Unedited press release follows:
Viaccess-Orca Extends European Presence of EIDR Universal ID Solution
Joins EIDR to Bring Value in Content Discovery and IP Content Solutions
December 23, 2013 – London, England, Viaccess-Orca, an innovative media company in France, has joined the Entertainment ID Registry organization, extending the European reach of the EIDR universal ID solution. The EIDR identifier is increasingly leveraged in digital video supply chains that include content owners, content distributors, electronic retailers and technology provider companies.
“As a new EIDR member, Viaccess-Orca recognizes the benefits of a unique content ID scheme, across service universes and geographies. With the development of its comprehensive Content Discovery & Engagement solution portfolio, and more specifically its patent-pending DEEP platform for TV content enrichment on the second screen, Viaccess-Orca created ways to cope with multiple metadata formats and providers. We are excited to jump on the EIDR band wagon to address even better our customer needs,” said Alain Nochimowski, Vice President, Business Development of Viaccess-Orca.
“This continued EIDR growth in Europe is particularly exciting as it is led by companies that are transforming the content ecosystem,” said Don Dulchinos, Executive Director of EIDR.
Other global companies who have recently joined EIDR include Google, Microsoft and Technicolor.
As a leading global provider of content protection, delivery, and discovery solutions, Viaccess-Orca is shaping the ultimate content experience. Through its integrated range of business-savvy products and solutions, Viaccess-Orca helps service providers in the cable, DTT, satellite, IPTV, and OTT industries gain a competitive edge in today’s rapidly evolving multiscreen environment. By enabling service providers to securely deliver an engaging user experience on any device, Viaccess-Orca is reinventing the entertainment landscape. Viaccess-Orca is part of the Orange Group. For more information, visit www.viaccess-orca.com or follow Twitter @ViaccessOrca and LinkedIn.
The EIDR Organization is a not-for-profit industry association managing universal identifiers for a broad array of television and film assets. EIDR maintains management and technical support personnel in Europe and North America. For more information please visit www.eidr.org