Monday, January 11, 2010

Motorola Strengthens IP Video Portfolio with Strategic Acquisition

Motorola Inc. today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of SecureM, LLC and its wholly owned subsidiaries, together operating as SecureMedia®, a developer of software-based digital rights management (DRM) and security systems for IP video distribution and management. The acquisition, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to close in Q1 2010. SecureMedia will now become part of Motorola's Home & Networks Mobility business.

SecureMedia develops and markets software systems for securing the distribution of digital entertainment over multiple platforms to multiple devices, including set-top boxes, wireless handsets, PCs and portable entertainment devices. SecureMedia's Encryptonite ONE™ system supplies proven end-to-end security for content in managed IP, mobile, over-the-top (OTT) and hybrid environments, enabling new business from the consumption of high-value content any time and any place. With this acquisition, Motorola will be offering both stand-alone and integrated software security solutions to IP video customers.

Motorola's Home & Networks Mobility business delivers fully integrated and customizable media solutions to their subscribers. As a global video leader in digital entertainment devices, digital and IP video headends and digital video processing, Motorola brings its video expertise to bear as operators seek to evolve their networks for the future.

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