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The Road to IBC: Video Content – Behind the Scenes (Video)

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Did you know that people spend an average of 5 hours per day watching television? That’s nine years in the life of an average person. And did you know that more video is uploaded to the web every 60 days than the three major US TV networks produced in 60 years? For some more amazing facts about broadcast, piracy and vide...

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The Road to IBC: the Second Screen Phenomena (Infographic)

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Second screen viewing, which refers to using an additional electronic device while watching television, is a consumer behavior that can no longer be ignored. In fact, one might argue that second screen viewing has become a widespread phenomenon that has altered the way we watch television. In an attempt to better our und...

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The Road to IBC: Viaccess-Orca is on the Road Again

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In his hit song “On the Road Again”, country singing legend Willie Nelson states that he can’t wait to get on the road again. Well, we here at Viaccess-Orca share Mr. Nelson’s sentiment so we are happy to announce that we are headed for Amsterdam to attend IBC 2012. As stated on its website, IBC is the premier annual c...

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The Road to IBC: Hybrid Whispers

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If you simply google 'hybrid', you will end up with dozens of result pages on hybrid electric vehicles. You may then learn that hybrid vehicles existed before the Toyota Prius. The first patent for a hybrid electric engine along with the first hybrid vehicle prototypes actually date back to the beginning of the 20th centu...

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The Road to IBC: They’re Illegally Watching Your Content. Now, You Can Watch Them Back!

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Sadly, unlawful peer-to-peer (P2P) redistribution of live video programs is now the fastest growing form of web piracy. The content most frequently redistributed is sporting events, and you know what? That's just not playing fair. Remember the 2011 UEFA semi-final soccer match? (If not, think of Real Madrid vs. FC Barcel...

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Hackers Beware: VO Presence at the Euro 2012 Means You’re Out of Luck

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Hackers of the world-watch out! a Viaccess-Orca dedicated security engineering team recently flew to the Middle East in order to assist a major Pay-TV operator with security operations during the Euro 2012 games (think James Bond only wearing a VO name tag). The operation was a success as a set of security services, using...

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