MediaTek selects Discretix as content protection provider for its Android Smartphone platforms

MediaTek and Discretix Technologies have announced a partnership to offer fully-integrated DRM and Link Protection solutions on MediaTek’s latest Smartphone Platforms. The partnership provides MediaTek’s customers a comprehensive range of content protection solutions ready for worldwide premium video services.
HD video with Hollywood studios approved content protection is enabling new applications and services in the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific. From Over-the-top (OTT) TV to multi-screen content sharing and wireless screencasting, premium content is being shared and consumed across a myriad of devices and applications.

The integrated solution leverages Discretix’s extensive expertise and proven track record in hardware-assisted content protection on mobile devices and is fully-optimized to secure Android Smartphones with HD screen resolution. Fully integrated with the ARM TrustZone security technology, Discretix’ hardware-assisted solutions utilize the Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) of the MediaTek Smartphone platforms. The Discretix solution provides support for secure content path, output level control and has been integrated with the TrustZone Secure OS, in compliance with HD video security.

“Discretix is the gold standard for TrustZone-based content protection solutions in the Android market”, said Mohit Bhushan, General Manager of Corporate Marketing, MediaTek. “MediaTek’s partnership with Discretix ensures that our customers can quickly deploy a full range of robust content protection solutions, and comply with all major video services and use cases worldwide.”

“The massive uptake of OTT and VoD services, makes content protection a key requirements for high-end Android devices”, said Yossi Hermush, VP Marketing, Content Protection of Discretix. “We are working closely with MediaTek in order to ensure the tight integration with their advanced Application Processors security capabilities, and provide service providers and content owners with the level of security necessary to deliver premium HD video services.”

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