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Discretix Adds Digital Rights Management To Intel-Based Mobile Devices

DRM solution features Discretix' Multi-Scheme DRM client, which has been optimized for Intel's second-generation MID platform and Linux-based Moblin OS
TAIPEI WORLD TRADE CENTER — June 4, 2009 — Discretix, the leading global provider of embedded security solutions, today announced a robust, flexible Digital Rights Management (DRM) solution for Intel-based Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) at Computex '09 in Taipei, Taiwan. The solution features Discretix' Multi-Scheme DRM client, which has been optimized for Intel's second-generation MID platform, codenamed "Moorestown", and Linux-based Moblin OS.

Discretix's Multi-Scheme DRM client is a versatile solution to protect the distribution and consumption of premium content across a range of mobile devices. With today's announcement, MIDs based on Intel's Moorestown platform will be able to support the major DRM schemes in use today — OMA DRM v1.0, OMA DRM v2.x and Microsoft WM-DRM 10. PCPRM, OMA BCAST or new schemes may also be added as they become available. As one of the world's leading embedded security technology for mobile devices, Discretix's solution delivers an outstanding level of security while overcoming the challenges of performance, power consumption and silicon footprint.

"Discretix's Multi-Scheme DRM offers a robust solution to MID system manufacturers and meets the most stringent requirements of operators. In combination with Intel's Moorestown platform and Linux-based Moblin OS, it will help support a broad range of business models and offerings for a superior user experience," said Raanan Tzemach, Executive Vice President for Discretix. "As a company, we're excited to be working closely with Intel to make such advancements possible."

"Mobile Internet Devices make it possible for consumers to carry their rich Internet, media, and premium content experiences on-the-go. It is essential that we support a range of DRM and content protection schemes to maximize the choices for the consumer," said Pankaj Kedia, director of global ecosystem programs for Intel's ultra mobility group. "The combination of Intel's Moorestown platform, Linux-based Moblin OS, and Discretix's Multi-Scheme DRM will make it possible for device manufacturers and service providers to deliver a compelling media-rich entertainment experience on a handheld device."

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 www.discretix.com.

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