PARIS - September 7th, 2011 — Sagemcom, a leader in high added value communication terminals with a recognized expertise in the development and manufacturing of digital set-top boxes, and Viaccess, a France Telecom group company and leader in conditional access and DRM systems, have joined forces to design an innovative 3D-ready satellite recorder with 3D Blu-ray player and embedded Viaccess conditional access to secure broadcast content.
Sagemcom's BPRSI88-250 HD twin-tuner high definition satellite recorder is equipped with a 250 GB hard disk and a 3D Blu-ray player. It can play most audio, video and photos formats from the hard disk, the Blu-ray or via its USB port or SD card reader. The recorder's Ethernet port makes it possible to access Over The Top services, such as Video On Demand and Catch-Up TV.
Broadcasters can rely on Viaccess' advanced content security solutions (CA and DRM) implemented on this innovative satellite receiver to launch best of breed hybrid services combining high quality linear-TV over satellite with On Demand and à la carte services over The Internet.
The product has been launched this summer in France and will be showcased at IBC (Amsterdam, September 9th to 13th) on Sagemcom booth.
A French high-technology group with an international dimension, Sagemcom operates on markets of broadband (digital home, digital set-top box, broadband and residential terminals), telecom and energy (M2M, telecommunications infrastructure, smartgrid and metering), and management of documents (printing terminals, software and solutions, digital production workflow). With a turnover of over 1.4 billion Euros, Sagemcom employs 6,000 people on five continents. Already a European leader in most of its key markets, Sagemcom aims to become a world leader in high added value communication terminals. Sagemcom is strongly committed to sustainable development through the life cycle of its products: eco-design, energy consumption, ethical code of all its suppliers.
For more information: www.sagemcom.com
Sagemcom booth at IBC: 1.F40
Viaccess booth at IBC: 1.A51
Viaccess is a leader in solutions to protect and enhance the value of content services. Viaccess provides world class solutions for content protection, delivering conditional access and DRM-based systems for all types of content, for all networks including broadcast, broadband, fixed and mobile networks and for all categories of devices. Its subsidiary, Orca Interactive, is a leading innovative provider of IPTV middleware and applications including groundbreaking content discovery and recommendation solutions that power next-generation interactive TV. Viaccess has more than 20 years of broadcast and broadband experience and is positioned to help content service providers to monetize the content consumption revolution. Viaccess solutions are deployed worldwide in 35 countries and on more than 80 digital platforms. Viaccess S.A. is a France Telecom Group company.
Aurore Chiquot : + 33 1 53 32 11 83
Vincent Samuel : + 33 1 53 32 11 85
Atika Boulgaz : +33(0)18.104.22.168.60
ink Communications for Viaccess:
Marta Twardowska : +31 621 184 585