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Global effort to increase security at semiconductor level for consumer devices, networking and services
June 28, 2012 – Ottawa, Canada: Elliptic Technologies, a leading supplier of content protection software and security semiconductor IP, has joined the ARM TrustZone® Ready Program to provide system wide embedded security based on Trusted Execution Environments (TEE) to mobile and home entertainment devices. As a partner of this program, Elliptic will join other industry leaders to develop solutions for chip and design manufacturers based on a strong security foundation which is a pre-requisite for deploying large-scale trusted applications and services.
“In an increasingly competitive market for the digital consumer, our customers are relying on sophisticated security capabilities to be built into their devices to allow for the seamless deployment of a multitude of applications including streaming premium video content and secure sharing among smartphones, tablets, HDTVs and other connected devices,” said Vijay Dube, President and CEO of Elliptic Technologies. “We are very pleased to strengthen our partnership with ARM by joining the TrustZone Ready Program and to continue to promote and fulfill the demand for TEE-based deployments in the mobile, home entertainment and digital media markets.”
The primary goal of ARM’s TrustZone Ready enablement program is to guide chip and device manufacturers to design robust, industry certified, security architecture into their products. Companies that implement system wide security into their platforms can benefit from this program through a cohesive set of design blueprints, market requirements, checklists and standards-based solutions.
Elliptic, also a long-time ARM Connected Community Partner, is widely recognized as a top security IP supplier that provides highly tuned, end-to-end embedded security solutions built on a combination of software and semiconductor hardware engines.
Elliptic’s solutions, including tVault™ HDCP and DTCP-IP, are compliant with GlobalPlatform specifications and integrate seamlessly inside trusted execution environments based on ARM TrustZone frameworks. Elliptic’s products have already garnered strong interest from customers and have been deployed in the field across a variety of hardware platforms and mobile operating systems.
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 and cover a wide variety of cryptographic cores, public key accelerators, true random generators and protocol processors such as MACsec, IPsec, SSL and LTE-Advanced. 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. 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.