announce that TVBLOB's TV-centric development platform and hybrid internet set-top boxes ("BLOBbox"), that bring the power of the Web directly to TV is protected by SecureMedia's Encryptonite ONET System CA/DRM. Leveraging TVBLOB's free SDK from the BLOBforge, content owners anywhere can now realize new, 'over-the-top' television services and business models on the BLOBbox using standard Web technologies, while ensuring the highest levels of digital protection for content distributed in both linear and non-linear means including VOD, podcasts and HTTP streaming.
The Encryptonite ONET System, winner of both the TelcoTV 2008 Vision Awards and the 2008 IPTV World Series Award for best content protection, is today's proven multi-format, multi-platform CA/DRM software solution that provides the highest levels of digital content security while offering operational efficiencies and extended value. Approved by all major film studios and TV broadcasters, the Encryptonite ONE System allows service providers, telcos and broadband operators to acquire distribution rights to the most compelling broadcast channels and VOD programming.
The first BLOBbox, manufactured by Telsey
, besides being an DVB receiver with double tuner and HD PVR, lets end users browse YouTube, Picasa, and Wikipedia; do Google mail or watch online television; subscribe to podcasts via services like Miro; search and download BitTorrent feeds to view video in 1080p on an HDTV; copy or stream media files from a home PC or local network; and participate in Web 2.0 social networks like Facebook. It requires a standard television with analog or HDMI input and a broadband connection and is available for purchase on the BLOBbox website
. For more information regarding the free SDK and speci al WebDev version that supports TV service development and testing, visit the BLOBforge