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Verimatrix, a content security company, has an offering which protects video content on mobile devices.
A company representive said the proliferation of Internet TV had given rise to piracy and created content rights issues. The product, called the Video Content Authority System (VCAS) for Internet TV, prevents non-authorized users from streaming and gaining access to these media.
When users wants access to broadcast or on-demand content, VCAS for Internet TV's technical capabilities "locks" the video and ensures only paying customers are able to enjoy the content.
The software resides on the servers which hosts the Internet video content. Components include the operator management interface for customer care, billing and middleware systems, adaptive content security manager, which generates encryption keys and the MutiCAS adaptive that provides the encryption keys to the encoder.
DigiSafe MobileCrypt, offered by ST Electronics' Info-Security arm, is a microSD card which provides encryption to mobile phonecalls and text messages over both 3G data and Wi-Fi networks. The product has both a frontend encryption module in the card and backend MobileCrypt servers.
The encryption function is implemented inside the microSD card, and all encryption and description processing is performed inside the card.