Neotion partners with Verimatrix for broadcast-hybrid CI Plus 1.3 CAM

DetailsEditor | 28 January 2015

French digital TV firm Neotion has integrated the Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS) for Broadcast-Hybrid revenue security solution in its latest generation of CI Plus 1.3 Conditional Access Module (CAM).

Neotion-VerimatrixBy leveraging their respective technologies, the two companies believe that they can combine broadcast linear content delivery and broadband IP-based interactive services in a single secure CAM.

The Neotion Advanced Security CAM with VCAS for Broadcast-Hybrid directly plugs into any connected CI Plus 1.3 TV set with built-in IP interface, enabling pay-TV operators to augment broadcasting services with new and value-added IP-based services. The companies say that by using the standards-based two-way Internet security protocols, the solution ensures pay-TV operators can connect with any subscriber, representing a secure way to retain control over content and develop new revenue-generating offers.

Satellite, cable and terrestrial broadcast networks have an IP return path via Internet/broadband network, with the Neotion Advanced Security CAM keeps focusing on broadcast content protection permitting two-way key and entitlement management over IP networks only. Moreover, in a connected environment, the integrated solution allows unicast entitlement while avoiding wasted RF broadcast bandwidth. With no rights/keys broadcast, all entitlements can be managed out-of-band enabling pay-TV operators to develop any value-added IP based services, such as subscriber authentication, key distribution or user control, signalling or any interactive services, with no extra cost.