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Archive of posts filed under the Copying Deterrents and Content Protection category.

Fortium Protects DVD Screeners for Academy Awards

Fortium Technologies announced its anti-piracy technology continues to be used to protect DVD screeners for the Academy and other awards.

Samsung Smart TVs Employ Verimatrix Forensic Watermarking

Verimatrix announced the latest 4K Ultra HD Smart TVs from Samsung Electronics will support the company’s forensic watermarking system.

Kudelski Group Acquires NexGuard

The Kudelski Group announced that it has acquired NexGuard Labs (formerly Civolution).

BluFocus Becomes Ultra HD Blu-ray AACS2 Authorized Certification Entity

BluFocus Inc. announced that it is now authorized to perform AACS2 compliance testing on Ultra HD Blu-ray players.

Rambus Cryptography Research Secures 4K Ultra HD

Rambus Inc. announced that its Cryptography Research division has launched its CryptoMedia security platform to protect 4K Ultra HD and High Dynamic Range (HDR) content.

Verimatrix Extends VideoMark to Address Live Events

Verimatrix announced an expanded range of VideoMark content tracking and watermarking solutions at IBC 2015.

DVD Copy Control Association and Kaleidescape Kiss and Make Up

Kaleidescape and the DVD Copy Control Association (DVD CCA) announced they have settled their ongoing legal dispute arising from Kaleidescape’s allegedly inappropriate use of the Content Scramble System (CSS).

CDSA Updates Content Protection Standard

The Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA) announced that it has released the annual update to its Content Protection Standard (CPS).

Rovi Touts DivX DRM for UltraViolet Digital Downloads

Rovi Corporation announced that its DivX Digital Rights Management (DRM) system has received conditional approval for use in UltraViolet digital downloads.

Motorola SecureMedia Goes UltraViolet

Motorola Mobility announced that its SecureMedia content protection system has been approved by the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) for streaming UltraViolet content.

Dune HD Selects Verimatrix VCAS for IPTV

Dune HD announced that it will incorporate Verimatrix’s Video Content Authority System (VCAS) for IPTV into its digital media players.

Viaplay Goes Over-the-Top with Irdeto

Irdeto announced that Viaplay will deploy Irdeto’s ActiveCloak for Media software security on its Over-the-Top (OTT) video service.

ContentGuard and Sharp Ink DRM Patent License

ContentGuard Holdings announced that Sharp Corporation has renewed its global patent licensing agreement to access ContentGuard’s Digital Rights Management (DRM) patent portfolio.

Ubiquitous SDK Supports DTCP+

Ubiquitous Corporation announced that it has added DTCP+ software libraries to its DTCP-IP software development kit (SDK).

Throw Another DRM Initiative on the Fire

Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox announced they are working with SanDisk and Western Digital to develop standards that will allow high definition movies to be securely distributed to, as well as stored and played back on, a range of devices.