Alianza contra la pirateria de television paga
The Alianza contra Piratería de Televisión Paga (the "Alianza") is a group of content providers, pay-TV broadcasters and technology providers aiming at combatting pay-TV piracy throughout Latin America. The Alianza brings together most of the major players in the pay-TV industry and creates a framework for broader industry collaboration in the fight against Free-to-Air ("FTA") piracy. www.alianza.tv
Audiovisual Anti-Piracy Alliance
Maintaining robust protection systems and taking action against attempts to circumvent them is not enough. Effective action requires appropriate and effective legislation, implemented consistently across the EU. Through the activities of its members and the work of the Intelligence Committee AAPA is able to identify where legislation can be improved. AAPA maintains a dialogue with the EU institutions to promote effective legislation. www.aapa.eu/
Association for Interactive Television
The Association for Interactive Television (AFDESI) in a non-profit organization for the purpose of promoting the interactive TV industry (on satellite, cable, terrestrial, ADSL, etc.). AFDESI’s mission is to help the ITV industry continue to grow and evolve by providing information about the industry, as well as working with governmental bodies for the benefit of its members. AFDESI facilitates the exchange of information. www.afdesi.org
The DTG is the non-profit UK collaboration centre for innovation in digital media technology, underpinning the free-to-air platforms, and supporting the development of pay-TV and other platforms into the next generation of video delivery technologies through its work in the delivery of video to mobile, spectrum coexistence, home networking, accessibility, and UHD. http://dtg.org.uk
Digital Interoperability Forum
The Digital Interoperability Forum (DIF) is a cross-sector forum of global players involved in the delivery of content across multiple platforms and devices. Its current members are: BSkyB, Canal+, Deutsche Telekom, Irdeto, Liberty Global, Microsoft, Nagravision, NDS, Pace, Sky Deutschland, Sky Italia, Viaccess and Zetacast.
Through DIF, these companies are working together to develop and promote policies and solutions that facilitate the delivery of content across different platforms and devices. www.difgroup.eu
Créé en 2005, le HD Forum a pour but originel de coordonner l’action de tous les acteurs professionnels concernés (éditeurs/producteurs, industriels, diffuseurs/distributeurs) afin d’optimiser la chaîne de production, de diffusion et de restitution sur le parc de téléviseur HD. Depuis 2009, le HD-Forum porte ses efforts, en plus de la haute définition elle-même, sur l’amélioration de la diffusion des sons, de l’interactivité avec un contribution importante au standard HbbTV et prépare l’avenir avec des groupes qui analysent des scénarios d’introduction de la 3D, ou des évolutions de la modulation pour une meilleure efficacité spectrale.
The IABM is the only international association that represents the broadcast and media technology supply industry worldwide. www.theiabm.org
The International Broadcaster Coalition Against Piracy (“IBCAP”) is an alliance among leading international broadcasters organized to prevent unauthorized streaming and illegal distribution of international television content. Representing over 70 television channels from around the world, the IBCAP organization serves to protect members' video content against online and other forms of copyright infringement by increasing consumer awareness, reporting suspected pirates to government authorities, and organizing legal action to protect the copyrights and other interests of IBCAP members.https://ibcap.us
The SAT>IP Alliance includes leading satellite operators and manufacturers – SES, Eutelsat, Hispasat, Panasonic, NAGRA and MaxLinear – and aims to accelerate the adoption of SAT>IP in the satellite industry and push this technology to the consumer market. It promotes the use of the SAT>IP communications protocol, supports integration of CAS-to-DRM technology for distributing pay-TV services over in-home IP networks, and facilitates product certifications.
Streaming Video Alliance
Streaming Video Alliance is a forum for communication and collaboration about engineering-related practices across the entire video streaming ecosystem. This forum facilitates the creation and promotion of architecture, standards and best practices that, along with the commitment of the members, improve the engineering function of the streaming video market.
The Ultra HD Forum
The Ultra HD Forum is an open global advocacy body composed of a broad range of participants from the movie and television ecosystem, including content creators, content distributors, consumer electronics manufacturers, professional equipment manufacturers and technology companies.
Virtual Reality Industry Forum
The Virtual Reality Industry Forum is composed of a broad range of participants from sectors including, but not limited to, the movie, television, mobile, broadcast and interactive gaming ecosystems, comprising content creators, content distributors, consumer electronics manufacturers, professional equipment manufacturers and technology companies. The VR Industry Forum is not a standards development organization, but will rely on, and liaise with, standards development organizations for the development of standards in support of VR services and devices. The principal purpose of the VR Industry Forum shall be: To further the widespread availability of high quality audiovisual VR experiences, for the benefit of consumers.
