|[January 09, 2013]
ALi Corporation Integrates Cryptography Research CryptoFirewall Security Core into Next Generation System-on-Chip Solutions
SAN FRANCISCO --(Business Wire)--
Cryptography Research, Inc. (CRI), a division of Rambus (News - Alert) Inc.
(NASDAQ:RMBS) and ALi Corporation (3041 TT), a leading provider of
set-top box (STB) system-on-chip (SoC) solutions, today announced that
ALi has completed integration of the CRI (News - Alert) CryptoFirewall™
security technology into its multimedia STB SOC products. The
CryptoFirewall core will be available in the ALi DVB-S2, DVB-C, DVB-T2,
ISDB-T, and IP STB chipsets beginning in 2013.
ALi's new generation of SOCs address the full range of cable, satellite,
terrestrial, and hybrid solutions from feature to smart STBs. The
advanced CryptoFirewall security core integrated into ALi STB chipsets
will provide the pay TV ecosystem with a new way to implement robust
hardware security design by a leader in smart card security.
"Security is a critical requirement for digital entertainment systems,
and therefore is a key focus for ALi. As a global leader in STB
technology, ALi has been highly devoted to enhancing chipset security
capabilities for the protection of content and pay TV assets," said
Daniel Huang, chief operating & technology officer at ALi. "By joining
forces with Cryptography Research, ALi Corp.'s next generation of SoCs
will combine the latest state-of-the-art security features, and can
provide long-lasting solutions for our customers."
"ALi is rapidly emerging as a developer of complete set-top box SoC
solutions," said Paul Kocher, president and chief scientist for
Cryptography Research. "We are pleased to be working together with ALi
to address the hardware security needs of conditional access and
The CryptoFirewall core is a self-contained ASI security core that
provides a secure hardware foundation for signal security applications.
The core is designed to protect cryptographic keys and computations
within a chip, even if surrounding components are compromised. The
CryptoFirewall core is integrated directly into video decoding SoCs from
the leading manufacturers supplying the set-top box chip market. It
provides a robust and cost-effective solution that is complementary with
hardware and software-based conditional access solutions, protecting
against piracy of content and services.
For additional information on CryptoFirewall technology or on
Cryptography Research visit www.cryptography.com.
About Cryptography Research, Inc.
Cryptography Research, Inc. (CRI), a division of Rambus Inc., is a
leader in semiconductor security research and development. Established
by internationally renowned cryptographer Paul Kocher, CRI develops and
licenses innovative technologies in areas including tamper resistance,
content protection, anti-counterfeiting, network security, and financial
services. Over six billion security products are made each year under
license from CRI. Security systems designed by CRI scientists and
engineers protect hundreds of billions of dollars in commerce annually.
Additional information is available at www.cryptography.com.
About Rambus Inc.
Rambus is the innovative technology solutions company that brings
invention to market.�Unleashing the intellectual power of our
world-class engineers and scientists in a collaborative and synergistic
way, Rambus invents, licenses and develops solutions that challenge and
enable our customers to create the future. While best known for creating
unsurpassed semiconductor memory architectures, Rambus is also
developing world-changing products and services in security, advanced
LED lighting and displays, and immersive mobile media.
About ALi Corporation
ALi Corporation is a leading innovator and developer in the set-top box
(STB) system-on-chip (SoC) market. By fully leveraging its core
expertise in the set-top box industry, ALi solutions are recognized for
their high levels of integration, superior performance reliability,
premier customer oriented service and compelling cost structure. More
than 120 Pay TV operators have deployed its solutions globally. ALi
Corporation was founded in 1987 with headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan, R&D
centers as well as sales offices in Hsinchu, Beijing, Shanghai,
Shenzhen, Zhuhai, and Seoul, and technical support teams throughout
Asia. For more information, please visit www.alitech.com.
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