NAGRA, the Kudelski Group’s digital TV business, announced today that its DRM technology, NAGRA MediaAccess Persistent Rights Management (PRM), was approved by the Digital Transmission Licensing Administrator (DTLA) for the retransmission (streaming) of premium DTCP-IP content, enabling service providers to deploy home networking solutions that meet the strictest security requirements and enforce applicable business rules.
NAGRA MediaAccess PRM was previously approved by DTLA for the storage of DTCP content and now becomes the only pay-TV operator-controlled DRM that is authorized for its retransmission as well.
“This latest approval puts NAGRA on a very short list of trusted and approved providers of home networking DRM technologies in the world and is another vote of confidence in our solution,” says Philippe Stransky, Chief Architect for NAGRA. “Whether it’s enabling access from any mobile device to content stored on a DVR or live streaming from a gateway device, NAGRA MediaAccess PRM enables highly popular and flexible home networking consumer use cases that help pay-TV operators win and keep their customer, while offering peace of mind through robust Hollywood studio-approved content security.”
NAGRA MediaAccess PRM is widely deployed to leading pay-TV operators around the world and enables a variety of use cases, allowing consumers to view their favorite shows on any device. It is also a key component of NAGRA’s JoinIn reference architecture which allows service providers to enable advanced connected home scenarios while leveraging best practices in technologies, protocols and open industry standards.
NAGRA MediaAccess PRM was recently approved by the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE), a consortium of major Hollywood studios, retailers and other companies promoting distribution of audiovisual content directly to consumers, for the streaming of premium content to open devices.