IBC 2017

J:COM taps Ericsson for RDK and MediaFirst deployment

Japanese cable operator J:COM has tapped Ericsson to provide an RDK-based platform alongside its MediaFirst TV platform to support advanced TV services. J:COM has selected Ericsson’s award-winning MediaFirst TV Platform, to enable an enhanced, personalized multiscreen TV experience to its 3.7 million subscribers. The basic design phase will commence in Q4 2017 and the companies […]

Paywizard and Ostmodern launch pay-per-view solution

Billing company Paywizard has partnered with VOD specialist Ostmodern to launch a new end-to-end pay-per-view solution called Venue. Venue is designed to help rights holders, sports clubs, federations and broadcasters entering the pay-per view (PPV) market. The solution brings together Paywizard’s Decision Moments framework and Ostmodern’s experience in creating tailored content experiences, and aims to treat PPV […]

Verimatrix moves into IoT security with Vtegrity

Security specialist Verimatrix has moved into the Internet of Things (IoT) market with the launch of cloud-based platform, Vtegrity. The platform is designed to secure connected devices and services – providing protection for device software and communications, alongside proactive threat detection. Verimatrix said that Vtegrity will addresses the security gaps that exist with many current […]

Eutelsat and V-Nova partner on HD video contribution solution

Eutelsat and V-Nova are set to unveil a new satellite-delivered, studio-quality HD contribution solution at IBC this year. The solution is designed to provide an alternative to fibre in terms of quality and bandwidth-efficiency, and uses V-Nova’s Perseus Pro technology to replicate fibre-based video contribution links – but with satellite delivery. The compression enables 80 […]

Conax launches Lynx and Prime Access

Kudelski-owned content security specialist Conax has launched Conax Lynx, a TEE-based solution, and Conax Prime Access, a cardless security client designed for hybrid set-top-boxes. According to the company, Conax Lynx enables strong isolation on hybrid set-top-boxes, reduced integration effort for middleware partners and access to 4K/UHD content for operators. Lynx complements Conax smartcard and cardless […]

GMIT introduces virtuWall

Rohde & Schwarz subsidiary GMIT GmbH is to introduce a new commercial web service to supplement the Rohde & Schwarz content monitoring and multiviewing solution R&S Prismon at IBC. R&S Prismon was launched early this year as a convergent solution for content monitoring in both broadcast and streaming media/OTT environments. The service now provides users […]