Sky Deutschland selects INSIDE Secure player for Apple TV app

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 
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Secured Player from INSIDE Secure Selected for Sky Deutschland’s Sky Online Application

  • INSIDE Secure expands its over-the-top VOD and live streaming offering beyond Android, iOS and set-top box to include Apple TV

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France & MUNICH — INSIDE Secure (Paris:INSD), a leader in embedded security solutions for mobile and connected devices, today announced that its advanced secured player technology has been selected by Sky Deutschland, the pay-TV market leader in Germany and Austria, for the new Sky Online streaming service for the fourth generation of Apple TV.

INSIDE Secure secured players solutions are fully approved by movie studios and other content owners. INSIDE Secure’s secured players include the technology components of media players, DRM, and software protection, and work seamlessly to guarantee the robustness of a secured playback while maximizing the user experience. Its DRM component supports all mainstream DRM schemes including Microsoft PlayReady, Google Widevine and Verimatrix ViewRight® Web, which enables a wide range of media distribution ecosystems.

The extension of Sky Deutschland’s Sky Online offering to Apple TV allows consumers to watch Sky’s most popular content including blockbuster movies shortly after cinema, hit series, kids programmes, documentaries as well as live sports on the widest choices of screens and devices available. “Sky Deutschland encourages compelling and original new content creation. For this, robust content protection is essential,” said Mauro Di Pietro Paolo, Sky Deutschland senior vice-president of Information Technology. “For our Sky Online deployment for Apple TV, we chose INSIDE Secure’s secured player to meet our time-to-market and robustness requirements.”

“INSIDE Secure secured player is the leading solution on the market today with more than 120 million people currently using it on more than 100 different deployments,” said Andrew McLennan, executive vice-president of INSIDE Secure’s Mobile Security Division. “With the addition of Apple TV on Sky Deutschland’s newest application, we demonstrate how we successfully evolve our products to meet the dynamic requirements of movie studios and service providers.”