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Solution overview: Irdeto Armor for Android TV

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Page 0 of 1 1 © 2018 Irdeto. All Rights Reserved. Last modification: 21-06-2018 / 05:03 PM GMT+01:00 ANDROID TV IS A GAME CHANGER Many operators have struggled against increased competition from both broadcast and OTT service providers in recent years because of the constraints of proprietary middleware on set-top boxes (STB). While they have complete control on these traditional middleware platforms, operators often find it very costly and slow to implement new features or apps to address changing market demands. Android TV provides a platform with many built-in features and free access to the Google Play Store to operators. New operators can use Android TV to build a premium IP or broadcast hybrid STB comparable to one that took a large operator years to build. Also, Google is behind Android TV, putting a tremendous amount of resources into its continuous development in addition to the work from the AOSP open source community. Future proof the STB • Thousands of apps in the Google Play Store to satisfy consumer demands • Google's policy for set-top manufacturers to keep up with software releases, improving security and constantly reducing the attack surface for Android TV Speed up time to market • Launch a set-top box with advanced features in months, not years Expand business beyond media • Home security, IoT, VR, augmented reality gaming and more Offer a great user experience easily • Consistent across devices, customized without years of work Improve cost efficiencies • Lower operating costs • Lower development costs with abundant mobile app development expertise in the market BENEFITS OF ANDROID TV IRDETO, SECURING ANDROID TV TO PROTECT OPERATORS' INVESTMENT Open doesn't necessarily mean insecure. Google has taken measures to secure the platform, but the operator needs to do more. At Irdeto, we are focused on helping operators close the security gaps to reap the benefits of Android TV without risking the security of their devices, services and data. Irdeto is a Google GTVS licensee for Android TV. We have worked closely with Google for many years, collaborating on technology development as well as business opportunities. This relationship, along with Irdeto's "early access" pre-release software agreement with Google, enables Irdeto customers to gain access to new innovations earlier. It speeds up an operators' platform and service launch, and provides them with valuable insights into the best practices on Android TV. IRDETO ARMOR FOR ANDROID TV THE FASTEST, MOST FLEXIBLE AND SECURE WAY TO DEPLOY A HYBRID ANDROID TV SET-TOP BOX

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