Joseph O’Halloran  

Open smart TV operating system provider VIDAA and protection and anti-piracy services firm Intertrust ExpressPlay have announced the availability of VIDAA SMART OS-powered Hisense smart TVs preloaded with Intertrust’s ExpressPlay XCA content security for broadcast TV protection.

The joint solution is said to enable secure direct-to-TV broadcasting using a cloud-based content protection solution that meets the requirements of premium content owners without requiring additional consumer devices such as set-top boxes (STB) or conditional access modules (CAM).

Based on Marlin DRM technology, ExpressPlay XCA is a cloud-based broadcast security solution designed to enable 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. It meets the Enhanced Content Protection requirements from MovieLabs including Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) and Secure Video Path (SVP).

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