ViXS Systems to integrate SypherMedia Security Technology

Monday, September 14th, 2009 
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SypherMedia International’s SypherMedia GateKeyper and SypherMedia Kernel to be Integrated into ViXS Systems Inc. Software Solutions to Provide Enhanced next generation Security

TORONTO — ViXS Systems Inc., the leader in highly innovative and advanced networked multimedia today announced that it has added SypherMedia International’s (“SMI”) SypherMedia GateKeyper™ (SMG) and SypherMedia Kernel™ (SMK) technologies into its recently announced Xtensive™ applications developer software suite for its multimedia System on Chip (“SoC”) solutions. The addition of the SMI technologies will assist conditional access providers in utilizing the recently announced Cryptography Research International (“CRI”) CryptoFirewall™ tamper proof security core that will be integrated into ViXS System on Chip ICs starting with the XCode 4000 family.

“The collaboration with SMI demonstrates our leadership and commitment to develop the very best next generation advanced security solutions for the pay TV market,” said Sally Daub, CEO and president of ViXS Systems, “We plan to work closely with SMI to enable manufacturers and service providers to maintain the highest levels of security that can be achieved on the ViXS XCode family of SoC Solutions.”

The SMG™ is a security key management and distribution system that can be incorporated into content distribution Headend systems. The SMK™ is a secure key injection software core that will be integrated into ViXS Systems Inc.’s Xtensive™ software developer’s toolkit.

“We are pleased to announce our partnership with ViXS Systems Inc.,” said Dennis Flaharty President of SMI. “Our software works hand in hand with CRI’s CryptoFirewall™ tamper proof hardware security core, and will provide ViXS Systems Inc.’s customers a proven platform for securing content and reducing the complexity of deploying advanced IPTV, satellite, and cable pay TV conditional access systems.”