Elecard and SecureMedia Integrate CA/DRM Software Solution for IPTV

Saturday, September 12th, 2009
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Elecard’s iTelec Set Top Box Family now protected by the Award-winning Encryptonite ONE™ System

AMSTERDAM — IBC2009 — Elecard, a leading developer of codecs and products for digital video and SecureMedia, the technology leader in open content protection software for secure video and multimedia delivery over IP networks, today announced the full integration of SecureMedia’s award-winning Encryptonite ONE™ System CA/DRM technology into Elecard iTelec STBs, the hardware reference designs of end-user IPTV set-top boxes.

“We are very proud to announce that our set-top box reference designs have undergone complete integration with SecureMedia’s content security system,” said Nikolay Milovanov, Head of Elecard DSP Development Department. “Our customers have really wanted us to implement the support for SecureMedia’s encryption technology and now that the integration is complete and certified, we can state that our Elecard iTelec STB has become one of the most comprehensive, efficient and secure solutions available on the market today. ”

Elecard is a well-recognized leader in designing and manufacturing innovative and cost-effective solutions for digital TV broadcasting market that champions SecureMedia’s mission of ‘Enabling Entertainment Everywhere!'” said Fred Ellis, COO of SecureMedia. “We are proud to have Elecard as a partner and look forward to more joint initiatives that address the increasing consumer demand for a rich, yet unobtrusively secure, entertainment experience in their homes and on-the-go.

The high-end set-top box reference designs of Elecard iTelec STBs combine outstanding video quality and an easily configurable interface with today’s “must have” features. Convenient TV program browsing with timeline-based EPG menu, Flash video support (YouTube, MySpace etc.), easy localization, extended VoIP support and High-speed Internet surfing are only a few features that make an unforgettable IPTV experience for consumers.

Service providers will surely appreciate Elecard’s MiddleWare SDK that guarantees flawless and effortless integration of any third-party middleware. Compatibility with most video-on-demand and streaming servers on the market as well as flexible product configuration management make iTelec STB reference design an ideal solution for boosting business projects.