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ContentArmor partners with Ittiam to showcase innovative on-device content protection solutions for OTT at IBC 2016

September 6, 2016

The partnership includes licensing of Ittiam’s H.265/HEVC and H.264 decoders and integration of ContentArmor’s watermarking technology with Ittiam’s vividPlay streaming player SDK

PARIS, FranceIttiam Systems, the leading provider of advanced video technology to the Broadcast Media and Consumer Mobility industries, and ContentArmor, the pioneer in advanced content protection solutions for anti-piracy, announce the launch of an innovative on-device forensic watermarking solution to be showcased at the upcoming IBC show in Amsterdam.

As part of an extended partnership, ContentArmor has licensed Ittiam’s H.264 and H.265/HEVC decoders for its head-end systems and its on-device watermark embedding agent has been integrated within Ittiam’s vividPlay streaming player SDK. The combined solution will be showcased in ContentArmor’s booth Hall 2.A36 and Ittiam’s booth Hall 8.A54 during IBC from 9th to 13th of September.

“Ittiam is an ideal partner for us as they offer several complementary solutions to the technology developed at ContentArmor”, says Alain Durand, CEO at ContentArmor. “Ittiam’s decoders provide the performance and flexibility required by our watermarking system. Ittiam’s vividPlay SDK is also a great platform to demonstrate how our forensic watermark agent can be seamlessly integrated in any CE device to help VoD service providers in raising their anti-piracy measures.”

“Solutions from ContentArmor provide state of the art content protection through advanced digital watermarking technologies and we are pleased that our customized H.264 and HEVC decoders meet their challenging demands”, says Mukund Srinivasan, VP of Media Client Technologies at Ittiam. “Combining ContentArmor’s on-device content protection technology with our vividPlay SDK enables us to deliver a solution that offers a much higher degree of content protection than offered by other OTT player options available to our customers.”

ContentArmor™ is a global provider of content protection technologies for the media industry from content production to end-user distribution. ContentArmor’s Video Watermarking solution operates directly in the bitstream, resulting in blitz-fast embedding. More information about ContentArmor and its watermarking technologies can be found here.

vividPlay is a complete player SDK from Ittiam that supports playback of advanced formats with both streaming and local playback on multiple platforms. More information about vividPlay and related products can be found here.

For further details, please contact:

Marc Guillaumet
marc.guillaumet@ittiam.com (+33 1 85 08 34 07)
Eric Bénetière
eric.benetiere@contentarmor.net (+33 2 99 54 77 44)

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