iWedia integrates Conax security with its STB software

Saturday, September 12th, 2015 
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iWedia Integrates Conax Security With Its Teatro Set-Top Box Software Solutions

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — iWedia, a leading provider of software solutions for TV devices to service operators and Consumer Electronics manufacturers, today announced that it has integrated its Teatro portfolio of Set-Top Box (STB) software solutions with the Conax Contego™ content protection platform.

The announcement was made at IBC 2015, which is being held in Amsterdam from Friday, September 11th through to Tuesday, September 15th. Both Conax (hall 1, booth C81) and iWedia (hall 5, booth B40) exhibit at the show where some of the integrated solutions will be demonstrated.

The Conax Contego™ content protection platform is a sophisticated, fully scalable solution that supports any pay-TV business model and a multitude of consumer devices. Conax Contego™ combines DVB, IPTV and OTT clients in the same unified security back-end for easy navigation and configuration. Choosing Conax Contego™ equips operators with a future-proof platform that enables growth and expansion into new business areas and technology.

The iWedia Teatro portfolio of STB software solutions covers a wide variety of operating environments from RTOS (Teatro-2.0) through to Linux/HTML (Teatro-3.0) and Android/Java (Teatro-3.5), with a range of editions available for basic zappers as well as for hybrid receivers (broadcast + IPTV + OTT).

“There is a perfect fit between our respective solution portfolios,” says Sunghoon Kim, VP Sales at iWedia. “On the one hand, we bring a comprehensive set of STB software solutions allowing targeting a wide range of configurations from low-end devices for price sensitive markets through to high-end, revenue generating devices for mature markets; and on the other hand, for each of those configurations Conax brings the adapted level of security requested by the specific use case”.

“The smooth integration of security technology and expertise from Conax into the iWedia software suite is an excellent proof point of the flexibility of our architecture which can secure a wide variety of different environments”, says Tom Jahr, EVP, Products & Marketing at Conax.