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May 31, 2012 – Ottawa, Canada: Elliptic Technologies, a leading supplier of security semiconductor IP and content protection software, announced that Cavium, Inc., has chosen Elliptic’s premium content protection security solutions for use with Cavium’s PureVu ® family of media SoC’s targeted at wireless display and home media streaming applications. Cavium is a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications, and the digital home.
“It has been a great pleasure to work with the Cavium team to bring robust content protection to its industry-leading video processing SoC,” said Vijay Dube, President and CEO of Elliptic Technologies. “Our proven and complete DRM and content protection solutions continue to gain wide adoption in home entertainment and digital media markets, from HDTVs to smartphones and tablets. These products are part of a large security portfolio based on tVault™ security architecture, Elliptic’s flagship technology that provides robust security inside trusted execution environments and integrates seamlessly within frameworks such as ARM TrustZone™.”
Elliptic's most popular tVault-based content protection solutions are standards-compliant security technologies that allow consumers to enjoy high definition premium content anywhere and at anytime, while safeguarding the rights of media producers to protect their investment in programming production. These solutions integrate efficiently with ARM TrustZone™ and enforce robust end-to-end security in connected devices by embedding the critical security components in trusted and secure OS environments, and by ensuring that the sensitive information is stored, processed and accessed only by authorized applications. The non-critical components are executed by a rich OS, such as Android.
Cavium’s PureVu family of industry-leading low latency wireless display SoC’s is based on a high performance ARM sub-system and dedicated video, audio, graphics and security hardware engines. The high performance CNW6611L SoC displays high resolution video and at the same time performs all required networking and decryption tasks to ensure a robust video delivery of premium content.
Elliptic offers proven security solutions spanning silicon cores to embedded software which help facilitate the adoption of Digital Rights Management (DRM) and content protection technologies. These highly-integrated solutions enable silicon vendors, device manufacturers and network operators to shorten their time to market and allow them to safely distribute high-value digital content to consumer electronic products.
About Elliptic Technologies
Elliptic Technologies is a leading provider of embedded security Intellectual Property including hardware cores and software to SoC manufacturers, OEMs, network operators and content providers. Elliptic’s highly integrated IP solutions help to secure products in markets such as mobile, networking infrastructure, home entertainment, smart grid and automotive.
Elliptic’s security IP cores enable designers to efficiently balance power, performance and silicon area. Elliptic is leading the world in DRM and content protection solutions for consumer electronics and home entertainment, including its DTCP-IP and HDCP SDKs built for trusted execution environments. The company’s Platform Security solutions allow customers to implement secure, trusted platforms and networks, including secure boot, secure networking and product anti-cloning and anti-counterfeiting.
Elliptic’s security solutions are designed into some of the world’s most popular products shipping in millions of units. The company, founded in 2001, maintains headquarters in Ottawa, Canada, and has a worldwide customer base and sales channels. For more information please visit www.elliptictech.com.