SmarDTV announces completion of new license agreement with Irdeto

Friday, September 11th, 2009 
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CHESEAUX, Switzerland — SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.VX) company, today announced the completion of a new licensing contract with CA vendor Irdeto covering the introduction of secure silicon CI Plus modules using the latest Irdeto (JSE: NPN) technology.

“We have been successfully collaborating with SmarDTV for many years and are delighted to extend our license agreement with SmarDTV to allow use of our CA technology in future SmarDTV products” said Mike Tomeski, Senior Director for Client Device Strategy at Irdeto.

Eric Chaubert, CEO SmarDTV also commented “Irdeto is one of the worlds leading CA vendors and we are happy to be in a position to deploy their latest technology in our SmarCAM-3 secure silicon module”.

The SmarCAM-3 module including the latest Irdeto security technology is expected to reach the market in the near future and will enable features such as chipset pairing, VOD and interactive applications based on the CI Plus specifications.

The SmarCAM-3 will be demonstrated at IBC 2009 to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands on September 11 to 15 in Booth # 1 D.69.