Irdeto Buys Rovi Tech to Protect Blu-rays

July 7, 2011
Irdeto has acquired BD+ technology for Blu-ray from Rovi. The BD+ technology will fold into the company's ActiveCloak for Media offering, designed to help Hollywood studios protect Blu-ray movie titles from digital piracy. The BD+ standard is based on the Sel...
Irdeto has acquired BD+ technology for Blu-ray from Rovi. The BD+ technology will fold into the company's ActiveCloak for Media offering, designed to help Hollywood studios protect Blu-ray movie titles from digital piracy.The BD+ standard is based on the Self-Protecting Digital Content (SPDC) architecture, a renewable security concept that complements Irdeto's dynamic security technology. Irdeto plans to create a hybrid BD+/ActiveCloak content security system to monitor and address threats throughout each Blu-ray disc's economic life.