Monday, April 27, 2009

Irdeto Diversifies Conditional Access Product Offering With the Launch of Universal Client Software

Irdeto, a leading expert in content and business model protection solutions and services, announced the launch of the Irdeto Conditional Access (CA) System with Universal Client. The Universal Client is Irdeto’s unique new software client designed to meet the needs of broadcasters who require a cost-effective and secure content security solution that is easily integrated with a wide variety of low-cost devices, including Digital Terminal Adapters (DTAs) and “zapper” set-top boxes (STBs).

As the transition from analog to digital picks up pace, an increasing number of operators and broadcasters have operational and security requirements that are best served by the Irdeto Universal Client, which provides robust content security for basic subscription packages. The solution is also ideal for Free to View broadcasters who need to restrict the geographic distribution of their content to comply with content owner requirements.

The Irdeto Universal Client is a software-based DTA security solution based on Irdeto’s 15 years of experience in securing the content and revenues of more than 300 digital pay TV operators worldwide. The Universal Client is resistant to hacking, cloning and reverse engineering because of its use of the latest Cloakware™ software protection technologies.
Irdeto is working with renowned silicon manufactures and has integrated its Universal Client technology on Broadcom’s latest DTA system-on-a-chip (SoC) solution. In addition, Irdeto is working with the world’s leading set-top box manufacturers to pre-embed the security solution for quick market deployment.

For the full press release, click here.

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