Home-Based Authentication for TV-Connected Devices

Home-based authentication is a TV Everywhere (TVE) feature aimed at reducing the need for users to manually enter login credentials while they are in their homes. Also referred to as HBA, In-Home Authentication, Network Authentication, Auto Authentication or IP Authentication, it allows users to bypass the step of entering MVPD credentials by performing a subscriber […]

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Resource Utilization Monitoring User Experience

Internet delivery of video services opens up the possibility of users engaging in fraudulent activities (e.g. by sharing of username/password credentials). Content providers and distributors are contractually obligated to prevent such abuse. To be able to detect such activity, a system that can track content usage across service providers is required. Such a system should

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Online Multimedia Authorization Protocol

OATC standards secure back-end data exchanges between content websites/applications and MVPD billing and authentication systems that preserve consumer anonymity and privacy. In addition, the standards define the architecture, protocols and data formats needed to build and deploy interoperable systems that authorize access by consumers. The OATC OMAP specification is a voluntary open standard that provides

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