CHESEAUX, Switzerland – January 6, 2014 – NAGRA, the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) Digital TV business and the world’s leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, will showcase innovative technologies for the new pay-TV landscape at the 2014 International CES Show in Las Vegas, from January 7 to 10, 2014, at the Venetian Toscana Suites 3601-3603.
“The future of pay-TV is connected and presents many opportunities for service providers to successfully launch new services and keep subscribers engaged with their brand across all screens,” said Ivan Verbesselt, SVP Group Marketing for NAGRA. “We’re excited to bring our latest innovations to CES and demonstrate a variety of solutions that operators can deploy today to make the connected home a reality. They also provide a glimpse into how they can prepare for consumer demand of new technologies, and particularly in the world of 4K.”
NAGRA’s CES 2014 showcase will feature:
JoinIn and the NAGRA Connected Home
As the blueprint for the connected home, JoinIn is a reference architecture that helps service providers overcome the complexities, constraints and fragmentation of the new television environment to deliver a true connected home experience. An implementation of the JoinIn architecture based on NAGRA products can enable:
The NAGRA 4K Experience
NAGRA and its UEX Studio team are bringing content navigation to new heights with Gravity Ultra, NAGRA’s model UI for Ultra HD 4K TV that pushes HTML5 to its limits. Taking advantage of all that the higher resolution and bigger screens have to offer, Gravity Ultra blends live TV, VOD, music, social TV applications and more with companion device control and navigation, as well as speech and voice search recognition. Combining its extensive user interface, enabling technology and content protection expertise, NAGRA is paving the way for 4K TV user experiences for a new generation of Ultra HD consumers.
OpenTV 5 is NAGRA’s most versatile and most open middleware solution and provides operators with the foundation to deploy connected home services. Various implementations of OpenTV 5 will be shown on devices ranging from basic IP set-top boxes to fully featured home edge gateways, demonstrating unparalleled flexibility in leveraging HTML5 for the creation of engaging user experiences.
NAGRA Quick Start Solutions
NAGRA is introducing a full range of pre-integrated SmarDTV devices featuring NAGRA MediaAccess content protection, OpenTV middleware and the NAGRA MediaLive platform, enabling fast time-to-market of new services for operators. NAGRA’s Quick Start solutions include:
- An innovative OTT small form factor solution with extensive connectivity capability that may also function as a thin client in a connected room scenario
- A hybrid Satellite / IP device supporting VOD and USB PVR and allowing rapid user interface customization via HTML5
- A headed, multi-tuner, 4K-ready gateway with unprecedented performance