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