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Toshiba Launches Interface Bridge ICs That Support Next Generation Content Security Technology, SeeQVault?
Associated Press
2014-03-26 10:42 AM

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 25, 2014--Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced the launch of "TC358782XBG," an interface bridge IC that supports SeeQVault?, a next generation security specification that allows copy protected HD content to be transferred to portable storage devices. Sample shipments will start in April, with mass production scheduled to start for August.

Toshiba: "TC358782XBG," an interface bridge IC that supports SeeQVault(TM), a next generation content security specification. (Photo: Business Wire)

Protected HD content is not transferrable to external memories; users need to play the content on the equipment that records it or downconverts it to SD quality. SeeQVault? provides a solution for compliant equipment, and allows HD content to be viewed on multiple platforms. This is achieved with a secure ID assigned to each SeeQVault?-compliant flash memory, such as SD memory cards.

"TC358782XBG" brings SeeQVault's? features to portable storage devices, such as USB HDDs. This allows secure transfers of HD content, and enables users to play HD content on multiple SeeQVault?-compatible equipment.

Applications SeeQVault?-enabled USB storages, such as mobile HDDs and SD card adaptors

Customer Inquiries Logic LSI Sales & Marketing Group Tel: +81-44-548-2110

Information in this document, including product prices and specifications, content of services and contact information, is current on the date of the announcement but is subject to change without prior notice.

About Toshiba Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.

Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.

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CONTACT: Toshiba Corporation

Semiconductor & Storage Products Company

Takashi Mochizuki, +81-3-3457-4963

semicon-NR-mailbox@ml.toshiba.co.jp

KEYWORD: ASIA PACIFIC NORTH AMERICA CANADA JAPAN

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY HARDWARE AUDIO/VIDEO SECURITY SEMICONDUCTOR MOBILE/WIRELESS

SOURCE: Toshiba Semiconductor & Storage Products Company

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PUB: 03/25/2014 10:32 PM/DISC: 03/25/2014 10:32 PM

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