Kudelski sells STB and CAM businesses to Neotion

Content security firm The Kudelski Group has agreed to sell its SmarDTV conditional access module (CAM) and set-top box businesses to Neotion for a cash consideration of US$20 million. The businesses will be transferred to SmarDTV Global, a new entity set-up by Neotion, when the deal closes – which is expected to be at the […]

Fransat and Neotion unveil CI+ 1.3 CAM

French satellite TV platform, Fransat, has partnered with Neotion to unveil a CI+ 1.3 conditional access module (CAM) at IBC. With the Neotion CI+ 1.3 CAM Fransat is able to provide access to its IP-based services straight to a connected television via a secure link between the module and Fransat HbbTV portal. By using the […]

UPC DTH launches CI+ with Neotion

Liberty Global-owned DTH operator UPC DTH has launched a CI+ offering in partnership with conditional access module supplier Neotion. Neotion will supply CI+ 1.3 CAMs to UPC DTH, which include the ability to set and change personal profiles. The move will enable UPC DTH’s subscribers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, where it operates under […]

Neotion launches CI+ 1.3 CAM for Plustelka in Slovakia

France-based digital technology provider Neotion has launched a new cardless conditional-access module (CAM) for Slovakian pay DTT service, Plustelka.  Plustelka will broadcast its service on four nationwide multiplexes. MUX1, MUX2, MUX3 will host 10 free-to-air channels, while MUX4 will carry 12 Pay TV channels for a monthly fee of €5.99. Neotion CAM is compliant with […]

Neotion launches advanced CAM for Ziggo

France-based digital technology provider Neotion has partnered with Quantis Electronics to produce an advanced CI+ 1.3 CAM for Dutch cable operator Ziggo. The CAM will be distributed by Quantis in The Netherlands and will work with the Ziggo interactive offer that the operator launched on its set-top boxes in late spring. With an advanced TV-set […]

Neotion backs CI Plus CAMs for first and second screens

With HbbTV becoming the dominant standard for interactive, hybrid and OTT delivery, CI Plus conditional access modules (CAM) are bridging main and second screens, according to Neotion. In a new white paper about CAM for OTT and HbbTV, the conditional access module supplier backed CI Plus CAM as “the perfect solution” for service operators that […]

Neotion launches HbbTV tablet app

Neotion has launched an HbbTV tablet service, that will include a catalogue of apps supported by Neotion’s  BlueBridge platform. The app is designed to let viewers navigate Hbb TV content on a tablet or smartphone whilst in front of their main TV screen, with the viewer able to connect to the TV apps via WiFi. […]

Neotion launches second screen solution

Neotion will use IBC to launch Blue Bridge, a solution to create a secure wireless link between TV and smartphones or tablets, allowing the introduction of new services or apps combining simultaneous use of television and mobiles. The Blue Bridge system can be integrated into multiple interfaces such as a CAM, set-top or USB dongle. […]

Samsung rolls out Fransat-integrated TVs

Fransat, Samsung and Neotion have launched an integrated satellite receiver and DTT module, meaning consumers do not need a set-top box to receive free-to-air channels in France. Samsung’s 2012 range of TV sets will come with a CI Plus decryption module produced by Neotion and an access card for subscription-free reception of Fransat, the French […]