March 13, 2014
By Josephine Tay
PARIS — Viaccess-Orca (VO), a global leader in the protection and enhancement of content services, announced today that it will acquire the SecurePlayer business from Discretix Technologies Ltd., a leading provider of embedded security and content protection solutions. The deal is expected to close in early Q2, 2014. SecurePlayer is a multiplatform media player, available for Android™ and iOS® tablets and smartphones, that incorporates digital rights management (DRM) for premium VOD and live content. Viaccess-Orca will offer SecurePlayer as a standalone product and as part of the company’s Connected Sentinel, VO’s range of content protection solutions for IP-enabled content services. Connected Sentinel is also a main component in VO’s end-to-end solution for multiscreen services.