Security: The Key to Unlocking Multiscreen Revenues
Multiscreen will again be the biggest buzz word at IBC. The concept is maturing, but monetization is still a challenge. One of the largest issues in multiscreen is that the industry is limited as to how content can be accessed beyond the TV screen and shared between devices. For instance early-release Hollywood movies cannot in general be shared right now. There is clearly consumer demand to share such content and the content industry would like to cater to and profit from this demand. However, there are security issues, which have yet to be overcome to the satisfaction of the owners of the most valuable content. Looking at the traditional Pay-TV ecosystem, we see that in the main it is well protected by the CAS industry, which has learnt how to work with operators as well as how to satisfy the world's major content owners. Read more...
If you would like to know more about ACCESS in multiscreen, click here to download a copy of ACCESS' recently published multiscreen whitepaper.
NetFront™ Browser NX: Displaying Multiscreen Success at IBC
Allowing TV operators and broadcasters to manage and protect their brand values, content rights and quality of service in a far more open, multiscreen world - while still monetising new opportunities for media distribution, linked applications and social media partnering - presents challenges. HTML5 meets many of these challenges through providing the broadcast space with an open UI platform that enables the launch of next generation UIs, EPGs, TV Services, and Games all at 'Internet speed'. Read more...
If you would like to know more about HTML5, click here to download a copy of ACCESS' recently published HTML5 whitepaper.
ACCESS IBC Partner Demos
Partners demonstrating ACCESS products on their IBC 2012 stands include:
Abox42 (14.352), providers of OTT set-top boxes/services, will demonstrate NetFront Living Connect.
Amino (5.B40), creators of IPTV/OTT solutions, will be demonstrating ACCESS’ NetFront Living Connect 3.0. and ACCESSMyTV with its Live media gateway.
Em-Sys (11.F61d) will demonstrate his Medi-OS middleware solution on a Hybrid Set-Top-Box having a Satellite and IPTV tuners, that is connected through a local Area Network to several client devices. Em-SYS will demonstrate ACCESS’ NetFront Browser DTV Profile.
Fortis (4.B70) - a DVB-S2 satellite receiver, will be demonstrating ACCESS’ highly successful NetFront Browser NX 2.0 DTV Profile HbbTV Edition with HbbTV signaling and DSM-CC client software.
HyperPanel provides, customizes and integrates complete software solutions for satellite, terrestrial, cable and IP television set-top-boxes and will be present in several booths demonstrating NetFront Browser DTV Profile.
Kaon Media (1.B16), a Broadcom-based DVB-S2 satellite and Cable receiver, will be showcasing successful integration of NetFront Browser NX 2.0 DTV Profile HbbTV Edition with its BCM7358 cable software and DSM-CC client software.
Logiways (2.C38b) specialises in video on demand for broadcast networks and will be demonstrating NetFront™ Browser DTV Profile.
Vestel (14.A20) focuses on OEM and ODM in the consumer electronics and digital products markets and will be showcasing NetFront Browser 4.2 DTV Profile demonstrated on its Smart TVs.