Cardinal, SafeNet partner for secure mobile TV

SafeNet and Cardinal Information Systems are shipping a complete solution for secure mobile TV.

The combination of Cardinal's playout broadcasting system and SafeNet's DRM Fusion Toolkit4TV will enable end-users to access on-demand broadcast content on mobile devices while securing rights and revenue for the content owners.

The joint system offers:

  • A complete solution - including encapsulation and broadcasting, electronic service guides, purchasing and protection;
  • Scalability - available on a single server for initial trials and scaling to distributed deployments where multiple operators and broadcasters share a common platform;
  • Open standards support – fully compatible with the DVB-18Crypt standard for mobile TV protection;
  • Future proof – designed to support multiple standards within a single platform so that operators do not need to worry about choosing the right standard. Cardinal and SafeNet are extending the solution to support the OMA BCAST smartcard profile mobile TV protection standard.

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