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NAGRA 8 Shenton Way AXA Tower #34-02 Singapore 068811 T: +65 6829 0800 F: +65 6829 0801 W: dtv.nagra.com : @nagrakudelski : company/nagra/

Who’s who...

Stephane Le Dreau SVP, Regional GM APAC T: +65 6829 0803 E: Stephane.ledreau@nagra.com

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NAGRA ASIA BOOK 2019 In a world where the lines between pay-TV and OTT are increasingly blurring, pay-TV service providers are uniquely positioned to create a truly unified experience and become the central gateway to all the content that consumers love. NAGRA solutions effectively support pay-TV service providers and content owners in this journey, enabling them to become ‘smartly digital’ and effectively claim their new role as superaggregators and ensuring efficient on-boarding of OTT content, effective content value protection and an elegant data-driven approach to content discovery that actively drives service loyalty and monetisation. Leveraging the latest cloud, OTT and data technologies, they ensure end-to-end content value protection, active content monetisation and personalisation of premium video services and new business models across the entire content value chain from origin to consumption. In addition, NAGRA’s extensive products portfolio provides the best of both worlds when it comes to advanced and off-the-shelf offerings. Service providers can choose from tailor-made solutions that leverage modular products and naturally blend into the environment of larger operators, or lean, off-the-shelf standard Conax solutions optimised for fast time-to-market. NAGRA’s unique content value protection concept features security headends tailored to the business needs of the pay-TV service provider with common security clients adopted across device ecosystems for both broadcast and connected networks. The NAGRA cloud.SSP security platform takes CAS and DRM technology to the next level to enable secure premium content delivery over any two-way network to any device while offering an elegant migration from an off-the-shelf system to a modular headend as services evolve. It also guards against any type of threat and vulnerability to Android TV deployments. This holistic approach to content security also addresses the growing piracy threat against the media industry. Leveraging NAGRA’s more than 30 years of unique expertise in this field, our approach combines deep intelligence about global pirate networks with real-time monitoring, take-down and litigation services, and forensic watermarking technologies to fight online content sharing piracy, while protecting service providers’ and content owners’ reputation and bottom line. NAGRA’s range of user experience solutions are built around the concept of three key journeys to take your business to the next level: content discovery, content monetisation and content deployment. Our diverse set of user experiences can be as simple or as sophisticated as needed to deliver a best-in-class service to consumers. What’s more, NAGRA’s OTT TV ecosystem, offers an end-to-end solution framework and Android TV Operator Tier solution for easy on-boarding of apps and SVOD services in a unique and operatorbranded user experience. And with NAGRA Insight, an AI-driven, pay-TV data analytics platform, service providers can make better and smart business decisions to improve their bottom line, take control of the data they own and create personalised actions that drive monetisation, along with subscriber value, content, quality of experience and targeted advertising. With NAGRA’s smart solutions, pay-TV service providers, studios or sports rights owners can effectively embrace true digital transformation to remain successful and to aggregate, distribute, protect and monetise their video services.

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NAGRA is the digital TV division of the Kudelski Group and the world’s leading independent provider of content protection and user experience solutions for pay-TV providers and content owners. Our comprehensive technology portfolio is designed to address today’s ever-evolving pay-TV and OTT market and includes: the NAGRA Security Services Platform, the Conax Contego content security platform, Anti-Piracy Services featuring our NexGuard forensic watermarking, the OpenTV Signature Edition OTT video ecosystem, the Conax GO Live OTT solution, direct-to-TV solutions including TVkey, a broad cloud TV offering, the DVnor media asset management and NAGRA Insight AI-based pay-TV analytics platform.


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http://business.tivo.com getconnected.apac@tivo.com @tivoforbusiness company/tivo/

Entertainment innovations and insights that fit your business. TiVo’s products and solutions are designed to grow with your business and evolve as the industry does. Primarily serving TV service providers, CE manufacturers, streaming companies, digital media portals, broadcasters, content producers and advertisers, we’re active in virtually every aspect of media and entertainment. Today, 168 million households around the world are entertained by TiVo technologies.

User Experience

End-to-end solutions to suit any environment We provide a flexible portfolio of products to enable the ultimate user experience, including cutting-edge multi-screen functionality powered by TiVo’s robust Cloud Service. Our solutions support advanced personalisation, search and recommendations, rich metadata, conversational voice, deep OTT integration, video on demand (VOD), linear, restart/catch-up, nDVR and more. Next-Gen Platform TiVo’s Next-Gen Platform offers a flexible range of products to help operators stay ahead of the curve; begin deployments as all QAM/DVB, all IPTV or anywhere in between, while providing simple migration paths for those looking to transition to IPTV. The platform supports managed Linux STBs, Android TV, as well as unmanaged bringyour-own-devices like streamers, mobile and web. TiVo’s CubiTV Solutions Optimised for operators looking to get to market quickly with value-based solutions and designed for today’s multi-tasking viewers, TiVo’s CubiTV Solutions offers hybrid entertainment discovery and quick, effective guidance that unifies content, listings and recommendations from linear TV, VOD and OTT sources on Linux and Android TV STBs and mobile.

