INSIDE Secure And Solacia Team To Bring TrustZone-Ready DRM Technology To Telechips For Secure Set-Top Boxes

INSIDE Secure (NYSE Euronext:INSD) today announced that Korea-based fabless semiconductor maker Telechips has embedded the INSIDE DRM Fusion™ Agent solutions for high-bandwidth digital content protection (HDCP) and digital transmission content protection (DTCP-IP) into its newest TCC892X family of set-top box multimedia application processors.

Using the INSIDE solutions and a trusted execution environment (TEE) based on the Solacia SecuriTEE secure operating system, Telechips is able to more rapidly and cost-effectively provide manufacturers with hardware-secured MiraCast and DLNA standards-compliant premium content protection for HD set-top boxes. The Solacia operating system provides a hardware-software security architecture that stores, processes and protects sensitive data in a dedicated trusted zone based on the ARM® TrustZone® chipset architecture.

“The integration of INSIDE’s TrustZone-enabled content protection solutions eliminated the need for add-on security software and greatly enhanced the many built-in features and benefits of our newest family of set-top box media processors,” said Jangkyu Lee, vice president of marketing and sales at Telechips. “INSIDE was able to step up quickly and provide exactly what we needed to support content protection for DTCP-IP and HDCP operating in a TEE in conjunction with the secure Solacia OS.”

The TrustZone architecture specifies the use of a physically separate, secure hardware zone implemented in silicon, and a distinct, trusted operating system to create a trusted execution environment for running secure applications like the INSIDE DRM Fusion Agent software.

“The video-on-demand market is already quite large and growing fast, which is why INSIDE has been working closely with secure OS leaders like Solacia and Trustonic to ensure compatibility with our TEE-enabled premium content protection solutions,” said Dr. Simon Blake-Wilson, executive vice president for embedded security solutions at INSIDE Secure. “Forward-thinking chip makers like Telechips are building security into their silicon to provide increased levels of tamper-proof security. We appreciate the trust they have placed in us to quickly deliver these enhanced TEE-based hardware security solutions.”

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