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July 23, 2020

Viaccess-Orca Rolls Out 5G-Compatible VR Player With Successful Deployment by PCCW Media

Viaccess-Orca (VO), a global leader providing OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, announced today that its secure video player, validated by studios for multi-device content protection, supports the delivery of virtual reality (VR) and 8K video over 5G networks. The player offers seamless integration with third-party systems to enable flawless 360-degree video experiences, from the point of capture to distribution. It has been successfully deployed by PCCW Media, a leading, fully integrated multimedia and entertainment company headquartered in Hong Kong, for its new VR content.

“Consumers today demand creative and immersive television experiences; VR is a chance for service providers to raise the bar on innovation. Until now the industry lacked a player capable of delivering extraordinary video resolution and content protection,” said Philippe Lasry, EVP Solutions Marketing, at Viaccess-Orca. “VO is leading the VR transformation and enabling service providers to explore the opportunities of 5G networks by establishing the pillars needed to deliver video streaming services in a whole new dimension.”

Ms. Belinda Chan, Head of Technology, PCCW Media, said, “VO’s secure video player is a critical component in enabling our new immersive VR experiences, ensuring robust content protection.”

VO’s Secure Player supports HLS, MSS, DASH, and CMAF formats to ensure a superior quality of experience for VR viewers. Providing integration with major DRMs including Microsoft PlayReady®, VO’s proprietary DRM, Google Widevine®, and Apple FairPlay®, the secure video player ensures compliance with content owners’ security requirements.

More information about VO’s secure video player for VR applications is available at

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About Viaccess-Orca

Viaccess-Orca is a leading global solutions provider of OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions for a personalized TV experience. The company offers an extensive range of innovative, end-to-end, modular solutions for content delivery, protection, discovery, and monetization. With over 20 years of industry leadership, Viaccess-Orca helps content providers and TV operators shape a smarter and safer TV and OTT experience.

Viaccess-Orca is part of the Orange Group and the company’s solutions have been deployed in over 35 countries, reaching more than 27 million subscribers.

For more information, visit or follow the company on Twitter @ViaccessOrca and Linkedin.

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