Advanced security core to enhance scalable software solutions for digital TV industry
SUNNYVALE, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES and PARIS, FRANCE – 09/05/2012 – Cryptography Research, a division of Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS), and LOGIWAYS, a Video-on-Demand, security and embedded software integration specialist, today announced that Logiways has licensed CryptoFirewall™ security core technology developed by Cryptography Research to help build advanced solutions protecting video delivery revenue streams.
“The hardware security provided by the CryptoFirewall core is an important element in our mission to enable extremely robust yet cost-effective content protection environments,” said Jean-Phillippe Plantevin, chief executive officer at Logiways. “We are pleased to work with Cryptography Research towards our end goal of providing advanced security solutions.”
“Our CryptoFirewall solution complements Logiways’ unique approach of providing their customers with security and interactivity solutions for the digital TV industry,” said Paul Kocher, president and chief scientist at Cryptography Research. “We’re excited to work with Logiways as they focus on helping operators deliver high-quality, fully-secured content to consumers around the world.”
The CryptoFirewall core is a self-contained ASIC security core which provides a secure hardware foundation for signal security applications. The core is designed to protect cryptographic keys and computations within a chip even if surrounding components are compromised. The CryptoFirewall core is integrated directly into video decoding systems-on-a-chip (SoCs) from the leading manufacturers supplying the set-top box chip market. It provides a robust and cost-effective solution that is complementary with hardware and software-based conditional access solutions, protecting against piracy of content and services.
For additional information on CryptoFirewall technology or on Cryptography Research visit www.cryptography.com.
About Cryptography Research, Inc.
Cryptography Research, Inc. (CRI), a division of Rambus Inc., is a leader in semiconductor security research and development. Established by internationally renowned cryptographer Paul Kocher, CRI develops and licenses innovative technologies in areas including tamper resistance, content protection, anti-counterfeiting, network security, and financial services. Over six billion security products are made each year under license from CRI. Security systems designed by CRI scientists and engineers protect hundreds of billions of dollars in commerce annually. Additional information is available at www.cryptography.com.
About Rambus Inc.
Rambus is one of the world’s premier technology licensing companies. Founded in 1990, the Company specializes in the invention and design of architectures focused on enriching the end-user experience of electronic systems. Rambus’ patented innovations and breakthrough technologies help industry-leading companies bring superior products to market. Rambus licenses both its world-class patent portfolio, as well as its family of leadership and industry-standard solutions. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Rambus has regional offices in North Carolina, Ohio, India, Germany, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan. Additional information is available at www.rambus.com.
LOGIWAYS is a leading developer of added value secure content-delivery solutions to the digital television industry. VoDAccess, Logiways flagship Push-VOD system, combines outstanding video-on-demand performance for consumers, with unparalleled content security for operators. Ideal for non-broadband markets, VoDAccess enables subscription, transaction and PPV delivery of Premium Content at a fraction of the cost of conventional hard-wired VOD. VodAccess is available as an end-to-end turnkey platform, including Set Top Box and PVR options, or alternately as a modular plug-in for integration with major CAS and Middleware systems in new or existing broadcast networks. Additional information is available at www.logiways.com.