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Going OTT to Reach the Hispanic Market

Thu, Nov 12, 2015 | by Merav Cunningham


According to Nielsen there are over 50m Hispanics living in the USA, not only making them the largest ethnic group in the country but also the 12th largest economy in the world — somewhere between Mexico and Australia — with over $1tn in annual purchasing power.

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Topics: OTT, TV Everywhere, DRM, COMPASS, Content, Content Discovery, Content service providers, Industry, IPTV, multi-screen, Nielsen, olympusat, secure player, User Experience, Vemox, Voyage

Experts Predict the Biggest Change in the TV Industry in 2020

Thu, Aug 27, 2015 | by Merav Cunningham


Back in May this year, we asked the thought-leaders and industry visionaries attending our third TV Leaders Summit in Cannes, held in association with Parks Associates, one simple question about the future of the industry: What will be the biggest change in the TV industry in the next 5 years?

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Topics: Content Protection, TV Everywhere, DRM, CAS, Customers, Cloud, Content, Content Delivery, Content service providers, Events, Industry, IPTV, linear TV, secure player, security, TV Leaders Summit

White Paper: Adopting DASH & Multi-DRM for Video Delivery – The Great Opportunity for Change

Fri, Jun 26, 2015 | by Efrat Fenigson


Multiscreen video is now a reality that consumers enjoy every day.  While it may not be perfect, today’s online video experience usually works and sometimes even reaches a level of quality that rivals traditional TV.  However, behind the scenes, the delivery of video to any device, anytime, anywhere, and the establishment of TV Everywhere hasn’t been so simple.

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Topics: OTT, DRM, CENC, chrome, Connected Sentinel, connected sentinel player, Digital Rights Management, DRM fragmentation, EME, Encrypted Media Extensions, HTML5, Industry, MPEG-DASH, Multi-DRM, Portfolio, secure player, secure streaming

Android Fragmentation and the Impact on Secure Streaming

Fri, Jun 19, 2015 | by Efrat Fenigson


Google’s Android platform is notorious for fragmentation. If you're trying to understand what Android Fragmentation is, think 18,769. According to OpenSignal's 2014 report, that's the number of distinct Android devices seen in 2014 – compared with 11,868 devices in 2013. This fragmentation makes it extremely difficult for developers in all fields of technology, and in particular for the TV industry, where developers rely on the native Android API’s to deploy a premium video service which includes secure streaming.

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Topics: TV Everywhere, VOD, Android, android fragmentation, Apple, connected devices, connected sentinel player, Industry, iOS, Portfolio, secure player, secure streaming

Leading by Example – Orange & VO TV Everywhere Case Study

Fri, Mar 6, 2015 | by Merav Cunningham


In recent years, Orange, with more than 236 million customers in over 30 countries, has established itself as a key player in the multiscreen OTT TV environment, delivering cutting-edge television services, in addition to their telephony and broadband services.

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Topics: Case Study, Service Delivery Platform, OTT, TV Everywhere, DRM, VOD, Customers, COMPASS, Connected Sentinel, connected sentinel player, France Telecom-Orange, Industry, IPTV, multi-screen, Orange, Orange France, Orange Polska, Orange Romania, Orange Spain, personalization, Portfolio, Prime Sentinel, RiGHTv, SDP, secure player, silos, Voyage

DRM - Top 5 Considerations For a Solution

Tue, Oct 21, 2014 | by François Moreau de Saint-Martin


If you have no expertise in the digital rights management (DRM) field, you may feel somewhat lost when evaluating a DRM solution.

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Topics: Content Protection, DRM, Content Piracy, content security, digital rights, Digital Rights Management, Industry, Microsoft, piracy, playready, Portfolio, Premium content, risk management, secure player, security, STB, Trusted Execution Environments, TV

What Was Buzzing at IBC 2014? | Viaccess-Orca Blog

Tue, Sep 23, 2014 | by François Moreau de Saint-Martin


This year’s IBC has been one of the most exciting shows ever for VO! In 2012, we had launched our new brand and a new strategy, with a clear focus on multiscreen solutions. In 2013, we have shared our vision for shaping the ultimate content experience, as represented in our engagement model. This year, it was all about “proven and deployed”: our vision is now translated into real life deployments, and users are enjoying it worldwide: In France they enjoy the DEEP service with OCS’ app for Game Of Thrones Season 4; In Sweden, Denmark, Spain and Romania they enjoy Voyage, VO’s multiscreen solution as users of Orange, Boxer or Telekom Romania . These services are personalized with our COMPASS platform, and in Israel, yes’ users also enjoy recommendations and personalization. In Finland, Turkey, Singapore Italy and more, users enjoy consuming their content securely on Android or iOS devices, protected by our Connected Sentinel Player.

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Topics: TV Everywhere, Anti-piracy, yes, 4k, boxer, Civolution, Customers, Content Discovery, Events, HEVC, IBC, IBC 2014, Industry, IOC, olympusat, Orange, Orange Spain, piracy, secure player, telekom romania

CEO Insight: Sport Events Face New Content Protection Challenges

Wed, Jun 11, 2014 | by François Moreau de Saint-Martin

As sport is so premium with such a mass following, it should have specially-tailored content protection.

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Topics: Cable TV, connected sentinel player, Content Discovery, Content Piracy, Content service providers, Discretix, Eye on Piracy, fifa, François Moreau de Saint Martin, Industry, Pay TV, piracy, secure player, Social TV, TEE, trustonic, world cup

Secure Player Bolsters VO’s Protection Capability | Viaccess-Orca Blog

Wed, Mar 26, 2014 | by Efrat Fenigson


Some big news on the content protection front. With our acquisition of the Secure Player business from Discretix (now rebranded as Sansa Security), we’ve significantly strengthened our ability to cater for customers’ ever-growing appetite for second-screen services.

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Topics: TV Everywhere, VOD, Connected Sentinel, content security, Digital Rights Management, Discretix, Industry, multi-screen, Portfolio, secure player, secureplayer, security


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