Harmonic and Nagra power Albertis OTT services

Technology provider Harmonic has partnered with Nagra to deliver a cloud-based OTT video service for broadcasters and pay TV service providers that is being jointly offered by Spanish infrastructure telecom operator Abertis Telecom and Nagra. The multiscreen hosting service is in use by Spanish broadcasters for HbbTV based services. Harmonic’s ProMedia suite and Nagra MediaLive […]

Nagra and Samsung launch CI Plus module with DRM for OTT services

Kudelski Group companies SmarDTV and Nagra have teamed up with Samsung to combine CI Plus and HbbTV with DRM to enable video-on-demand for over-the-top providers directly to Smart TVs without the use of a set-top box. The system integrates the Nagra Gravity user interface running in HbbTV on Samsung 2012 TV models allowing Nagra PRM […]

SmarDTV completes CI Plus v1.3 certification

SmarDTV, part of the Kudelski Group, has announced that its latest generation of conditional access modules, the SmarCAM-3.5, has passed the CI Plus v1.3 certification. In addition, Digital TV Labs has made a custom development based on the SmarCAM for the official CI Plus Test Tool, which is used for the certification of CI Plus […]

Nagravision focusing on secure multiscreen services

Nagravision (Stand E11) will use ANGA Cable to highlight various solutions for securing multiscreen TV experiences. Nagra Multiscreen securely delivers content to multiple devices, according to the company. The solution includes Nagravision’s user interfaces, multiscreen video management platform, set-top box middleware from OpenTV, secure player and DRM solution allowing subscribers to consume content wherever, whenever […]

Nagra: OTT will soon be cheaper than satellite for pay TV

CDN costs are likely to drop by an average of 20% over the next few years, meaning that broadcasters could soon reach a tipping point when CDN will become cheaper than broadcast, according to Thomas Decieux, head of product marketing, multiscreen solutions at Nagra. Speaking at the Connected TV World Summit in London yesterday, Decieux […]

Kudelski names intellectual property chief

TV technology group Kudelski has named Joe Chernesky as senior vice-president of intellectual property. Chernesky will report directly to chairman and CEO André Kudelski and will lead the worldwide intellectual property business unit and related activities for the group. Chernesky was previously vice-president and general manager of global licensing sales at Intellectual Ventures, a global […]

Nagra teams with Abertis for cloud-based TV platform

TV technology company Nagra has teamed up with Spain’s Abertis Telecom to launch a cloud-based TV hosting platform. The service, which is targeted at both free and pay TV broadcasters, is providing a hosting solution for the EBU initiative to offer to its members off-the-shelf interactive HbbTV applications during the Olympics and the Eurovision Song […]

Kudelski hit by strength of Swiss Franc

Conditional access and interactive TV technology provider Kudelski expects a further decline in revenues this year after being hit by the strength of the Swiss Franc in its year-end results for 2011. The company posted revenues of CHF897 million (€743 million), down from CHF1.069 billion for the previous year, and an operating income, excluding restructuring […]

Broadcom to integrate Nagra security

Broadcom is to be the first silicon provider to embed the latest generation of Nagra-On-Chip Security (NOCS 3) onto its set-top box chipsets. Broadcom’s NOCS-certified chipsets are expected to be available in the first quarter of 2012. “The integration of NAGRA’s latest security technology onto our range of chipsets will allow service providers to deploy […]

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