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Encryption Algorithm

This algorithm is licensed to NDS Ltd., and is widely used as the basis for television set-top box smart cards.  To date, over 50 million smart cards are in use throughout the world. 

  • Technology developed by Mathematics department at the Weizmann Institute of Science.
  • Licensed in the early 90’s to a start up company in Jerusalem, later purchased by NDS group.
  • 52 million TV set-top box smart-cards in use worldwide.
  • 2007 Sales: $US 700M