Articles tagged: anti piracy

Friend MTS, Leading Global Provider of Content Protection Services, Announces Appointment of Derek Chang to Chief Executive Officer

Wednesday 2nd June

LONDON, UK & PHILADELPHIA, PA – June 2, 2021 – Friend MTS is pleased to announce the appointment of Derek Chang to Chief Executive Officer (CEO). A seasoned industry executive with a career spanning three decades, Chang previously served as CEO of NBA China, and has held leadership positions with several recognized sports, media and […]

NAB Amplify – NAB Show Premier 2021 Presentation Video: 4th Generation ASiD

Tuesday 27th April

Watch this NAB Show Premier presentation by Andrew Pope (Senior Solutions Architect, Friend MTS) to learn about the new generation of ASiD, advanced subscriber identification forensic watermarking and content monitoring solutions: ASiD Embedded, enhanced ASiD OTT Client-composited, enhanced ASiD OTT Edge-switched, new A/B Variant solution Find out which watermarking solution is the most suitable for […]

Friend MTS Collaborates with Akamai to Tackle Real-World Piracy with New Server-Side A/B Variant Watermarking Solution

Thursday 22nd April

ASiD OTT Edge-Switched Safeguards Premium Live and VOD Content from Illegal Redistribution PHILADELPHIA, PA & BIRMINGHAM, UK – April 22, 2021 – Friend MTS, a leading global provider of content protection services, today announced an expanded partnership with Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences. The companies will now offer content […]

Service Sheet: 4th Generation ASiD

Thursday 25th March

While content owners, broadcasters, and service providers are developing new content and services to satisfy the ever-growing market demand for high-quality video entertainment, the number and quality of pirate IPTV services are growing too. Our end-to-end security solutions are constantly evolving to effectively and proactively disrupt illegal redistribution of premium sports and movies on a […]

Friend MTS Launches 4th Generation ASiD – Enhanced Watermarking Solutions to Protect Valuable Live and VOD Entertainment Content from Piracy

Wednesday 24th March

Content Owners, Broadcasters, and Operators Tackle Real-World Piracy At-Scale with End-to-End Technology PHILADELPHIA, PA & BIRMINGHAM, UK – March 24, 2021 – Friend MTS, a leading global provider of content protection services, has launched 4th Generation ASiD, an enhanced and extended set of subscriber-level watermarking solutions that address a wide range of content protection scenarios […]

MESA CDSN Content Protection Virtual Summit 2020 Presentation Video: Blocking the Pirate in the Room

Wednesday 16th December

Watch Brad Parobek’s presentation “Blocking the Pirate in the Room – Subscribers Aren’t the Only Ones Anxiously Awaiting New Releases” at the MESA CDSN Content Protection Summit. Learn who these pirates are, why they are waiting for the high-value content to show up on the home screens and what consequences it all has for content […]

SportsPro OTT Virtual Summit 2020 Panel Session Video: Outmanoeuvring the Pirates

Friday 4th December

Watch the “Outmanoeuvring the Pirates” panel session at the SportsPro OTT Summit 2020 with Simon Hanna talking about the most effective anti-piracy technologies available for broadcasters, content owners, and service providers today. Learn what areas Friend MTS have been focusing on recently to ensure proactive action can be taken against pirate subscription services and to […]

Article 5 – From One End to the Other: Protecting Content From Origination to Playback, Once and for All

Thursday 12th November

Joshua Shulman, Digital Marketing Specialist, Bitmovin Alan Ogilvie, Lead Product Manager, Friend MTS Ali Hodjat, Product Marketing Director, Intertrust Technologies Any player in the OTT world would have a hard time keeping up with the myriad of changes we have seen over the past several months: COVID-19. The dramatic increase in video consumption. The exponential […]

Fireside Chat 4 – Beyond Digital Rights Management: Video Watermarking Weighs In

Thursday 5th November

In the continually evolving OTT world, savvy pirates are implementing new and advanced methods to steal valuable content – to the tune of more than $67 billion (USD) in value by 2023. Another report from ABI Research estimates that more than 17% of worldwide video streaming users access content illegally. We also know that launching […]

Article 4 – Beyond Digital Rights Management: Video Watermarking Weighs In

Friday 23rd October

Watch our fireside chat or read the article below Alan Ogilvie, Lead Product Manager, Friend MTS Andy Wilson, Senior Product Architect, Friend MTS Chris O’Brien, Engineering Manager, Friend MTS In the continually evolving OTT world, we’ve established that savvy pirates are implementing new and advanced methods to steal valuable content – to the tune of […]

Fireside Chat 3 – Tips and Tricks: How to Secure your Content in Challenging Streaming Environments

Friday 16th October

Piracy occurs at all levels of video streaming, from illegal downloads to screen captures. How can an OTT provider overcome these issues? Fortunately, there’s a good answer: with a mixed balance of back-end solutions including digital rights management (DRM), watermarking, and/or client-hardening. As a part of a multi-post series between partners Bitmovin, FriendMTS, and Intertrust […]

Article 3 – Tips and Tricks: How to Secure Your Content in Challenging Streaming Environments

Tuesday 6th October

Watch our fireside chat or read the article below Joshua Shulman, Digital Marketing Specialist, Bitmovin Piracy occurs at all levels of video streaming, from illegal downloads to screen captures. How can an OTT provider overcome these issues? Fortunately, there’s a good answer: with a mixed balance of back-end solutions including digital rights management (DRM), watermarking, […]

IABM Future Trends Channel Presentation Video: Attacks on Subscriber Watermarking Technologies

Friday 25th September

Watch this IABM presentation by Alan Ogilvie (Lead Product Manager, Friend MTS) to find out what a well-architected end-to-end content protection solution that enables effective anti-piracy looks like, in particular: why OTT and streaming services need to protect their premium content beyond digital rights management (DRM) systems; why forensic video watermarking is a crucial part […]

White Paper: Attacks on Subscriber Watermarking Technologies

Wednesday 16th September

Review and analysis of known real-world attacks on subscriber watermarking solutions A subscriber-level watermarking solution coupled with large-scale content monitoring is a highly effective anti-piracy measure that allows content owners and distributors to fully protect their content and revenue from theft beyond digital rights management (DRM) systems. In order to provide customers with the class-leading […]

Fireside Chat 2 – Securing Content Access with Digital Rights Management Best Practices

Thursday 10th September

Pirates are always developing new ways to attack OTT content. In our second fireside chat of the “How to Trust Your Player” series, Intertrust, Bitmovin and Friend MTS shares insights on different methods of attack, and how you can protect your content from piracy using DRM. Watch the video to find out (18.5 min).

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