SMIT teams up with CryptoGuard

Conditional access module provider SMIT has teamed up with content protection specialist CryptoGuard to launch the first CryptoGuard Cardless CAM. The CAM device, based on SMIT’s latest secure chipset, integrates with the CryptoGuard cardless solution. SMIT said that the launch of the CryptoGuard cardless CAMs would enable operators to reduce the cost of deploying CAMs […]

Irdeto-led consortium unveils CI+ 2.0 USB CAM

A partnership of conditional access module ecosystem players led by Irdeto have unveiled a productised CI Plus 2.0 USB CAM that is ready for certification. Initially formed in 2017 to support the CI Plus 2.0 Standard, the partnership includes MStar Semiconductor, SMIT Holdings and TP Vision. The partner companies have reached the latest milestone in allowing […]

Viaccess-Orca names cardless CA partners

Viaccess-Orca has teamed up with set-top box providers Askey Computer Corporation and Aston, and conditional access modul manufacturer SMiT, to embed its cardless content security technology in their devices.  According to Viaccess-Orca, Askey will embed its Dynamic Sentinel cardless CAS in its HD DVR devices. Dynamic Sentinel will also be integrated wiht Aston’s HbbTV set-top […]

Akado deploys cardless CA via CI+

Russian cable operator Akado has begun deploying cardless conditional access from Verimatrix using CI+ modules. The move means that viewers with compatible TV sets can slot a cardless CAM into their TVs to view Akado’s digital TV services. China’s SMiT last month announced that it had become the first CAM manufacturer to secure Verimatrix certification […]

SMiT and Verimatrix collaborate on cardless CAMs

Conditional access module specialist SMiT and content security provider Verimatrix have struck an agreement to integrate a cardless version of SMiT’s CI+ 1.3 CAM with the Verimatrix ViewRight client library. According to SMiT, the CI+ 1.3 CAM will be a cardless product integrating Verimatrix’s client security technology, enabling end-users to watch encrypted TV programmes with […]

NTV Plus begins selling SMIT CI+ modules

Russian pay TV operator NTV Plus has begun selling CI+ conditional access modules supplied by SMIT. Subscribers that wish to sign up to NTV Plus services via CAM need a TV with a built in DVB-S2 digital receiver and support for CI+. SMIT CAMs can be purchased as part of a pre-paid Start package or […]

Ziggo takes delivery of VOD-enabled CI+ modules

Ziggo has begun taking delivery of video-on-demand-enabled CI+ 1.3 conditional access modules from CAM manufacturer SMiT. The CI+ 1.3 VOD CAM will enable Ziggo subscribers with advanced TV sets to view VOD without the need for a set-top box. The SMiT CI+ 1.3 VOD CAM also has a built-in MHEG-5 application to provide smoother overlay […]

Slovakia’s Plustelka first to use SMiT Irdeto CI+ CAM

Conditional access module provider SMiT has launched the Irdeto Cardless CI+ 1.3 CAM, which integrates the latest Irdeto Cloaked CA system and conforms to Irdeto’s latest Security Requirements.  The new product allows subscribers to watch encrypted TV programs without a smartcard while ensuring the carrier’s secure transmission. Slovakian DTT pay TV platform Plustelka will be […]

SMIT launches CI+ 1.3 CAM

Conditional-access module supplier SMIT has launched a new CI+ 1.3 CAM that provides new features including operator service list management, improved DVR capability and PIN code management, enhanced copy protection, HD graphics, increased LSC channel bandwidth and specific support for cable video-on-demand.  SMIT said the new CAM would provide options for more interactive services, including […]

SMIT moves HQ to Hong Kong

Conditional access module manufacturer SMIT has relocated its headquarters from Shenzen, China to Hong Kong. SMIT said the relocation would give it a base that would serve as an important link between the company’s operations in China and the world markets. The new corporate HQ will complement and support the company’s offices in Shenzhen, Beijing, […]