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Protect your premium content across pre-release workflows, contribution and distribution

Leading content owners worldwide use NexGuard forensic watermarking solutions to deter and combat piracy throughout the content pre-release lifecycle.
Trace content leaks back to their source
NexGuard forensic watermarking solutions are used by leading content owners worldwide to deter and combat piracy throughout their content pre-release lifecycle. Should there be a breakdown in security, content owners must have the ability to trace a leak back to its source. This traceability also provides a strong deterrent against piracy.
NexGuard forensic watermarking solutions for content owners ensure that content is watermarked at every stage of the production and distribution process.
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Post-Production and Distribution Workflows
NexGuard File Embedder
The NexGuard File Embedder embeds forensic watermarks into video at any point in a post-production workflow. It is speed optimised for the key mezzanine file formats and easily interfaces with third party workflow management or media asset management (MAM) applications. It is administered by the NexGuard Manager and supported by the NexGuard Detection Service.
NexGuard Transcoder Plugin
The NexGuard Transcoder Plugin adds the ability to embed forensic audio and video watermarks to a wide range of transcoders used within post-production and distribution workflows. It supports any transcoder input format, output format, video resolution and frame rate. It also supports multi-layer watermarking, embedded at different points in the post-production workflow. It is administered by the NexGuard Manager and supported by the NexGuard Detection Service.
NexGuard Manager
The NexGuard Manager provides content providers with a centralised database for all their NexGuard watermarking metadata and identifiers. It simplifies the administration and tracking of forensic watermarking across pre-release and distribution workflows.
NexGuard Detection Service
The NexGuard Detection Service is a cloud-based forensic watermark detection service provided by NAGRA. It is fast, highly scalable and fully automated, meeting the needs of users who require occasional or continuous live detection in conjunction with anti-piracy services.
Trace your screener leaks back to any device
NexGuard eScreener and NexGuard Streaming enable the forensic watermarking of content streamed to screeners ensuring content owners can share their latest projects securely throughout the content lifecycle. NexGuard eScreener and NexGuard Streaming uniquely identifying each authorized stream without disrupting the workflow. They are tightly integrated into market-leading streaming servers and are offered as an off-the-shelf watermarking option by several leading online platforms. Both are supported by the NexGuard Detection Service.
Identify contribution and distribution leaks
NexGuard NetworkID enables content and channel owners to identify the source of live piracy leaks, whether by playout center, licensee, affiliate or distribution platform. It can be used to insert a forensic watermark at multiple points in the live signal workflow and removes any ambiguity about the actual source used by pirates, leading to informed anti-piracy action. NexGuard NetworkID is supported by a wide range of vendor partners, including video routers, encoders and satellite IRDs offering a comprehensive choice of implementation options It is also supported by the NexGuard Detection Service.
Partner with us
NexGuard forensic watermarking solutions are pre-integrated with a wide variety of third-party solutions to ensure a perfect fit into your chosen workflow. Let us know if you're interested in becoming one of our partners.