Dune HD Secures Operator Content And Revenue Using Verimatrix VCAS™ For IPTV

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
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New partnership increases content protection options on Dune HD media players

AMSTERDAM — Broadband World Forum — IPTV operators will now benefit from industry-leading revenue security solutions when using Dune HD media players, thanks to a new partnership between Dune HD and Verimatrix announced today. Verimatrix is the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, and its Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) for IPTV solution and embedded ViewRight® security client are now available across Dune HD’s award-winning range of digital media players, enabling operators to better protect content from piracy while enhancing service revenues.

Verimatrix VCAS software-based security solutions are the most widely deployed content protection systems amongst tier-one operators globally, with a growing base of over 600 deployments. These operators and other Verimatrix partners will now be able to install Dune HD’s extensive range of digital media players and set-top boxes, which combine high performance, engineering excellence and customisable features, backed up by the highest levels of content security.

“A robust and flexible approach to Digital Rights Management is crucial for operators, and our partnership with Verimatrix enhances the options available to protect content on Dune HD media players,” said Konstantin Dyshlevoy, CEO, Dune HD. “Through this agreement with Verimatrix, we are putting operators in control of content delivered on our digital media players, enabling them to protect their services, maximise revenues and deliver a wider range of content to subscribers. Our partnership provides operators with a perfect combination of security and high performance when they are looking to deploy IPTV and multi-network services.”

Verimatrix VCAS for IPTV, powered by the third-generation VCAS platform, provides a complete digital TV security solution for pay-TV services over managed IP networks. The software-based solution is built on proven cryptographic and secure electronic transaction concepts and has been approved by all major studios for protection of premium content as well as by all the major broadcasters.

“As IP based video services grow in sophistication and scale, operators need more advanced capabilities and improved security on their client devices,” said Steve Oetegenn, chief sales and marketing officer, Verimatrix. “Dune HD is a natural partner for Verimatrix as it shares our focus on helping operators to protect and enhance their revenue streams and can help to improve quality, functionality and the audience experience.”

At Broadband World Forum, Dune HD is also demonstrating the KIT Digital Connected Device Framework (CDF) integrated with Dune HD market-leading digital media players. This provides operators running KIT’s Cosmos video management platform with full content and user experience management, reducing the complexity of delivering multiscreen video solutions.

Broadband World Forum 2012
Dune HD Stand Number G45