Solutions for

Networks / Broadcasters

Helping you drive viewership

News

71%

U.S. adults watch local television news and 65% view network newscasts over the course of a month

TV

55%

Chose TV over internet (18%) as their main source of news

Audience

6%

Audience growth for local morning TV news in 2013

Broadcast & cable

Attracting and retaining your audience as well as optimizing Ad revenues.

SyncNow

Second Screen applications enrich the content experience and improve the viewer engagement by introducing social and personal dimensions into audio-visual content. The SyncNow technology provides essential features that dramatically increase the value of Second Screen applications:

• Automatic content identification
• Accurate synchronization with content regardless of transit delay, time-shifting or PVR recording

In addition, SyncNow allows you to sync TV commercials with the second screen. The concept of TV-Synced Ads is simple: as an ad is being aired on TV, within seconds a corresponding ad appears on your digital screen either social, mobile or online. TV-synced ads enable Networks and Broadcasters to sync TV commercials with their premium online inventory. This is an unique opportunity for brands to extend the reach of the TV commercial into digital

Features and Benefits

  • Passive technology allowing for automatic and transparent content recognition and time-sync
  • Universal technology relying on the audio of the content : independent from the content format/distribution / does not require to point the device to the main screen
  • Very fast time to detection including in noisy environments
  • Support for live produced content
  • High scalability: independent from the transmission path and related transit delay (e.g. cable redistribution or programming by network affiliates).
  • Powerful and easy to implement detection API

Premium Channels

As a Premium Channels, your TV series and exclusive programs are precious assets. These videos must be protected with forensic watermarking to remove pirate’s impunity and stop illegal on-line sharing which are harming your revenues.

NexGuard

High-speed internet changed the rules of piracy. Pirates can distribute high quality content with millions of users instantaneously, giving birth to a fast growing and borderless illegal re-streaming economy. Combined with internet monitoring, Civolution forensic watermarking is addressing this new security breach and protects the PayTV industry.

NexGuard PayTV embeds an imperceptible and non-removable unique identifier in the video signal received by set-top boxes during live broadcast or in the streams delivered via broadband.

Legitimate use of the content is not limited, but consumers who abuse content by illegal distribution can be tracked and traced, while your content is aired or off-line if it is recorded on a cyber-locker.

Features and Benefits

  • Imperceptible video watermark uniquely identifying the content decoded by each set-top box receiver, or the stream delivered to a device, providing a powerful deterrence against piracy.
  • Robust watermark, detectable after camcorder capture and severe quality degradation (re-compression, …).
  • Protecting SD, HD, analog and digital outputs.
  • Compatible with encryption and other content protection technologies.
  • Blind and fully automated watermark detection.

Attracting and retaining your audience as well as optimising Ad revenues.

SyncNow

Second Screen applications enrich the content experience and improve the viewer engagement by introducing social and personal dimensions into audio-visual content. The SyncNow technology provides essential features that dramatically increase the value of Second Screen applications:

  • Automatic content identification
  • Accurate synchronization with content regardless of transit delay, time-shifting or PVR recording

Features and Benefits

  • Passive technology allowing for automatic and transparent content recognition and time-sync
  • Universal technology relying on the audio of the content : independent from the content format/distribution / does not require to point the device to the main screen
  • Very fast time to detection including in noisy environments
  • Support for live produced content
  • High scalability: independent from the transmission path and related transit delay (e.g. cable redistribution or programming by network affiliates).
  • Powerful and easy to implement detection API
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