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Accedo and Verimatrix Extend Partnership to Secure TV Everywhere

Accedo to demonstrate comprehensive TVE video services with Verimatrix revenue security for consumer electronics devices at CommunicAsia 2013.

CommunicAsia 2013, Singapore, 14 June 2013 –
Accedo, the global market leader in TV application solutions, today announced an extension of their partnership with Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, with an integration of Accedo’s TV Everywhere (TVE) solution to include Verimatrix ViewRight® Web client security.

The integrated solution will enable secure video delivery to a broad range of end user devices in conjunction with the Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) for Internet TV solution. Integrated with Accedo’s comprehensive TVE solution, the combined solution can support both adaptive streaming linear and video on demand (VOD) content on a variety of device categories.

Accedo’s TVE Solution is an integrated solution, which connects content distribution and management platforms with attractive pay-TV applications on any connected device. The solution enables pay-TV operators and media companies to launch full-featured multi-screen services across a range of connected devices more quickly than ever before.

ViewRight Web is a robust package of portable code that implements VCAS revenue security functions in CE devices enabled for HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) video services. The solution is optimized for premium OTT services, ensuring a high level of security and including end-user device authentication and entitlement verification.

“We are pleased to be working with Verimatrix on this solution,” commented Reuben Verghese, Global Head of TV Everywhere Solutions, Accedo. “The combination of Verimatrix high class security solutions, with our TV Everywhere solution for application distribution and management, will give our clients a seamless offering for delivering and maintaining OTT services.”

“TV consumer habits now feature more consumer devices that are used inside and outside the home. Being able to efficiently and securely deliver premium OTT services is becoming critical to maintain a competitive advantage,” commented Steve Christian, VP Marketing, Verimatrix. “We are excited to be working and innovating with Accedo and their TVE Solution.”

The joint solution will be demonstrated in the Verimatrix booth #1M2-07 at CommunicAsia, Singapore from 18th – 21st June.

Accedo will also be sharing strategies to retain viewers and increase revenue on the TV and second screens in the Multi-network Solutions in the Real World Forum during CommunicAsia 2013 at Marina Bay Sands Expo on 19 June at 8:00. To register, please visit: www.verimatrix.com/communicasia2013

About Accedo

Accedo is the global market leader in TV application solutions. Accedo provides applications, tools and services to media companies, consumer electronics and TV operators globally, to help them deliver the next-generation TV experience. Accedo’s cloud-based platform solutions enable customers to cost-efficiently roll out and manage application offerings and stores for multiple devices and markets.

Accedo is a privately held company founded in 2004 by telecom and media entrepreneurs Michael Lantz and Fredrik Andersson. Accedo is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden with branch offices in London, Madrid, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Sydney.

Accedo will be in Singapore at BroadcastAsia2013 June 18th – 21st. To find out more about Accedo in Asia or to set up a meeting, please email asia@accedo.tv

For more info, please see www.accedo.tv, Twitter: www.twitter.com/accedotv, Facebook: www.facebook.com/accedo.smarttv.

About Verimatrix

Verimatrix specializes in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe. The award-winning and independently audited Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) and ViewRight® solutions enable cable, satellite, terrestrial, IPTV and OTT operators to cost-effectively extend their networks and enable new business models.

As the established leader in cardless security solutions, the company has leveraged its innovative 3-Dimensional Security approach to provide harmonized rights for premium content delivery to a range of devices over new hybrid network combinations.

Maintaining close relationships with major studios, broadcasters, standards organizations and its unmatched partner ecosystem enables Verimatrix to provide a unique perspective on video business issues beyond content security as operators introduce new services to take advantage of the proliferation of connected devices. Verimatrix is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company.

For more information, please visit www.verimatrix.com, our Pay TV Views blog and follow us at @verimatrixinc, Facebook and LinkedIn to join the conversation.

Media Contact:
Helen Weedon
Communications Manager, Accedo
+44 1570 434632
+44 7733 231922
helen.weedon@accedo.tv

Kelly Foster
kfoster@verimatrix.com
+1 619-224-1261

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