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Viaccess-Orca acquires Discretix player

June 11, 2014

Viaccess-Orca has completed the acquisition of Discretix’s Secure Player business, adding a variety of valued customers to the Viaccess-Orca customer base, including Digiturk, D-SMART, Telecom Italia, and TV4 Group. Secure Player is a multiplatform media player available for Android and iOS tablets and devices that include digital rights management (DRM) for premium VoD and live content.

Following the close of the business deal, Secure Player was rebranded as Viaccess-Orca’s Connected Sentinel Player, which is now available as a standalone product and as part of Viaccess-Orca’s Connected Sentinel solution for IP-enabled content services — a main component in VO’s TV Everywhere end-to-end solution for multiscreen services.

“Using Connected Sentinel Player, we’re able to deliver premium services to a wide range of connected devices with a very short time to market,” said Erdogan Simsek, CTO, D-SMART. “We are looking forward to working with Viaccess-Orca and to further enhancing content protection for our OTT multiscreen service offering.”

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