RGB Networks, Conax partnership
September 9, 2013
RGB Networks has formed a partnership with Conax – integrating Conditional Access Systems (CAS) and Digital Rights Management (DRM) from Conax within RGB’s TransAct Packager – allows pay-TV operators to deliver a unique viewing experience to their subscribers at anytime and across any device, while guaranteeing that only paying viewers can access content.
RGB’s TransAct Packager uses adaptive streaming technology to enable the segmentation of video and audio into chunks that are reliably delivered to PCs, mobile devices and set-top boxes using HTTP. In addition, by using standard AES-128 encryption for HTTP Live Streaming or PlayReady for Smooth Streaming, the TransAct Packager can encrypt traffic and integrate key exchanges with digital rights management servers. Incorporating Conax CAS/DRM, the solution now serves to better protect pay-TV content from unauthorised viewing by non-subscribers. By shielding content from signal piracy in this way, operators are in turn freed of any copyright infringement headaches and can retain control over their most valuable assets.
“The demand for video and expectations of service are becoming greater each year. As video service providers continue to battle it out to win subscribers, they cannot afford to encounter a performance gap when it comes to content delivery, or tie themselves up in compliance issues,” said Simone Sassoli, vice president of marketing and business development for RGB Networks. “The combination of our solution with Conax CAS/DRM provides operators with a best-of-breed solution that addresses both business needsand market evolution.”