Orange Moldova taps VO for new TV service

Orange Moldova has launched a new TV offering following its 2016 acquisition of local cable operator Sun Communications, and has tapped Orange Group sister-company Viaccess-Orca to provide content security. Orange has launched a new convergent, TV, internet and mobile offering using Viaccess-Orca’s Adaptive Sentinel conditional access system along with set-top boxes from Hi-Global Technology and […]

Viaccess Orca teams with Rambus for strengthened security

TV technology outfit Viacess Orca has teamed up with digital security, chipset and IP specialist Rambus to strengthen its VO Shield root of trust solution. VO will use Rambus’s CryptoMedia Content Protection Core to enable a hardware root of trust to be embedded directly in the multimedia chipset of devices, including TVs and set-top boxes. […]

VO teams up with Hi-Global for Adaptive Box

TV technology provider Viaccess-Orca has teamed up with middleware specialist Hi-Global Technology to launch the Adaptive Box, a set-top box that combines Viaccess-Orca’s Adaptive Sentinel Conditional Access System, multi-DRM solution, and TVaaS platform with middleware from Hi-Global Technology. The box is designed to provide pay TV operators with a complete STB and TV apps solution for […]

Viaccess-Orca acquires OTT technology company Squadeo

Viaccess-Orca has acquired Squadeo, a global provider of secure cross-platform OTT premium video solutions for the TV industry. VO said that the integration of Squadeo’s multimedia QuickPlayer will strengthen its Connected Sentinel Player offering – enabling an end-to-end solution for delivering live and VOD content to PC, Mac and Android and iOS mobile devices. “As […]

Viaccess-Orca teams up with ContentArmor for Ultra HD watermarking

TV technology company Viaccess-Orca has teamed up with watermarking specialist ContentArmor to strengthen the protection of UHD and 4K premium content. ContentArmor watermark technology has been integrated into Viaccess-Orca’s Sentinel content protection products, including hybrid card/cardless CAS and proprietary DRM products for multiscreen TV. Viaccess-Orca said that embedding the watermarking agent within its product family […]

Viaccess-Orca taps Media Motive as part of mobile apps move

TV technology provider Viaccess-Orca is using Italian technology outfit Media Motive’s M3µ test automation platform to automate testing for its mobile and web applications. Viaccess-Orca intends to use the Italian company’s solution to improve testing for validation purposes. Viaccess-Orca announced this week that it was acquiring Finnish software outfit BigHill, which specialises in developing mobile […]

Viaccess-Orca buys TV app firm BigHill

Content security firm Viaccess-Orca has bought BigHill, a Finland-based software company that specialises in developing mobile apps for TV content. With the deal Viaccess-Orca adds a mobile TV app offering to its product portfolio, allowing it to offer content providers delivery across any device. Since 2009 BigHill has provided mobile TV applications to Orange and […]

Viaccess-Orca and Harmonic partner on OTT and VR

Viaccess-Orca has partnered with Harmonic to bring two solutions to IBC – one relating to OTT applications and the other to virtual reality (VR). The companies will showcase a new end-to-end video software as a service for OTT applications, as well as a new multiview app for the virtual reality (VR) environment. By combining Viaccess-Orca’s […]

Orange selects Viaccess-Orca for STB security

Orange has selected security specialist Viaccess-Orca to provide a conditional access system for its new ultra high definition (UHD) set-top box (STB) in France. Orange will use Viaccess-Orca’s Adaptive Sentinel conditional access system (CAS), which offers software and hardware security for cardless and card-based environments. Viaccess-Orca’s dual CAS allows Orange to meet the security requirements […]

Viaccess-Orca appoints Kudelski Group exec to lead R&D

Viaccess-Orca has appointed Kudelski Group executive Cedric Hardouin as its executive vice-president of research and development. In this role Hardouin will be responsible for managing Viaccess-Orca’s development teams in France and Israel, with a focus on rolling out next-generation security and engagement solutions for operators. Hardouin joins from Kudelski where he was responsible for engineering […]