NDS has a full slate at this week’s Mobile World Congress conference in Barcelona, Spain.

NDS announced today the integration of its VideoGuard Mobile conditional access technology with Expway’s FastESG Electronic Service Guide (ESG), which will be demonstrated for the first time at the conference. The combined offering supports both the Open Security Framework and the OMA BCAST Smart Card Profile, with additional profiles to be announced later.

NDS also announced that it will be demonstrating what it said is the world’s first hybrid rights and business management platform for mobile TV in Barcelona. The hybrid platform, which combines content protection and business management for both the DVB-H IPDC and OMA BCAST broadcast profiles in a single system, will be shown in conjunction with technologies from NDS’ partners ThomsonGemalto and LG.

Lastly, NDS announced a partnership today with UDcast, a provider of wireless IP broadcast products, to provide content protection for DVB-H Mobile TV services, securing the delivery of premium TV content to mobile devices and further enabling the ecosystem supporting global deployment of DVB-H.

As part of the partnership, NDS has integrated its VideoGuard Mobile TV content protection system for DVB-H with UDcast’s Mobile TV headend to provide a secure environment for mobile broadcast and on-demand video. Both companies will demonstrate their respective technologies at this week’s event in Barcelona.

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