the world. DASH-IF is filled with member companies who are realists about the DASH deployment challenges. The DASH-IF, representing all sectors of the streaming media ecosystem, is proactively and deterministically shaping the future and success of MPEG DASH.

The Digital Watermarking Alliance (DWA) is an international alliance of industry leading organizations that deliver valuable digital watermarking solutions to a broad range of customers and markets around the world. Members include ContentArmor, Irdeto, MarkAny, Media Science International, NexGuard, and Verimatrix. The mission of the DWA is to create awareness and promote the value of digital watermarking to content owners, industry, policy makers, and consumers.

DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting) is an industry-led consortium of the world’s leading digital TV and technology companies, such as manufacturers, software developers, network operators, broadcasters and regulators, committed to designing open technical standards for the delivery of digital TV and other broadcast services.

GlobalPlatform is a non-profit industry association driven by over 100 member companies. Members share a common goal to develop GlobalPlatform’s specifications, which are today highly regarded as the international standard for enabling digital services and devices to be trusted and securely managed throughout their lifecycle.

Japan Cable Laboratories have a mission of contribution to local community development and to customer’s convenience by the research, development, and standardization of new technologies and new methods based on cable infrastructure and medium/long range visions in open environment.

The Open Connectivity Foundation is dedicated to ensuring secure interoperability for consumers, businesses and industries by delivering a standard communications platform, a bridging specification, an open source implementation and a certification program allowing devices to communicate regardless of form factor, operating system, service provider, transport technology or ecosystem.

RDK or Reference Design Kit was created to accelerate the deployment of next-generation video and broadband services. It is a pre-integrated, open-source software distribution that provides a common framework for powering customer-premises equipment (CPE) such as set-top boxes, modem/routers and other devices from communications service providers.