Irdeto acquires Rovi’s BD+ technology
July 7, 2011
Irdeto, a global software security and media technology company, has confirmed the acquisition of BD+ technology for Blu-ray from Rovi Corporation. The newly acquired BD+ technology will fold into the company’s Irdeto ActiveCloak for Media offering, giving Hollywood studios a robust solution for protecting Blu-ray movie titles from the threat of digital piracy and lost revenues. This deal marks the next phase of a dedicated effort by Irdeto to combat entertainment piracy across online, broadcast and physical media distribution channels.