Verimatrix updates list of certified chipsets

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Verimatrix Establishes the Standard in Cardless Security With Advanced Security Certification for the Broadest Range of Chipsets

  • Program of Security Certifications With Leading SoC Providers Lower Total Cost of Ownership for Set-Top Box Deployments

NEW DELHI, India — Convergence India — Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today revealed the latest system-on-chip (SoC) families that have been certified compliant with Verimatrix Advanced Security. Having the industry’s broadest range of chipsets available for rapid integration with Verimatrix ViewRight® security provides global digital TV operators with the ultimate freedom of choice when selecting set-top boxes (STBs) that minimize costs, without sacrificing the ability to meet evolving service requirements over the long term.

Cardless security for today’s progressive operators utilizes a sophisticated SoC with embedded security features that enables a robust and renewable pay-TV security architecture. The security module is software-based, but sensitive keys and content decryption resides in a highly secure environment that resists attacks by tools traditionally used by smartcard pirates. Additionally the renewability of cardless security is a distinct advantage in times of fast changing threats and business opportunities. Software-based security, in combination with state-of-the-art secure SoC technology, also offers lower CAPEX and OPEX costs for a more favorable total cost of ownership.

“The collaboration with our chipset vendors on Advanced Security certifications ultimately enables operators to escape traditional conditional access, single-network limitations without compromising security or adding complication to the consumer experience,” said Petr Peterka, CTO of Verimatrix. “Our cardless solutions offer a security level that is essential to new multi-network service models, otherwise impossible to achieve with legacy systems. We are pleased to be working with leading vendors to power the next-generation of video services around the globe.”

The latest vendors and certified SoCs family types include*:

• ALi Corporation                   ALi M3281/M3261 Family
                                    ALi M3715 Family
                                    ALi M3733 Family
• Broadcom Corporation              BCM7013/BCM7014 Family
                                    BCM7231/7230/7229/7221/7220/7219 Family
                                    BCM7435/7434 Family
                                    BCM7581/7583/7584 Family
• HiSilicon Technologies Co., Ltd   HD DVB zapper/HD hybrid: Hi3716M Family
                                    SD DVB zapper: Hi3110E
                                    Smart platform: Hi3796/Hi3798/Hi3716C/Hi3719
• Mstar Semiconductor, Inc          SD Zapper: 5017/5019/5045
                                    HD Zapper: 5029/5043
                                    Hybrid: 7862/7863/7866
                                    Smart: 7C89/7Z85
• Sigma Designs Inc.                Tango 3(MIPS): SMP8674, SMP8675
                                    Tango4(ARM): SMP8756, SMP8758
• STMicroelectronics                STiH2xx Family, including STiH237 for satellite and STiH273 for cable

*For a complete list of certified SoCs, please contact your Verimatrix sales representative.

Verimatrix will be highlighting its DVB cardless security solutions across MPEG-2 SD, MPEG-4 SD, MPEG-HD and hybrid STBs at Convergence India, Jan. 21-23. Included will be demonstrations with LG CNS and DTV Research on stand #C114 during the show.