Monday, August 9, 2010

EchoStar Selects Widevine for Digital Rights Management

EchoStar has selected Widevine's DRM solution for the protection of content delivered by "SlingLoaded" consumer devices, giving added security when subscribers are watching or controlling their TV programming. Financial terms were not disclosed.

EchoStar's SlingLoaded set-top boxes provide an entertainment centerpiece combining cutting edge video and IP technologies, making it easy to watch and control home TV over the Internet from a desktop PC, Mac, laptop, or supported smartphones.

The Widevine platform is deployed by major Internet content services and large cable, satellite and telecommunication companies launching Internet-accessible pay TV services.

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