SMIT provides HbbTV CAM for Austria's ORS

Sunday, September 13th, 2015
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SMIT Announces Successful Deployment of HbbTV CAM with ORS

AMSTERDAM — SMIT, the global leader in the design and development of Conditional Access Module (CAM) extends partnership with the Austrian Broadcasting Services (Österreichische Rundfunksender – ORS) on the DVB-T2 platform, launching a CAM integrated with HbbTV solution under simpliTV brand.

The HbbTV CAM, which is compatible with Irdeto cardless solution and HbbTV1.5, providing user ID and entitlement status to HbbTV applications which reside in connected TVs, by using CI Plus Specific Application Support (SAS). In this complete one, STB-less solution, simpliTV users can enjoy broadcast (live TV) and broadband (on-demand) services as per their preference.

“As a member of HbbTV Forum, we are excited to introduce this advanced HbbTV CAM presenting a new strategy and innovation in CAM products,” said Mr. Bingyu Xiang, Technical Director of SMIT. “SMIT supplied millions of CAM products to Digital TV market in the past five years and is looking forward on developing more innovative products to make digital pay TV subscription simpler and more affordable for consumers.”

“With this cooperation the basis will be established for activating video on demand services for customers, like flimmit, in a simple manner and for improving user experience essentially. Corresponding quotes will be provided soon,” said Norbert Grill, CEO of Austrian Broadcasting Services.