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 […]

Kudelski settles patent litigation with Apple

Switzerland-based TV technology specialist, Kudelski Group, has agreed a patent license agreement with Apple, ending a legal tussle between the two firms. In a statement, Kudelski described the with patent agreement as “comprehensive” and said that under the deal the companies have agreed to “dismiss all pending patent litigation”. In 2014 Kudelski subsidiaries Nagravision and […]

OpenTV files patent counter-claim against Yahoo

Kudelski-owned TV technology provider OpenTV has filed a patent infringement counter-suit against Yahoo in the US in the District Court for the Northern District of California. The counterclaims allege that Yahoo infringes 10 US patents owned by OpenTV and identify several infringing products and services, including Yahoo Smart TV, Yahoo Connected TV, Yahoo TV, Yahoo […]

Nagra and OpenTV file patent suit against Verizon and AOL

Kudelski Group subsidiaries OpenTV and Nagra France have filed a patent infringement suit against Verizon Communications and its subsidiary AOL. The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, alleges that Verizon and AOL infringe seven US patents owned by OpenTV and Nagra France. The Kudelski companies claim that […]

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 […]

Imagine Communications acquires OpenTV advanced advertising business

Imagine Communications has acquired Kudelski-owned OpenTV’s advanced advertising unit for an undisclosed sum. The broadcast technology specialist said that the acquired assets will expand and enhance Imagine Communications’ advertising business systems portfolio, according to the company. The products acquired from OpenTV include the EclipsePlus, EclipsePlus/xG Billing, EclipsePlus/xG Insights and EclipsePlus/xG Linear advertising campaign management solutions. […]

Nagravision and OpenTV sue Apple for patent infringement

Kudelski subsidiaries Nagravision and OpenTV have filed claims for three patent infringements against Apple in the Düsseldorf District Court in Germany. The pair allege that Apple has infringed patents ownd by them and are seeking to prevent the US technology giant from further infringement. According to Kudelski, the infringements span apple’s iOS mobile devices, Apple […]

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, […]

Viaccess-Orca appoints sales EVP

Content security specialist Viaccess-Orca has appointed Chem Assayag, who previously worked for technology company OpenTV, as its new executive vice-president of sales. Assayag will be responsible for Viaccess-Orca’s global sales strategy and business development, driving business in new markets, managing the expansion of the sales force, and feeding into the product development process. “With the […]

OpenTV sues Netflix in the Netherlands

Kudelski Group-owned digital TV solutions firm OpenTV has filed a lawsuit against Netflix in the District Court of the Hague, Netherlands, alleging patent infringement.  In a statement, Kudelski Group said OpenTV urged Netflix against “further infringement” after rolling out in the Netherlands – its latest European launch market. “The Group has invested billions of dollars […]