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Saffron, Verimatrix security collaboration

April 10, 2015

Saffron Digital, a video platform provider that simplifies the management and delivery of multi-platform video services, has partnered with Verimatrix, a specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen video services, to offer advanced revenue security and monetisation tools to broadcasters and operators.

The new partnership enhances Saffron Digital’s OTT platform, MainStage, with Verimatrix’s revenue security solution. VCAS for Internet TV, powered by the multi-network Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS), platform, provides a complete multi-screen security solution for OTT services over networks implementing the HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) and MPEG-DASH protocols, including both live (broadcast) and VoD content delivery. In addition, VCAS offers a harmonized rights management approach, a critical component of a full range pay-TV service offering.

“Our software-based revenue security solutions are well-suited to protect premium video services on a global scale,” said Steve Oetegenn, president of Verimatrix. “Integrating VCAS with Saffron Digital’s award-winning platform will enable them to offer content partners a secure platform that maximises their revenue and supports access to the premium content that subscribers crave. We are looking forward to working with Saffron Digital and to collaborating with them to optimise the secure delivery of OTT services around the globe.”

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