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Technicolor again in Android TV action, integrating VO DRM

Last week, we highlighted Technicolor’s Android TV push as an obvious avenue for its set top business following the failure to find a buyer, and this week the company has teamed up with French fellow Viaccess-Orca in a DRM integration deal. Not only does the deal reiterate how, despite its dominance, Google is not insisting everyone use Widevine in operator tier (although it does on retail Android TV set tops), but is another sign of the rapid pace our industry moves – with the ink barely dry on our last issue by the time a sequel arrived. There are plenty of complexities which come with securing Android TV due to the abundance and variety of potential attackers given its far…

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