Discretix Announces Support for Content Protection Client on Intel Moorestown based Mobile Devices

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Multi-Scheme DRM Solution Supports Secure Access to Premium Multimedia Content

Embedded security solutions provider, Discretix, today announced a robust, flexible content protection solution (http://www.discretix.com/DRM/) for Intel-based tablets, handhelds and smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2010. The solution features Discretix’ Multi-Scheme DRM client, which has been optimized for Intel’s second-generation platform, codenamed “Moorestown”, and Linux-based Moblin OS.

Discretix's Multi-Scheme DRM client is a versatile solution that protects the distribution and consumption of premium content across a range of mobile devices. With today’s announcement, tablets, handhelds and smartphones based on Intel’s Moorestown platform will be able to support the major DRM schemes in use today — OMA DRM v1.0 http://www.discretix.com/DRM/OMA/index.html, OMA DRM v2.1 and Microsoft WM-DRM http://www.discretix.com/DRM/WMDRM/index.html 10. CPRM, OMA BCAST and new schemes may also be added as they become available. As one of the world’s leading embedded security technology providers for mobile devices, Discretix’s content protection solutions deliver an outstanding level of security while overcoming the challenges of performance, power consumption and silicon footprint.

“Discretix’s content protection client offers a robust solution to system manufacturers while meeting the most stringent requirements of operators and content owners. In combination with Intel’s Moorestown platform and Linux-based Moblin OS, the client delivers a superior user experience by supporting a broad range of business models and services such as video on demand and eBooks,” said Raanan Tzemach, EVP, Content Protection BU manager for Discretix. “We are excited to be working closely with Intel to make such advancements possible.”

“The Intel Atom processor is enabling customers to deliver full Internet and rich media experiences across a range of mobile devices – tablets, handhelds, and smartphones,” said Pankaj Kedia, director of global ecosystem programs in Intel’s Ultra Mobility Group. “The combination of Intel’s Moorestown platform, Linux-based Moblin OS, and Discretix’s content protection client will make it possible for consumers to watch and enjoy premium content wherever they go.”

Discretix is showcasing its content protection client, as well as its other embedded security solutions at MWC, from its exhibit at Hospitality Suite 4.7HS22 in Fira de Barcelona. For more information, visit the display or http://www.discretix.com.

About Discretix:
Discretix’ security solutions are deployed in a wide range of consumer electronics devices enabling services and applications, while protecting the device and its contents. Discretix’ products include embedded security co-processors and a broad range of security applications. The solutions are tightly integrated into the device, enhancing security without compromising the user experience. Discretix, a privately-owned company, serves the needs of some of the world’s best-known semiconductor and device manufacturers and has been consistently ranked among the leaders of the embedded security market. For more information, please visit http://www.discretix.com.

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