Conax to showcase content protection solutions at IBC

MUMBAI: Content protection specialist Conax will showcase a portfolio of interactive hybrid solutions together with partners at the television technology trade event IBC in Amsterdam.

Conax will also launch its new security platform, Conax Contego.
The Conax IBC showing is aimed at galvanising its benchmarking security levels for superior, open standards solutions. With its new offerings, Conax aims to take significant market share in the coming years.

Conax will publicise details of its revolutionary new content security platform. Demonstrations will be featured hourly throughout IBC, following the launch.

Conax executive VP products and markets Geir Bj?rndal says, “The launch of Conax Contego at IBC, combined with Conax’ robust and comprehensive solutions shown at IBC together through several key Conax partners (such as TiVo, ADB, Espial, eventISt), will further solidify the Conax tradition for providing best-in-class, open standards security solutions through a global network of partners”. 
Robust partner solutions for on-demand services : Together with partners, Conax will highlight a portfolio of robust interactive solutions of interest for operators and partners. Demonstrations will feature user-friendly interactive services for a home cinema experience and integration of top-tier content combined with state-of-the-art security and middleware to protect operator’s valuable content.

Conax DRM Control : Conax DRM Control provides operators with the ability to determine how the content can be consumed on various devices, controlling features such as downscaling of HD content, copy control, and trick-play control. Conax’s new DRM Control functionality is already implemented at a key operator in Germany, through partner Technosat. This will also be on display at IBC.

Benchmark policy for consumer devices
Conax’ benchmark STB policy was the catalyst shifting the traditional STB market from proprietary, costly solutions to the evolution of an open market. Conax partners with over 200 STB manufacturers for security evaluated consumer devices that cater to the varying needs of today’s TV operations, providing a wide selection of pricing models and secure, flexible solutions.

CI Plus in the forefront : Conax’ focus on quality is further extended to the CI+ market through the provider’s strict regime for security accreditation via third party certification processes. Conax is actively engaged with all CI+ client device and module suppliers, ensuring that healthy competition and pricing is extended to new equipment.

The security provider aims to make CI+ modules available that include best-in-class Conax security for operators deploying Conax technology to for revenue protection. CI+ modules with more advanced technology will be available within a short time.

DTT security : Conax claims 40 per cent of the global DTT market deploys its security technology, including 15 national DTT platforms in Europe, where Conax partners with leading broadcasters, pay-TV operators and regulators.

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