NDS has launched VideoGuard Connect which provides end-to-end protection of an operator’s service, utilizing the unique security capabilities of each individual platform.
A complete content and service protection solution that builds on over two decades of premium content protection expertise, VideoGuard Connect is designed to help TV operators to seamlessly extend their pay-TV services to connected media devices. It enables the secure ingestion, delivery and consumption of premium content over both managed and OTT networks whilst maintaining subscription privileges across devices.
With VideoGuard Connect, the DRM for multi-platform pay-TV, platform operators are able to deploy linear channels, on-demand content and download services on the most popular devices, delivered over the open Internet utilising content delivery optimization technologies from NDS.
The premise for VideoGuard Connect is to enable TV operators to capitalize on the opportunities presented by multi-platform pay-TV. As such it enables a significantly wider range of business models, such as download rentals, expanded subscription packages and content bundling with the ability to enrich the user’s entertainment experience.