KabelKiosk provides extended hybrid DVB & IP platform and new multiscreen solution
ANGA COM 2013, Cologne, Germany, June 4, 2013 — Eutelsat KabelKiosk, the leading provider of ready to use TV products and services for network operators in Europe will deploy ExpressPlay™ cloud-based content protection for its extended hybrid DVB & IP platform and new multiscreen solution. KabelKiosk is operated by Eutelsat Germany, a 100% subsidiary of Eutelsat S.A., one of the leading satellite operators in the world. ExpressPlay will secure set top boxes that support both IP multicast and on demand (HTTP) streams connected to the KabelKiosk services. The ExpressPlay service also includes a tamper-resistant multi-platform client SDK.
ExpressPlay fully supports the Marlin content protection standard approved by Hollywood and already playing on hundreds of millions of consumer electronics and mobile products worldwide. It also supports the latest media streaming standards such as MPEG-DASH and HLS. ExpressPlay is available today at https://www.expressplay.com.
Intertrust is one of the five founding companies of the Marlin standard, and it is the leading provider of content protection services using Marlin. National IPTV initiatives around the world have selected Marlin as the preferred DRM for protecting their high-value content. This includes the IPTV Forum (Japan), YouView (UK), Tivù (Italy), HDForum (France), AEDTI (Spain) and the Netherlands. To date, hundreds of millions devices with Marlin have been deployed worldwide.
“We are convinced about the efficiency of the cloud based content protection ExpressPlay™ to secure our ground-breaking new services and solutions, said Martina Rutenbeck, Managing Director of Eutelsat Germany.
“We designed ExpressPlay to make it very easy for broadcasters, network operators, and content providers to extend into new markets for hybrid TV and beyond, and generate new revenue”, said Gilles Boccon-Gibod, senior vice president Technology and Chief Architect at Intertrust Technologies. “What we bring to the table is a very affordable, end-to-end cloud solution that supports Marlin DRM, DASH and HLS.”
About Intertrust Technologies Corporation
Intertrust invents, develops and licenses software, technologies and intellectual property for digital rights management (DRM) and trusted computing. The company holds over 250 patents and has over 240 patent applications pending worldwide. Intertrust’s inventions enable a broad range of products that use DRM and trusted computing technologies; this includes operating systems, digital media platforms, consumer electronics and mobile computing devices, web services, and secures enterprise automation. Intertrust is currently the world’s only provider of advanced multiplatform OEM SDKs for Marlin servers and clients. In addition, Intertrust also hosts a venture incubator that invests in information security, privacy and information analysis technology in the areas of consumer media, health and smart grid energy management, customer engagement and collaboration. Intertrust is headquartered in Silicon Valley and has regional offices in London and Beijing.
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