Articles tagged: content security

Service Sheet: ASiD – Advanced Subscriber Identification

Monday 10th August

In terms of significant financial damages for legitimate content owners and distributors, commercial piracy presents a very real threat. This illegal activity is becoming ever more sophisticated and better organised. Complex pirate ecosystems that comprise a whole host of different illegal players supporting and profiting from illegitimate redistribution of premium content, are known to use […]

Subscriber Watermarking Technologies – White Paper Quick Facts

Tuesday 2nd June

With traditional content protection measures like Conditional Access (CA) and Digital Rights Management (DRM) systems, valuable premium content is safeguarded from theft only until the point of its consumption. As the next level of content protection aimed at securing premium sports and entertainment content from the point of its consumption, subscriber watermarking is a powerful […]

Beyond DRM: Finding Stolen Content and Addressing Piracy (part 3 of 3)

Tuesday 19th May

Digital rights management isn’t enough to stop the redistribution of stolen video content outside of its legitimate service context. In our previous article, we described how unique but invisible identifiers can be embedded within the video. But the equation is incomplete unless there also is a way to find stolen video, identify its source, and […]

NAB Express 2020 Presentation Video: Completing the Content Protection Story – Filling the Streaming Content Gaps

Thursday 14th May

Watch this NAB Express presentation by Alan Ogilvie to learn why content owners and distributors should consider incorporating subscriber level watermarking to fully protect their premium content from illegal redistribution and what the key differences between two watermarking technologies used for streaming media are (17 min).

Debbie Flippo and Ayal Joshua join Friend MTS

Tuesday 17th March

Friend MTS has appointed Debbie Flippo, VP, Sales Americas, and Ayal Joshua senior pre-sales consultant. With company headquarters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Birmingham, England, Friend MTS is expanding its sales force in North America with Flippo based in Denver, Colorado and Joshua based in Miami, Florida. Both will report to Brad Parobek, senior VP, Sales […]

Intertrust, Friend MTS extend streaming piracy fight

Thursday 6th February

DRM technology specialist Intertrust and content protection service provider Friend MTS are extending their partnership agreement that enhances Intertrust’s ExpressPlay content protection platform with Friend MTS anti-piracy and watermarking technology services. Now, an additional layer of protection is introduced that is complementary to the ExpressPlay content security suite, which features ExpressPlay DRM and ExpressPlay XCA. […]

SportsPro OTT Summit 2019 Panel Session Video: Protecting IP

Thursday 12th December

Watch the “Protecting IP” panel session at the SportsPro OTT Summit 2019 in Madrid where Simon Hanna speaks of the importance for content owners and operators to act now to stop piracy and protect revenue (30 min)

Friend MTS joins Akamai initiative

Friday 13th September

Content and revenue protection specialist Friend MTS has revealed an agreement with Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, to join the company’s Media Technology Partner Programme (MTPP). By combining forces, Friend MTS will integrate its ASiD watermarking technology with Akamai’s Stream Revocation service to enable near-instantaneous termination of streams to […]

Advanced Television, IBC 2019: Fighting Streaming Piracy

Wednesday 4th September

Simon Hanna shares how Friend MTS goes about combatting streaming piracy: Assessing consumption patterns and identifying sources of piracy.

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