Elliptic Technologies and CableLabs Brings Secure Premium Content Protection to Any Device
Elliptic to Showcase CableLabs DLNA CVP-2 Reference Server using Elliptic’s tVault™ for DTCP-IP at IBC 2014
Elliptic Technologies, a leading provider of embedded security solutions for the connected world, today announced their joint development with CableLabs to provide a reference implementation for DLNA’s CVP-2 (Commercial Video Profile - 2) specifications, now under the new brand of VidiPath Certification program, using Elliptic’s tVault™ for DTCP-IP content protection. Elliptic’s tVault™ for DTCP-IP (Digital Transmission Content Protection over Internet Protocol) provides a robust security technology for link protection of high-value video and audio content on connected consumer electronics such as smartphones, tablets, digital TVs, set top boxes, gaming and other media devices.
Elliptic Technologies and CableLabs will provide a CVP-2 server reference implementation that utilizes Elliptic’s deep security that is designed to comply with the VidiPath Certification program. This program is a set of mandatory guidelines published by Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) required to deploy premium TV services securely over the home network to multiple consumer devices. This required specification ensures premium content is protected from unauthorized copying and misappropriation and is a critical enabler for multi-screen viewing involving subscription content. tVault’s DTCP-IP solution ensures content is protected on all platforms by automatically negotiating between devices and enabling authentication to confirm that a client has been certified to the DLNA VidiPath Certification program.
“This is a very important standard for broadcasters and service providers and we are pleased to collaborate with CableLabs on the security design portion of the server reference implementation” said Vijay Dube, President & CEO of Elliptic Technologies. “Elliptic is at the forefront of new security specifications that enable sharing of premium content from any device with our flagship tVault technology.”
“We’ve been a leader in the development of the DLNA CVP-2 Guidelines, and we are pleased to now offer a server reference implementation,” said Tom Lookabough, Executive Vice President for R&D at CableLabs. “The server reference implementation will facilitate client testing, interoperability and the rollout of DLNA CVP-2 devices. The CableLabs reference implementation utilizes Elliptic Technologies tVault solution that enables secure, high-quality subscription experience on a wide variety of content viewing devices on the market.”
Elliptic will be showing how VidiPath can enable secure sharing of premium content using tVault™ at IBC 2014, at stand 5.B40 from September 11-16 in Amsterdam. To find out more on Elliptic’s solutions, view the corporate video here: https://www.youtube.com/user/EllipticTechnologies
About tVault™ DTCP-IP
Elliptic’s tVault DTCP-IP provides the advanced security technology required by the DLNA to protect high-value digital content as it being streamed and shared among connected devices inside and outside the home. The complete solution is software based and is implemented in accordance with the DTCP revision 1.7 and DTCP-IP revision 1.4 specifications. tVault DTCP-IP can be deployed for both transmission (source) and receiver (sink) type applications and supports all four layers of protection: copy control information, device authentication and key exchange, content encryption and system renewability.
About Elliptic Technologies
Elliptic Technologies is a leading provider of embedded security hardware cores and software to chipset vendors, device manufacturers, service and content providers. Elliptic’s highly integrated solutions enable the most efficient silicon design and highest levels of security for some of the world’s most popular 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 cover a wide variety of cryptographic cores, public key accelerators, true random generators and protocol processors. Elliptic is leading the world in DRM and link protection solutions with flagship technology tVaultTM for downloading and sharing premium content between multiple devices, including Microsoft® PlayReady®, 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.
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