Project: Multiscreen

Design and specification of a solution for distribution of encrypted TV content in the home network to stationary and mobile devices

Projects

Multiscreen


In this multilateral project I designed and specified a solution for the distribution of encrypted TV content in the home network to mobile and stationary consumer devices. Some of the topics which had to to be designed for this complex project were:

  • Features, scenarios, use cases and business models for Multiscreen
  • Plug and play concept for easy and anonymous usage
  • Distributed system architecture
  • C API for server device
  • C API for client applications
  • Energy saving concept
  • Hardware resource conflict management
  • Home network management using UPnP and SAT>IP
  • Protocol for transmission of Transcoding and DRM data
  • Digital Rights Management for in-house distribution
  • Reference server device

My work included the following additional tasks:

  • Extensive specification of the system
  • Definition of a reference product
  • Liaison with manufacturer and middleware provider
  • Concept development for end-to-end testing