Irdeto Perspective Blog

Insights and analysis for the media industry and beyond

  • At IBC, Cloud and Software as a Service dominate

    At IBC, Cloud and Software as a Service dominate

    For all the talk of pioneering technology like virtual reality, AI, blockchain and 5G, IBC 2018 illustrated the profound trajectory of the industry from broadcast to unicast. It’s one in which...

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  • UHD – The watershed moment for watermarking

    UHD – The watershed moment for watermarking

    If it wasn’t already clear from the all UHD HDR FIFA World Cup, it should be clear from the show floor and conference debate here at IBC2018 that the industry is seeing real momentum in 4K UHD...

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  • The smart business of securing against home invasion

    The smart business of securing against home invasion

    Previously, a common model for IoT devices was to build, ship and forget. This has resulted in a flood of unsecured consumer devices in homes and a challenge in retrofitting security. There is an...

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  • Understanding and Management – the key to Android TV implementations

    Understanding and Management – the key to Android TV implementations

    In recent times, Google has begun to make serious, some might say game-changing in-roads, into the middleware market. So much so that Android TV (Operator Tier) is arguably the middleware that is...

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  • Great games deserve 360-degree security

    Great games deserve 360-degree security

    Cracking, pirating and cheating in the world of gaming is not new, game piracy is running rampant with more than 2.5billion gamers all over the world, just over 237 million were searching for...

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  • Crack Kills

    Crack Kills

    In the dictionary, a “Window of Opportunity” is defined as “a favorable opportunity for doing something that must be seized immediately if it is not to be missed.” For video and online game...

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  • Time to turn up the heat on payment platforms that enable piracy

    Time to turn up the heat on payment platforms that enable piracy

    Investigators often get told to “follow the money”. The time has come to extend this approach to the fight against online piracy, as new Irdeto research reveals the scale at which payment...

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  • Can you juggle frequent updates on Android TV?

    Can you juggle frequent updates on Android TV?

    Updating set-top box software is something operators do infrequently and only when they need new features or security functions. With Android TV, this practice must change because Google mandates...

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  • Can you juggle frequent updates on Android TV?

    Can you juggle frequent updates on Android TV?

    Updating set-top box software is something operators do infrequently and only when they need new features or security functions. With Android TV, this practice must change because Google mandates...

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  • Turning Threat Visualization into an art form

    Turning Threat Visualization into an art form

    As a cybersecurity professional and a hobbyist painter, I recently revisited one of my past works, ‘Cyberattack’, and started to think about IoT security and the power of visuals a bit...

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  • Turning Threat Visualization into an art form

    Turning Threat Visualization into an art form

    As a cybersecurity professional and a hobbyist painter, I recently revisited one of my past works, ‘Cyberattack’, and started to think about IoT security and the power of visuals a bit...

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  • CPIX, Your New Favorite 4-letter Word

    CPIX, Your New Favorite 4-letter Word

    Like many famous 4-letter words, CPIX conveys surprise, shock even, but not in a bad way. It stands for Content Protection Information Exchange, a rather bland term for a standard that brings very...

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  • CPIX, Your New Favorite 4-letter Word

    CPIX, Your New Favorite 4-letter Word

    Like many famous 4-letter words, CPIX conveys surprise, shock even, but not in a bad way. It stands for Content Protection Information Exchange, a rather bland term for a standard that brings very...

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  • Operators target “Super Aggregator” role: But is the demand there?

    Operators target “Super Aggregator” role: But is the demand there?

    The UK’s BT recently revealed plans to become a “super aggregator” of content services, adding Amazon Prime Video to its platform alongside Netflix and Sky’s Now TV. It may help to offset OTT...

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  • Operators target “Super Aggregator” role: But is the demand there?

    Operators target “Super Aggregator” role: But is the demand there?

    The UK’s BT recently revealed plans to become a “super aggregator” of content services, adding Amazon Prime Video to its platform alongside Netflix and Sky’s Now TV. It may help to offset OTT...

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  • The $2,000 threat to Pay TV

    The $2,000 threat to Pay TV

    Many Pay TV operators rely on visual marks or “HashCodes” to fingerprint their content so they can trace piracy leaks to the source. But Irdeto investigations have found tools that help pirates...

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  • The $2,000 threat to Pay TV

    The $2,000 threat to Pay TV

    Many Pay TV operators rely on visual marks or “HashCodes” to fingerprint their content so they can trace piracy leaks to the source. But Irdeto investigations have found tools that help pirates...

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  • A global cheating epidemic: Is the window for action closing fast?

    A global cheating epidemic: Is the window for action closing fast?

    Irdeto’s global gaming survey confirmed what we’ve always suspected: cheaters ruin gaming for real gamers. But do the results also indicate that time is running out for publishers to get a grip...

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  • How fast can you REALLY launch an Android TV box

    Android TV is an attractive option for operators because they can cut the time and effort of launching a set-top box from 18 months (or more), with traditional middleware, down to a fraction of...

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  • Europe flexes its muscles over illegal content online

    Europe flexes its muscles over illegal content online

    The EC has ramped up pressure for “swift and proactive” action to tackle illegal content, including copyright infringement. It’s even set a one-hour target for taking down the most harmful...

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