Update: Synopsys Expands Security Solutions with Acquisition of Elliptic Technologies (June 29, 2015)
Product Launch Includes Demonstration of Hardware-Enforced DRM and Link Protection with Trustonic TEE
February 20, 2014 – Ottawa, Canada: Elliptic Technologies, a leading provider of security for the connected world, today announced the unveiling of tVault™PLUS, a complete solution that combines multiple DRM and link protection schemes for mobile and connected devices. Integrated with Trusted Execution Environments (TEE), Elliptic's tVault PLUS offers service providers, device manufacturers and chipset vendors the ability to integrate multiple schemes, in one secure and efficient solution, enabling full-featured, end-to-end content protection to be deployed on any device and enabling consumers secure access to premium content including 4K Ultra-High Definition video.
"Consumers want to view and share HD movies and TV shows from a myriad of tablets, smart phones, and car infotainment systems, so safeguarding content with hardware-enforced security is more important than ever and Hollywood studios are insisting on it," said Vijay Dube, President and CEO of Elliptic Technologies. "We're thrilled to collaborate with our partner Trustonic, to provide this complete, secure solution integrated with their ‹t-base TEE and enabling our customers a faster time to market with more value added services."
Jon Geater, CTO of Trustonic commented: "Elliptic's tVault PLUS leverages our ‹t-base TEE to provide device manufacturers with a hardware-isolated space that service providers can harness to provide secure content delivery from the studio to the consumer. ‹t-base is widely used in consumer products and recognized by major studios as a means to protect and enable premium content services. It further provides a platform upon which to easily deploy new services and premium content without having to pre-integrate with device makers, opening the potential for more people to enjoy more content in more places more easily."
tVault PLUS provides a GlobalPlatform compliant security solution for protecting premium content from the distribution channels, into the device, on the device, and out of the device. The tVault PLUS framework is easily portable across Rich OS and Secure OS and has been integrated with a variety of commercial and proprietary operating systems. tVault content protection has been adopted in leading mobile and connected home entertainment devices using TEE-based SoC platforms for providing robust DTCP-IP and HDCP 2 link protection. These field-proven solutions are embedded by top manufacturers in high-volume, mobile and home media applications including smartphones, tablets, HDTVs, smart TVs, STBs and wireless media sharing devices.
Elliptic will be demonstrating tVault PLUS end-to-end content protection with Trustonic ‹t-base TEE on Samsung Galaxy Light™ and Tab™ 3 devices at the 2014 Mobile World Congress February 24-27 in Barcelona. At the event, Elliptic will be exhibiting at its stand 7.K50 with a demonstration also on the Trustonic stand 7.G81.
Elliptic's tVault content protection solutions provide proven security for the connected world, enforcing the protection of premium audio-visual content and sensitive data so it can be used on multiple connected devices in open environments while ensuring that it is stored, processed and accessed only by authorized applications. tVault PLUS provides complete content protection with highly integrated, multi DRM and link protection in a compact framework supporting feature-rich implementations in resource limited Trusted Execution Environments (TEE). tVault runs on any device including smart HDTVs, tablets, smartphones and infotainment systems using a wide range of OS and hardware platforms. Allowing more services and applications to run securely on connected devices gives users unparalleled opportunities to access content while safeguarding the rights of content owners and service providers. tVault content protection solutions include tVault™ for HDCP 2.2 used in Miracast, HDMI and Display Port applications, DTCP-IP and Microsoft® PlayReady® DRM. tVault consists of firmware, standard APIs, hardware support and acceleration that runs efficiently in limited resource environments.
About Elliptic Technologies
Elliptic Technologies is a leading provider of embedded security hardware cores and software to SoC manufacturers, OEMs, service and content providers. Elliptic's highly-integrated solutions help secure products in markets such as mobile, networking, home entertainment, smart grid and automotive. Elliptic's hardware security 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. Elliptic is leading the world in DRM and content protection solutions with flagship technology tVault™ for downloading and sharing premium content between multiple devices, including DTCP-IP and HDCP SDKs built for "trusted execution environments" used in consumer electronics. The company has a global customer base and sales channels. To learn more about how Elliptic's security solutions enable the most efficient silicon design and highest levels of security for some of the world's most popular products, please visit www.elliptictech.com.