Personalised Content Discovery

TiVo’s long-term commitment to innovation, beautiful interface design and elegant user experiences clearly stood out.” Tracy Swedlow, co-founder of InteractiveTV Today, in awarding TiVo Experience 4 the Most Innovative Design or User Interface Award at the 15th ITVT Awards in 2018

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A revolutionary approach to entertainment discovery TiVo’s Personalised Content Discovery Platform is revolutionising the way linear and non-linear video service providers merchandise their content to viewers, and ultimately powers the way consumers find something they want to watch across their devices. Highly relevant search results, customised recommendations carousels, increased convenience with natural voice recognition and insights that can help providers fine-tune the consumer experience. Flexible implementation and deployment options With four modules to choose from – Search, Recommendations, Conversation and Insight – the platform supports a variety of discovery experiences spanning linear TV, premium channels, VOD, DVR and OTT.

Entertainment Metadata

Help consumers find what they’re looking for A high-quality metadata catalogue provides the foundation for intuitive search and navigation, enabling users to easily find their favourite TV shows, movies, music, celebrities, books and games, as well as discover new ones. AI enhanced, Graph Based Platform Powered by TiVo’s graph technology, with advanced machine-learning innovation plus expert human curation, quickly surface trending content to maximise related assets, improve search and recommendations, and support voice-powered results. Metadata from TiVo allows you to deliver a unique consumer experience with rich imagery to increase engagement, build loyalty and ultimately drive revenue with a catalogue that’s deep, broad, comprehensive and current.

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Hi. We’re TiVo. We’re always innovating to create the ultimate entertainment experience. We touch the lives of binge-watching, music-loving, entertainment fanatics every day by delivering beautiful user experiences and enabling the world’s leading media and entertainment providers to nurture more meaningful relationships with their audiences. Our technology inventions run deep – from the creation of the interactive programme guide to the DVR – and we continue to revolutionise how people find content in a chaotic, fragmented media landscape. It’s this “content chaos” and insatiable demand for media and entertainment that keep us inspired to create products and licensable technology that ultimately enable people to find and enjoy the TV, movies and music they love.


Tech providers we’re watching in Asia... Accedo

Accedo offers video solutions (Android TV launcher, live streaming, video monetisation, end-to-end partner solutions, OTT services) for broadcasters/studios, pay-TV operators, content providers, sports and digital marketers.

Akamai

Cloud-delivery platform Akamai provides cloud security, web/mobile performance and OTT/video delivery solutions to media/entertainment providers.

Alticast

South Korea’s Alticast develops endto-end media tech solutions, including cloud-based OTT platform, STB software, CAS/DRM, UI/UX, AI and big data analytics. Alticast solutions deliver content to over 50 million devices worldwide (June 2018) via broadcast, broadband and mobile platforms.

Amagi

Amagi is a cloud-managed broadcast services and targeted advertising solutions company for traditional TV and next-gen multiscreen platforms.

AWS Elemental

U.S.-based AWS Elemental (formerly Elemental Technologies) is an Amazon Web Services company providing software-based video processing and delivery solutions. Media clients in Asia include TVB Hong Kong, TrueVisions Thailand, HBO, Turner and Viacom.

Brightcove

Brightcove provides cloud solutions for managing, delivering and monetising video experiences on multiple screens for customers in the media, entertainment, marketing and enterprise spaces. In February 2019, Brightcove acquired competitor Ooyala’s video platform business; the deal is expected to close in the first half of 2019.

BTI Studios

Swedish company BTI Studios provides dubbing and subtitling services into 80+ language combinations as well as multilingual video description.

CleverTap

CleverTap offers mobile marketing solutions bringing together user data from online and offline channels on one centralised platform.

Deluxe

Deluxe services include content distribution for studios/creators, broadcasters, OTT platforms and distributors

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through Deluxe One, a cloud-based platform that unifes the content supply chain, creating an end-to-end ability to manage assets and requirements from creation to delivery.

tling/dubbing/captioning services to broadcasters and OTT service providers through its proprietary iMediaTrans cloud-based platform.

Encompass Digital Media

Limelight Networks provides digital content delivery, video, cloud security, and edge computing services.

Encompass Digital Media focuses on supporting TV networks, digital video providers, radio broadcasters, sports/ news/entertainment businesses and broadcast groups with the delivery of linear/non-linear video content across TV and digital platforms.

Globecast

Globecast’s hybrid fibre and satellite network for video contribution and distribution delivers various video services, including TV Everywhere OTT, satellite, cable and VOD using content delivery networks and cloudenabled media solutions.

