INSIDE Secure, a leader in embedded security solutions for mobile and connected devices, today announced it has licensed its downloadable DRM Fusion Agent software to Sky Italia, who is using it to protect premium video content delivery for their Sky Go OTT video service. Integrated into Sky Italia’s newest versions of their Sky Go mobile apps for iOS and Android devices, the INSIDE DRM Fusion Agent software is providing the critical content security Sky Italia needs in their mobile apps to make the live HDTV channels and thousands of on-demand HD video titles available to play on the smartphones and tablets of it its more than 1.9 million Sky Go subscribers throughout Italy.
“INSIDE has created an agile DRM solution that has been optimized for the complex, constantly changing mobile ecosystem and the peculiarities of Internet-based video streaming, with a robust API that minimizes integration effort and simplifies adding new mobile devices,” says Pier Paolo Tamma, information technology director at Sky Italia. “The stability of the software, the completeness of the documentation and the user friendliness were some other primary considerations in our selection of the DRM Fusion Agent software, as well as the success it has achieved in providing similar content protection for the Sky Go service in Germany and Austria.”
The Sky Italia Sky Go service offers viewers more than 30 live HDTV channels, including exclusive sports coverage, and a broad range of high-definition on-demand entertainment, including hundreds of movies; all seasons of popular TV series and exclusive Sky productions; documentary programs on nature, science, history and art; cartoons and programs for children of all ages; and the best in sports. The service is available on a variety of iOS and Android mobile devices, as well as PCs.