Discretix Partners with Verimatrix on PlayReady® MultiScreen Content Protection

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012
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Discretix SecurePlayer™ and Verimatrix VCAS MultiRights Solution Extends PlayReady Service Protection to Android and iOS devices

AMSTERDAM, NL — RAI — IBC2012 — Discretix, the leading provider of embedded security and content protection solutions, today confirmed full interoperability between the Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) and the Discretix SecurePlayer™. Verimatrix is the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe.

The partnership enables Verimatrix customers to support distribution of PlayReady protected streaming services to a wide range of platforms and devices, including for Android, Apple, PC and any device that supports Microsoft Silverlight. With Discretix SecurePlayer, Verimatrix customers can choose to deploy PlayReady using either Smooth Streaming or HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) protocols, complementing existing Verimatrix enhanced security HLS solutions.

The Discretix SecurePlayer is a downloadable content protection application that allows VOD to be delivered to the massive installed-base of Android and iOS tablets and smartphones, utilizing Microsoft PlayReady DRM. The SecurePlayer provides an easy to use API for application integration, allowing service providers to easily deploy their mobile applications with studio approved content protection. The solution utilizes advanced software security technologies including obfuscation, variability, renewability, trip wires and personalization in order to protect against content hacking and to ensure the required level of robustness.

“Verimatrix is the specialist content protection solution provider across all types of video delivery networks” said Amit Shofar, VP Business Development of Discretix. “Our partnership gives service providers more options allowing them to deliver content securely to a large variety of connected devices.”

“We chose to add Microsoft® PlayReady® to our MultiRights solution to give our customers greater choices for their multi-screen deployments, said Petr Peterka , CTO of Verimatrix. “Partnering with Discretix enables the VCAS platform to seamlessly extend PlayReady DRM support to all Android and Apple devices, providing a MultiRights complement to our own ViewRight Web client technologies.”

Discretix is showcasing its content protection solutions for connected device at IBC2012 in Amsterdam, September 6-11, at Hall 3, Stand Number 3.A19i in the RAI Centre. Please visit the booth or contact events(at)discretix(dot)com to schedule a meeting.