SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 19, 2012) - Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced that its MultiRights™ solution has won the Content Protection category at the prestigious 2012 TV Innovation Awards. The award ceremony was held at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas during CES 2012.

MultiRights is an innovative component of the third-generation Verimatrix Video Content Authority System, VCAS™ 3, that greatly extends the umbrella security management capabilities of that architecture. MultiRights integrates license server capabilities for CE devices with embedded, non-Verimatrix clients within VCAS to enable unification of user rights management for video service operators and transparent content consumption for the end-users. MultiRights today integrates Marlin, PlayReady and other industry DRM schemes alongside the Verimatrix VCAS security solutions for Cable, Satellite, IPTV and Internet TV.

Now in its third year and administered by IMS Research, the 2012 TV Innovation Awards are one of the premier endorsements of innovation in television and recognize the most forward- thinking companies creating products and services that are changing the way people watch television. This year there were 14 TV Innovation Awards presented, and each award category was judged by a completely independent expert panel.

"We are delighted to have won a TV Innovation Award, especially since IMS Research is widely regarded as a leading source of market research and analysis," said Steve Oetegenn, chief sales and marketing officer, Verimatrix. "We have long prided ourselves on providing the most innovative solutions for securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe. This award is reflective of that commitment and serves as an outward symbol of our dedication."

The IMS award follows the announcement that Verimatrix was ranked number one globally in IPTV Content Protection/DRM by MRG for the 11th consecutive time in the research company's bi-annual IPTV Market Leaders Report (December 2011), representing more than five years of Verimatrix global leadership. Read more about this continued leadership here.

About Verimatrix
Verimatrix specializes in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe. The award-winning and independently audited Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) and ViewRight® solutions offer an innovative approach for cable, satellite, terrestrial and IPTV operators to cost-effectively extend their networks and enable new business models. As the recognized leader in software-based security solutions for premier service providers, Verimatrix has pioneered the 3-Dimensional Security approach that offers flexible layers of protection techniques to address evolving business needs and revenue threats. Maintaining close relationships with major studios, broadcasters, industry organizations, and its unmatched partner ecosystem enables Verimatrix to provide a unique perspective on digital TV business issues beyond content security as operators seek to deliver compelling new services. Verimatrix is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company. For more information, please visit, our Pay TV Views blog and follow us at @verimatrixinc, Facebook and LinkedIn to join the conversation.

About IMS Research
IMS Research is a leading independent supplier of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry, offering syndicated market studies, custom research and consultancy services. Clients include most of the household names in the industry. IMS Research has offices in Europe, the US, China, Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan. To find out more, contact IMS Research:; T: +44 (0) 1933 402255;