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Quantum New Connected Personal TV Media Player Integrates Discretix OMA BCAST Multi-Scheme Mobile TV Security Client

¶ Highlights: ¶ -- The new Quantum "VideoTouch" iconic entertainment device features OMA BCAST DRM and SCP profile integrating the Discretix Multi-Scheme Mobile TV Security Client; ¶ -- Quantum extends from broadcasters to Mobile

Quantum, the premier supplier of innovative mobile multimedia devices and software, and Discretix, the leading provider of embedded security and DRM solutions for mobile devices, today announced the integration of the worlds first Multi-Scheme Mobile TV Security Client fully compliant with OMA BCAST DRM and SmartCard profile into Quantums DVB-H VideoTouch personal TV media Player.

The move enables Mobile Network Operators to expand their choice from videophones to the ultimate mobile TV experience offered by the 4.3 screen of the new VideoTouch which positions as the perfect companion for MNOs communications and entertainment subscription packages.

Selected Quantum partners will provide their media mobility experience through the new VideoTouch (Motorola: booth 1.D31; Alcatel Lucent: booth 12P,C20)

The Discretix Multi-Scheme MobileTV Security Client secures the distribution and consumption of mobile TV broadcasts. The Client implements mobile TV schemes in use today, associated cases and scenarios. In addition, it provides an easy migration path to add new schemes as they emerge. The Client supports the standard conditional access (CA) schemes defined by OMA BCAST SmartCard and DRM profiles and DVB-H IPDC 18Crypt. The Discretix MobileTV Security Client ensures a completely transparent user experience, with no degradation in performance or playback time.

Quantum CEO Stefano Martini said: We are delighted to have accomplished the integration of Discretix Multi-Scheme Mobile TV security system into our new connected DVB-H Personal TV Media Player bringing to our customers looking for connected applications the opportunity to offer to subscribers the ultimate mobile TV and entertainment experience.

The Quantum device personifies the unlimited potential of the fast-growing and vibrant Mobile TV market, said Gal Salomon, CEO and Founder of Discretix. Supporting multiple Mobile TV and security standards in a single device empowers the consumers, enabling a broad range of services and business models.

About Quantum

Quantum, a Motorola Venture Company, is a private company headquartered in Milan, Italy, that develops innovative multimedia devices and software for the rapidly expanding mobile entertainment market. It has a wide product range that enables service providers, Mobile Network Operators and broadcasters to securely deliver the ultimate mobile TV and video experience to consumers anytime, anywhere seamlessly. For more information, please visit www.qtmtv.com.

About Discretix

Discretix security solutions are deployed in mobile and flash memory devices, enabling the commercial distribution of premium services and applications while protecting the device and its contents. Discretix products include embedded security co-processors and a broad range of software security applications. The solutions are tightly integrated into the device, enhancing security without compromising the user 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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