Verimatrix and AppearTV offer flexible ViewRight Professional Multi-Channel IP Receiver

September 11, 2009

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AMSTERDAM -- Verimatrix, setting the standard incontent security technologies that enhance the value of pay-TV networks,and AppearTV, a global provider ofnext-generation head-ends for broadcast and IP television, announced a newoffering for network operators, which combines Appear TV's high densitydescrambler module with Verimatrix's ViewRight(R) security softwarefunctionality. Designed to accommodate a variety of input and outputformats, this implementation offers a combination of high channel densityand highly flexible configurations for bulk decrypt of IP encapsulatedvideo transport streams.

ViewRight Professional is a key enabler in two main areas of operationaldeployment, each with its own business driver: Enhancing the flexibilityoffered by the Verimatrix wholesale/retail IPTV architecture and enablingautomated monitoring in IPhead-end deployments. The partnership enables bulk decryption of encryptedmulticast IP transport streams to clear multicast IP outputs or a fulldecrypt and decode direct to analog signals, which minimizes the equipmentcombinations and therefore decreases potential points of failure. Basedaround a 1RU form factor, the product has a high channel density andsupports descrambling of streams using Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)128 in either ECB or CBC modes, and DVB Common Scrambling Algorithm(DVB-CSA) standards.

"Developing a professional receiver based on our ViewRight technology wasimperative to meet the needs of our IP wholesale and tier one telcocustomers," said Bob Kulakowski, CTO, Verimatrix. "Our partnership withAppearTV enables us to offer a flexible, modular and high-performancesolution that extends our ability to enhance the value ofpay-TV networks."

Verimatrix Inc.

Appear TV

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