Conax Innovations Set for IBC2016
At IBC2016, Conax, part of the Kudelski Group and a leader in total service protection for digital entertainment services worldwide via broadcast, broadband and connected devices, will showcase, a series of new innovations enabling operators to profit on content delivery strategies.

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Highlights include the recently launched Contego-as-a-Service cloud-based content protection platform unifying broadcast and TV everywhere service protection across devices, technologies and content types. Also featured are key advancements for simplified IPTV connected security, multi-DRM deployments and fast-time-to-market solutions for TV everywhere content delivery; all based on the benchmark Conax Contego unified security back-end. Conax will be co-exhibiting with Kudelski sister companies, NAGRA, Kudelski Security and SmarDTV.

Senior executives will reveal details of the latest advancements and operator benefits added to the unified Conax Contego security hub encompassing multi-DRM, IPTV, cloud services and secure watermarking solutions – plus details of several key new customer projects and partnerships.

“Rapid changes in viewing behaviour call for service providers to quickly adapt product offerings to provide subscribers with desired content on their favourite devices,” confirms Tom Jahr, EVP Products & Marketing, Conax. At IBC, we will be engaging with operators and technology partners to discuss how together we can maximise the potential of content by tapping the capabilities of revenue security – how our partnerships can create a sustainable, competitive edge for operator platforms combining a holistic security approach with the future opportunities of flexible, end-to-end solutions.”

Demonstrations during IBC include:
Contego-as-a-Service cloud-based platform: The benchmark Conax Contego, complete, modular and highly scalable content security platform is available as a cloud-based service, supporting DVB, IPTV and OTT with all major DRM technologies. Conax is providing increased flexibility whilst reducing CAPEX for pay-TV operators adopting new consumer services. Operators can quickly and securely tap growth opportunities in the digital content delivery landscape.” Click to see the comprehensive new whitepaper.

Simplifying connected IPTV security: The new Connected Access client is tailored to eliminate the complexity of securing a modern pay-TV service. Its unique flexibility allows it to handle both the Conditional Access and the DRM security in one single client. The Connected Access client relies on a highly flexible architecture capable of delivering different levels of security, leveraging the technology available in each device to match the content security requirements, ranging from free-to-air content to the strict security requirements for 4K/UHD content.

Multi-DRM made easy: Conax provides the ultimate flexibility in securing content across technologies and multiscreen devices – all based on a single unified security hub. With support for Common Encryption and MPEG DASH, Conax’ unique back-end simplifies content protection of TV everywhere services with market-leading DRM technologies (including Widevine, PlayReady, FairPlay Streaming and NAGRA PRM) without compromising usability for end users.

Fast-time-to-market, secure OTT content delivery: Featuring the award-winning Conax GO Live entry level, end-to-end solution for dramatically reducing complexity and time-to-market for operators experience in launching a secure OTT service. Conax GO Live is a live streaming solution for iOS and Android devices now available with Chromecast and AirPlay support and a monitoring system to analyse customers’ viewing patterns via analytics – all deployable in less than 30 days.