Verimatrix, the specialist in multi-screen digital TV services announced that Geir Bjørndal has joined the team in the global DVB operator marketplace. Bjørndal is chartered with significantly increasing the company’s market penetration and visibility with operators looking to take advantage of new generation DVB hybrid networks that include IP and over-the-top (OTT) video delivery, which is a key area of focus for Verimatrix.
Bjørndal is chartered with significantly increasing the company’s market penetration and visibility with operators
Bjørndal is reportedly well known in the pay-TV industry for building the international footprint of Conax over the past 20 years.
“Verimatrix is sitting at the intersection of where traditional and new video services markets converge. Geir brings the unique combination of deep industry knowledge and vision of where the digital TV and revenue security markets are headed to help us take advantage of this position,” commented Tom Munro, CEO of Verimatrix. “We feel that he will be a highly effective advocate for our multi-network, multi-screen value proposition and will further strengthen our partner ecosystem in the DVB and hybrid video services market.”
The Verimatrix Video Content Authority System for DVB, reportedly combines a scalable and robust conditional access head-end solution for cable, satellite and terrestrial broadcast networks with flexible options for smart card or cardless client STBs. A growing range of advanced system-on-chip (SoC) designs offer, the company claims, support for the advanced security models within the ViewRight client architecture to create a cost effective solution for small or large scale deployments.
The extensible deployment model of VCAS reportedly enables unified subscriber rights management with graceful operational and business model upgrades for today’s highly competitive video service operators.