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The role of watermarking in live sports streaming

Submitted by saahilkhan on Fri, 04/19/2024 - 04:43

Beyond rightful owners losing an enormous amount of revenue, content piracy in the live sports watermarking world is a direct threat to sports teams’ sponsorship deals. Because sports organisations are unable to include pirated audiences in their audience estimates, the numbers of viewers are grossly under-reported. These groups stand to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars – more – for every game or match, since audience size is a key basis for sponsorship deals.  

Video watermarking – A key anti-piracy tool for live sports content

Submitted by saahilkhan on Fri, 04/19/2024 - 04:37

Session-based and user-specific video watermarking enables the service operator to embed a unique identifier for each user. The ID is then used to trace any unauthorized redistribution of premium content. This technique is a critical anti-piracy tool to protect UHD premium content and live events broadcasting since it is possible to identify the actual device that is “leaking” or restreaming the content.

What is Conditional Access?

Submitted by saahilkhan on Fri, 04/19/2024 - 04:34

When it comes to charging for content and protecting the associated revenues, the basic requirement was (and still is) access control, which was achieved by employing a technology called conditional access system. But what is conditional access you ask? Well, conditional access is a system that content providers use to protect and monetize their content by controlling who has access to it.

Improving operating margins in the wind sector with monitoring consolidation

Submitted by saahilkhan on Fri, 04/19/2024 - 04:21

The wind sector has always had a challenging business model. Wind energy projects depend on high initial investments with fluctuating production and price levels. To mitigate financial risk, wind project developers secure fixed revenues through power purchasing agreements (PPAs). Their bottom line depends on maintaining or expanding the margin between operating costs and the contract power purchase price.

Why data governance matters

Submitted by saahilkhan on Fri, 04/19/2024 - 03:29

Setting data governance policies, roles and responsibilities and instituting processes that ensure data is managed effectively reduces the risk of non–compliance with regulatory and industry standards. Streamlining processes for the sake of regulatory compliance also helps organizations to reduce the cost of non-compliance while increasing operational efficiency and preventing data mismanagement.

Grid data sharing explained

Submitted by saahilkhan on Fri, 04/19/2024 - 03:25

The energy ecosphere is complex and far-reaching, covering a vast network of stakeholders, producers, distributors, governments, and end-users. With the increasing availability of data throughout the energy data lifecycle, we can create a more sustainable and cost-effective way of living. Grid data sharing is the key to unlocking this potential and transitioning to a clean energy economy with better service.


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