Set-Top Box SoCs provide secure content delivery.

Press Release Summary:



Available in 11 models, Broadcom® 40 nm Set-Top Box SoCs include NDS VideoGuard Security Kernel, which provides secure digital content delivery for next generation connected home devices. Kernel incorporates conditional access features such as Control Word Protection and ICAM, and enables direct rights management technologies for content sharing. Devices offer whole-home connectivity that includes DLNA®, MoCA®, and Ethernet, coupled with full HD 3DTV capabilities, and OpenGL® ES 2.0 GPU.



Original Press Release:



Broadcom Announces Eleven New Connected Home Set-Top Box Solutions with Integrated NDS Security



New 40nm Set-Top Box Solutions Feature the Latest NDS Architecture for Secure Content Delivery throughout the Home and Beyond

LAS VEGAS, -- 2011 International CES -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced eleven new set-top box (STB) system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions with integrated NDS VideoGuard Security Kernel that provide secure digital content delivery for next generation connected home devices. These new Broadcom® 40 nanometer (40nm) STB designs will be pre-integrated with improved security and content protection for the delivery of broadcast content and services from NDS, the leading provider of technology solutions for digital pay-TV, and featured at this week's International CES.

Highlights/Key Facts:

-- The NDS VideoGuard Security Kernel is the latest in hardware security technology from NDS. Integrated into STB and DVR silicon, this security kernel incorporates advanced conditional access (CA) features such as Control Word Protection and ICAM (integrated conditional access module), and enables direct rights management (DRM) technologies for content sharing in home networks.

-- Broadcom's eleven new 40nm high performance and energy-efficient STB SoC solutions, with NDS NSK 2.0 support, also feature advanced whole-home connectivity that includes DLNA®, MoCA® and Ethernet, coupled with full high definition (HD) 3DTV capabilities, and an OpenGL® ES 2.0 graphics processing unit (GPU) for an advanced 3D user interface.

-- Broadcom's next generation 40nm connected home STB platforms include the BCM7344, BCM7346, BCM7354, BCM7356, BCM7230, BCM7231, BCM7418, BCM7421, BCM7422, BCM7424, BCM7425, all of which enable an enhanced and secure infotainment experience in the home.

Quotes:

Martin Kaufmann, VP Consumer Device Platforms, NDS

"The NDS VideoGuard security architecture enables pay-TV operators to securely deliver broadcast and on-demand content and services to devices in and around the home. The integration of our Security Kernel with Broadcom chipsets enables us to provide a more advanced and hardened level of protection for operators who select Broadcom technology. Broadcom's wide range of set-top box technology provides great performance, integration and energy-efficiency, and we significantly value our continued partnership with them."

Dan Marotta, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Broadcom's Broadband Communications Group

"We are pleased to continue integrating NDS on next generation, high performance connected home platforms to support the very latest security architecture, enabling a secure environment for pay-TV operators to deliver broadcast and IP content to connected devices in the home and beyond."

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About Broadcom

Broadcom Corporation is a major technology innovator and global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications. Broadcom products enable the delivery of voice, video, data and multimedia to and throughout the home, the office and the mobile environment. We provide the industry's broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art system-on-a-chip and software solutions to manufacturers of computing and networking equipment, digital entertainment and broadband access products, and mobile devices. These solutions support our core mission: Connecting everything®.

Broadcom, one of the world's largest fabless communications semiconductor companies, with 2009 revenue of $4.49 billion, holds more than 4,500 U.S. and 1,900 foreign patents, and has more than 7,800 additional pending patent applications, and one of the broadest intellectual property portfolios addressing both wired and wireless transmission of voice, video, data and multimedia.

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