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FIH and NAGRA launch Watch.Hockey app

The International Hockey Federation (FIH), the world’s governing body for the sport of hockey, and NAGRA, a Kudelski Group company and independent provider of content protection and multiscreen video solutions, has announced the launch of Watch.Hockey, a fan engagement app that creates a new digital ‘home of hockey’ to the millions of hockey fans, players […]

September 17, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Kudelski Group H1 impacted by Covid

The Kudelski Group, a provider of media content protection and value-added service technology, has published its 2020 half year results. Total revenues and other operating income decreased from $400.6 million to $320.1 million. Net revenues for the Group decreased by 19.9 per cent to $316 million, a 18.6 per cent evolution in constant currency, reflecting […]

August 20, 2020

Report: Pirate pay-TV a billion-dollar US industry

Consumer Internet advocacy body Digital Citizens Alliance and digital media security solutions specialist NAGRA have released an investigative report showcasing how illegal piracy subscription services in the US have grown into a billion-dollar industry that steals from creators, circumvents legitimate TV operators, and poses risks for consumers. The report, Money for Nothing, details how a […]

August 6, 2020By Colin Mann

Argentina: NAGRA enables Grupo Express OTT

NAGRA, a Kudelski Group company and independent provider of content protection and multiscreen video solutions, has announced that Grupo Express, one of Argentina’s leading cable and broadband providers, has selected NAGRA to enable NOW Express, a new OTT streaming service available on set-top boxes and portable devices. The integrated hybrid multiscreen solution, delivered in partnership […]

August 5, 2020

Finders are Keepers – the EUROMEDIA UI and Search debate

Viewers have dozens of choices of content providers and thousands of choices of pieces of content. No wonder the quality of the UI and the search and discovery deployed by a provider can be crucial in determining QoE and, thereby, churn levels. What are the remaining impediments – technical and commercial – to universal search? […]

July 1, 2020

NAGRA NexGuard forensic watermarking leverages AWS

NAGRA, a Kudelski Group company and independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, has announced API integration of NexGuard forensic watermarking technologies into AWS Elemental MediaConvert, a file-based video transcoding service with broadcast-grade features from Amazon Web Services (AWS). The API integration provides content owners, and any third-party working on premium content, with […]

July 1, 2020

Security boost for Oscars screening platform

Video technology platform Brightcove is coordinating with NAGRA, Akamai, and BuyDRM to create the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ new security feature for the Academy Screening Room, a screening platform for Academy members used as part of the screening process for the Oscars. The Brightcove Platform, NAGRA NexGuard Streaming forensic watermarking, Akamai Adaptive […]

June 16, 2020

Spanish Police take down pirate service

The Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional) has dismantled a large criminal network illegally distributing audio-visual content in Europe, Asia and the Middle East and laundering the criminal proceeds. The investigation, supported by Europol and Eurojust, also involved law enforcement authorities from Belgium, Canada, Czechia, Denmark, France, Italy, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Sweden, the United […]

June 11, 2020By Colin Mann