German FTTH operator Deutsche Glasfaster has chosen Verimatrix to provide its VCAS content security technology to support its linear TV, radio, video-on-demand (VOD) and multi-screen services.
The DGTV service is scheduled to launch in October 2014 and will offer German subscribers access to approximately 100 SD channels, 50 HD and 100 radio channels.
The service uses Verimatrix’s VCAS for Internet TV product and features the use the HLS adaptive streaming protocol. The DGTV service can be accessed through multiple devices, including via an Abox42 model M20 set-top box, game consoles, both Android and iOS-based phones and tablets, PCs, Macs, and connected TVs.
Other technologies used to deliver the service include Elemental’s software-defined video processing technology, VisualOn’s multimedia player for PC, Android and iOS, Cisco’s servers and network technology, and Gluster FS’ distributed file system.
“We chose to collaborate with Verimatrix on this important deployment as VCAS offers us the flexibility to cost-effectively secure the services that our subscribers demand,” said Niels Jonkman, business manager, Deutsche Glasfaser.
“The depth and breadth of the Verimatrix deployment ecosystem was also particularly attractive. Collaborating with best-of-breed vendors that have proven component integration points has certainly streamlined our deployment and reduced time to market.”
Verimatrix will be exhibiting at IBC on stand 4.A55 while Elemental will exhibit on stand 4.B75