Grabyo

Grabyo provides a suite of social video production and publishing tools as well as guidance and support to extract value from real-time video content and capitalise on the commercial opportunities in sharing live video across web, social and mobile.

HansenCX

HansenCX, part of Hansen Technologies, is a billing/customer care tech provider for pay-TV operators, telcos and utilities.

Harmonic

Harmonic offers video delivery tech and services enabling media companies/service providers to deliver quality broadcast and OTT video services.

Hiventy Asia

Hiventy Asia provides subtitling, dubbing and voice-over services for the region from studios based in Ho Chi Minh City. Singapore is regional HQ.

Iyuno

Iyuno Media Group provides subti-

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PonyCanyon Enterprise

Japan’s PonyCanyon Enterprise provides a range of post-production services, including subtitling, dubbing and voice-over. The company specialises in subtitling translation and dubbing into and/or from Japanese for films, TV series, and animation, for studios, broadcasters and VOD service distributors.

Prime Focus Technologies

Prime Focus Technologies’ (PFT) offers subtitling, dubbing, access services (closed captioning, subtitles for the deaf or hard of hearing), audio description and text to text localisation, digital packaging and delivery, remastering and metadata services. Products also include business automation software.

Red Bee Media

Red Bee Media (formerly Ericsson Broadcast and Media Services) is a broadcast and media services provider. Services include playout, OTT services, media management, postproduction and distribution.

Roku

U.S.-based platform Roku provides plug-and-play streaming media players and accessories that offer access to partner channels.

SDI Media

U.S.-based SDI Media provides end-toend dubbing, subtitling and media services to broadcasters, theatres, digital/ VOD operators, content creators and distributors. SDI has owned and oper-

NAGRA is the digital TV division of the Kudelski Group and provides content protection and user experience solutions for pay-TV providers and content owners. Nagra’s tech portfolio is designed to address today’s ever-evolving pay-TV and OTT market and includes: NAGRA Security Services Platform, Conax Contego content security platform, anti-piracy services featuring NexGuard forensic watermarking, the OpenTV Signature Edition OTT video ecosystem, the Conax GO Live OTT solution, direct-to-TV solutions including TVkey, a broad cloud TV offering, the DVnor media asset management and NAGRA Insight AI-based pay-TV analytics platform. See page 131

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ated studios in 24 countries with an extensive network across Asia managed by Michael Tang out of Singapore.

distribution and video packaging distribution.

SeaChange

U.S.-based video advertising platform SpotX, owned by European media conglomerate RTL Group, enables media owners/publishers to monetise premium content across desktop, mobile and connected TV devices.

SeaChange provides multiscreen, advertising, and over-the-top (OTT) video products and services that facilitate the aggregation, licensing, management, and distribution of video and television advertising content.

Silver Trak Digital

Silver Trak Digital offers supply solutions across media types and platforms in the digital media, broadcast, production and distribution spaces.

Sony PCL

Sony PCL, a member of Sony Group companies, provides audio and visual solution services, specialising in encoding for TV broadcasting, OTT

SpotX

Synamedia

Synamedia formed in Oct 2018, following Permira Funds’ acquisition of Cisco’s Service Provider Video Software Solutions group. Synamedia develops and delivers video solutions, such as cloud digital video recording and video processing/security/middleware for the pay-TV industry.

The Trade Desk

The Trade Desk offers a self-service,

TiVo

TiVo enables media and entertainment providers to nurture more meaningful relationships with their audiences. TiVo’s tech inventions run deep – from the creation of the interactive programme guide to the DVR – and the company continues to revolutionise how people find content in a chaotic, fragmented media landscape. TiVo says it is this “content chaos” and insatiable demand for media and entertainment “that keep us inspired to create products and licensable technology that ultimately enable people to find and enjoy the TV, movies and music they love”. Primarily serving TV service providers, CE manufacturers, streaming companies, digital media portals, broadcasters, content producers and advertisers, TiVo is active in virtually every aspect of media and entertainment, with 168 million households around the world entertained by TiVo technologies. See page 133

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cloud-based platform where ad buyers can create, manage & optimise digital ad campaigns across formats/devices.

ThinkAnalytics

ThinkAnalytics provides real-time personalised content recommendations, delivered through multiple platforms, including set top boxes. Viewer and video insight platform, ThinkInsight, incorporates a suite of products designed for a holistic view of the business.

Verimatrix

Verimatrix specialises in enhancing and securing revenue for connected devices and IP-based services around the world through its Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS).

Viaccess-Orca

Viaccess-Orca offers a range of endto-end, modular solutions for content delivery, protection, discovery and monetisation.

Vista India

Vista India offers end-to-end localisation services in major Indian regional languages (Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Punjabi). The company is also involved in digital distribution services for the global entertainment industry.

Widevine

Widevine provides digital media solutions for the delivery of entertainment to multiple device. Widevine was acquired by Google for US$160 million in Dec 2010.

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The Big List 2019 - Tech  

The Big List 2019 - Tech