Motorola acquires SecureMedia

Motorola announced today that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of SecureMedia LLC, a developer of software-based digital rights management (DRM) and security systems for IP video distribution and management.

The acquisition, set to strengthen Motorola’s IP Video Portfolio, is expected to close in the first quarter of the current year, with SecureMedia becoming part of Motorola’s Home & Networks Mobility business. Therefore, Motorola will be able to offer both stand-alone and integrated software security solutions to IP video customers.

“Motorola continues to invest in our video infrastructure solutions as our customers evolve their networks to handle the explosion in consumer demand for video”, said John Burke, senior vice president, Motorola Home & Networks Mobility business.

SecureMedia delivers open-platform content protection software for video-on-demand, IP video, multimedia, music and other digital content distributed over cable, satellite and broadband IP networks.

SecureMedia’s Encryptonite ONE™ system is approved by all major film studios and TV broadcasters and offers security for content in managed IP, mobile, over-the-top (OTT) and hybrid environments, as well as installation, training, integration and support.

Motorola is a world leader in wireless and broadband communications innovation. Through Home & Networks Mobility business, Motorola has access to fully integrated and customizable media solutions, including digital video processing.