- Operators can now choose between a streaming player or hybrid streaming and over-the-air (OTA) set-top box that includes a tuner. Sky UK was the first operator to launch this new hybrid set-top box named the NOW TV Smart Box just weeks ago in the UK.
- The simple Roku OS home screen can now be customized for a content-first experience to allow operators to more effectively merchandise content to their customers. Examples of this customization can be viewed on the Now TV Box in the UK and Italy. In addition, operators can curate their content offerings from the Roku Channel Store.
- Expanded DRM support with additional technologies such as Cisco VideoGuard and Verimatrix ViewRight in addition to Microsoft PlayReady and Adobe PrimeTime allow for secure streaming and monetization of premium video content.
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