Content Protection (conditional access, DRM, watermarking, …) News

NAGRA and Eluvio launch forensic watermarking for sports and events streaming
Apr 11, 2024 – NAGRA (SIX:KUD.S) and Eluvio have commercially launched an integration of NAGRA NexGuard forensic watermarking for live streaming via decentralized networking using the Eluvio Content Fabric.
News categories: Eluvio, NAGRA, Michelle Munson, Ken Gerstein, Content Distribution, Digital TV, NABShow, Streaming, Watermarking, Worldwide

Viaccess-Orca to unveil AI-driven video optimization solutions at NAB
Mar 26, 2024 – Viaccess-Orca (VO) has announced that, at the 2024 NAB Show, it will demonstrate how the human side of technology is simplifying service operations and optimizing viewing experiences.
News categories: Viaccess-Orca, Alain Nochimowski, Big Data, Content Distribution, Content Protection, Digital TV, NABShow, QoE, Worldwide

Telenor Sweden adopts Agile Content CDN access solution
Mar 7, 2024 – Agile Content has deployed its Agile CDN Director solution at Telenor Sweden, protecting Telenor's Edgeware Network CDN by ensuring that only valid customers have access.
News categories: Agile Content, Telenor, Johan Bolin, Marielle Lind, Content Distribution, Content Protection, Digital TV, Streaming, Sweden

DoubleVerify unmasks CTV ad fraud scheme, CycloneBot
Feb 28, 2024 – DoubleVerify has revealed the identification and mitigation of CycloneBot, a malicious bot capable of generating up to 250 million falsified ad requests and spoofing around 1.5 million devices daily.
News categories: DoubleVerify, Roku, Mark Zagorski, Roy Rosenfeld, Louqman Parampath, Advertising, Digital TV, Streaming, Watermarking, Worldwide

DAZN and GeoComply to pilot Content Access Control system
Feb 21, 2024 – DAZN launched GeoComply's VPN and proxy detection solution last year, and now plans to work with the GeoComply team to introduce a geolocation solution to the media and entertainment vertical.
News categories: GeoComply, DAZN, Anna Sainsbury, Sandeep Tiku, Content Protection, Digital TV, Streaming, Worldwide

A3SA releases new DVR content protection specification
Feb 26, 2024 – A new digital video recorder (DVR) specification is now available to licensees of the A3SA content protection technology that is being deployed in the U.S. with the launch of NEXTGEN TV.
News categories: A3SA, Ron Wheeler, ATSC 3, Content Protection, Digital TV, DVR, USA

castLabs' DRM and Synamedia forensic watermarking for new Plex TVOD service
Feb 13, 2024 – Plex has opted for castLabs cloud-based DRMtoday for their newly launched TVOD service: Plex Rentals. The premium library is secured using Synamedia's ContentArmor forensic watermarking.
News categories: castLabs, Synamedia, Plex, Michael Stattmann, Alain Durand, Shawn Eldridge, Digital TV, DRM, Streaming, USA, Watermarking

DigiCert CI Plus certificates issued exceeds one billion devices
Jan 24, 2024 – DigiCert and CI Plus LLP have announced that DigiCert CI Plus certificates have been issued to more than one billion devices, providing PKI-based common trust standards across the TV ecosystem.
News categories: DigiCert, CI Plus LLP, Richard Hall, Vlaho Kostov, CAM, Digital TV, Smart TV, Worldwide

Irdeto launches CI Plus 2.0 USB CAM with Skardin
Dec 14, 2023 – Irdeto has announced the commercial launch of its CI Plus 2.0 USB Conditional Access Module (CAM) in partnership with Skardin, making CI Plus technology available across the globe.
News categories: Irdeto, Skardin, Andrew Bunten, Kevin Yu, CAM, Digital TV, Smart TV, Worldwide