Kudelski Group Acquires Medialive
December 17, 2009 | Staff Writer

The Kudelski Group has acquired Medialive, a French developer of patented content protection and marking technologies for distribution over broadcast, Internet and mobile distribution networks and devices, Kudelski announced Dec. 16.
Kudelski will combine its conditional access technology with Medialive’s encryption and watermarking technology in a new integrated offering, which will include an extended security solutions for pay–TV operators.
The acquisition “will accelerate the development of Medialive innovative technology and product line, while technologies combination will bring new security solutions to the Pay-TV market,” Didier Lesteven, former president of Medialive, said in a statement.