Nagra to showcase smart solutions for OTT at CommunicAsia 2018

Demonstrations will highlight key trends shaping the future of pay-TV in the Asia-Pacific region and include OTT, Android TV, direct-to-TV solutions and anti-piracy services.

Nagra, a Kudelski Group company will showcase smart solutions for the OTT era on Booth 1J2-01 at CommunicAsia 2018, taking place June 26-28, at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore.

Giving an overview of the company’s participation, Stéphane Le Dréau, Senior Vice President Sales & Services APAC at Nagra said: “It has never been more critical for pay-TV providers and content owners to understand how they can leverage this new market environment to their benefit. Our showcase at CommunicAsia will highlight the smart solutions that can help them deliver the services and solutions that are critical to enabling the next generation of pay-TV and OTT services and the next phase of growth in the region.”

The company will showcase OpenTV Signature Edition to enable service monetisation and help pay-TV operators build a better video business, the release stated. Powered by the latest OpenTV technologies, it is designed to reportedly maximise content value, while optimising the experience – not just for the end-user but also in deployment and operations, and delivers a unified user experience across all screens through the brand-new OpenTV Ion UI. OpenTV Signature Edition also integrates an Android TV Operator Tier solution allowing providers to on-board SVOD services.

Other solutions include Conax GO Live, an end-to-end OTT solution for streaming live TV to Android and iOs devices with reported a deployment time of less than 30 days.

Service providers and content owners alike will learn how to leverage Nagra Anti-Piracy Services and NexGuard forensic watermarking for any OTT system and any workflow to fight the ever-evolving piracy threats, whether on broadcast systems or the growing threat of IPTV piracy using Kodi add-ons, to find and stop illegal distribution of channels, live events and movies.

At the ConnecTechAsia Summit, Nagra will be a featured speaker in four sessions that include Stéphane Le Dréau, Senior Vice President, Sales and Operations, APAC who will participate on the panel titled: “The Price War in the OTT Battlefield”. Bee Lian Ong, Vice President, Interactive TV and Media Engineering, StarHub, and Chrystophe Clément, Senior Director, Business Development and TV SI Practice Leader, APAC, will participate in the panel titled: “StarHub Case Study: Planning and Designing the IP Broadcast Facility”. And Simon Trudelle, Sr. Director Product Marketing will participate in two panels titled: “Rise of the “Managed” OTT STB: Battle For Home Entertainment Intensifies,” and “The Light of Artificial Intelligence”.