Rambus' Cryptography Research, ALi Corporation Sign Architecture License Agreement for DPA Countermeasures
Cryptography Research, Inc. (CRI), a division of Rambus Inc.
(NASDAQ: RMBS), and ALi Corporation (3041 TT), a leading provider of
set-top box (STB) system-on-chip (SoC) solutions, today announced they
have signed an architecture license agreement for the use of
Cryptography Research's differential power analysis (DPA) countermeasure
patents and technologies in ALi's STB solutions. By
licensing and integrating DPA countermeasures, ALi is securing its
solutions against side-channel attacks at the SoC level. In addition,
this license agreement extends to software developed by ALi customers
when executed on licensed ALi STB chips.
This architecture license agreement follows a separate agreement in
which ALi's latest generation of STB chipsets incorporate CRI's