With existing solutions that are being deployed in both European and international markets, NDS will showcase how its technologies enable cable TV online operators to provide a consistent service across any device, and over any network.
The European cable online TV industry is going through an exciting period of change; we are proud to be involved in some of the most groundbreaking deployments in the market, and at ANGA 2012 we will be showcasing the technologies that will drive the future of cable TV online.commented Yves Padrines, NDS Vice President and General Manager EMEA.
To demonstrate how NDS solutions enable the distribution of content cost-effectively and with a managed quality of service in and around the home, the NDS Unified Gateway will showcase scenarios where content is viewed on any IP-enabled device - managed with Jungo's Panorama remote management internet TV software. All devices show the NDS Snowflake UI in HTML5 powered by NDS Remote UI technology.
The NDS Unified Headend and NDS cable online demonstrate how Over-the-Top (OTT) services can be delivered to and secured on multiple devices whether in the home or on the go - enabling a companion experience that is secured by VideoGuard Connect, the DRM for multiplatform cable TV online, and engages with the core TV platform through open APIs as part of the NDS Service Delivery Platform.
NDS Group Ltd. creates the technologies and applications that enable pay-TV operators to securely deliver digital content to TV STBs (set-top boxes), DVRs (digital video recorders), PCs, mobiles and other multimedia devices. Over 90 of the world's leading pay-TV platforms rely on NDS solutions to protect and enhance their business.
nds R4 is the world's market-leading content and service protection solution, deployed in 133 million pay-TV households. VideoGuard conditional access (CA) and digital rights management (DRM) technologies safeguard pay-TV service revenues exceeding $50 billion. NDS middleware, which enables a host of advanced services for subscribers, has been deployed on 226 million devices. NDS DVR technology, centred around XTV, is a leader in the global industry with 49 million units deployed. (Deployment figures as of 30th April 2012).
Headquartered in the UK, with over 5000 employees, NDS remains committed to investing in technology and development with over 75% of its employees dedicated to pioneering work at development centres in France, India, Israel, Korea, UK and US.
Demonstrating solutions that go beyond the home or the traditional TV screen; including the NDS vision of the future
Showcasing European customer deployments; including Hybrid solutions with VOD over broadcast and OTT, and NDS Snowflake branded implementations
NDS participates in the International Technology Summit on a panel titled The Connected Home - Technologies and Business Models