Discretix and VisualOn Introduce SecurePlayer 2.0 at NAB Show

The new mobile video player integrates studio-approved DRM to provide a secure and enhanced multimedia experience across smartphones and tablets

Apr 04, 2013, 11:30 ET from VisualOn, Inc.

LAS VEGAS, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Discretix, Inc. and VisualOn, Inc. today announced the release of SecurePlayer™ 2.0 at the NAB Show. SecurePlayer 2.0 is a media player for smartphones and tablets offering DRM security and high-quality video and audio playback for protected content. 

SecurePlayer 2.0 provides a unified multimedia experience across Android and iOS devices. The player is commercially available and set to distribute video-on-demand and live content for a range of global OTT services. Utilizing hardware enhancements where available, the player supports Smooth Streaming, HLS, and MPEG-DASH delivery protocols. SecurePlayer 2.0 protects premium content with studio-approved, user-friendly Microsoft® PlayReady® content access technology. Additional advanced features include subtitles, multi-language audio, analytics, and ad insertion support.

"VisualOn offers seamless multimedia content delivery and playback with the highest quality video and audio experience on a multitude of connected devices," said Coby Sella, CEO of Discretix. "The combination of the player's powerful capabilities and Discretix's content protection results in an unrivaled solution for multiscreen service providers."

"We chose to partner with Discretix because of their expertise in mobile device DRM security," said Yang Cai, CEO of VisualOn. "We're experts in navigating the disjointed device market to provide high-quality, scalable solutions. Integrating DRM capabilities is what our customers need to navigate the current content delivery landscape."

SecurePlayer 2.0 features the technology behind VisualOn's OnStream™ MediaPlayer+ and Discretix' client-side DRM security:

  • OnStream MediaPlayer+ provides a scalable, quick-to-market solution for content providers and device manufacturers to offer high-quality visual and audio content delivery – alleviating the challenges of a fragmented, multi-platform mobile ecosystem.
  • Discretix's content protection solutions are trusted by service providers and content owners across the globe and deployed on more than 100 million mobile devices - manufactured by the largest smartphone and tablet vendors.

Discretix and VisualOn will be demonstrating SecurePlayer 2.0 at NAB in Las Vegas from April 8-11. They are located in booth #SU17109. To schedule a meeting, please email events-dx@discretix.com.

About Discretix
Discretix' security solutions are deployed in a wide range of consumer electronics devices enabling services and applications, while protecting the device and its contents. Discretix' products include embedded security co-processors and a broad range of security applications. The solutions are tightly integrated into the device, enhancing security without compromising the user experience. Discretix, a privately-owned company, serves the needs of some of the world's best-known semiconductor and device manufacturers and has been consistently ranked among the leaders of the embedded security market. For more information, please visit www.discretix.com.

About VisualOn
VisualOn, Inc. is a Silicon Valley-based multimedia software company that enables rich entertainment experiences across smartphones, tablets, laptops, connected TVs, and other mobile and convergent devices. VisualOn's unique patented technology is designed to be platform agnostic for ease of integration, with optimized quality, performance, and minimal power consumption. VisualOn supports streaming, VOD, mobile TV, and other multimedia applications with quality levels rivaling hardware-based solutions. For more information, please visit www.visualon.com.

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