November 19, 2021

Hisense Smart TV’s will be pre-loaded with Intertrust’s ExpressPlay XCATM content security, bringing security protection at a level which satisfies the owners of premium content.

It follows an agreement between VIDAA and Intertrust for the use of its ExpressPlay XCATM content security for broadcast TV protection. The joint solution enables secure direct-to-TV broadcasting using a cloud-based content protection solution without requiring additional consumer devices such as set-top boxes (STB) or conditional access modules (CAM).

Based on the open-standard Marlin DRM technology, ExpressPlay XCA is a cloud-based broadcast security solution that enables significant cost reductions and market efficiencies for broadcasters and pay-TV operators. The solution pre-integrates the XCA client into Hisense smart TVs that supports the security requirements for all types of broadcast TV delivery.

The client meets the Enhanced Content Protection requirements from MovieLabs including Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) and Secure Video Path (SVP). The joint solution enables satellite, cable, and IPTV operators to adopt a converged security strategy to deliver premium/UHD content directly to smart TVs without the need for additional consumer premise equipment.

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