Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe has been recognized for its highly successful VCAS™ for Internet TV as the Best Multiscreen TV Solution at the 2014 TV Connect Industry Awards in London. This achievement marks the second year running Verimatrix has been recognized in this category.
VCAS for Internet TV offers a complete system for authenticated and protected video service delivery over unmanaged networks, and the TV Connect Industry Award recognized its ability for operators to deliver high-value pay-TV content while protecting over-the-top (OTT) TV services and revenue. The solution is based on a flexible layered security approach, enhancing the baseline HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) security and applying the same technology proven in IPTV installations worldwide. The latest version of the VCAS platform also supports offline viewing of video-on-demand (VoD) content for unconnected consumption on airplanes etc., as well as the pay-TV grade output protection and copy control management required for premium content services. VCAS for Internet TV has now been deployed by 100+ operators, including Com Hem, Etisalat, Megafon, Quickflix, TCC, TrueVision, TVB.COM, and Ziggo protecting more than 10 million screens.