Home theatre specialist Kaleidescape taps NexGuard for 4K UHD

Kudelski-owned digital watermarking specialist NexGuard has struck a deal with home theatre specialist Kaleidescape to provide its technology to secure early-release 4K UHD movies with HDR support on Kaleidescape products. NexGuard’s watermarking solution has been integrated in Kaleidescape’s movie players to protect content including early release 4K movies that offer HDR and lossless multichannel audio […]

Zee taps NexGuard for watermarking

International content and channel provider Zee Entertainment Enterprises has tapped NexGuard to provide forensic watermarking. NexGuard’s watermarking will be deployed at Zee’s Mumbai facilities. Zee provides a raft of 33 domestic and 38 international TV channels reaching over one billion viewers globally. the company will deploy NexGuard watermarking technology to make its distribution of content […]

Erstream taps NexGuard for OTT watermarking

Middle East and North Africa-focused online video platform provider Erstream has chosen NexGuard to supply forensic watermarking for its platform. Erstream offers a OTT video delivery solution for live and on-demand, which includes multi-bitrate encoding, CDN delivery, edge storage, ingest and content management solutions, and is one of the major players in the MENA region. […]

AMC Networks signs watermarking deal with NexGuard

AMC Networks has signed a forensic watermarking deal with NexGuard, deploying the latter’s technology at its New York facilities. AMC Networks, which counts The Walking Dead and Better Call Saul among its most popular shows, has acquired a system to watermark its video content with a unique identifier in post-production, making its worldwide distribution traceable […]

Intertrust adopts Civolution’s NexGuard watermarking

DRM consortium Intertrust Technologies has added session-based video watermarking from technology provider Civolution’s NexGuard unit to its ExpressPlay DRM service. NexGuard watermarking technology allows copyright holders to identify the source of unauthorised distribution, including after a movie leaves the encrypted digital domain of a DRM system, according to Civolution. ExpressPlay using Marlin DRM is widely […]

NexGuard integrates watermarking in ALi STB chips

Civolution-owned forensic watermarking speclialist NexGuard has teamed up with chipset giant ALi to integrate its technology in ALi set-top box chipsets. According to Civolution, the partnership provides compliance with the MovieLabs security specifications and enables protection of high value content with forensic watermarking in addition to CAS and DRM systems. “NexGuard forensic watermarking is designed […]

Arkena taps NexGuard for digital watermarking

Media services and technology provider Arkena has integrated NexGuard’s NexGuard Pre-Release watermarking system in its Cloud4Media content management platform. NexGuard Pre-Release  is based on file embedder and manager. The NexGuard file embedder adds a unique video watermark to each copy of the content as part of an automated process. The watermarking technology adds digital markers […]

ATEME and NexGuard partner for HDR watermarking

Video compression company ATEME and Civolution owned-watermarking technology firm NexGuard will launch a joint solution for the forensic watermarking of pre-release High Dynamic Range (HDR) video content at IBC. The solution is based on NexGuard’s Software Development Kit and is integrated with ATEME’s Ttitan Software Transcoders, to allow customers to identify leaks prior to delivering […]

4C acquires Civolution’s Teletrax

4C has acquired Civolution’s TV analytics and synchronised advertising business Teletrax. Civolution said that he acquisition of Teletrax and its extensive TV monitoring infrastructure covering more than 2,100 channels across 76 countries puts 4C in a position to deliver value for its clients through social and TV advertising and cross-screen marketing campaigns. The full Teletrax […]

Civolution names NexGuard products and solutions chief

Forensic watermarking specialist Civolution has hired Jean-Philippe Plantevin as senior vice-president products and solutions for its NexGuard team. Prior to joining NexGuard, Plantevin held senior management positions at DiviCom/Harmonic, Nagravision and SagemCom. He will be based in NexGuard’s office in Rennes, France. “It’s a very exciting time to join NexGuard and I look forward to […]