I2CAT, jointly with BAMPLA, presents HDVIPER European projects and DRMSolution NG

Mar 17, 2009

I2CAT presenta los proyectos europeos HDVIPER y DRMSolution NG.

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   In the Celtic Event 2009, organized by the European Research and Development Celtic, held in Paris on 11 and March 12, I2CAT presents the results of European projects HDVIPER and DRMSolution NG.

  HDVIPER The project, promoted by the Foundation I2CAT is based on developing an open and scalable video conferencing in high definition, based on a new application called Snake, targeted to both users and operators. The application is based on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), which defines the use of services to support the requirements of user software. In it, the different nodes of the network makes its resources available as independent services that are accessed in a standardized, without knowledge of their underlying implementation. Through this architecture, it will be able to access multimedia services, and network control.

The Foundation, the European consortium's technical coordinator of the project, has been responsible for the implementation of the core platform MULTI (MCU, Multipoint Control Unit). This platform will take advantage of new access technologies (FTTx, VDSL and ADSL +) to develop high-definition video adaptable to different markets.

"In the current phase of the project are developing prototypes to test different scenarios: the residential, the health and e-health, business and e-learning," explains Flaminio Minerva, coordinator of the Cluster Broadcasting Foundation I2CAT . The expected impact of the project is the expansion of the video market, thus promoting the role of Europe and specifically in Spain in delivering HD video over the Internet. " This project involves, in addition to the Foundation I2CAT, Telefónica I + D, Spain and Alcatel-Lucent ANDROME Ibérica.

For its part, the European project: NG DRMSolution provide a solution for interoperability and convergence of different DRM technologies in the market. It develops a P2P hybrid fixed-mobile superdistribución, "aligned with the interests of the existing telecom operators seeking to offer services with strong customer demand, but that mass access to collapse their network infrastructure," says Minerva. "The project will allow the user to use their protected content across multiple devices, thus enjoying the content downloaded from the PC to your mobile phone as well as linking the rights to the user's identity, not the device, and purchase rights use for another user. " Involved in this project, both Spanish, Telefónica I + D, Telefónica Móviles and the Foundation I2CAT.

HDVIPER projects and NG DRMSolution developed in collaboration with the research group mediaENTEL-BAMPLA of the Technical University of Catalonia and are partially funded by the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade.