Kudelski Group


Conax highlights TVkey security at CES

Conax is due to highlight TVkey, a direct-to-TV security solution developed by its parent company Kudelski Group and Samsung, at this year’s CES. Conax TVkey is designed to let pay TV operators securely deliver content, including 4K Ultra HD and HDR, direct to smart TV sets through a USB dongle and HbbTV and HTML5 frameworks. […]

Nagra launches OpenTV Signature Edition

Kudelski Group-owned Nagra has launched OpenTV Signature Edition, a new cloud-based and multi-tenant solution for pay TV operators. Powered by the OpenTV Suite and the Nagra Insight data analytics platform, OpenTV Signature Edition provides what Nagra describes as a fully-featured ecosystem for pay TV operators. The OpenTV Signature Edition uses all the components of the […]

Kudelski posts strong full-year revenues

TV technology outfit Kudelski Group has posted strong full-year results, with a 12.3% increase in revenues driven by digital TV and its public access arm. Kudelski posted revenues of just over CHF1 billion (€940 million) and operating profit of CHF98 million, up 20.4%. The group said it expected to continue growing this year, although profitability […]

OpenTV files suit against NFL

Kudelski Group’s OpenTV unit has filed a patent infringement suit against the US National Football League’s NFL Enterprises in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. The lawsuit alleges that NFL infringed seven US patents owned by OpenTV and identifies the infringing products and services as NFL’s streaming, interactive video content experience […]

Conax helps boost Kudelski TV business

Technology provider Kudelski Group saw solid but modest growth from its TV activities contribute to a first-half performance that saw robust overall revenue growth and a big rise in net profit. The integrated digital TV segment saw revenues grow by 1.7% year-on-year to CHF336.7 million (€310.2 million), with what Kudelski described as a stable core […]

Kudelski settles patent dispute with Hulu

The Kudelski Group has dismissed all pending patent litigation with Hulu, after reaching an agreement with patent risk management services firm RPX Corp. The move marks the latest patent agreement to be reached by Switzerland-based TV technology specialist after it reached a licence deal with Apple earlier this month. The Apple deal dismissed all pending […]

Kudelski Group buys Civolution’s NexGuard Labs

Kudelski Group has fully acquired Civolution-owned digital content watermarking firm, NexGuard Labs. The deal will expand Kudelski Group’s portfolio of content protection security solutions for content owners and pay TV operators and will reinforce its existing watermarking technology, anyMARK. : “The acquisition of NexGuard further strengthens our content protection offering and represents a key milestone […]

Viaccess-Orca appoints Kudelski Group exec to lead R&D

Viaccess-Orca has appointed Kudelski Group executive Cedric Hardouin as its executive vice-president of research and development. In this role Hardouin will be responsible for managing Viaccess-Orca’s development teams in France and Israel, with a focus on rolling out next-generation security and engagement solutions for operators. Hardouin joins from Kudelski where he was responsible for engineering […]

Kudelski and Yahoo settle patent dispute

Switzerland-based TV technology specialist Kudelski Group and Yahoo have settled all pending patent litigation between the pair. Yahoo will make a one-time up-front license fee payment to Kudelski. The two companies have entered into a patent license agreement  whereby Yahoo will make a one-time up-front license fee payment to Kudelski. Kudelski-owned OpenTV filed a patent […]

Conax teams up with Civolution for watermarking

Kudelski Group-owned content security provider Conax has teamed up with Civolution to demonstrate the use of forensic watermarking for protecting premium content revenues. The solution provides the combined capabilities of a SmarDTV UHD Gateway, integrated with Civolution’s NexGuard forensic watermarking technology and featuring watermark detection services integrated with the anti-piracy services of Kudelski Security’s team […]

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