Kudelski Group

Nagra to showcase ‘secure, engaging, everywhere’ solutions

Kudelski Group-owned content protection firm Nagra will showcase its latest technologies for pay TV service providers at IBC 2015. The company will feature deployable innovations around the three main themes of ‘secure’, ‘engaging’, and ‘everywhere’ and will exhibit alongside sister companies Conax, SmarDTV and Kudelski Security. “Our theme and showcase for this year’s IBC embody […]

Kudelski Group signs patent deal with Bloomberg

Media security and technology firm Kudelski Group has signed a multi-year cross-licence patent deal with Bloomberg Finance.  While terms of the deal were confidential, Kudelski said Bloomberg will make a “one-time payment to Kudelski”. “This agreement further validates the relevance of Kudelski’s patent portfolio to online video distribution technologies and platforms in multiple markets including […]

Kudelski and Google strike patent cross-licensing deal

Kudelski Group and Google have struck a patent cross-licensing agreement  the pair say will provide both companies with a patent license for their respective businesses, subject to certain limitations.  Google will make a one-time payment to The Kudelski Group as part of the deal. “The Kudelski Group is focused on developing and licensing technology and […]

Nagra and Netflix set aside legal battle and team up

Nagra owner Kudelski Group and Netflix have set aside their long-running dispute over patents and have agreed to work together. Under a new agreement struck between the pair, Kudelski will pre-integrate its Nagra anyCAST content protection and OpenTV products with the Netflix service and the pair will all pending patent litigation in the US and […]

Conax to highlight Kudelski opportunities, range of solutions

Conax will use IBC to highlight new opportunities available to it as part of the Kudelski Group as well as to showcase the newest product features in its flagship Conax Contego security hub and its new, entry-level solution Conax GO Live and a new cost efficient secure client, Conax OTT Access. At the show, Conax […]

Conditional Access market to decline as pay TV reaches saturation

The global market for conditional access (CA) technology used in set-top boxes is set to peak in 2015 then decline as pay TV services reach saturation, according to IHS Technology.  The research firm predicts that the CA market will expand in 2014 and 2015, driven by Chinese and Indian cable TV digitisation and “further pay TV […]

Nagra deploys S3 Group’s test automation platform

Kudelski Group-owned content protection specialist Nagra has selected S3 Group’s StormTest Development Center to automate testing of its OpenTV 5 set-top box middleware and guide solutions. Nagra said it will use the S3 Group platform to scale globally, meet demand for its products, ensure quality assurance and improve responsiveness and turnaround times. “After a thorough […]

Kudelski unveils vision for Conax acquisition

Swiss conditional access and interactive TV technology provider Kudelski will continue to run Norway-based Conax as an independent unit within the Kudelski Group and Conax will continue to be based in Oslo, according to Conax chairman and CEO André Kudelski. “The Kudelski Group will continue to run Conax as a company within the Kudelski Group, […]

Nagra expands Dish security partnership

Swiss-based content protection specialist Nagra has extended its partnership with Dish Network and EchoStar Technologies in the US. Dish and EchoStar are deploying Nagra’s MediaLive Player (NMP) – which includes its MediaAccess Persistent Rights Management (PRM) technology – and Nagra’s studio-approved DRM solution, which will secure the Dish Anywhere multiscreen VoD service for computers, smartphones and […]

OpenTV and Nagravision sue Apple for patent infringement

OpenTV and Nagravision, both subsidiaries of digital security firm Kudelski Group, have filed a lawsuit against Apple, claiming it infringes five of their US patents.  The action, filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, alleges that the infringing products and service include iOS mobile devices, Apple TV, App Store, […]