Advanced Television Systems Committee
The Advanced Television Systems Committee, Inc., is an international, non-profit organization developing voluntary standards for digital television. The ATSC member organizations represent the broadcast, broadcast equipment, motion picture, consumer electronics, computer, cable, satellite, and semiconductor industries. http://atsc.org
CASBAA is the Association for digital multichannel television, content, platforms, advertising and video delivery across Asia. The mission of CASBAA is to promote the growth of pay TV and video content through industry information, networking exchanges and events while promoting global best practices. www.casbaa.com
Consumer Electronics Association
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. www.ce.org
The China DRM Forum was founded in 2004 by CCTV and Tsinghua University to develop national standards for the protection of digital media throughout the value chain. The forum focuses on the creation of technical standards and solutions, researches new application areas for DRM technology, and promotes the overall development of the DRM market in China. Currently there are 78 participants in China DRM Forum, including major Chinese content providers such as CCTV, SMG, and BTV, as well as leading technology companies such as TCL, Changhong, Panasonic, Philips, Sony, Nokia, and Intel. www.chinadrm.org.cn
CI Plus LPP
The CI Plus standard is an enhanced security system that allows operators and broadcasters to secure content on digital TV receivers via the Common Interface (CI) and Common Access Module (CAM). Its key benefit is enabling pay-TV operators to directly deliver high value content such as HD to retail receivers in a secure environment. www.ci-plus.com
China Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting
China Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting (CMMB) is a mobile television and multimedia standard developed and specified in China by the State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television (SARFT). It is based on the Satellite and Terrestrial Interactive Multiservice Infrastructure (STiMi), developed by TiMiTech, a company formed by the Chinese Academy of Broadcasting Science. Announced in October 2006, it has been described as being similar to Europe's DVB-SH standard for digital video broadcast from both satellites and terrestrial repeaters to handheld devices. www.cmmb.org.cn
DASH Industry Forum
DASH Promoters Group (DASH-PG) consist of several compaines and organizations who are working together to promote the adoption of MPEG-DASH standard in the market. They believe the use of this open international standard for multimedia delivery over Internet will accerelate market growth, enable interoperablitly between content preparation tools, servers, CDNs and end devices, reduce the cost of delivery an eventually benifits the end user. dashif.org
Digital Video Broadcasting
The Digital Video Broadcasting Project (DVB) is an industry-led consortium of around 250 broadcasters, manufacturers, network operators, software developers, regulatory bodies and others in over 35 countries committed to designing open technical standards for the global delivery of digital television and data services. www.dvb.org
European Telecommunications Standards Institute
The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) produces globally-applicable standards for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), including fixed, mobile, radio, converged, broadcast and internet technologies.
It is a not-for-profit organization with more than 700 ETSI member organizations drawn from 62 countries across 5 continents world-wide. www.etsi.org
GlobalPlatform is a cross industry, non-profit association which identifies, develops and publishes specifications that promote the secure and interoperable deployment and management of multiple applications on secure chip technology. Its proven technical specifications, which focus on the secure element (SE), trusted execution environment (TEE) and system messaging, provide the tools that are regarded as the international industry standard for building a trusted end-to-end solution which serves multiple actors and supports several business models. www.globalplatform.org
HbbTV (Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV) is a new industry standard providing an open and business neutral technology platform that seamlessly combines TV services delivered via broadcast with services delivered via broadband and also enables access to Internet only services for consumers using connected TVs and set-top boxes. The founding members of the HbbTV consortium together with a large group of supporters jointly developed the HbbTV specification to create a global standard for hybrid entertainment services. www.hbbtv.org
Swiss Association for Standardization
The Swiss Association for Standardization (SNV) is the Swiss umbrella organization, established in 1919 as non-profit organization under private law. There are over 650 collective members from all branches of industry and the service sector. Other members of SNV include associations and institutions, as well as public companies and administrative authorities.
SNV is responsible for coordination, publication, distribution, registration and sale of standards and relevant documents, organizing meetings and seminars and representing sectoral and national interests in the field of standardization.
SNV is a member of ISO, the International Organization for Standardization and of CEN, the European Committee for Standardization. www.snv.ch
H2B2VS is a European collaborative project gathering 22 partners, academics and industrials focusing on hybrid distribution (broadcast & broadband) of 4K content, encoded using the HEVC codec h2b2vs.epfl.ch