Latens Demonstrates Leading IPTV Service Delivery and Content Security Solutions Live at NXTComm

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008
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Latens NXTComm booth to include a joint Echostar and Latens demonstration of the Echostar ViP-TV™ service powered by Latens ECOsystem

LAS VEGAS — Latens Systems, a market leader in software conditional access and service delivery platforms for IPTV and Pay TV operators, is demonstrating its Latens ECOsystem service delivery platform and suite of content protection software solutions at NXTComm, Las Vegas, Nv., 16-19 June, 2008 (Booth SU6621). Its unique product portfolio makes Latens the only company to provide next generation, dynamically downloadable, software based conditional access (CA) and service delivery platforms for all IPTV and broadband video networks.

A stand highlight is a joint Latens and Echostar (Nasdaq:DISH) demonstration which shows Latens ECOsystem specifically configured and optimized for the ViP-TV™ service. The demonstration takes a live satellite content feed and delivers high quality H.264 SD and HD content via Latens ECOsystem to an H.264 DVR Set-top box.

Latens ECOsystem sets new standards in the viewer experience, flexibility, scalability and performance to meet the needs of rapidly growing IPTV operations worldwide. This solution provides IPTV operators with:

  • The full range of Echostar ViP-TV services
  • Intuitive viewer software for navigation, selection and viewing of services
  • Live and on-demand service management functionality
  • Integrated best in class software-based conditional access security – providing proven scalability to millions of customers
  • Comprehensive interactive portal set-up and system management software
  • Extensive service management and administration facilities

“With the partnership with Echostar, IPTV operators in the USA now have greater access than ever to our solutions. Operators can deploy the complete Latens powered ViP-TV content and technology solution or choose to deploy a third party middleware solution protected by Latens’ class leading IPTV conditional access,” says Andy Mathieson, Director, Latens.

“We have had huge success in the US market, with our conditional access systems chosen by over 60 telcos that want the best in content protection. We put these achievements down to the flexibility and ease of operation of our solutions and expect that this success will increase as operators will now find it easier than ever to deploy an IPTV offering based on our solutions,” concludes Mathieson.