Entropic Announces Support for Irdeto Media Protection

Entropic Announces Support for Irdeto Media Protection

Entropic EN75xx Family of High Definition Set-Top Box System-on-a-Chip
Solutions Ready to Meet Content Security Protection Strategies of Global
Pay-TV Operators

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Aug. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (ABTA 2013, Booth #D13) --
Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR), a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the
connected home announced today its EN75xx family of highly-integrated, high
definition (HD) set-top box (STB) system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for
worldwide satellite, cable and IPTV markets now support Irdeto Media
Protection. Irdeto is a world leader in Media Protection, Multiscreen and
Revenue Assurance solutions for pay media and content owners.

Ensuring high levels of security in the STB is a critical component to Pay-TV
operators' content protection strategies, especially as they deploy more
broadband content and new video-centric services, including video-on-demand
(VOD) and over-the-top (OTT) entertainment. By ensuring security at the
chipset level, Pay-TV operators can maintain better control over their
protected and premium content.

Entropic's EN75xx STB SoC family has an advanced security architecture that
leverages a dedicated processor to manage secure boot, software authentication
and secure key management.

"We are confident our STB SoC solution has the advanced security architecture
required to protect all forms of entertainment that are now being deployed on
traditional, hybrid and IP-based set-top boxes," said Roger Gregory, vice
president, Marketing, Entropic. "We have deep domain expertise on the
complexity and need for dynamic security in the STB, which we can now extend
to service providers that rely on Irdeto for media protection."

About the Entropic EN75xx Family

The Entropic EN75xx family is a high performance STB SoC product line that
offers both single and dual-core (2500 and 5000 DMIPS, respectively) ARM®
Cortex™-A9 processors with NEON™ SIMD extensions. The chipsets have
incorporated advanced 3D graphics capabilities, Android-based operating
systems, online content playback, advanced web browsing, innovative power
management systems and offer complete broadcast receiver decoder chains,
featuring a DVB demodulator, multi-stream transport processors, and
multi-format, multi-channel 1080p60 decoding of H.264, MPEG-4 and MPEG-2 among
other standard video formats.


Entropic's Irdeto-certified EN755x and EN754x STB SoC solutions are currently
available, worldwide.

For more information about Entropic's Irdeto-certified solutions, visit
Entropic at ABTA 2013, Booth #D13, or visit: www.entropic.com.

About Irdeto

Irdeto is a world leader in Media protection, Multiscreen and Revenue
Assurance solutions for pay TV operators, OTT service providers and content
owners. Irdeto enables pay media companies to provide a personal media
experience for their consumers, uncover new revenue opportunities and offer
new forms of entertainment on broadcast, broadband and mobile networks. The
company offers an advanced portfolio of conditional access, multi-rights
management, multi-screen, home networking, piracy control and business
intelligence services. Irdeto's success in the market is evidenced by its
software security solutions being the most widely deployed in the world for
pay TV on satellite, cable, terrestrial and IP networks and by helping
customers generate a quarter of a billion dollars a year in business value
with its multiscreen services. Irdeto is a subsidiary of multinational media
group Naspers (JSE: NPN). Please visit Irdeto at www.irdeto.com

About Entropic

Entropic™ (Nasdaq:ENTR) is a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the
connected home. The Company transforms how traditional HDTV broadcast and
IP-based streaming video content is seamlessly, reliably, and securely
delivered, processed, and distributed into and throughout the home. Entropic's
next-generation Set-top Box (STB) System-on-a-Chip (SoC) and Connectivity
solutions enable Pay-TV operators to offer consumers more captivating
whole-home entertainment experiences by transforming the way digital
entertainment is delivered, connected and consumed – in the home and on the
go. For more information, visit Entropic at: www.entropic.com.

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Forward Looking Statements:

Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical in nature
constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not
limited to, statements regarding STB SoC technologies, their related prospects
and their role in the future of connected home entertainment. Such
forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and
other factors which may cause Entropic's actual results to be materially
different from historical results or from any results expressed or implied by
such forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited
to, competition, risks associated with Entropic dependence on a limited number
of customers and suppliers, technology risks, product acceptance risks, the
risk that the market for HD video and multimedia content delivery solutions
may not develop as Entropic anticipates and other factors discussed in the
"Risk Factors" section of Entropic's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the
quarter ended March 31, 2013. All forward-looking statements are qualified in
their entirety by this cautionary statement. Entropic is providing this
information as of the date of this release and does not undertake any
obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release
as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Copyright© 2013 Entropic. All rights reserved. All other product or company
names mentioned are used for identification purposes only and may be
trademarks of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Entropic Investor Contact
         Debra Hart
         Senior Director, Investor Relations, Entropic
         +1 858-768-3852

         Entropic Media/Industry Analyst Contact
         Chris Fallon
         Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Entropic
         +1 858-768-3827

         Irdeto PR Contact
         Katie (Judd) Walsh
         Senior Manager, Public Relations, Irdeto
         +1 603-738-9599

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