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Entone and SecureMedia Enable On-Demand Content ProtectionCompanies provide joint solution to global IP Video services market (September 14, 2004)
Entone Technologies, a global leader in personal television infrastructure, and SecureMedia, a leading provider of digital rights management (DRM) and encryption solutions for IP video services, have announced a global solution for enabling the delivery of secure, on-demand video content. Entone has integrated SecureMedias Encryptonite System with its StreamLiner video on demand server in order to provide a robust, secure, and end-to-end video on demand solution to IP video service operators.
?We are seeing increasing demand from our customers for card-less Conditional Access and DRM solutions such as Encryptonite, says Steve McKay, CEO of Entone Technologies. ?Together, we are able to offer a secure content delivery infrastructure as well as partnerships that help accelerate our customers access to premium VOD content.
Entones StreamLiner video server and Encoding Studio post-production software are used by many of the worlds leading IP video service operators. By integrating Entones video streaming and ingest solutions with SecureMedias Encryptonite System software, both companies are able to offer a more complete VOD solution that reduces the integration burden for operators.
?The leading film studios and content suppliers around the world are all requiring IP video service providers to protect their media assets with robust DRM solutions like the Encryptonite System, says Fred Ellis, CEO of SecureMedia. ?The combined Entone-SecureMedia VOD solution provides the performance, scalability and efficiency that service providers need to build profitable IP video businesses
Entone and SecureMedia are currently working with a number of the worlds leading service operators on their IP video deployments and have integrated the StreamLiner-Encryptonite solution in customer trials. The companies are also integrating Entones Hydra multi-TV residential gateway with the Encryptonite solution.
About Entone Technologies
Entone Technologies is a leading provider of carrier-class video servers and home entertainment gateways that enable the delivery of enhanced television services, such as video on demand (VOD) and personal video recording (PVR). Established in 1999 by the team that designed and deployed the worlds first commercial VOD service, Entone has worked with a number of the worlds leading video service operators to launch their broadcast and on-demand television services. Entone is recognized for its practical focus on improving the business case for video services by offering a highly scalable solution at very cost-effective levels. Entone has its world headquarters in San Mateo, California and also has a presence in Europe and Asia.
The Entone Technologies website is http://www.entone.com
SecureMedia, www.securemedia.com, is a leading provider of open platform, media agnostic digital encryption and rights management solutions for the delivery of video-on-demand, IPTV and other digital content over broadband IP networks. The Company provides a range of content security solutions from the comprehensive Encryptonite Systemä digital rights management solution to software toolkits, hardware cores and plugins for third party media delivery systems. SecureMedias customers represent industry leaders and include Sony, NTT, Softbank Broadmedia, DivXNetworks, Equator Technologies, Texas Instruments and RealNetworks. SecureMedia has offices in Boston, San Francisco and Auckland, New Zealand with representatives in Amsterdam, Beijing, Seoul, and Tokyo.
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