Conax to launch multi-DRM solution at NAB, supporting Widevine, PlayReady and others

VideoNet – April 8th, 2015

At NAB Show next week, Conax (part of the Kudelski Group) will launch a multi-DRM solution in its flagship security hub, Conax Contego, supporting Google Widevine, Microsoft PlayReady, Conax OTT Access and NAGRA anyCAST PRM. Together with strategic business partners, the security provider will feature real life demonstrations highlighting the implementation of the solution at a live multiscreen customer.

“Supporting multiple DRM technologies is essential to reach all required devices for a TV everywhere service,” declares Tom Jahr, EVP Products & Marketing, Conax. “Conax Contego supports PlayReady, Widevine, NAGRA anyCAST PRM and Conax OTT Access, with Common Encryption for a simplified and cost-effective workflow. This ensures a unified configuration of DRM with consistent business rules across devices and networks from STBs, Smart TVs, tablets, phones, gaming consoles and PC browsers.”

Conax will also use NAB to announce how it plans to strengthen its IPTV offering, including with technology that it believes will position the company ahead of rivals in the IPTV security space.