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By | January 1, 2012 | Industry At Large

ATIS Unveils IP Content Security Specification

ATIS has developed a downloadable multimedia security solution specification that aims to allow network operators to facilitate secure delivery of copyrighted video and other material over IP-based networks.

The specification was completed by ATIS’ IPTV Downloadable Security Incubator (IDSI) and includes a secure mechanism for downloading, launching and operating content security clients. The solution also aims to accelerate the deployment of IP networks by allowing operators to download security clients to a wide range of consumer and network-provided devices, while protecting copyright holders. ATIS said the target applications for this solution include secure delivery of IP-based multimedia content to set-top boxes, home gateways and computing and mobile devices.

Iridium AxcessPoint Application Developed for Apple iOS Devices

Iridium Communications has rolled out Iridium AxcessPoint Mail and Web applications for Apple operating system (iOS) devices to enable iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch products to connect to its satellite network, the MSS operator announced.

The Iridium AxcessPoint applications for Apple devices are now available for free on Apple’s iTunes store. The Apple service rollout follows the launch of Iridium’s AxcessPoint Wi-Fi hotspot with BlackBerry support for Mac and Windows laptops in September.

Iridium AxcessPoint Mail and Web is part of the Iridium AxcessPoint suite of products. The Wi-Fi suite includes the Iridium AxcessPoint Wi-Fi hotspot accessory and the Iridium AxcessPoint Connect downloadable application.

Orbit Sends OrBand Maritime VSAT System to Market

Orbit Communication Systems, a mission-critical connectivity solutions provider, has unveiled its OrBand VSAT system for maritime markets.

The AL-7107 OrBand solution supports extended C-band and Ku-band frequencies, as well as RF feeds. The unit was designed with electrically switchable linear and circular polarizations to deliver RF performance equivalent to industry-standard systems in a much smaller footprint. The manufacturer said the unit’s smaller size requires substantially less deck space and is 30 percent lighter than similar solutions.

Orbit said the AL-7107 OrBand solution is the first of an extended family of products it plans to rollout in the near future.

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