SmarDTV successfully completes CI Plus certification

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009
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  • SmarDTV secure silicon module (SmarCAM-3) certified CI Plus compliant by Digital TV Labs, the Approved Test Centre of CI Plus LLP
  • SmarDTV reference kit used by Digital TV Labs for certification of CI Plus televisions and set top boxes

CHESEAUX, Switzerland — SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group (SWX:KUD) company, today announced that it has achieved CI Plus certification with its latest and most secure SmarCAM-3 module and additionally that its CI Plus Reference Kit is used by Digital TV Labs for certification of CI Plus televisions and set top boxes.

“The successful certification of the SmarCAM-3 module is an achievement of which SmarDTV is extremely proud,” commented Laurent Molac, Vice-President of Engineering at SmarDTV. “The development of this module and its successful certification by Digital TV Labs is one in which all members of our team have contributed and is a notable achievement in our history”.

“The certification of the SmarCAM-3 is the culmination of three years effort by SmarDTV to be a leading contributor to the CI Plus specification and to develop secure silicon and secure products that meet the demanding requirements of the world’s leading CA companies,” said Conor Ryan, Vice-President of Marketing at SmarDTV.
The SmarDTV reference kit is provided by SmarDTV through its CI Plus Interoperability Partner Program (CI Plus IPP) as a tool to enhance interoperability testing. This product addresses a key difficulty of any new technical specification adoption.

SmarDTV intends to introduce its first SmarCAM-3 products in early Q2 in collaboration with a major operator.

CI Plus IPP is available now to all CI Plus technology adopters and can be ordered by contacting [email protected]

The SmarCAM-3 will be demonstrated at ANGA 2009 to be held in Cologne, Germany on May 26 to 28 in the Nagravision booth E11.