Articles tagged: friend mts

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 […]

DRM + Watermarking: Working Hand in Hand to Protect Against Piracy

Friday 30th October

Jonathan Friend CEO Friend MTS It is for good reason that video services like Netflix, Hulu, Google Play Movies and Amazon Prime Video don’t allow some smartphones¹ to stream movies or TV shows at higher resolutions. Digital Rights Management (DRM) is built into many devices and protects these services with this lockout in order to […]

Friend MTS Announces New Global Partner Program to Combat Content Piracy in Entertainment – Appoints Dennis Scott to Drive Effort as Director, Channel Sales

PHILADELPHIA, PA & BIRMINGHAM, UK – October 29, 2020 – Friend MTS, a leading global provider of content protection services, today announced a new partner program and the appointment of Dennis Scott, Director, Channel Sales, to drive the effort and engage with the company’s high-profile media partners and customers that include content owners, broadcasters and […]

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

Friday 23rd October

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 more than $67 billion (USD) in value by 2023. […]

Application Note: ASiD OTT – Protecting Exclusive OTT Content from Streaming Piracy

Tuesday 20th October

Driven by the constantly growing number of players in the OTT market coupled with a certain cap on the monthly video spend consumers have, the increasing subscriber churn means an increasing value of exclusive content for service providers that wish to attract new customers and maintain loyalty. Unrestricted by any licensing agreements, pirate content aggregators […]

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

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, and/or client-hardening. As a part of a multi-post series […]

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 a 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 […]

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).

Fireside Chat 1 – Tips from the Top: Secure Content Delivery and Playback

To help guide you in building and implementing an effective, protected OTT service, Bitmovin, Friend MTS and Intertrust have come together to share best practices on how to make sure your end-users are as trustworthy as the technology you’ve implemented. Join us, in our first of four Fireside Chats, as we discuss how viewership has […]

Article 2 – Securing Content Access with Digital Rights Management Best Practices

Wednesday 2nd September

Ali Hodjat, Product Marketing Director, Intertrust Nicolas Bredy, Senior Solutions Architect, Intertrust Overview of Online Piracy and Digital Rights As discussed in the first article of our series on “How to Trust Your Player,” piracy is a big business, and leverages the same technology advances as legitimate OTT service operations in streaming and other components. […]

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