Norigin Media-owned transcoding specialist Cloudncoder.com has teamed up content security specialist Verimatrix to to secure linear TV content that is transcoded in the cloud before delivery to a CDN of choice. As a result of the collaboration, joint customers will now be able to use the integrated solution to ensure revenue security for OTT premium TV services that require multi-DRM protection while transitioning to a cloud architecture, according to the pair.
Cloudncoder.com downlinks live satellite or IP feeds and transcodes for multi-screen distribution via CDNs.
The integration bewteen the pair will allow for live content to be encrypted with the various DRM options required by individual services. The solution will be offered to existing Verimatrix customers, as well as any new service provider that uses the Cloundncoder.com platform.
“Premium TV is certainly moving to the cloud and the integrations of the many modular elements of the value chain is imperative. We always strive for transparent business models, which allow pay-TV operators to easily choose such a transition to a virtual ecosystem with many players. We are delighted to collaborate with Verimatrix at this crucial stage in industry,” said Ajey Anand, CEO of Norigin Media.
Steve Oetegenn, President of Verimatrix said: “Our partnership with Cloudncoder further deepens the ecosystem that operators need to enable OTT video delivery. Integrating all parts of the value chain in the cloud, including revenue security, will enable software-empowered video operators to move more and more premium TV services to the cloud, which will reduce capex and opex while meeting consumer demand.”