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April 27 – Ottawa, Canada: Elliptic Technologies, a leading supplier of security IP and software, has announced the immediate availability of its HDCP 2.0 (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) Software Development Kit. HDCP 2.0 is a key security technology that addresses all content protection needs for high-valued digital content. The specification has been endorsed by Sony, Panasonic, Intel and high-definition content owners Universal Pictures, Warner Bros. Entertainment and others.
Elliptic is one of the first suppliers of a comprehensive HDCP 2.0 content protection solution, which has already been delivered to lead customers. The HDCP 2.0 Software Development Kit (SDK) is a fully portable architecture that can be used on all popular platforms and Operating Systems, including Android based devices.
“The exploding market for high-definition entertainment has sharpened the need to protect high-value content with more robust protection schemes. Elliptic Technologies is a trusted supplier of embedded security solutions and has the best-in-class content protection IP.” said Vijay Dube, President and CEO of Elliptic Technologies. “Working closely with lead customers and partners gave us the unique opportunity to optimize the HDCP 2.0 components to precisely match the requirements of a digital TV streaming device.”
Digital media is being rapidly adopted as the primary consumer entertainment distribution medium. The technical demands of the digital home and the need to deliver and protect rich audio and video content have increased dramatically in recent years.
The HDCP 2.0 SDK from Elliptic is a complete, robust and cost-effective content protection solution for digital audio/video entertainment content in the wireless and wireline home network environment. The solution is targeted at OEMs and embedded system and device manufacturers, and can be seamlessly integrated into embedded components for use in tablets, media centers, DVDs, HDTVs, set top boxes, game consoles, streaming controllers, laptops and other consumer electronic products.
Elliptic’s HDCP 2.0 solution is based on the latest specification HDCP IIA Revision 2.0 and it supports all mandatory elements of copy protection: authentication and key exchange, content encryption and system renewability.